ACM/SIGCSE SEEK EDITOR-IN-CHIEF (EICs) FOR ACM INROADS

ACM and its Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) seek co-editors-in-chief (co-EICs) to lead its quarterly international magazine ACM Inroads.

The magazine serves computing education professionals globally by fostering dialogue, cooperation, and collaboration between educators worldwide. It achieves this by publishing high-quality content describing, analyzing, and critiquing current issues and practices affecting computer education now and in the future.

The magazine is written by and for educators, with each issue presenting thought-provoking commentaries and articles that examine current research and practices within the computing community.

For more about Inroads, see http://inroads.acm.org/

Job Description
The EIC position is a highly visible, hands-on volunteer position responsible for leading, networking, and overseeing all editorial aspects of the magazine's content creation process, including but not limited to: soliciting articles from prospective authors; managing the magazine's editorial board and contributors to meet quarterly publication deadlines; creating new editorial features, special sections, columns; upholding a high bar for the content's quality and diversity; assigning manuscripts to associate editors for review; making final editorial decisions; setting the overall direction and online strategy of the publication. Prior experience leading or managing editorial projects a plus.

An annual stipend will be available for the hiring of an editorial assistant.
Financial support will also be provided for travel expenses related to this position.

Eligibility Requirements
The EiC search is open to applicants worldwide, who must be willing and able to make a 3-year commitment to this post.
Applications are welcome from both individuals and from pairs wishing to serve as co-EICs.

To apply, please send your CV along with a 300-word vision statement expressing the reasons for your interest in the position to: [email protected]

The deadline for submissions is OCTOBER 15, 2018.

The editorship will commence on DECEMBER 1, 2018

An Inroads EiC search committee has been convened to review all submissions/candidates:

Tony Clear, Inroads EiC Search Chair

John Impagliazzo, Inaugural Inroads EiC
Judith Gal-Ezer, The Open University of Israel. Recipient of the 2017 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award and former Associate Editor, Inroads.
Marian Petre, The Open University, U.K. Former Inroads colunmnist.
Josh Tenenberg, University of Washington, Tacoma. Inroads columnist and former EiC of ACM Transactions on Computing Education.

Adrian Scoica, Advisory member, ACM Publications Board's Assessment and Search Committee
Scott E. Delman, Advisory member, ACM Director of Publications
Diane Crawford, Advisory member, Executive Editor, ACM Magazines
Mark Bailey and Laurie Smith King, Advisory members, current co-EICs of Inroads.