PhD Program

Infection and Immunity at Doherty Institute


    This Program is available to all University of Melbourne graduate researchers based at The Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity - a joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

    By choosing the Doherty Institute to complete your PhD, you will learn from global leaders in infection and immunity, have access to high-calibre scientists and facilities in an environment where discovery research meets diagnosis and surveillance of infectious disease outbreaks, epidemiology, genomics, and clinical and translational research.

    Supplement your passion for scientific research with workshops, seminars and internships delivered by our partners in the biopharmaceutical industry.

    Engage with experts from patent attorney firms to large pharmaceutical companies. Learn about the issues in taking discoveries to market and research and career opportunities beyond the Institute research environment.

    How to participate

    To be eligible to participate in this PhD Program, you must be a currently enrolled University of Melbourne PhD candidate undertaking your research in a relevant area.

    If you are not a currently enrolled PhD candidate, you will need to apply for admission to your PhD degree in one of the associated faculties first. For information on how to apply for PhD candidature, including advice on finding a supervisor, please see the graduate research How to Apply pages on the Study website.

    PhD positions are now open. To find out more visit the Doherty website.

    For more information about the Program, please contact  Dr Marie Greyer, PhD Programs Officer,