Published: 10 Nov 2022
The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) invites nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Communications Letters (COMML) for a two–year term starting on 1 July 2023. The term is renewable for two additional years.
IEEE Communications Letters publishes high-quality short papers that are focused on theoretical and experimental advances in the general area of communications. It has a broad scope that spans all fields of interest of the IEEE ComSoc.
The nominee must be a member in good standing of IEEE ComSoc. He/she must have extensive IEEE editorial experience. Desirable qualities include: solid technical accomplishments, leadership, integrity and ethical standards, organizational and management skills, and a strong vision and set of ideas to moving the journal forward. Applicants will be considered for this position without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or political affiliation.
The duties include, among others, the interaction with authors and the editorial board, initiating and monitoring the review process to its completion, identifying candidates for Editors, Area Editors, Senior Editors, and Executive Editors, ensuring that the Periodical follows the IEEE Policy and Procedures, preparing a report for the IEEE Periodicals Review and Advisory Committee (PRAC), executing the policies established by the Editorial Board, as well as maintaining the intellectual integrity, technical rigor, and timely operation of the journal.
The Editor-in-Chief will report to the IEEE ComSoc Director of Journals and Vice-President Publications. He/She will serve on and be a voting member of the IEEE ComSoc Publications Council. The Editor-in-Chief is expected to participate in the IEEE ComSoc Publications Council meetings and organize/lead Editorial Board meetings at IEEE ICC and IEEE Globecom.
Please submit nominations by 15 December 2022 to:
Octavia A. Dobre, Director of Journals, IEEE ComSoc, via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations should include:
- Names of candidate and nominator (self-nominations are possible).
- A brief biography of the nominee of no more than one page.
- A summary statement of the candidate’s editorial experience, also including name(s) and contact information of EiCs who have worked with the candidate
- Statement of interest of up to 500 words stating the nominee’s vision for the new journal and special qualifications for the position.
- The candidate’s full CV.
The elements of the nomination package should be combined as a single pdf file with the nominee’s CV appended at the end and a labeling clearly indicating the name of the nominee.