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IEEE Network Seeking New Editor-in-Chief

IEEE Network Seeking New Editor-in-Chief

Opportunity is knocking. Apply for the Editor-in-Chief position for the highly respected publication – IEEE Network. The deadline is 15 October, 2017.

IEEE Network, published bimonthly, offers readers topics of interest to the networking community. As such, IEEE Network provides a focus for highlighting and discussing major computer communications issues and developments. The articles are intended to be surveys or tutorials, slanted towards the practical, and comprehensible to the nonspecialist, as well as practitioners.

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 magazine 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. 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 15 October 2017. Based on a holistic evaluation of all EIC candidates, a ranked short list will be generated by a selection committee, and the final selected candidate will be appointed by the VP Publications.

Nomination Process: Please email "Raouf Boutaba" (, ComSoc Director of Magazines with copy to Nelson Fonseca (, VP Publications, a letter of interest and a resume including editorial qualifications. If you have any question or concern for the nomination process, please contact

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