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).

Advertisers, note email newsletter February 12 deadline!

Advertisers 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. Advertisers can request ad rate info by contacting us at . 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
February 12 16
March 11 15
April 15 19
May 13 17

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.

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

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?

Original Articles

A selection of our original published articles are below — now updated with the writings from the 2015 DiverseScholar NASW Diversity Travel Fellows. See the entire archive here. Submit article ideas by contacting us at .

Satellites: Coming Soon to a Lab Near You

How Technology Designers Will Dictate Our Civic Future

Black Journalists Pitch Their Stories to Advance Science

Is America Latina Present in Science Journalism?

Missed Opportunities for Inclusion at ScienceWriters 2015

Sara Seager’s Search for Distant Habitable Worlds

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

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 1,200 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-Feb-2016