Welcome to MinorityPostdoc.org

This is the premier web portal on the minority postdoctoral experience. We feature news, articles, resources, and events about career advice, professional development, jobs, funding, fellowships, mentoring, and diversity issues…(Read more).


Advertisers, note email newsletter September 11 deadline!

With the Fall academic marketing season here, academic advertisers should note the following deadlines for the DiverseScholar monthly email newsletter. The publishing schedule below lists deadlines when advertisement copy must be received by 5pm PST. If there is enough demand, then we may add a second mailing during the month. These email announcements drive postdoc readers to our website. Schedule subject to change without notice. Advertisers can request ad rate info by contacting us at

Month Deadline Mailing
September 11 15
October 9 13
November 13 17
December 11 15

DiverseScholarTV: Critiquing Apple Tech Diversity

Introducing our first DiverseScholarTV report: Tech Industry Diversity: Do Not Forget Latinos. The tech industry now admits to a lack of diversity and so plan to spend multi-millions to change the status quo. However, tech “diversity” is not just Black or White so where’s the love for Latinos?


Professional/Faculty Positions & Opportunities

MinorityPostdoc.org is a niche marketing site with a diverse readership. The Job listings page has a complete roster of institutions who are reaching out to expand the diversity of their candidate applicant pools. Below is a subset of our advertisers; and, we post the latest openings in the announcements section above at the top of every website page. Advertisers can request ad rate info by contacting us at


[ad] NIH Hiring Tenure-Track Stadtman Investigators

The National Institutes of Health is hiring “NIH Earl Stadtman Investigators”, a broad recruitment of tenure-track investigators (assistant professor equivalent) for the NIH intramural programs. See the videotaped seminar and slide presentation for advice about competitive Stadtman job applications by NIH Asst. Director Roland Owens.


Grad/Postdoc Positions & Opportunities

Below are recent listings of opportunities for graduate students and postdocs. The Job listings page has a complete roster of institutions who are reaching out to expand the diversity of their candidate applicant pools. Below is a subset of our advertisers; and, we post the latest openings in the announcements section above at the top of every website page. Advertisers can request ad rate info by contacting us at .


Original Articles

A selection of our original published articles are below. See the entire archive here. Submit article ideas by contacting us at .

Sexism in Science Reporting: a 2014 Timeline

Opportunities in Open Source at the Tapia Conference

Science Inequality in the News: Avoiding Dangerous Gender Narratives in STEM

Applying “Diversity in Science Writing” to Native Journalists

AAC&U Keynote Addresses Student Identity and the STEM “Push-Out Culture”

What Science Writers Are Doing About That Diversity Problem

Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting for Indian Country

Engaging the Science-Poor

Hispanic Audiences and Diversity in Science Journalism

A Tough Newsroom Discussion: Why Diversity Is Needed In Science Journalism

A Generational Perspective on Mentoring

A Critique of a Diversity in Philosophy Conference

Redefining Bilingual at LATISM: the Power of Learning to Code

Birth of a New Developer Bootcamp to Catalyze #TechInclusion

Mentoring Matters in Meeting the Needs of First Generation Scholars

Creating a Diversity in Science Course

Fulfilling the Education Dreams of a Filipino Immigrant

Imposter or Just Human: Reflecting on “Mistakes”

American Indian Ways-of-Knowing are Broader than Science

The First National Celebration of Asian Heritage Scientists & Engineers: SASE Connects!

NOGLSTP “Out To Innovate” STEM Career Summit


Introducing the DiverseScholar Doctoral Directory

Our new Doctoral Directory is available to help institutions diversify their job candidate pools. Read summary demographic information about the Directory. Learn about our Institutional Subscription packages for access to the online and print versions of the Doctoral Directory.

See images below from the Online and Print Editions.

      


MinorityPostdoc.org Contact List has 1,200 Emails!

Our Monthly Newsletter Contact List has over 1,200 emails! To put that number in perspective, NSF estimates that there are only 2,400 underrepresented minority postdocs in the USA. The word clouds below show the institutions and names present in our email contact list. We keep this list current by removing inactive accounts after each monthly mailing. Read summary demographic information about the Doctoral Directory that is derived from email contact list members who join the CV database. Advertisers, your opportunities are delivered to these diverse readers so request ad rate info by contacting us at

last updated 3-Sep-2015