Call for Applications: Editor of Journal of Marriage and Family


The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) is seeking nominations and applications for the position of editor of Journal of Marriage and Family (JMF). The term of the current editor, Kristi Williams (Ohio State University), will be completed with the publication of the December 2020 issue.

The four-year term of the new editor will begin with the publication of the February 2021 issue. However, editorial responsibilities will begin to transfer to the new editor beginning January 2020. The JMF Editor Search Committee anticipates selecting the new editor by Oct. 1, 2019, and the new editor will be announced at the 2019 NCFR Annual Conference in November in Fort Worth, Texas.

You may obtain a detailed description of the editor’s responsibilities by emailing NCFR’s executive assistant and board liaison, and staff liaison to the search committee.

Send nominations and applications, including a letter of application and a curriculum vitae, to National Council on Family Relations, 661 LaSalle Street, Suite 200, Saint Paul, MN, USA, 55114, or email materials to NCFR staff.  The JMF Editor Search Committee will review application materials beginning Aug. 1, 2019.

Nominees and applicants must be members of NCFR.