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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@xxxxxxxxxxxx

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.

Attachment: tcbbeicad2012.pdf
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