PhD Candidate - ACIAC: English-Chinese Translation Studies

at Western Sydney University - Graduate Research School

What does the scholarship provide?

Domestic candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of up to $30,000 per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs, supported by the Research Training Program (RTP) Fees Offset. International candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of up to $30,000 per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs. Those with a strong track record will receive a tuition fee waiver and Overseas Student Health Cover (single policy). Funding is also available for project costs subject to approval by the Institute.

Eligibility criteria

We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds, who are keen to apply their skills to English-Chinese translation and Australia-China cultural communication. In particular, the project is suitable for candidates with strong interests in English-Chinese audiovisual translation and reception studies of subtitled films and TV programs, or Chinese translations of Australian literature or English translations of Chinese literature, or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Translation with a focus on translating culture and translation as a communication.The successful applicant should: hold an Australian Bachelor (Honours) degree in Arts (H2A or H1) or equivalent overseas qualifications and experience OR equivalent qualifications and evidence of research experience (including publications) in Australian-China arts and culture. have demonstrated excellent academic performance. demonstrate a good understanding of cultural translation theories and their application. be highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level. have excellent oral and written communication skills and good team-working experience. have research experience culture and translation. provide a research proposal that works within the project aims as listed above.

International applicants must also demonstrate English language proficiency.

Please contact the Graduate Research School via email at for more information.

Penrith New South Wales Australia

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