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[Computational-biology] Search for next Editor-in-Chief of TCBB

Kli22 via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by kli22 from buffalo.edu)
Sun Apr 22 12:16:04 EST 2012

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Seeks 
New Editor in Chief for 2013-2014 Terms

The IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 
Society, IEEE
Computational Intelligence Society, and the Association for Computing 
Machinery seek
applicants for the position of editor in chief of the IEEE/ACM 
Transactions on Computational
Biology and Bioinformatics, serving two-year term starting 1 January 2013.

Prospective candidates are asked to provide (as PDF files), by 1 May 
2012, 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, please contact:
Kathy Santa Maria, ksantama from computer.org

Qualifications and Requirements:

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 computational 
biology and bioinformatics
community, and must have clear employer support.

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