The Minorities in Engineering Division Newsletter is intended to share information of interests with its members and serve as an official announcement platform for the MIND Executive Committee.


Incorporating Engineering Into Seasonal Traditions

Continuing to capture the interests of young people in STEM activities is of vital importance, especially for those from diverse backgrounds. Whether providing resources for students to take home and engage with their families, making connections with cultural holidays, or just funs ways to see science and 

engineering in everyday life, take advantage of these resources!

A great way to celebrate the season is to incorporate engineering design principles into the pumpkin carving process. Check out an array of fun project online, including these ones at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab:


Job Postings

Clemson University – Tenure Track: STEM Education Research
The Department of Engineering and Science Education at Clemson University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position for an assistant or associate professor of STEM education research. Candidates who engage in STEM education research in any STEM discipline are encouraged to apply at

Rice University – Tenure Track, Post-Docs, Staff: Various Departments

Tenure-Track Faculty

·Assistant Professor in Resilient Urban Systems
·Assistant Professor in Computational/Theoretical Bioengineering

Postdoctoral Researchers

·Postdoctoral Research Associate – Portable and Wearable Biosensors
·Postdoctoral Research Associate – Computational Imagery and Microscopy
·Postdoctoral Research Associate – Bio-Optics
·Postdoctoral Research Associate – Mammalian Synthetic Biology


·Software Engineer
·Research Administrator


 George Mason University – Chair, Tenure Track, Staff: Various Departments

The Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University seeks outstanding faculty candidates at all levels and disciplines to advance the goals and mission of the school and university. Mason Engineering enrollment has surged from 5,200 in 2014 to 8,170 in 2019. We anticipate hiring more than 30 new faculty members in 2020 who will help reflect our diverse community. Come join us!

October 30 – November 3, 2019
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
October 31 – November 2, 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
November 1 – 3, 2019
London, Ontario, Canada
November 2, 2019
Batvia, Illinois, USA
November 7 – 8, 2019
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
November 7 – 9, 2019
Anaheim, California, USA
November 13 – 16, 2019
Chennai, India