Postdoctoral Appointments by School and Department

  Fall '11 Fall '12 Fall '13 Fall '14 Fall '15 Fall '16
George R. Brown School of Engineering              
Bioengineering 25 22 17 15 18 15
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 10 18 17 12 12 16
Civil and Environmental Engineering 8 8 9 13 9 10
Computational and Applied Mathematics 2 2 0 2 7 9
Computer Science 8 10 8 9 11 9
Electrical and Computer Engineering 11 15 11 12 9 9
Materials Science and Nanoengineering     12 16 23 17
Mechanical Engineering 15 9 3 1 0 1
Statistics 1 2 1 1 0 1
Engineering Total   80 86 78 81 89 87
The School of Humanities              
Art History 2 1 0 0 0 1
Classical Studies 0 0 0 1 1 0
English 1 1 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 1 2 2
Jewish Studies 1 1 1 1 2 2
Philosophy 0 0 0 1 0 0
Humanities Total   4 3 1 4 5 5
The Weiss School of Natural Sciences              
Biochemistry and Cell Biology 19 16 14 0 0 0
BioSciences       17 19 20
Chemistry 22 21 35 44 44 32
Earth Science 9 7 10 9 8 10
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 4 3 4 0 0 0
Mathematics 1 0 0 1 1 0
Physics and Astronomy 16 14 17 14 15 16
Natural Sciences Total   71 61 80 85 87 78
The School of Social Sciences              
Anthropology 0 0 0 0 1 1
Political Science 0 0 0 0 1 0
Psychology 1 0 0 1 2 5
Sociology 2 1 2 2 3 4
Social Sciences Total   3 1 2 3 7 10
Jones Graduate School of Business Total   0 0 0 0 1 3
Centers and Institutes              
Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality 2 3 2 2 2 2
Kinder Institute for Urban Research 1 2 3 6 3 1
Chao Center for Asian Studies 1 0 0 3 0 4
Humanities Research Center 4 0 0 1 4 3
James A. Baker Institute for Public Policy 1 1 3 4 5 5
Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology 1 0 1 1 0 0
Shell Center for Sustainability 1 1 1 1 0 0
Rice University School Mathematics Project 0 1 1 1 1 0
Social Sciences Research Institute 0 1 2 2 1 0
Office of Research 0 1 0 0 0 1
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics 0 6 6 7 12 11
OpenStax 0 0 0 1 0 2
Energy and Environment Initiative     1 1 0 0
Office of STEM Engagement       1 0 1
Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication       2 2 2
Children's Environmental Health Initiative           1
Centers and Institutes Total   12 16 20 33 31 33
Grand Total   170 167 181 206 220 216