The Humanities Research Center at Rice University offers four residential fellowships to scholars from any rank, postdoc to senior, and all disciplines whose research intersects with examination of materialist philosophy, beginning with classical antiquity and moving up to today. Fellows participate in a yearlong academic think tank, leading to the publication of papers in an edited collection with a major university press. Salary commensurate with rank; includes benefits eligibility and a research/relocation allowance. Applications due November 19, 2012; see http://hrc.rice.edu/riceseminars/ for information. Direct inquiries can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.