[Air-L] IEEE Annals EIC Search

Eden Medina eden.medina at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 11:53:00 PST 2010

IEEE Annals of the History of Computing: Applications and Nominations
Sought for Editor in Chief

Applications are due 1 March 2011

The IEEE Computer Society seeks applicants for the volunteer position
of editor in chief of IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
commencing in January 2012. The EIC position is a two-year appointment
by the President of the IEEE Computer Society, with a possible
two-year extension.

Given that publications are one of the most tangible services that the
IEEE Computer Society provides its members, EICs play a critical role
in the IEEE Computer Society’s success.

Scope of IEEE Annals of the History of Computing

IEEE Annals of the History of Computing serves as a record of vital
contributions that recount, preserve, and analyze the history of
computing and the impact of computing on society. Where possible,
firsthand accounts of events and activities are recorded, and
scholarly reports of analyses of the historical record from archives
and personal contact are published so as to better understand both the
past and the future of our field.

Candidate Qualifications and Requirements

Key qualities of the EIC are a good understanding of industry,
academic, and government needs, plus the managerial skills to manage
the editorial cycle and Web site in a timely fashion. The EIC must
also be able to attract respected experts to his or her editorial

Applicants should have recognized expertise in the history of
computing field, possess editorial experience, and be able to lead an
active editorial board to work effectively with technical and
publishing professionals. Applicants must have clear employer or
institutional support for this volunteer activity for the duration of
the appointment, including release time as necessary and general
office support.

If interested in applying, contact Robin Baldwin, rbaldwin at computer.org.


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