There are several UC and national postdoctoral fellowship programs that provide useful resources for a recruitment that is broad and inclusive of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.
UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, professional development and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC.
UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for Academic Diversity
The Berkeley Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, faculty mentoring, and eligibility for a hiring incentive to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at the University of California.
UC President’s and Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Hiring Incentive
In 2013, University of California President Janet Napolitano committed $5 million to continue the salary hiring incentive and initiate a new start-up hiring incentive for President's and Chancellors' postdoctoral fellows appointed since 1996 who obtain tenure-track faculty appointments at one of the UC general campuses. The salary hiring incentive supports former fellows in all fields and provides 5 years of partial salary support to the campus. For information about campus implementation, please contact your department chair or dean.
Directory of Ford Fellows
The directory contains information on Ford Foundation Postdoctoral fellowship recipients awarded since 1980 and for Foundation predoctoral and dissertation fellowship recipients awarded since 1986. The database is sorted alphabetically by last name and includes current institution, field of study and year/level of award.
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Directory of Fellowship Recipients
Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. This directory lists fellowship and grant recipients beginning with the 2004‐05 academic year. The listing for each recipient includes name, institution or location, degree, field of study or project name, AAUW sponsoring fund, and a brief project or work description.
American Indian Sciences and Engineering Society (AISES)
AISES has developed a comprehensive database to more effectively provide service support to its constituents. In addition, the database provides our members with a capability to maintain current membership records and maximize their visibility to a wide variety of potential employers and other organizations that provide opportunities to our members.
Minority On‐Line Information Service (MOLIS)
The MOLIS web site provides an opportunity for a department to search specifically for advanced degree programs offered through 164 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and other academic institutions. Mailing addresses of these minority institutions is also available via this web site.
The Registry: National Registry of Diverse and Strategic Faculty
The National Registry of Diverse & Strategic Faculty is a tool designed to help connect current and prospective faculty members from underrepresented groups with institutions of higher education seeking to hire qualified candidates for open faculty positions. Candidates may enter their name and information into the database and then search for available jobs posted by our member institutions. Likewise, for a $250 annual subscription, member institutions have access to search the database for qualified candidates and post open faculty positions.