Dear Colleague

The African Association of Nephrology (AFRAN) and African Journal of Nephrology (AJN) invite applications from early-career nephrologists for positions as AFRAN-AJN Editorial Fellows for 2021- 2023.

These Fellowships are non-funded positions for candidates with a strong research background. They offer the opportunity to work as part of the AJN editorial team and learn about the handling and evaluation of submitted manuscripts, and to interact with authors, reviewers and members of the production team. Each Fellow will be supervised by a senior editor and attend meetings of the editorial team. Fellows will be involved in all aspects of the operation of the Journal and are also expected to contribute to the AJN/AFRAN social media platforms to promote the Journal.

Applicants must be early-career AFRAN members (no more than 10 years post completion of specialist training or 5 years post PhD) who are paid-up and in good standing. A good research portfolio and evidence of training in research methodology is essential. Publications in AJN and/or completion of peer reviews for AJN is a strong recommendation.

The applicant must submit the following documentation, in English, to Lethisha Harilall ( by 31 July 2021: An application letter highlighting relevant skills and expertise, a CV, and a mentor's letter of recommendation.

Kind regards

Prof Alain Assounga