SSR Distinguished Fellowship


The SSR Distinguished Fellowship recognizes active SSR members for their outstanding contributions to the field of reproductive biology and to the Society, illustrated by sustained high impact research, leadership, service and mentorship.

In addition to this prestigious recognition, SSR Distinguished Fellows will receive free membership to the society for one year and and waived publication costs in Biology of Reproduction (limited to two papers over three years from the time of induction into the fellowship).  The SSR will award 15 Fellows for the 2021 inaugural year and 5 Fellows per year thereafter. 

Fellowship Criteria:

  • Over 15 years of uninterrupted regular membership in the Society
  • Body of published research work in reproductive biology with transformative and enduring impact in the field
  • Evidence of leadership and service to SSR
  • Evidence of academic legacy with active SSR membership among mentees, sustained impact of the legacy

 

Nomination and Application Process:

1. Nominations must be submitted online HERE. SSR Members will need to log in to apply/nominate for the Fellowship.  You can log in using your SSR Credentials. Please select Login with SSR on the nomination site to continue with the nomination process.


If you need assistance with your SSR account, please contact membership@ssr.org  


2. Nominations: 

  1. Nominators – Members of the Society have the privilege of nominating individuals for the fellowship. Members will log in  HERE and submit the nominee’s name and email address. The nominee will then receive an email with a link to complete the application.  Please note the application and all supporting documentation must be completed by the nominee. 
  2. Self-nominations – Self nominations are welcome for the fellowship. Individuals will log in  HERE and submit their name and email address.  An email will be sent to the nominee with a link to complete the application. 

Please contact administrator@ssr.org if you have not received the link to the application or have any issues accessing the site.

3. Application Process:

Applicants must answer the following questions in the online application:

  • Describe in 1,000 words or less: Body of published research work in reproductive biology with transformative and enduring impact in the field
  • Describe in 1,000 words or less: List evidence of leadership and service to SSR
  • Describe in 1,000 words or less: List evidence of academic legacy with active SSR membership among mentees, sustained impact of the legacy
  • List 25 publications and highlight up to 10 with a statement of impact. Limit the statement of impact to 2-3 lines per publication.
  • Describe in 1,000 words or less: Applicants may consider inclusion of transformative technologies and therapies that could be directly attributed to the nominee’s research

 In addition to the above questions, applicants must upload the following:

  • A nomination letter/ statement that summarizes seminal contributions to the field. PDF file. 3-page limit.
  • Curriculum Vitae. PDF File 

     

    Apply Here


    The deadline for submission is Friday, October 30th, 2020, 11:59PM (EST)

    Fellows will be notified of their selection in late January/Early February 2021.  New members will be inducted into the Fellowship at the 2021 SSR Annual Meeting.