CALL FOR APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS FOR EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
The IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Power and Energy Society, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, and IEEE Systems Council seek applications and nominations for the position of editor-in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC) for a three-year term starting 1 January 2020, renewable for one additional two-year term. By 15 April 2019, 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.
For more information on the search process and to submit nominations or application materials, please contact: Kimberly Sperka, firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information about TCC is available at https://www.computer.org/tcc.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Candidates for any editor-in-chief position should possess significant editorial experience and 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 TCC Steering Committee;
• 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 must be an IEEE Member, Graduate Student Member, Senior Member, or Fellow; should possess recognized expertise in the computer science and engineering community; and must have clear employer support.