Freelance Translators

CACTUS provides translation services to help ESL (English-as-a-second-language) researchers communicate their science to the global scientific community.

Job description

We are looking for experienced translators to work on academic manuscripts written in Japanese/Korean/Chinese/Portuguese. To qualify, you must have technical expertise in your field. Experience working in a foreign-language setting will be preferred. Essentially, your work will involve translating an academic research paper from the original language to native English.

We currently have openings for freelance translators for the following language pairs:

Candidate profile

You need to have

  • Fluency in at least one of the following languages: Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese (essential)
  • Native-level fluency in English (essential)
  • An understanding and knowledge of technical terminology as expressed in the native language as well as in English is highly preferred
  • Expertise/an advanced degree in any of the following fields: Chemistry, Materials Science, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Medicine, Plant & Animal Science, Neurology, Dentistry, Orthodontics, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Psychology, and Healthcare
  • Minimum 1 year of translation experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word
  • Strong time management skills (you will be required to work on deadlines)
  • Ability to work independently
Application process

To apply, please click on the appropriate link to access the online test.

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