IEEE Nanotechnology Council
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Call for Nominations: Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine

Nomination Deadline: June 30, 2019

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) invites nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine (INM). The Editor-in-Chief appointment is for a 2-year term (renewable twice) starting January 1, 2020.

The IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine was launched in 2007 to provide leading edge information on all aspects of nanotechnology including theory, analysis, design, implementation, and applications related to creation of materials, devices, structures, etc.  With a focus on multi- and interdisciplinary communication in the state of the art in the field of nanotechnology, the magazine covers new research and developments toward a broad audience, tutorials, and surveys in the field of nanotechnology in addition to industry news, research news, education news, policy news, opinion pieces, book reviews, updates on people, introduction to new tools and techniques, funding and meetings news, patent summary, and commercialization.

The nominee must be a member in good standing of the IEEE. He/she must have served as an Associate Editor or in an editorial capacity for an archival journal or magazine. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate the scientific vision needed for advancing the quality and prestige of the magazine, as well as the editorial experience to raise the magazine’s intellectual stature and impact. The ideal candidate should be a well-known leader who is highly knowledgeable of a broad range of the diverse sub-areas, as well as the emerging developments, of the topic areas of INM.

The duties include the identification of members of Editorial Team and Technical Editorial Board to serve across the scope of the magazine; management of the day-to-day operations of the magazine through EDAS with the assistance of the INM’s publications staff; monitoring of quality and timeliness of publications; identification of areas that require strengthening; and working with the Council and its Technical Committees to achieve these goals.

The Editor-in-Chief will report to the Council’s Vice President-Publications. He/she chairs the Editorial Board for the publication and serves on and is a voting member of the Council’s Publications Committee. The initial term of service will be from 1/1/2020 to 12/31/2021.

Please submit nominations to: Jin-Woo Kim, NTC Vice President-Publications, via email to, or use the form below.

Nominations must include:

  1. Name of candidate and nominator;
  2. a brief biography (1 page), including a listing of the candidate’s editorial experience;
  3. a web address that contains the candidate’s CV (do not send a curriculum vitae with the nomination);
  4. a brief narrative supporting statement from the nominator(s); and
  5. optionally, a statement of interest of up to 500 words stating the nominee’s vision for IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine.

Note: items 2 and 5 can be attached as a file

Nomination Deadline: June 30, 2019

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