From the announcement:
The Humanities Research Center hosts yearlong residential postdoctoral fellowships at Rice University for outstanding junior scholars. The program is designed to encourage interdisciplinary teaching and research, facilitate new research communities at Rice, and prepare junior scholars for future faculty positions. In 2016-17, Mellon postdocs will participate in the Rice Seminar, a yearlong research seminar designed to study a particular topic from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Find out more: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows [Rice Seminar 2016-17] | Humanities Research Center.