On behalf of the IIE Board of Trustees and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), this is a call for nominations for the position of editor-in-chief of The Engineering Economist. This position is a four-year, non-renewable term beginning Jan. 1, 2013.
The Engineering Economist is a refereed journal that publishes original, high-quality papers on a wide range of topics of interest to industrial engineers and engineering economists. It publishes articles, case studies, surveys, book and software reviews, and readers' comments that represent current research, practice, and teaching involving problems of capital investment. The papers published cover a number of areas, including capital investment analysis, cost estimation and accounting, cost of capital, design economics, economic decision analysis, education, policy analysis, as well as research and development. Four issues are published each year.
The editor-in-chief is responsible for the technical content and direction of The Engineering Economist, oversight of the publication process of the journal, management of the ASEE Eugene L. Grant best papers award, and enhancing the visibility and prestige of The Engineering Economist. Responsibilities include overall coordination and processing of submissions, reviews, and final copy for the journal; tracking of manuscripts from final copy to publication; coordination and notification of the recipients of the Eugene L. Grant best papers award each year.
The editor-in-chief will be assisted by area editors, special-issue editors, and department editors. The position is a voluntary position and a salary is not provided; however, the publisher provides a stipend to carry out editorial functions.
Qualifications for the editor-in-chief of The Engineering Economist include:
Further information about the journal can be obtained at the The Engineering Economist home page: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/0013791x.asp.
Nominations should include a resume of individual qualifications with experience that includes industrial engineering research and research administration. Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations will be accepted until Oct. 1, 2012.
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