Chief editor and Editor, two full-time, bilingual positions

2012-01-27 1,354

Chief editor and Editor, two full-time, bilingual positions
POSTECH Bilingual Campus Program

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea is a world-class research university, which launched a bilingual campus program in March 2010.  Most lectures at POSTECH are now delivered in English, and university documents and postings as well as publications and materials are extensively translated and produced in English.

The Bilingual Campus (BC) Program is responsible for overseeing this ground-breaking venture, providing visioning, translation and editing of documents, articles, and transcripts. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of work promoting world-class innovation and collaboration across languages.

POSTECH is recruiting for two positions within the Bilingual Campus Office: Chief editor and Editor.

Responsibilities include:

1. The Chief editor and Editor provide self-sufficient professional bilingual service, which includes translation of Korean documents into English and vice versa.

2. The Chief editor additionally
a. makes final review of all documents translated by Bilingual Campus editors;
b. coordinates bilingual activities of POSTECH.

Qualifications of the candidates:

1. Fully bilingual or near-native in Korean and English.
2. Advanced training and skills, and extensive experience in professional writing beyond foreign schooling and conversational fluency.
3. Intimately familiar with Korean and American cultures, societies, and customs beyond foreign schooling or living.

Compensations are competitive.

The ideal candidate is willing to relocate to Pohang, South Korea. Telecommuting may be considered.  The current positions are available on an annual contract basis.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and sample articles to:
Yong-kyoo Lee, International Relations Office