ACM and its Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) seek a new generation of co-Editors-in-Chief (co-EiCs) to lead its quarterly international magazine, ACM Inroads Magazine.
The magazine serves computing education professionals globally, by fostering dialogue, cooperation, and collaboration between educators across the world. It achieves this by publishing high-quality content describing, analyzing, and critiquing current issues and practices affecting computing 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/
The Editor-in-Chief is a high-visibility, hands-on volunteering position responsible for leading, networking, and overseeing the 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, or columns; upholding a high bar for the content's quality and diversity; assigning manuscripts to associate editors for review; making final publication decisions; setting the overall direction and online strategy of the publication. Prior experience leading or managing projects constitutes a plus.
An annual stipend will be available for the hiring of an editorial assistant.
Financial support will also be provided for any travel expenses related to this position.
The EiC search is open to computing educators worldwide, who must be willing and able to make a 3-year commitment to this post.
To apply, please send your CV alongside a 300-word vision statement expressing the reasons you are interested in the position to: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
The deadline for submissions is October 15th, 2018. The editorship will commence on December 1st, 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, 2017 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award, former Associate
Editor Inroads, The Open University of Israel
Marian Petre, Inroads Former columnist, The Open University, UK
Josh Tenenberg, Inroads columnist, Past EiC ACM Transactions on Computing Education, University of Washington Tacoma
Scott E. Delman, ACM Director of Publications
Diane Crawford, Executive Editor ACM Inroads
Adrian Scoica, ACM Assessment & Search Committee
Dr Sarah Beecham
Senior Research Fellow
Lero - The Irish Software Research Centre
Department of Computer Science & Information Systems
University of Limerick, Ireland
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