Job opportunity – Jurist Linguist, Bordeaux, France

400px-Bordeaux_Pont_de_PierreThe Montesquieu Forum at the Université de Bordeaux IV is offering a full-time position as Jurist Linguist.

Job description

  • Legal translation: translate complex, legal texts (academic articles) from French to English and English to French under intense deadline pressure;
  • Assistance with the publication of legal research results in international leading legal journals, follow-up activities, networking, organisation of international events sharing knowledge;
  • Publication, updating and dissemination of electronic academic journals;
  • Capacity building programme: advanced developmental language training for academic purposes for Professors;
  • Project design, management and implementation under contracts awarded in response to competitive tenders from national governments or international procurement bodies (EU, World Bank, UN…).

Desired Skills & Experience

English-language lawyer linguists therefore need to satisfy the following conditions:

Have a perfect command of English and French (mother-tongue level)
  • Have a thorough knowledge of a third official language of the European 
  • Have successfully completed a suitable course in law; i.e. hold a degree in law, or its equivalent, awarded in the UK or Ireland or have  qualified as a barrister, advocate or solicitor in the UK or Ireland
  • Have an adequate knowledge of Community/EU law
Have the ability, though not necessarily from experience, to translate complex, legal texts
Have the ability to use standard office technology
  • Have the ability to fit into a multilingual, multicultural environment.

For further information and/or to apply, see the LinkedIn post here.

Greece, Corinth CanalDisclaimer: The above does not contain all details of the job opening and is provided as a heads-up only. Please refer to the LinkedIn post for all information.

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