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Call for Nominations: Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Transactions on SMC: Systems

Nomination Deadline: 10 December 2019

The IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMCS) invites nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on SMC: Systems. The Editor-in- Chief appointment is for a 3-year term starting 1 January 2020.

The nominee must be a member in good standing of the IEEE and of the IEEE SMC Society. He/she must show a high editorial capacity for an archival magazine or journal. Desirable qualities include: an impressive CV related to the journal scope, solid technical accomplishments, leadership, integrity and ethical standards, organizational and management skills, and a vision for moving the journal forward.

The duties include the identification of Associate Editors to serve across the scope of the journal; management of the day-to-day operations of the journal through ScholarOne Manuscripts with the assistance of the SMCS Publications Committee; monitoring of quality and timeliness of publications; identification of areas that require strengthening; and working with the Society and its Technical Committees to achieve these goals.

The Editor-in-Chief will report to the Society's Vice President-Publications. He/she chairs the Editorial Board for the publication and serves on and is a voting member of the Society's Publications Board. The Editor-in-Chief is expected to participate in Publications Board meetings and in additional technical meetings, contributing to decisions about publication policies and priorities. The term of service will be from 1/1/2020 to 12/31/2022.

Please submit nominations to: Enrique Herrera-Viedma, SMCS Vice President-Publications, via email to viedma@decsai.ugr.es.

Nominations must include:

  1. Name of IEEE SMCS journal.
  2. Name of candidate and nominator(s);
  3. A brief IEEE-style biography (up to 200 words), including IEEE membership number and a listing of the candidate's editorial experience;
  4. The candidate’s CV containing more relevant information for the nomination;
  5. A brief narrative supporting statement from the nominator(s);
  6. A statement of interest of up to 500 words stating the nominee’s vision for the journal.

Nomination Deadline: 10 December 2019.