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TermNet - International network for terminology


TermNet member the European Central Bank has an immediate opening for a Terminologist/Language Technologist


Ref  ECB/041/12
Business Area  Secretariat & Language Services
Directorate / Division  Language Services Division

The Terminology/Language Technology (TLT) unit is part of the Language Services Division within the ECB’s Directorate General Secretariat and Language Services. The unit is responsible for providing terminology and language technology support to the ECB’s translators and lawyer-linguists – and to the linguistic staff at the central banks of the ESCB – in their work of preparing the ECB’s official publications, legal acts, and other communications activities in the official EU languages.

The successful candidate will join a team of four Terminologists/Language Technologists and a Senior Terminology/Language Technology Assistant. She/he will work on several terminology and language technology-related assignments and provide assistance to end-users of the ECB’s chosen computer-assisted translation tools.

The successful applicant will be entrusted with the following main tasks:

  • on the terminology side: coordinating terminology-related work with the ECB’s translators and lawyer-linguists, researching and compiling ESCB-related terminology in the official EU languages from a multiplicity of sources, and contributing to the development, maintenance, expansion and management of the ECB’s multilingual terminology databases in accordance with the needs of their users;
  • on the language technology side: implementing the language technology tools used at the ECB (including testing, upgrading and troubleshooting) and supporting the ECB’s translators, lawyer-linguists and their collaborators in the use of these tools, incorporating them in the linguists’ workflow, and creating, expanding and administering translation memories;
  • monitoring the development of and testing new language technology tools or software and evaluating their usefulness in facilitating the work of the ECB’s linguists and of their collaborators.

To enable the unit to fulfil its tasks of supporting the ECB’s linguists in performing their work and ensuring the smooth operation of the ECB’s language technology tools, the successful applicant will be expected to provide expert-level support and/or perform essential maintenance work occasionally during non-standard working hours.

For further information about the job description, qualifications and experience and how to apply for this job, got to: https://gs6.globalsuccessor.com/fe/tpl_ecb01ssl.asp?newms=jj&id=68296&newlang=1

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