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Topic: Call for Nominations: Editor-in-Chief, Service Science 

1.  Call for Nominations: Editor-in-Chief, Service Science

Posted 16 days ago

Deadline for Nominations: April 10th, 2018

The final term of Professor Paul Maglio as editor-in-chief of the INFORMS journal
Service Science will expire on December 31, 2018. Based on recommendations from the INFORMS Publications Committee, the president of INFORMS has appointed a committee to conduct a full search for a new editor-in-chief. The committee intends to propose a candidate for approval by INFORMS no later than June 1, 2018. All members of INFORMS are invited to participate in this process. The committee seeks your opinions and comments on (1) the current state of the journal; (2) recommendations for changes, if any; and (3) candidates for editor-in-chief. Qualifications for the editor-in-chief of Service Science include:

  • A demonstrated interest in a broad range of topics in the field
  • A demonstrated record of excellence in research in the field
  • Dedication and enthusiasm for the Service Science journal
  • Previous editorial experience
  • Vision of the role of scholarly publications in the electronic age
  • Enthusiasm for community building to support the field of service science
  • Commitment to the workload involved
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage the editorial process

Further information about the journal is available at the Service Science website:

Members of the search committee are Aleda Roth (Clemson), Sriram Dasu (University of Southern California), Guillaume Roels (INSEAD), Larry Robinson (Cornell University), Gad Allon (University of Pennsylvania, Committee Chair).  

Submit comments, nominations, and applications by April 10, 2018.  Self nominations are welcome.
The information may be sent (preferably by email) to the Chair of the Service Science Editorial Search Committee:

Gad Allon
Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
549 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
3730 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104