The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), established in 1987, is an international, intergovernmental organization conceived as a Centre of excellence for research and training with special regard to the needs of the developing world. The Centre conducts innovative research in life sciences and strengthens the research capability of its over 60 Member States through training, funding programs and advisory services. Located in Trieste (Italy), New Delhi (India) and Cape Town (South Africa), and in collaboration with over 40 Affiliated Centres worldwide, the three ICGEB Components provide a scientific and educational environment of the highest international standards.


No vacancies are posted at the current time.



Applications are invited for:

Research Associate Position at ICGEB, New Delhi with Dr. Amit Sharma

Starting 15th July 2015, the position relates to a project specifically for in silico drug docking, screening, design, optimisation and linkage with active chemists. Experience in many docking softwares and operating systems is essential. Additional experience in bioinformatics and computational biology tools will be useful.

Submit curriculum vitae to:

Closing date: 5 July 2015


Junior Research Fellow Positions in the Structural Biology Laboratory at ICGEB, New Delhi with Dr. Amit Sharma.

JRF positions are open starting 1st August 2015. Projects are specifically for protein crystallographic analysis of protein-drug complexes. CSIR/SPM/INSPIRE/DBT/UGC JRF clearance is an essential requirement for this post.

Submit curriculum vitae by email to: together with three letters of recommendation by:

20th July 2015



Applications are invited for:

PhD and Postdoctoral Positions in leishmaniasis and tuberculosis, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Division of Immunology. Positions are available to support the program on "Immunology of Infectious Diseases in Africa", under the supervision of Prof. Frank Brombacher, Group Leader, ICGEB Cape Town and Dr. Reto Guler.

Applications should be sent by email to:



UAE University

Professor / Reserach Associate Professor in Plant Molecular Genetics/Genomics at the Khalifa Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

The successful candidate's research will focus on the molecular basis of the response(s) of plants to abiotic stress using multidisciplinary approaches that include molecular biology, biochemistry, functional genomics and transgenic technologies. 

Minimum Qualification  Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Genetics/genomics. 

Preference will be given to applicants with strong research programs, demonstrated by a number of high quality publications in the area of plant genomics in relation to development of salt and drought tolerant plants. 

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience  Postdoctoral or professional research experience in fields is desirable. Candidates should have an established research program and an excellent record of scholarly activity with a research experience of at least 5 or 10 years. Researchers are expected to undertake major research projects, demonstrate a significant reputation for independent research, and provide academic leadership to those working in their own research areas. Also expected to support the management activity of the Center, and contribute to the delivery of research.  


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