Job announcement Editor in Chief HRU

The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) will be accepting nominations and applications for the position of:

Editor in Chief for Human Reproduction Update

The current Editor-in-Chief (EiC) will retire having served a maximum allowed term of office. The appointments will be for a term of three years, starting December 2018, with the possibility of one renewable term thereafter. The Editor will work closely together with the EiCs of the other ESHRE journals, the ESHRE Publications committee, the Editorial Office and the official publisher of the journals (Oxford University Press) to ensure that the highest scientific standards of the journal for which he/she will assume responsibility are maintained and further promoted. Applicants must be highly recognized in the broad field of reproductive medicine and science. To be successful, the applicant will have to give proof of vision and display a wide scope of knowledge consistent with overseeing the scientific content as well as the editorial process and he/she must have clear views on how to promote the scientific quality of the journal. A remuneration package including expenses will be agreed upon appointment and preliminary details can be obtained from the ESHRE Managing Director, Bruno van Den Eede.

Complete CV and a letter of application (no more than 4 single-spaced pages) should be sent to the ESHRE Central Office ( by 1 September 2017.

The following must be included in the letter:

  • a brief outline of the applicant's qualifications
  • a statement describing his/her views on his/her approach to editing the journal, including the management of the Editorial Office
  • a statement on how he/she perceives the future of the journal and how the scientific standing could be enhanced