Language Practitioner

To edit, translate and proofread study material and other texts such as research articles, glossaries, abstracts, and official institutional documents in the official languages of South Africa in accordance with the directorate’s mission and standards.

Minimum Requirements:
• Grade 12 (Matric) plus bachelor’s degree or National Diploma (i.e., in Language Practice/Applied Language Study/Applied Linguistics/ Linguistics) majoring in Translation and Language Editing.
• The relevant qualification to edit and translate in and from English and one of the other official languages.

• Experience in the editing and translation of academic texts.

▪ Language
▪ Substantive
▪ Technical

▪ Language & Style,
▪ Meaning & Content
▪ Technical Element Translation

Assumption of duty : as soon as possible
Remuneration : Remuneration is commensurate with the number of pages produced
Closing date : 25 February 2022

Enquiries: (012) 429 2066 Mrs NM van Vuren (HR: Contracts)
(011) 471 3475 Dr M Vergie (Language Services Directorate)

Application can be forwarded by email to: [email protected]

Applicants will be subjected to language editing and translation selection tests in the prescribed languages.

The complete prescribed application form attached herewith must be accompanied by Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and Certified Copies (within the previous six months) of;
o identity document;
o all educational qualifications;
o academic transcripts/records;
o proof of SAQA verification of foreign qualifications (if applicable)

The detailed advertisement can be found on the Unisa website:
• Unisa is not obliged to fill an advertised position.
• Late, incomplete, and incorrect applications will not be considered.

We welcome applications from Persons with Disabilities

All applications should reach UNISA before 16h00 on the closing date.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within two
months after closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was not successful

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