HTB South

Job vacancy: editor post for the Southern African HIV Nursing Magazine

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society, a not-for-profit organisation with over 15 000 members, seeks to employ an Editor for the Southern African HIV Nursing Magazine.

The successful applicant must be self-motivated and able to work in a very dynamic and challenging environment. The editor will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the Southern African HIV Nursing Magazine. This will include:

  • Responsibility for acquiring, reviewing and editing all articles published in this magazine.
  • Maintaining the magazines standards and editorial policies in line with international standards.


Degree level education, preferably in nursing or another health-care related field, with a post-graduate degree in journalism or other relevant discipline, or equivalent experience with progress towards such a preferred qualification.


  • 10 years practical work experience
  • Experience and/or knowledgeable of the HIV/AIDS sector

Experience with an NGO, implementation-focused donor or development organisation

Experience and/or knowledge in the academic publishing field

Proven track record as a published author in academic publications


Remuneration is dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.

To apply

To apply, please submit a detailed CV, including contact details of three referees, a letter of Motivation and a copy of an original (and unedited) writing sample to:

The General Manager,
The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society,

by email to:

Closing date 28 August 2009

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For more information about the Society visit:

Links to other websites are current at date of posting but not maintained.