Dear colleagues and potential PhD candidates,


The Australia China Business Network within the University of Sydney Business School invites applications for a PhD scholarship on Australia China business cooperation. Details as below.


Best regards,


DR WEI LI  李薇 PhD, MSc, BA

Lecturer | International Business




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TOP Education Institute & University of Sydney Business School

PhD Scholarship focused on Australia China business cooperation


The Australia China Business Network within the University of Sydney Business School undertakes China related research with academic and corporate partners. It is recognised for its thought leadership reports on Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia.


Description: A full-time postgraduate research scholarship is available for a PhD candidate with a research interest in Australia China business cooperation, preferably relating to agribusiness.

Successful candidate profile:

·       Good written and verbal communication skills;

·       Ability to work both independently as part of a research team with academic staff, PhD candidates and industry partners;

·       Be able to spend significant time with partner organisations in China to collect data and information;

·       Possess statistical data analysis skills;

·       Participate in Network events, workshops and related industry seminars;

·       Contribute to consultancy reports;

·       Publish findings in reputable journals and present at national and international conferences;

·       A working knowledge of Chinese would be a benefit.


Eligibility: Application deadline information is 30 April 2015. All current information including application form can be found under the Partnered Research Scholarships link on the website  


Amount Awarded: The scholarship is valued at $30,000 per annum (tax exempt) and may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress. The scholarship is paid as stipend on a fortnightly basis. Successful international candidates may also be considered for a Fee Award that covers tuition fees.


Application Guide: For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Maryann van de Wetering [log in to unmask] or +61 2 9351 3086.


For academic enquires regarding the specific research area, please contact Professor Hans Hendrischke [log in to unmask] or +61 2 9351 3107.


Applications should be sent to Maryann van de Wetering, [log in to unmask]. Only complete applications will be considered by the Committee.


Closing Date: Close of business (4 p.m.) on Thursday 30 April 2015.


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