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).


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 .


Roca speaking at Open Source Software Conference

We’re speaking at the Open Source Bridge (#osb15) conference on the topic Catalyzing Diversity: Practical Advice for Navigating Minority STEM Communities to Open Up Open Source. This is part of our new diversity initiative in the tech/coding sector. Our OSBridge session will review our panel at the Tapia Diversity in Computing meeting. The OSBridge conference will occur June 23-26 in Portland, OR just before AlterConf — a series of discussions on diversity in the tech & gaming industries.


DiverseScholar Executive Director in NCWIT Competition

DiverseScholar Executive Director Alberto Roca gave a 5-minute flash talk during the Flash Tank at the 2015 Summit of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). The video recording of the 5 contestants has been published. Dr. Roca’s presentation (cued below or jump to minute 36) on “Increasing Ethnic and Gender Diversity in Open Source Communities” is based on his recent collaboration with OpenHatch and Outreachy at the Tapia and Open Source Bridge conferences. The winning presentation was by Dr. Linda Ott.


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


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 1-Jul-2015