Influence the Direction of ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering

 ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering is the society’s publication focusing on biomaterials used in a variety of studies, including areas of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. The journal also publishes research on technology advancements, such as 3D printing and microfluidic-related biomaterials work. Led by Editor-in-Chief, David L. Kaplan, ACS Biomaterial Science & Engineering is currently inviting interested and eligible early-career researchers to apply for membership to its inaugural Early Career Editorial Advisory Board.

Accepted members will have the opportunity to gain insight into the editorial decision-making process on matters regarding journal content and direction. Over the course of a two-year term, members will benefit from key professional and mentoring relationships with our established Editorial Advisory Board members and Associate Editors.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be employed by an academic or research institution
  • Must have been awarded a doctoral degree in any area of biomaterials science and engineering within the past 5 years (excluding career breaks)

Application requirements:

Please submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae including a list of published works and peer review experience to date (3-page maximum)
  • Mission statement (~300 word) describing your research goals and why you are interested in becoming a member of the Early Career Board
  • Reprint of most significant paper published to date
  • One letter of recommendation provided by a professor or advisor

Please submit your applications to Editor-in-Chief David Kaplan at

Applications will be accepted through April 16, 2018. We look forward to receiving your applications!

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