CLOSED TCC Seeks Editor-in-Chief for 2020-2022 Term



The IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Power and Energy Society, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, and IEEE Systems Council seek applications and nominations for the position of editor-in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC) for a three-year term starting 1 January 2020, renewable for one additional two-year term. By 15 April 2019, prospective candidates are asked to provide (as PDF files) 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 nominations or application materials, please contact: Kimberly Sperka, Additional information about TCC is available at




Candidates for any editor-in-chief position should possess significant editorial experience and 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 TCC Steering Committee;
• 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 must be an IEEE Member, Graduate Student Member, Senior Member, or Fellow; should possess recognized expertise in the computer science and engineering community; and must have clear employer support.