Recruitment at The Ministry of Health (MOH)

Editor in Chief

Job details
JOB LOCATION Lusaka, Zambia
APPLICATION DEADLINE Monday, 15 August 2016

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with financial support from the Bloomberg Philanthropies are building capacity to build a Zambian National Public Health Bulletin (ZPHB) that serves as a scientific publication of timely, accurate, and useful public health information and recommendations.

Editor in Chief

The Editor in Chief (EIC) is the principal architect of the scientific content of the ZPHB and has ultimate responsibility for the scientific integrity of the publication. The EIC sets the tone and policies for the Bulletin and is involved in budgeting, hiring, and strategic planning with the MOH. The EIC reviews and edits all content or delegates review and editing tasks to one or more external reviewers or deputy editors. The EIC solicits articles and ensures that prospective authors are aware of the advantages of submitting their work to the ZPHB and that the submission and review process is of high quality. The EIC should be a well-regarded, scientist or public health professional with experience and training in medicine, epidemiology, or both.
• Available to devote at least 40 hours per week to direct the production of the ZPHB
• Consults with MOH officials on substantive decisions
• Expertise in scientific communication in English; Fluent in both spoken and written English
• Experience with desktop publishing software (e.g., Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat)
• Work with MOH staff to identify and determine content for the Zambia Public Health Bulletin
• Supervise managing editor and desktop publisher in the production of the ZPHB
• Provide scientific guidance to authors developing articles
• Work with MOH staff to verify content for publication
• Actively promote the journal to the intended audience and scientific community
• Work with staff to set short and long-term goals, objectives, and strategies for the journal
• Source public health content for possible publication
• Master’s degree or equivalent in a scientific field (biology, epidemiology, medicine, or comparable) from an accredited university
• Completion of a field epidemiology training program or public health practitioner with a focus on epidemiology
• At least 5-10 years’ work experience in medicine or public health, with specific Experience in scientific writing and editing with at least one publication in English.
• Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Knowledge of scientific research, preferably epidemiology

How to apply
Applications with detailed CVs and minimum 2 reference must be sent via email to with copy to Select candidates will be scheduled for a telephone interview and in-person meeting and interview with MOH staff.
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