CGEMS - Computer Graphics Educational Materials Source - Call for Editors

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ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee and Eurographics Education Board are seeking two co-editors for CGEMS, a peer-reviewed online publication supporting for computer graphics education for a 2-year term to begin January 15, 2017.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis with decision announced by December 2016. Interested educators are encourage to apply here.


The Computer Graphics Educational Materials Source (CGEMS) is a peer-reviewed online repository publishing curricula, course modules and syllabi, lab notes, problem sets, teaching gems, and student work. It is a joint new initiative of the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee and Eurographics Education Board to offer peer recognition in computer graphics education and to make available excellent, ready-to-use teaching materials – worldwide and for free, ensured by Creative Commons licensing. Each material is documented with educational goals, methodology, and assessment, and undergoes critique by long-term educators, professionals, and artists.


One co-editor will be appointed by the Eurographics Education Board and one co-editor will be appointed by the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Commmittee for staggered two-year terms. Terms will begin January 15, 2017. For the initial period appointment cycle, one editor will be asked to commit to either a one or a three year term to establish desired time offset.

General Responsibilities

Editors will work closely with organizers of for several highly regarded conferences in computer graphics including Eurographics, SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH ASIA to identify appropriate juried materials presented in the Education Programs within these conference tracks for inclusion in cGEMS consistent with editorial policies.

Additionally, editors will be responsible for actively soliciting high quality, current resource materials according to the cGEMS editorial policies, communicating with authors throughout the process, facilitating issue resolution related to a cross-organizational, online publication activities.

Participation in an annual meeting is required. An annual report to the sponsoring organization is required. Editors are expected to review and recommend changes to editorial policies and topics least once during their term.


The nomination process will begin October 2016. Self-nomination is encouraged. Interested individuals are asked to complete the online form to provide a statement of interest and vision. Applicants are encouraged to provide a CV to the Chair of either the Eurographics Education Board or the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee at the e-mail below. Candidates may be invited to participate in a video call to supplement the written statement.  A selection committee with representation from both SIGGRAPH and Eurographics will invite two candidates to serve as co-editors for terms to begin January 2017.   Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.  For full consideration,  please submit by November 1.  Applicants will be notified no later than December 15, 2016.


Ideal applicants will have a record of research and teaching in computer graphics. Active participation in SIGGRAPH or Eurographics education programs is highly desirable. Applicants must be able to commit sufficient time and energy to actively identify high quality materials and resources.

Applicants must be willing to serve as a catalyst for problems resolution as they arise, communicating effectively with appropriate people in Eurographics and SIGGRAPH.

Question and additional information

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E-mail directly

Ginger Alford,
Chair, ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee
Education-chair [at] acmsiggraph [dot] org

Beatriz Sousa Santos
Eurographics Education Board
srm-cgems [at] eg [dot] org

Submit application here.