If you find what we do interesting, get in touch (paul.gardner@otago.ac.nz)! We're always interested in hearing from potential students or postdocs. 

Before you contact me I strongly recommend you read some articles and draft a relevant project proposal.
To apply, please email a cover letter, proposal, CV, academic transcript and the names of at least two referees to: paul.gardner@otago.ac.nz

Required background: An honours or masters degree in a biological or mathematical discipline such as biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, maths, statistics, physics and/or computer science, and a demonstrated interest in developing bioinformatic skills.

Please submit applications with:
1. A cover letter.
2. A CV, with at least 2 academic references.
3. Academic transcripts from your post-graduate and under-graduate degrees.
4. A brief project proposal based upon these references.

Regulations regarding the PhD program at the University of Otago can be found here: