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In-house Swedish-English Translator

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  • Anställning

    Deltid, Tillsvidare

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    18 november

  • Sök jobbet senast

    2 december

Om jobbet

At Mälardalen University people meet who want to develop themselves and the future. Our 15 000 students read courses and study programmes in Business, Health, Engineering and Education. We conduct research within all areas of education and have internationally outstanding research in future energy and embedded systems. Our close cooperation with the private and public sectors enables us at MDH to help people feel better and the earth to last longer. Mälardalen University is located on both sides of Lake Mälaren with campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås.

The Division of Communications and External Relations is responsible for the trademark of MDH, internal and external communications, national and international student recruitment, event coordination, MDH’s strategic cooperation agreements and fundraising.

Employment information

Employment: Permanent employment
Scope: 60 %
Closing date for application: 2020-12-02
Campus location: Västeras
School: The Division of Communication and External Relations

Position description

Mälardalen University invites applications for the post of In-house Translator to join our Communications team.

As MDH's translator, you will be responsible for the University's official English translations and language reviews. MDH has British English as its official standard and our translator is an expert on the University's use of the English language.

Colleagues throughout the University can order translations both from Swedish to English and from English to Swedish and you will be responsible for delivering translations of the highest quality and accuracy on time. The work covers a large variety of texts, for example policy documents, web texts, programme- and course syllabuses, information for staff and students, marketing material, press and PR material, research presentations, research applications and scientific articles. You will also work with language reviews and proofreading of English-language documents and give advice to colleagues on the use of the English language.

Qualification requirements

  • Certified translator or professional translator with native or near-native English language skills and many years of solid professional experience of translation.
  • Degree in translation or any other relevant combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Experience in translating complex texts, for example in higher education and research.
Decisive importance is attached to personal suitability. We value the qualities that an even distribution of age and gender, as well as ethnic and cultural diversity, can contribute to the organization.


  • Experience of similar tasks from another higher education institution.
  • Knowledge of economics, technology, health care or education.


  • You find it stimulating to support others with a high level of service by having many contacts in the organisation.
  • You are used to prioritising and managing your work independently.
  • You are accurate, flexible and can handle work peaks that can occur.
  • You enjoy working in a structured way and with continuous improvement of routines and quality.
You will work at the Section for Communication and External Relations, which is part of the University's administration. We are responsible for the University's internal and external communication, national and international student recruitment, brand and media contacts as well as external relations such as career markets, mentoring programmes, strategic agreements and fundraising. You will report to the Group Manager for Campaigns and Projects.


Application is made online. Make your application by clicking the "Apply" button below.

The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the application is complete in accordance with the advertisement and will reach the University no later than closing date for application.

We look forward to receiving your application.


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