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Study with us

We’re cultivating the next generation of home-grown world leading scientists and researchers. If you are interested in furthering your studies at the Malaghan Institute we have a range of opportunities for students who share a passion for biomedical research.

Current positions available

Tauira kua mutu i tana tohu paetahi / Postgraduate student: CAR T-Cell Research Programme

The Institute is seeking a passionate postgraduate student (Hons, MSc or BSc) to help us give New Zealanders access to the best possible cancer treatments. Find out more and apply.

Why study at the Malaghan

Postgraduate students who study with us are sought after internationally and have gone on to work at leading research institutes including the Trudeau Institute and National Institutes of Health in the United States, the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Australia.

The Malaghan Institute has a long-standing affiliation with New Zealand universities and we are considered one of the leading organisations for a PhD in Immunology.

While studying here, students are supported to attend international conferences and visit collaborators' laboratories overseas to keep abreast of the latest developments in their research field.

If you are interested in working on a specific project please contact the relevant Laboratory Head.

For general student inquiries please contact our HR Office.