Society Publications Seek Editors in Chief for 2015-2016 Terms

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 5 November 2013 – IEEE Computer Society is seeking applicants for the position of editor in chief, serving two-year terms starting 1 January 2015.

Online PR News – 12-November-2013 – Washington – LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 5 November 2013 – IEEE Computer Society is seeking applicants for the position of editor in chief, serving two-year terms starting 1 January 2015.

Prospective candidates are asked to provide (as PDF files), by 1 March 2014, 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 application materials for the following titles, please contact:


Carrie Clark Walsh,, Computer
Bonnie Wylie,, IEEE Micro
Brian Brannon,, IEEE Software
Brian Kirk,, IEEE Internet Computing


Kimberly Sperka,, IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics

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.

Other IEEE Computer Society publications have editors in chief who are currently standing for reappointment to a second two-year term. The IEEE Computer Society Publications Board invites comments upon the tenures of the individual editors.

Editors in chief standing for reappointment to terms in 2015-2016 are:

• Cecilia Metra, Computing Now
• George Thiruvathukal, IEEE Computing in Science & Engineering
• Daniel Zeng, IEEE Intelligent Systems
• Shari Lawrence Pfleeger, IEEE Security & Privacy
• José Martínez, IEEE Computer Architecture Letters
• Jian Pei, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering
• David Forsyth, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence
• Ling Liu, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing

Please send comments to:
• Steve Woods, for Computing Now
• Brian Kirk, for Computing in Science & Engineering and IEEE Intelligent Systems
• Kathy Clark-Fisher, for IEEE Security & Privacy
• Kimberly Sperka, for CAL and all Transactions

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