The journal Quality of Life Research (QLR) is seeking to recruit new Associate Editors to begin a three-year term in 2021.

Preferred Experience

We are seeking Associate Editors with expertise in a number of areas of quality of life research, specifically orthopaedics, rheumatology, musculoskeletal, neurology, HIV, mental health, rehabilitation, injury and surgery, as well as methodological expertise in clinical trials, response shift, structural equation modelling, item response theory, health services research, public health, qualitative methods and statistical issues in PRO data analysis.

Nevertheless, since the editorial board covers a broad range of quality of life and patient-reported outcomes expertise, we encourage applications from various domains of quality of life research as well as expertise in research methods and statistics.


Eligible persons will have published scientific works in Quality of Life Research, will have served as a reviewer in good standing for the journal, and will be committed to working on our editorial board team to improve the quality and efficiency of manuscript processing as well as the impact of the journal.

How to Apply

If interested, please send to the Co-Editors-in-Chief at your earliest convenience, but before 7 June 2021, your curriculum vitae and a cover letter stating your background in quality of life research, your areas of expertise, and your reasons for seeking the role of Associate Editor for the journal.


Thank you,
Claudia Rutherford and Jan R. Böhnke, Co-Editors-in-Chief

The International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) is a global community of researchers, clinicians, health care professionals, industry professionals, consultants, and patient research partners advancing health related quality of life research (HRQL).

Together, we are creating a future in which patient perspective is integral to health research, care and policy.