Biophysical Journal is accepting applications from postdocs who are members of The Biophysical Society to be Postdoctoral Reviewers. Successful Applicants will be paired with an Editor of the journal working in your research area to receive guidance and mentorship in learning how to review articles submitted for consideration by the journal. This program will give postdocs the opportunity to engage with the editorial board of the Biophysical Society’s flagship journal and to learn how to provide a complete and useful review of a paper, an essential task that contributes to the biophysics community. Applications are due by July 1, 2023 for selected individuals to begin reviewing in September 2023.

This is a mentorship program that will select 1-2 postdocs to work in each of Biophysical Journal's sections.

We are now accepting applications for 2023 Postdoctoral Reviewer Program.
Submission deadline is July 1, 2023 11:59 PM, USA Eastern

2023 Postdoctoral Reviewer Program


  • Applicants must be a postdoc during the 2023-2024 academic year.


You will need the following materials for this submission in PDF format:

  1. Applicant's curriculum vitae, including relevant publications - include link to at least one peer-reviewed article as first author (no more than four pages)
  2. Candidate's statement explaining why you would like to participate in this program and why you would be a successful Postdoc Reviewer (250 words maximum)
  3. Letter of Support (from a BPS member) - please provide a letter of support from your current mentor, who must be a current BPS member highlighting the applicant's readiness to take on the responsibilities of a peer reviewer (no more than 2 pages)
  4. Letter of Support (Others) - please provide one additional letter of support (no more than 2 pages)
  5. Answers to online application questions: