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Final reminder: Call for Nominations for Editor-in-Chief, INFORMS Journal on Data Science

  • 1.  Final reminder: Call for Nominations for Editor-in-Chief, INFORMS Journal on Data Science

    Posted 11-25-2019 10:28

    Call for Nominations

    Editor-in-Chief, INFORMS Journal on Data Science

    Deadline for Nominations: November 30, 2019

    INFORMS is launching a new journal, INFORMS Journal on Data Science, and is seeking candidates for the inaugural editor-in-chief. The search committee intends to propose a candidate for approval by INFORMS by January 30, 2019.

    The committee seeks input from INFORMS members on (1) nominations for editor-in-chief and (2) thoughts and comments on what the journal's mission should be. All members of INFORMS are invited to participate. Qualifications for the editor-in-chief of INFORMS Journal on Data Science include:

    • demonstrated interest in a broad range of topics and methods related to data science,
    • demonstrated record of excellence in interdisciplinary research,
    • significant prior editorial experience in high-quality journals,
    • vision for the new journal, for the intersection of data science and OR/MS, and for the role of scholarly publications in the electronic and open-access age,
    • commitment to the workload involved,
    • ability to effectively and efficiently manage the editorial process, and
    • strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with and lead groups of people,

    Members of the search committee are:

    • Cynthia Rudin (Duke University and committee chair),
    • Susan Albin (Rutgers University),
    • Peter Frazier (Cornell University and Uber),
    • Anindya Ghose (New York University),
    • Maytal Saar-Tsechansky (University of Texas at Austin),
    • Matthew Walls (Committee liaison from the INFORMS Publication Committee),
    • Jeff Wu (Georgia Institute of Technology).

    Please submit nominations (including self nominations), comments, and recommendations by November 30, 2019. The information may be sent by email to the chair of the Editorial Search Committee:

    Cynthia Rudin

    Matthew Walls
    Director of Publications
    Catonsville MD