Monday, April 28, 2014

Call for nominations: TALG Editor in Chief

ACM TALG Editor-in-Chief Search: Call for nominations


Nominations are now open for the next editor-in-chief of the ACM Transactions on Algorithms. ACM TALG (webpage: publishes original research of the highest quality dealing with algorithms. It is a peer-reviewed journal, appearing quarterly. Specific areas of computation covered by the journal are listed at

We are looking for a well-established person with a strong record of research achievements and service, and with a vision for the future of the field. The term of appointment is three years, to begin late summer 2014, with the possibility of renewal for a second term. The editor-in-chief is responsible for faithfully executing the editorial charter of the journal yet should be proactive in adapting the journal and its charter to changes in the field. A description of the duties of the EiC and evaluation criteria can be found at

Professor Valerie King of the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada is Chair of the Search Committee. All nominees, including self-nominees, should send a CV and a Vision Statement for TALG (at least one page), with subject header “EiC nomination” to:
The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 16, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. (PST).