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LINGUIST List 21.2377

Thu May 27 2010

Jobs: English; Translation: Proof Reader, University of Jyväskylä

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        1.    Peppi Taalas, English; Translation: Proof Reader, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Message 1: English; Translation: Proof Reader, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Date: 27-May-2010
From: Peppi Taalas <peppi.taalasjyu.fi>
Subject: English; Translation: Proof Reader, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
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University or Organization: University of Jyväskylä
Department: Language Centre
Job Location: Jyväskylä, Finland
Web Address: https://kielikeskus.jyu.fi/en
Job Rank: Proof Reader

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Language Services at the University of Jyväskylä Language Centre is seeking
a proof reader with experience in working with academic and administrative
texts. The successful candidate will be a native speaker of English and
have a minimum of five years of professional proofreading experience, a
basic knowledge of Word and Excel, will be acquainted with academic
referencing standards and familiar with administrative and online
documents. A university degree from an English-speaking country is a must.
The ability to understand Finnish is a bonus.

We offer the chance to work in a small team of full-time and freelance
proofreaders and translators. The main language is English and most tasks
involve proofreading. We also receive translation tasks to and from other
languages such as Swedish, German and Russian.

For further information on the Language Centre please see the description
on our website https://kielikeskus.jyu.fi/en and Language Services
http://kielikeskus.jyu.fi/en/language-services.

The job-specific pay component for the position of an
amanuensis/proofreader is determined on the basis of salary group 8 (2
310.29 Euros/month) in the university ancillary staff salary scale. In
addition, an individual pay component is paid on the basis of job
performance, which can amount to a maximum of 46,3% of the job-specific pay
component.

For more information, please contact the Head of Administration Dr Peppi
Taalas, tel. (mobile) +358 (0)50 5541 720, e-mail peppi.taalasjyu.fi.

Please submit the application together with an extract from your staff
record or a certified CV and enclosures serving to demonstrate your
competence and merits for the post to the University of Jyväskylä's
Registry Office, Seminaarinkatu 15, or to the postal address below. The
deadline for applications is 16 June, 2010 at 16.15. Applications will not
be returned.

Application Deadline: 16-Jun-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Registry Office
University of Jyväskylä
P.O.Box 35
Jyväskylä 40014
Finland
Contact Information:
Peppi Taalas
Email: peppi.taalasjyu.fi

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