PhD opportunities within ASPIRE2025
PhD opportunities within ASPIRE2025 tobacco-free research collaboration in New Zealand
ASPIRE2025 welcomes applications from potential doctoral students who want to join an outstanding multi-disciplinary group of New Zealand tobacco control researchers, to undertake a PhD in any one of a very wide range of tobacco-related fields.
We are looking for top students who have an Honours or Masters degree in any discipline, who love to research and write, and who would like to study with the University of Otago in Wellington or Dunedin, or with Massey University in Wellington. Supervision is available from researchers with expertise in public health, medicine, public policy, marketing, and Maori Studies, and who have developed expertise across many fields of tobacco-related research.
All enquires in the first instance should be directed to the ASPIRE2025 research theme leaders for the field within you are interested in pursuing research.
Successful applicants will join a productive and collegial research team whose work has helped decrease smoking prevalence. We offer excellent support to talented students and welcome applications from qualified candidates wishing to work in this important and fulfilling field.
Important information to note:
- There are no specific funded PhD positions at this time, but competitive scholarships are available from the University of Otago, Massey University and other sources. The New Zealand Government funds the competitive New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships programme, and invites applications from international students with A or A+ academic backgrounds.
- Acceptance to the PhD program will depend on the quality of the candidate and the supervisory capacity.
- Please carefully read and familiarise yourself with the University of Otago’s entry requirements for International Students wishing to complete a PhD before making contact with your desired supervisor.