Translator and Editor Positions Available (Daejeon, South Korea)
The Jeung San Do Research Institute is seeking translators from Korean into English/ German/ Spanish/ Portuguese/ Italian/ Greek/ Russian/ Vietnamese/ Arabic/ Hindi/ Malay-Indonesian/ Greek/ Japanese publications. The Research Institute also seeks for editors for English and German publications. Jeung San Do is a spiritual movement founded in Korea. The Research Institute, located in Daejeon South Korea, academically studies Jeung San Do teachings and translates them into foreign languages.
The position of translators the translation of lectures, books, articles, promotional materials and various compositions from Korean to other languages. The position of editors entails the revision of translated works, producing original composition, creating promotional material, proofreading, and any other tasks related to publication of English and German.
Native speakers of the corresponding language with an advanced degree in literature, religion, or philosophy preferred. Excellent understanding of written and spoken Korean required. Good comprehension of Eastern philosophy texts in Korean required. Willingness and ability to work and live within a foreign culture.
Native speakers of English and German with an advanced degree in literature, religion, or philosophy preferred. Extensive professional experience with editing/writing, referencing style manuals required.
* LENGTH OF CONTRACT:
one year (renewable)
9am ~ 6pm (Monday-Friday)
Rent-free accommodations (single furnished studio), round-trip airfare, paid leave
Send cover letter, resume and writing samples via e-mail. Candidates may later be asked to submit other documents. For more information about Jeung San Do visit us on the web at www.jeungsando.org.
Jeung San Do Research Institute
356-8 Seonhwa-dong, Jung-gu, Daejeon
34862, South Korea
Tel : 82-42-70-8644-3021
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org (Young-mi Lee)