FPMRS Journal Assistant Editor

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Signup Deadline: 10-14-2019
Starts: 01-01-2020
Ends: 01-01-2022


The Editor-in-Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery has made a commitment to provide regular opportunities for participation in the journal’s editorial activities. Effective January 1, 2020, one position will become open.  Individuals who are currently serving in this role may re-apply.

Assistant Editor: 1 position available (2-year term, renewable) 

Following orientation and training, the Assistant Editors responsibilities include:

  • Key ambassador for the journal
  • Active participation in Visual Abstract project
  • Assistant Editor phone calls (approximately every 8 weeks)
  • General assistance to the Editor-in-Chief
    • Optimize journal standards
    • Improve author experience
  • Solicitation of quality FPMRS manuscripts
  • Annual Editorial Board meeting (in person at AUGS)
  • Frequent (monthly) manuscript reviews as experienced reviewers

Submission Process 
Interested individuals should submit the following:

  • Cover letter describing:
    • Applicant’s professional goals related to the role and prior editorial experience, if any;
    • Other commitments to editorial boards or journals;
    • Updated curriculum vitae; and
    • Commentary and critique of current FPMRS journal practice, including assessment of website, print version and social media presence. (Approximately one page maximum.)


Decision and Notification
The individuals selected will be notified of their new roles no later than the week of October 28, 2019.  Other applicants will be notified shortly thereafter.

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

No Experience Necessary




Tristan Wood