ILS PAS is recruiting an Native English Editor

Editorial board of the scientific journal ‘The Archive of Criminology’, issued by the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences is seeking an English-language Editor.

We are looking for an experienced editor (translator and simultaneously proofreader) who is able to check scientific articles written by non-native authors. The editor’s responsibilities will also include correction of the texts published on the journal’s website. We are looking for a person responsible for maintaining the highest level of quality translations, and contributing to linguistic quality control processes and procedures.


A candidate will have the following attributes:

  • British-English: Native level with a perfect command of Polish legal language;
  • an academic degree in law or social science;
  • proficient knowledge of legal English;
  • minimum of 2 years proved experience in translating from Polish or proofreading academic papers in the field of law or social sciences (a copy of translated/proofread papers should be provided);
  • a flair for transcreation text’s;
  • a keen eye for spotting grammatical errors and typos;
  • ability to work to deadlines;
  • flexible work attitude.

This is a great opportunity to join a highly skilled, dynamic team. If you believe you have the necessary skills to fit the editor’s role and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your CV, portfolio or references and an applicant’s consent for processing his/her personal data by the ILS PAS. The documents should be submitted in electronic form at: wydawnictwo@inp.pan.pl, not later than on 14 July 2019.

We reserve the right to contact only selected candidates.


We are planning a two-stage recruitment

  1. analysis of candidates’ applications;
  2. practical task (translation and proofreading text to 1800 characters with spaces)

The proofreading will be remunerated with respect to the number of pages translated and proofread. We offer the following remuneration rates:

  • 60,00 PLN gross for specialists translating per page (1800 characters with space);
  • 50,00 PLN gross for translating per page;
  • 20,00 PLN gross for proofreading per page.

Annually, approx. 25 000 PLN gross.