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We are recruiting!

Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 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:

  • Health and social benefits of contraceptives
  • Contraceptives: bleeding patterns, improvements after use, protocols for improving patterns of bleeding 
  • Contraceptive education
  • Access to contraception
  • Interesting cases related to contraception
  • New contraceptives
  • Side effects of contraceptives, management plans
  • Legal aspects of contraceptives
  • Metabolic effect of contraceptives
  • Proper and consistent use of contraceptives
  • Training programs for contraceptives
  • Age related topics for contraceptives
  • Risks and benefits of contraceptives
  • Counseling patients on contraceptives
  • Male contraception
  • Permanent sterilization
  • Advances in contraception
  • Contraceptive technology
  • Benefits and growth of LARC methods
  • Contraceptives and COVID
  • Contraceptives in the medically challenged

Contraception and Reproductive Medicine is an online, open-access, peer reviewed journal that is designed to promote the advancement of contraceptive technology particularly in the areas of education, effectiveness, safety, research interest, improved or new technologies, non-contraceptive benefits, and long-term health. The journal publishes articles on all areas of female and male contraceptive technology, clinical and basic trials, meta-analyses, reviews, international submissions, and editorials. All manuscripts submitted to Contraception and Reproductive Medicine should adhere to BioMed Central's editorial policies.

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.

Peer review

The Associate Editor handles new manuscripts submitted to their section, 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 Publishing Editor and Editor-in-Chief, 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 Editor will receive training, and our in-house editorial team will also provide administrative support.


Further details regarding the role and a detailed job description can be obtained by contacting Tamara May, Associate Publisher, at  

If you are interested in becoming an Associate Editor for Contraception and Reproductive Medicine, please complete the following form: