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Job advertisement Freelance Simplified Chinese to English Translator

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Freelance Simplified Chinese to English Translator

Freelance Simplified Chinese to English Translator


Cactus Communications




Relevant divisions
Atmospheric Sciences (AS)
Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)
Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology (GMPV)

Part time



Preferred education

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

6 May 2024

Job description

At CACTUS, we work with scientific researchers across the world and enable them to publish their research. Our brand Editage, is a market leader in scientific publishing. Currently, we are working on multiple translation projects intended for publication in scholarly journals and we’re looking to bring people on board to partner with us in a freelance capacity on these engagements. The translator position is completely remote, part-time or assignment based, and flexible.

We would request you to kindly go through the below requirements.

Job responsibilities

  • Accurately convey the meaning of the source text
  • Research legal, technical, and scientific phraseology to find the most appropriate terms.
  • Produce a grammatically correct final version.

Qualifications and prerequisites
Applicants must meet any one of the following criteria:
1. A degree in Translation or an equivalent degree that includes significant translation training, from a recognized institution.
2. A graduate (or higher) degree in any other field from a recognized institution of higher education plus two years of comprehensive professional experience in translation
3. Five years of comprehensive professional experience in translation

We have openings in the following subject area:
•Earth and Atmospheric sciences

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV at and we will be in touch with you about the next steps.