FPMRS Journal Associate 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, two positions will become open.  Individuals who are currently serving in this role may re-apply.

Associate Editors: 2 positions available (new applicants can apply for an initial 2-year term, renewable as a 4-year term; individuals holding current role may apply for 4-year role) 

Following orientation and training, the Associate Editors responsibilities include:

  • Key ambassador for the journal
  • Solicitation of quality FPMRS manuscripts
  • General assistance to the Editor-in-Chief
    • Optimize journal standards
    • Improvements to author experience
    • Incorporation of stand-alone video submissions
    • Improved use of social media
  • Monthly Editorial Board phone calls
  • Participation on FPMRS Journal Clubs
  • Annual Editorial Board meeting (in person at AUGS)
  • Oversight of manuscript reviews
    • Engage appropriate reviewers
    • Assess reviews


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:

2 (2 open slots)

Experience Required:

No Experience Necessary




Tristan Wood