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).


Apply for Science Writers 2016 Diversity Travel Fellowship

Announcing the 2016 DiverseScholar SciComm Diversity Travel Fellowship. These awards (at least 3 at $1,000 each) were created to encourage underrepresented minorities interested in science journalism to attend the ScienceWriters2016 conference (October 28 - November 1; San Antonio, TX). Deadline to apply is Thursday September 8 at noon PST using this online application. U.S.-based underrepresented minority journalists/scientists are encouraged to apply especially African-, Hispanic-, and Native-Americans who have writing experience in STEM, medicine, health, environment, technology, etc.

Learn about the 2014 and 2015 awardees and read their essays describing the SciWri conference experience. Prepare for the conference with advice from SciLance and Open Notebook.


[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.


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


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 24-Aug-2016