PhD Scholarship – Chinese Art History @ UMelb

umelbApplications are invited for a PhD scholarship associated with an Australian Research Council (ARC) funded Future Fellowship study into the international context of modern and contemporary Chinese art. The study, led by ARC Future Fellow Dr Claire Roberts (Associate Professor of Art History), is based at the University of Melbourne. The student will be full time. S/he will pursue an independent PhD research project, and also contribute to the larger ARC project, which involves collaborative research, international workshops, and the development of exhibitions.

We are seeking a highly motivated student with demonstrable research skills, writing experience, and expertise in one or more of the following fields: Chinese studies, art history & theory, visual cultures, critical & curatorial studies, and intercultural communication. The student will be expected to engage deeply with issues related to Chinese art; proficiency in Chinese is strongly recommended.

Applications are welcome from both domestic and international students.

Applications close 31 October, 2015

The successful application will receive an annual allowance and other benefits as per the Australian Postgraduate Award.

The successful applicant must meet the Entry Requirements for the PhD Arts (found here,, and have received a minimum result of first class Honours in the qualifying degree. Meeting the University’s English language requirements is essential.

Applications are to be made in accordance with the Faculty of Arts PhD application process

Intending applicants should email Associate Professor Claire Roberts at prior to submitting their application.

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