Job opportunity – Translation Officer, ICC

The Integrated Services Division (ISD) within the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague is seeking a Translation Officer for a fixed-term appointment until 31/12/2022.

Experience required: A minimum of five (5) years (seven (7) years with a first-level university degree) of relevant work experience in translation, language services or linguistics, preferably in an international organisation. Continue reading

Traineeships – European Parliament

The translation department of the European Parliament is offering 80 paid traineeship places in the Directorate-General for Translation (DG TRAD), in Luxembourg or Brussels.

The traineeships last 5 months! The next traineeship period is from 1 March to 31 July.
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Job opportunity – Research Associates at the German Constitutional Court

In the context of strengthening the international dimension of its work, the Federal Constitutional Court is offering two temporary positions for research associates (legal translation/international relations) for a fixed term of two years starting as soon as possible (one full-time and one part-time (50%) position). Continue reading

Training opportunity – European Central Bank

The European Central Bank (ECB) is currently offering paid traineeships in the English Translation and Editing Section of the Language Services Division, a part of the Directorate General Communications […] responsible for providing the ECB with linguistic expertise and support in the official languages of the European Union, in close collaboration with the national central banks and national supervisory authorities.

The deadline is 31 August 2021 so hurry, hurry!

Editing and translation work covers a wide range of texts for expert audiences and the general public, and includes material for publication on ECB websites and social media accounts, through which its work is also made accessible to non-expert readers.

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Job opportunity – United Nations 2021 competitive examinations for German translators

These positions are located at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Responsibilities include: Translating, subject to revision, documents covering a broad range of subjects dealt with by the United Nations, i.e., in the political, social, legal, economic, financial, administrative, scientific and technical fields.

The deadline is 29 August 2021, so hurry, hurry!
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Call for applications – Postdoctoral fellowship

The Institute of Translation Studies, Charles University, Prague is offering a position as postdoctoral fellow. The research project is entitled “Translation in the Legal Domain as a sub-area of Institutional Translation”.

  • The post includes a two-year contract in Prague (i.e., 2022 and 2023), under financial conditions competitive in the Czech Republic

  • Teaching opportunities, shadowing, in relevant courses

  • Opportunity to get involved in the Institute’s Ph.D. study programme as lecturer and/or co-supervisor

  • Participation in conferences and training offered by the EMT (European Masters in Translation) network (the Institute is an EMT member).

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Job opportunity – European Court of Justice

The Court of Justice of the European Union is seeking Freelance Translators through framework contracts for the translation of legal texts into certain official languages of the European Union.

The most recent procurement round concerns Czech, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian, Dutch, Polish, and Swedish, and notices for other languages have also been issued. Continue reading