Thursday, March 13, 2014

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

Anne Condon asked me to distribute this call. Do consider nominating colleagues for this prestigious position.

Nominations are now open for the next editor-in-chief of the ACM Transactions on Algorithms. ACM TALG (web page: 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 h ttp://

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).

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