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We are recruiting!

Reproductive Health is recruiting Associate Editors. As the growth of the journal continues, we must also ensure that it is able to cope with increased submissions whilst maintaining our high editorial standards. Therefore, we are looking to expand our editorial team.

We encourage applications from researchers with a background in a range of subject areas, broadly covered by the below:

  • Human reproduction
  • Family planning and contraception
  • Infectious reproductive diseases
  • Maternal, newborn, and child health
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Sexual health and reproductive rights
  • Adolescent and child reproductive health

Reproductive Health is an internationally renowned open access journal publishing contemporary research across the global reproductive health landscape. The journal publishes articles across a broad range of topics, with a special focus on research from low- and middle-income countries.

Who are we looking for?

We are interested in individuals who are engaged and are willing to handle a minimum of two manuscripts per month within their field of expertise.

You should have a minimum of twenty research papers published in reputable peer-review journals.

Role and Responsibilities

As an Associate Editor, your contribution to the journal would involve joining an international board of academic Editors who are responsible for checking the suitability of manuscripts within their field of expertise and guiding them through the peer review process.  The core responsibilities of an Associate Editor lie in three main areas: journal development, peer review and journal advocacy.

Peer Review

  • The Associate Editor handles new manuscripts submitted in their expertise, ensuring peer review is swift, thorough and efficient, and that appropriate peer reviewers are selected
  • The Associate Editor ensures all manuscripts recommended for acceptance meet the standards and scope of the journal 

Journal development

  • Highlighting promotion-worthy content to the Journal Publishing Editor, Editor-in-Chief and Deputy Editor. Providing feedback and suggesting improvements for the journal
  • Writing occasional reviews or commentaries for the journal upon invitation 
  • Suggesting commissioning opportunities in your topic areas 

Journal advocacy

  • The Associate Editor is an ambassador for the journal in their field, encouraging submissions and highlighting the ethos, scope and aims of the journal
  • Where called upon, the Associate Editor assists the Editor-in-Chief in preparing and executing strategies to develop the journal

Our Associate Editors will receive training, and our in-house editorial team can also provide administrative support.

If you are interested in becoming an Associate Editor for Reproductive Health, please complete the following form.

Apply Now!

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.4 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.2 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.657 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.093 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    18 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    166 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    1,524 Altmetric mentions

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