American Journal Experts (AJE) is the leader in author-oriented solutions in the world of academic publishing. AJE provides language editing, translation, and review services to international customers and publishing partners. We are looking for highly motivated, detail-oriented individuals to fill the role of full-time Managing Translator for the Chinese translation arm of the company. This is a great opportunity to get involved with a fast-growth start-up. The position is full-time and is located in Durham, North Carolina.
The Managing Translators at AJE are responsible for maintaining the high quality and accuracy of our translations, while managing a team of contract translators and serving as the liaison between the translator and the customer. They also play a vital role in the growth of the translation services by researching market fit for the language and contributing content to the website. To perform these tasks effectively, Managing Translators must be fluent and have research experience in both languages, be fair and honest managers, and be effective communicators. The Managing Translator is the core of AJE's translation service, and the quality the work performed by the person in this position has the largest influence on the success of our service.
This position involves work from home with the option to work in our office, as well as two or more required team meetings each month at our Durham office. Because we offer 24/7 service to our customers, work schedules do extend into holidays and weekends at times. The AJE work environment is stimulating and dynamic, and our team is filled with people who are hardworking and fun to work with. We are looking for employees who are independent, intelligent, flexible, and team-oriented leaders, as well as being self-motivated with good time management skills. A PhD is preferred, and relocation to North Carolina is required.
- Fluency in both Chinese and English, preferably including technical/research experience in both languages (Native Chinese speaker preferred)
- MD, PhD, or Masters degree
- Familiarity with Microsoft Word
- Strong time management skills
- Ability to work independently
TRANSLATOR - CHINESE
American Journal Experts is hiring Chinese-speaking graduate students, post docs, and professionals with advanced degrees in their field to translate manuscripts written by foreign researchers. To qualify as an AJE Translator, you must have technical fluency in your area of expertise, and experience working in a foreign-language setting is preferred.
As an AJE Translator, you control your workload and availability, and we match you to manuscripts in your field. Compensation is dependent on paper length and turnaround time.
For submissions: apply via AJE's career site (Translator, Managing Translator)