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Call for Nominations: Editor-in-Chief

Deadline: 16 March 2015

The IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) invites nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (JSTSP) for a 3-year term starting 1 January 2016.

The nominee must be a member in good standing of the IEEE and of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He/she must have served as an Associate Editor or in an editorial capacity for an archival journal. Desirable qualities include: solid technical accomplishments, leadership, integrity and ethical standards, organizational and management skills, and a vision for moving the journal forward.

The duties include the identification of Associate Editors to serve across the scope of the journal; management of the day-to-day operations of the journal through ScholarOne Manuscripts with the assistance of the Signal Processing Society's publications staff; monitoring of quality and timeliness of publications; identification of areas that require strengthening; and working with the Society and its Technical Committees to achieve these goals.

The Editor-in-Chief will report to the Society's Vice President-Publications. He/she chairs the Editorial Board for the publication and serves on and is a voting member of the Society's Publications Board. The Editor-in-Chief is expected to participate in Publications Board meetings at ICASSP in the Spring and in the Fall at either ICIP or GlobalSIP (with limited travel support covered by IEEE SPS) and in additional teleconferences, contributing to decisions about publication policies and priorities. The terms of service will be from 1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018.

Please submit nominations to: Thrasos Pappas, SPS Vice President-Publications, via email to ​pappas@eecs.northwestern.edu.

Nominations must include:

  1. Name of candidate and nominator;
  2. a brief IEEE-style biography (up to 200 words), including a listing of the candidate's editorial experience;
  3. a web address that contains the candidate’s CV (do not send a curriculum vitae with the nomination);
  4. a brief narrative supporting statement from the nominator(s); and
  5. optionally, a statement of interest of up to 500 words stating the nominee’s vision for the journal.

Nomination Deadline: 16 March 2015.