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Published: 17 Apr 2023

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The IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) invites nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Communications Magazine (ComMag) for a two–year term starting on 1 January 2024. The term is renewable for up to additional two years.

The IEEE ComMag provides timely information on all aspects of (electrical/electronic) communications. The magazine covers the entire field of communications and networking. Written in a tutorial style, the articles published in ComMag deliver practical, current information on hot topics, implementations, and best industry practices. These articles are complemented by a variety of topics, including the President's Page, Conference Calendar, Book Reviews, the Global Communications Newsletter, Society News, History of Communications, etc. Each issue of ComMag publishes Feature Topic articles, special sections as well as open call articles.


The candidate must be a member in good standing of IEEE ComSoc. He/she should be a leader internationally recognized in the ComSoc community and have a broad perspective on the field of communications. The candidate must have commendable editorial experience, diversified technical expertise, the vision to lead an editorial team to identify hot and important topics, and attract high-quality articles in communications research and engineering practices. Other required qualities include integrity and ethical standards, and organizational and management skills. Applicants will be considered for this position without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or political affiliation.

The duties of the EiC include interacting with the Technical Editors, the Special Issue editors, the ComSoc publications staff, and also authors. The EiC must ensure that the Magazine follows the IEEE Policy and Procedures, prepare a report for the IEEE Periodicals Review and Advisory Committee (PRAC) when requested, execute the policies established by the Editorial Board, and maintain the intellectual integrity, technical rigor, and timely operation of the Magazine.

The EiC will report to the ComSoc Director of Magazines and Vice-President Publications. He/She will serve on and be a voting member of the ComSoc Magazines Board. The EiC is expected to participate in the ComSoc Publications Council meetings and organize/lead Editorial Board meetings at IEEE ICC and IEEE Globecom.

Please submit nominations by 15 June 2023 via email to:

Nei Kato, Director of Magazines, IEEE ComSoc

Nominations must include:

  1. Names of candidate and nominator (self-nominations are possible).
  2. A brief biography of the nominee of no more than one page.
  3. A summary statement of the candidate’s editorial experience, also including name(s) and contact information of EiCs who have worked with the candidate.
  4. Statement of interest of up to 500 words stating the nominee’s vision for the magazine and special qualifications for the position.
  5. The candidate’s full CV.

The elements of the nomination package should be combined in a single pdf file with the nominee’s CV appended at the end and a labeling clearly indicating the name of the nominee.