Welcome to MinorityPostdoc.org

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

Welcome First Employee Team Member: Sarah Roy, PhD!

We are thrilled to announce that DiverseScholar has reached a milestone in building our staff capacity. Sarah Roy, PhD is the first paid employee of our small non-profit. As Manager of Doctoral Relations, Dr. Roy’s responsibilities will include managing our interactions with and talent databases of our (post)doctoral talent pool including the Doctoral Directory CV recruiting database. She is updating the database and is also gathering data on the career outcomes of our community members. This will allow Executive Director, Alberto Roca, to focus on the finances and operations of the DiverseScholar non-profit. (We appreciate our client’s patience as we are processing the growing volume of advertisement sales during this faculty recruiting season.) Furthermore, as a Staff Scientist of Computational Biology, Dr. Roy’s math skills will catalyze new directions in the bioinformatics research program directed by Dr. Roca. (below) Dr. Roy pictured on her first day visiting the offices of our fiscal sponsor Community Partners.

Jobs & Other Opportunity Advertisements

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 for professional/faculty or graduate/postdoc positions. 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 October 14 deadline!

Advertising rates here; and, potential clients can direct questions to us at .

Please 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. Advertisements are published soon after payment is made any weekday throughout the month. However, having the ad published before the e-newsletter mailing will maximize exposure to our listserv readers.

Month Deadline Mailing
October 14 18
November 11 15
December 9 13

Join us at Hispanic & Native American STEM Conference!

The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science is holding its annual SACNAS conference (#SACNAS2016) in Long Beach, CA from October 13-15. Below are the activities that we are organizing. See the complete agenda.

Spring Talks: Promoting Postdocs for Faculty Diversity

We’re on the road speaking at three conferences to promote minority postdocs as the solution to diversify faculty ranks.

Editor, Alberto I. Roca, will be speaking about MinorityPostdoc.org as a targeted marketing site as well as our Doctoral Directory for proactive outreach to connect with faculty candidates. He will present data about the alumni outcomes from the first cohort of Directory members (presentation below). DiverseScholar Board representative, Sibby Anderson-Thompkins, will describe the successful 30+ year-old Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity.

DiverseScholar Doctoral Directory for Recruiting

Our 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 1,100 Emails!

Our Monthly Newsletter Contact List has over 1,100 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

Partnership with Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

DiverseScholar announces a mutual partnership with the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) — a non-profit consortium of over 650 colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations. Consortium members share a commitment to hiring the most diverse and talented faculty, staff, and executives. DiverseScholar and HERC will cross-promote each other’s services to their respective communities. DiverseScholar will also be offerring discounts on its services to HERC members.

last updated 23-Oct-2016