Call for nominations, Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on the Web

As a Treasurer of ACM SIGWeb, I wanted to share this message on the search of an Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on the Web (ACM TWEB). TWEB is a journal publishing refereed articles reporting the results of research on Web content, applications, use, and related enabling technologies. Additional information about the TWEB and its charter is available at

Appointment and Duties

The term of appointment is three years, to begin in January 2021, with the possibility of renewal for a second term. The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for following and executing the editorial charter of the journal, as well as for proactively adapting the journal’s mechanisms and charter to the evolving nature of the field. The EiC will also closely work with relevant ACM interest groups such as SIGWeb and relevant conferences such as the Web Conference series (formerly known as WWW). A description of the duties of the EiC and evaluation criteria can be found at TWEB is receiving about 120 submissions a year, and the Editor-in-Chief should be comfortable with that workload.

Candidates for the position should be well-established researchers in areas related to the core mission of the journal, and they should have significant prior experience serving in senior roles on conference program committees and journal editorial boards.

Nomination Process and Deadlines

Nominations, including self-nominations, should be sent by email to the chair of the search committee, Marc Najork ( All nominations must include the candidate’s CV as well as a one to two-page statement of vision. Please use the subject line header “TWEB EiC Nomination” in your email.

The deadline for nominations is December 1, 2020.

Search Committee

Marc Najork (Google, USA), Chair
Peter Brusilovsky (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
Susan Dumais (Microsoft, USA)
Arun Iyengar (IBM, USA)
Yoelle Maarek (Amazon, Israel)
Gerhard Weikum (Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany)
Min Zhang (Tsinghua University, China)
Chris Hankin (Imperial College, UK), ACM Publications Board Liaison

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