African Field Epidemiology Network French Editor Jobs in Uganda
African Field Epidemiology Network French Editor Jobs in Uganda In advancing the cause for a healthier Africa, AFENET seeks to fill the position of a French Editor who can deliver quality editing and translation (French to English and English to French) for a wide range of documents for the Journal (JIEPH).
Duties and Responsibilities
Post submission quality control checks Ensure submitted manuscripts follow the journal’s guidelines on formatting and format suitable manuscripts for review.
Peer Review share reviewer reports with authors
Pre-publication processing (Copyediting) Ensure reviewed manuscripts are properly
formatted, grammatically correct and that any inconsistencies are identified, captured, shared with supervisors, and reported to authors before the final publication.
Post-publication processing Ensure that the manuscripts published are error free. Process final PDFs for final archiving and indexation to PubMed Central and African Journals Online (AJOL).
Support to Authors
Provide timely assistance and feedback to authors as required.
Identify, capture and report incidents and patterns as required.
Perform other tasks as required.
Minimum Academic Qualifications
A university degree in Communication, Literature, Medical or scientific discipline or Advanced Level Certificate of Education with translation/editing experience
Experience in scientific writing or medical journal editing is an added advantage
Previous experience in English to French technical translation added advantage
Minimum of five years’ professional experience in interpretation and translation of text from English to French and French to English
Excellent translation, editing and writing skills in French
Experience working in diverse cultures and with multicultural groups
Familiarity with public health terminologies and issues
Ability to work within required deadlines and be available for comments and corrections.
Other Essential Requirements
Bilingual Advanced proficiency in French (written and spoken) And Intermediate/average proficiency in English (written and spoken)
Relevant training and certification in translation and interpretation
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and by writing,
Strong attention to details and accuracy.
Personal characteristics Self driven, organized, keen, able to work under pressure, team worker, excellent interpersonal skills and able to work with minimal supervision
Computer skills Essential -Microsoft Word, Email etiquette, Desirable-Paint, Editpad Pro
Benefits All positions carry competitive remuneration
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their Application Letters detailing their experiences and skills, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic documents and 3 references to:
The Human Resource Office,
African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET).
Email firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 10, 2020 close of business 5:30 pm (East Africa Time).
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