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).


National Postdoctoral Association Conference

Join us at the premier postdoctoral policy conference of the nation — the National Postdoctoral Assoc conference (#NPA2015) in Baltimore, MD from March 13 to 15. We’re organizing a session on Institutional Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowships: Growing Your Own Faculty Pipeline.


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] Univ. of Maine: Assistant Professor of Mammalogy

The School of Biology and Ecology seeks candidates for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track assistant professor position in Mammalogy and Terrestrial Mammalian Health. The successful candidate will develop an internationally recognized research program in conservation medicine, which explores the relationships between human health, animal health, and the environment, and contributes to a new Center for One Health and the Environment in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture at the University of Maine. See the full job announcement.


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 .


Advertisers, note email newsletter deadlines!

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. 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
March 13 17
April 10 14
May 15 19
June 12 16

Original Articles

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

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 25-Feb-2014