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.


Applications are invited for:


Research positions in Molecular Medicine, Structural Parasitology Group, with Amit Sharma

Positions are open starting 1 June 2016. Projects include:

a) protein structure determination
b) malaria parasite biology
c) genomics and metagenomics
d) molecular medicine

Minimum eligibility:

1) INSPIRE award for Ph. D. or for post-doc
2) SPM award for Ph. D.
3) Any JRF for Ph. D.

Submit curriculum vitae by Email to by 25 May 2016


Secretary / Administrative Assistant

The incumbent will  provide secretarial / administrative assistance to Senior Management. The incumbent should have an outstanding ability of file management and documentation and must be capable of handling confidential and important correspondence. The incumbent should be able to interact efficiently with visitors/outsiders/senior officials.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.    
  • Vocational or professional qualification, preferably in Secretarial Practice course from a reputed institute, is an added advantage.


Minimum two years of experience in handling administrative/secretarial work, preferably in an international organisation.

Applicants should submit their full CV by completing the ICGEB’s Personal History Form available on this page.

Applications should be addressed to Personnel Unit, ICGEB, New Delhi, India

Deadline for submission of applications: 2 May 2016


20 April 2016

Senior Research Fellow SRF in a DBT funded project

Applications are invited to fill a vacancy of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) position in a DBT funded project “Metabolic engineering for production of terpenoids in tobacco plants”. Candidates should have a  MSc in the Life sciences, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology  or any related area, and two years'  research experience with a good track record. Work experience in the area of  Proteomics, Metabolomics, Protein expression and purification is desirable. Experience in handling Mass Spectrometry is highly desirable, but not essential.

Applications with full particulars should be sent to: Dr. V Siva Reddy
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi – 110 067
By  e-mail to: within 15 days of this announcement.  The appointment will be for six months and co-terminate with the project period.




Applications are invited for:

ICGEB NEW DELHI, INDIA - Admission to PhD Programme-2016

Applications are invited from candidates for admission to the PhD Program (2016) of ICGEB in three streams: Molecular Medicine, Plant Biology and Integrative Biology.

The last date for submitting online application for admissions in ICGEB-JNU Ph.D. program 2016 has been extended till 15th May,2016

Minimum qualification:

(A) First class (60% or equivalent grade) M.Sc. in any branch of Science (e.g. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics etc) or M.Tech. or M.B.B.S. or M.V.Sc. or M.Pharm. or equivalent qualification recognized by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, is required. Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination this year may also apply; they will be admitted provisionally pending satisfactory fulfillment of the above requirements at the time of joining.

B) The applicant should have cleared any one of following examination: CSIR-UGC, ICMR, DBT (I), DST-INSPIRE, BINC or any other equivalent JRF examination and fellowships must be valid for at least four years.

Application procedure:

(A) Applications MUST be filled online (visit website for detailed instructions and online submission).

(B) Print the online receipt and the admit card, generated after the successful online submission.

(C) Send the signed hard copy of the online receipt along with (i) a crossed Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- (non-refundable), in favour of “ICGEB, New Delhi”, payable at New Delhi (ii) documentary evidence for SC/ST/OBC (non­-creamy layer), if applicable to The Administrative officer, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi – 110067 by 30 April 2016

The envelope should be clearly marked with “Application for Ph.D. Programme –2016”. Eligible candidates will be called for a written exam on June 13th, 2016. Candidates shortlisted based on the results of written exam will be interviewed on June14th & 15th, 2016. Visit our website for more details on the research groups.




No vacancies are posted at the current time.



No vacancies are posted at the current time.


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