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Freelance Simplified Chinese to English Translator- Remote

Freelance Simplified Chinese to English Translator- Remote



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Relevant divisions
Atmospheric Sciences (AS)
Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)
Planetary and Solar System Sciences (PS)


Student / Graduate / Internship


Required education
Undergraduate degree

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

5 July 2022

Job description

We are looking for experienced translation reviewers to work on academic manuscripts written in
Chinese. To qualify, you must have technical expertise in your field.

In a Translate review assignment, a translate reviewer thoroughly checks and revises an already
translated document by comparing it with the source text. The object of the review is to ensure that the
translation is:

  • Accurate in terms of both meaning and subject-specific terminology.
  • Clear and free of any awkward or unnatural constructions.
  • Free of any proofreading errors.
  • Fluency in Chinese (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:
  • Earth and Environmental Science – Earth, Atmospheric, Planetary, Energy, Sustainability
  • Life Science – Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Engineering – Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications
  • Social Science: Sociology and Anthropology
  • Medicine

How to apply

To proceed, please submit your updated English resume/CV to and we will contact you within 3 business days.