Call for Interest: Editors-in-Chief, BOR

The Board of Directors of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) has directed the Publications Committee to commence a search for successors to the Editor(s)-in-Chief of Biology of Reproduction, Drs. Yan and Clarke, whose term ends June 30, 2021. Accordingly, we are now seeking applicants for the position of Editor(s)-in-Chief, whose duties will start officially on July 1, 2021 and extend through June 30, 2025.

Applicants should be active scientists with a distinguished record of service to and familiarity with the SSR’s mission.  We are seeking individuals with a broad background in reproductive sciences who appreciate the need for both fundamental exploratory science as well as its translation into clinical medicine and policies that benefit reproductive health in humans and animals.  Furthermore, we are looking for people with prior experience not only as authors but also as reviewers, Associate Editors and ideally as an Editor and thereby have knowledge and experience in scholarly publishing.  Applicants should demonstrate their strong commitment to high standards for peer review and to maintaining Biology of Reproduction as the premiere journal in its field.

If you are interested in applying for the position of Editor(s)-in-Chief, or wish to nominate qualified individuals for this important and prestigious position, please contact Sally Darney ( and Francesca Duncan (, the current and incoming Chair(s) of the SSR Publications Committee.

Interested parties will have the opportunity to speak with the current Editors, Oxford University Press staff, and Publication Committee members at the SSR Annual Meeting this summer.  A detailed job description and the application packet are available. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 15th, 2019.