[SIGCIS-Members] Annals of the History of Computing -- Call for EIC

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On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:13 PM Dag Spicer <dspicer at computerhistory.org>

> Dear SIGCIS Friends,
> The IEEE Computer Society is seeking applicants for the position of editor
> in chief of the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing magazine, serving a
> three-year term.  The current EIC Nathan Ensmenger, has done a wonderful
> job in his two terms (thanks Nathan!!) but with term limits in effect it’s
> now time to choose a new EIC.
> Prospective candidates are asked to provide (as PDF files), by 1 March
> 2018, a complete curriculum vitae, a brief plan for the publication's
> future, and a letter of support from their institution or employer. Brief
> letters or expressions of support from peers, community leaders, and
> organizations in the magazine's coverage area would be a definite asset.
> For more information on this new magazine and its scope, please visit
> www.computer.org/annals<http://www.computer.org/annals>. For more
> information and to submit application materials, please contact Bonnie
> Wylie at b.wylie at computer.org<mailto:b.wylie at computer.org>.
> Candidates for any IEEE editor in chief position should possess a good
> understanding of industry, academic, and government aspects of the specific
> publication's field. Candidates must demonstrate community leadership in
> the publication's coverage area as well as the managerial skills necessary
> to process manuscripts through the editorial cycle in a timely fashion.
> The candidate must be able to meet hard publication deadlines and dedicate
> the necessary time to meet the operational and strategic demands of the
> publication. An editor in chief must be able to attract respected experts
> to his or her editorial and advisory boards and be able to promote the
> publication to both new audiences and within established communities. 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 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.
> IEEE Annals of the History of Computing covers the breadth of computer
> history through scholarly articles by leading computer scientists and
> historians, as well as firsthand accounts by computing pioneers. Annals is
> the authoritative archival journal for the history of computing. Applicants
> should be able to show involvement in the computer history community, and
> must have clear employer support.
> About IEEE Computer Society
> IEEE Computer Society<http://www.computer.org/> is the world’s leading
> membership organization for professionals in all aspects of modern
> computing – from cloud to big data, security to mobile, robotics to
> software defined systems, wearables to IoT. A true community for technology
> leaders, Computer Society provides resources to keep its members current in
> technology and moving forward in their professions – publications<
> http://www.computer.org/web/publications>, a renowned digital library<
> http://www.computer.org/web/csdl/>, a vast program of conferences<
> http://www.computer.org/web/conferences/>, technical committees<
> http://www.computer.org/web/tandc>, and much more. The Computer Society
> also serves the profession at large through establishment of standards,
> professional qualifications and certifications<
> http://www.computer.org/web/education/>, training and education programs<
> http://www.computer.org/web/corporate-programs/t2p2/>, events on
> leading-edge technologies<http://www.computer.org/web/rock-stars/>,
> conference publishing<http://www.computer.org/web/cs-cps/>, and a wealth
> of other services and programs focused on advancing the science and art of
> computing. More information on IEEE Computer Society can be found at
> www.computer.org<http://www.computer.org/>.
>> Dag Spicer
> Senior Curator
> Computer History Museum
> 1401 N Shoreline Blvd
> Mountain View, CA  94043
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