The University of Sydney is offering PhD scholarships to work on an international translation project funded by the Australian Research Council. A central task of the project is to design and develop multilingual databases of translations to investigate specialised translations under the supervision of an international translation research team. Domestic and international students are eligible to apply and should have native or near native competency in English and in one of the following languages: Italian, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese. Preference will be given to applicants who have relevant research background in translation studies with a good understanding of corpus translation studies. Further details follow below.
Proven fluency in two (or more) languages other than English as listed above.
The scholarship is valued at $25,849 per annum (tax exempt) and may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress. Please note that this scholarship does not cover any tuition fees payable by international students.
Further information can be obtained from Associate Professor Christine Ji, Department of Chinese Studies, School of Languages and Cultures, The University of Sydney (Phone: +61 2 9351 4512).
Applications should be sent direct to A/Prof Christine Ji at the above email address and should include
– an up-to-date resume including qualifications
– a copy of an academic transcript
– a research proposal (up to 10 A4 pages); and
– the names and contact details of at least two referees.