NCFR Seeks Editor for 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 application deadline is August 1, 2023. The JMF Editor Search Committee anticipates selecting the new editor by Oct. 1, 2023, and the new editor will be announced at the 2023 NCFR Annual Conference in November in Orlando, Florida.

The five-year term of the new editor will begin in January 2024. During the first year, the editorship will transfer from the current editor to the incoming editor. The editor of record during 2024 will be Liana Sayer, whose term will be completed with the publication of the December 2024 issue. The first issue in which the incoming editor will be the editor of record will be the February 2025 issue.

To obtain a detailed description of the editor’s responsibilities as well as a description of the application supporting materials, please email Jane Reilly, NCFR’s Manager of Governance and Board Operations and staff liaison to the search committee, at [email protected].

Nominations with a curriculum vitae and completed applications may be mailed to National Council on Family Relations, 661 LaSalle Street, Suite 200, St. Paul, MN, 55114, or emailed to [email protected]. The JMF Search Committee will review application materials beginning August 1, 2023. Nominees and applicants must be members of NCFR.