Submission Deadline:
25 July 2022

The journal Quality of Life Research is seeking to recruit new Associate Editors to begin a three-year term late summer / in autumn 2022.

Your Expertise

The editorial board covers a broad range of quality of life and patient-reported outcomes expertise, and we therefore encourage applications from various domains of health related quality of life research as well as expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods. Our current board members are listed here.

To provide examples, we are seeking Associate Editors with expertise in several areas of health related quality of life research, such as cardiovascular, HIV, injury, mental health, musculoskeletal, neurology, orthopedics, rehabilitation, rheumatology, surgery, as well as life-time perspectives on health and illness (e.g., conditions in children or the elderly).

With view to methodological expertise, we are looking for applicants with experience in clinical trials, epidemiology, health economics, health services research, item response theory, public health, response shift, structural equation modelling, statistical issues in patient-reported outcome data analysis, and especially qualitative methods more broadly.


Eligible persons will be independent and established investigators with at least several years of post-doctoral experience, experience of research and project leadership, and substantial experience in publishing in areas related to treatment, care, and rehabilitation and/or key methodological areas of relevance to research and practice published in Quality of Life Research.

Applicants will have published scientific works in Quality of Life Research, will have served as a reviewer in good standing for the journal (or be able to evidence this for a journal in a related area), and will be committed to working on our editorial board 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 25 July 2022, your curriculum vitae and a cover letter stating your background in (health related) quality of life research, your areas of expertise, and your reasons for seeking the role of Associate Editor for the journal.


Thank you,
Richard L. Skolasky 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.