Three IEEE Computer Society Publications Seek Editors in Chief

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 3 August 2012 – The IEEE Computer Society is seeking applicants for editor in chief of three publications.

Prospective candidates are asked to provide (as PDF files) a complete curriculum vitae, a brief plan for the publication's future, and a letter of support from their institution or employer. The deadline to submit the materials is 15 September.

IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications is seeking an editor in chief to serve a two-year term starting 1 January 2013. The bimonthly magazine bridges the theory and practice of computer graphics, from specific algorithms to full system implementations. For more information or to submit an application, email Brian Brannon at bbrannon@computer.org.

The Computer Society's new journal, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, is seeking an editor in chief to begin a three-year term on 1 January 2013. TETC will publish papers on emerging aspects of computer science, computing technology, and computing applications not currently covered by other IEEE Computer Society transactions. For more information or to submit an application, email Kathy Santa Maria at ksantama@computer.org.      

IEEE Computer Architecture Letters is seeking an editor in chief for a two-year term beginning 1 January 2013. CAL is a bi-annual forum for fast publication of new, high-quality ideas in the form of short, critically refereed, technical papers. For more information or to submit an application, email Kathy Santa Maria at ksantama@computer.org.       

Candidates for any Computer Society editor in chief position should possess a good understanding of industry, academic, and government aspects of the specific publi­cation's field. In addition, candidates must demonstrate the managerial skills necessary to process manuscripts through the editorial cycle in a timely fashion. An editor in chief must be able to attract respected experts to his or her editorial board. Major responsibilities include

  • actively soliciting high-quality manuscripts from potential authors and, with support from publi­cation staff, helping these authors get their manu­scripts published;
  • identifying and appointing editorial board members, with the concurrence of the Publications Board;
  • selecting competent manuscript reviewers, with the help of editorial board members, and managing timely reviews of manuscripts;
  • directing editorial board members to seek special-issue proposals and manuscripts in specific areas;
  • providing a clear, broad focus through promotion of personal vision and guidance where appropriate; and
  • resolving conflicts or problems as necessary.

Applicants should possess recognized expertise in the computer science and engineering community, and must have clear employer support.

About the IEEE Computer Society

The IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading computing membership organization and the trusted information and career-development source for a global workforce of technology leaders including: professors, researchers, software engineers, IT professionals, employers, and students. The unmatched source for technology information, inspiration, and collaboration, the IEEE Computer Society is the source that computing professionals trust to provide high-quality, state-of-the-art information on an on-demand basis. The Computer Society provides a wide range of forums for top minds to come together, including technical conferences, publications, and a comprehensive digital library, unique training webinars, professional training, and a Corporate Affiliate Program to help organizations increase their staff's technical knowledge and expertise. To find out more about the community for technology leaders, visit http://www.computer.org.

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