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IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (J-SAC) Seeking New Editor-in-Chief

IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (J-SAC) Seeking New Editor-in-Chief

Opportunity is knocking. Apply for the Editor-in-Chief position for the highly respected publication - IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (J-SAC).
The deadline is 12 November, 2017.

The IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (J-SAC) is devoted to  specific technical topics and thus provides to J-SAC readers a collection of up-to-date papers on those topics. These issues are valuable to the research community and become valuable references. The technical topics covered by J-SAC issues span the entire field of communications and networking. J-SAC publishes only papers that are submitted in response to a Call-for-Papers.

The current Editor-in-Chief will complete his term on 31 December 2017. The ideal candidate for the upcoming Editor-in-Chief position is well respected in the field, known for ethics and integrity, and has demonstrated management skills. The selected candidate is expected to assume the roles and responsibilities of the Editor-in-Chief including the selection of associate editors, governance of the entire editorial board, and ensuring that the standards of the journal are sustained. The period of service will be two years, renewable for one additional term.

The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for appointing Editorial Board members, setting goals, updating topical areas, overseeing the review process, handling appeals, and handling cases of plagiarism among other topics.

Eligibility: Must have a strong record of editorial activities and excellence in communications. According to the charter, the candidate must also be a member of IEEE Communications Society. 

Selection Process: The nominations will be accepted for the EIC position until
12 November 2017. Based on a holistic evaluation of all EIC candidates, a ranked short list will be generated by a selection committee, and final selected candidate will be selected and appointed by the VP Publications.

Nomination Process: Please email to Nelson Fonseca (, VP Publications, a letter of interest showing the candidate´s view of JSAC and a short CV with emphasis on the candidate´s editorial experience. Self-nomination is encouraged. If you have any question or concern for the nomination process, please contact

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