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:

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Cancer Genomics Group

Candidates should have a strong background in one or more of the following areas: cancer molecular and cell biology and cancer genomics.

Applications, with a CV, Cover letter and 3 references, by email to:

Clsoing date: 30 September 2015


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:



Applications are invited for:

Administrative Officer, New Delhi Component

The ICGEB invites applications for the post of Administrative Officer, New Delhi Component

The incumbent will handle all matters involving the administrative and general service functions of the New Delhi Component. He/she reports directly to the Director of the Component on matters pertaining to its administration, including accounts, finance, procurement, funding, management of human resources and other relevant issues.

Candidates should possess at least a Masters degree in financial management and/or accounting, and a post-graduate qualification or MBA in a related discipline, with at least 10 years of proven relevant experience at the supervisory level in the area of financial management, with exposure to Human Resources management, and a sound knowledge of the requirements of the UN Common System relating to finance and HR issues. Some knowledge of, or exposure to, the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) would be a distinct advantage. Fluency in English is essential, knowledge of Hindi an asset.

Candidates should submit their full CV by completing the ICGEB’s Personal History Form (above), together with a cover letter outlining motivation for application and full contact details of at least three referees.

Applications should be addressed to Personnel Unit, ICGEB, Padriciano 99, 34149 Trieste, Italy
E-mail:, quoting reference PU/AOND/04-15

Closing Date: 31 August 2015


Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position in the DBT-ICGEB Centre for Advanced Bioenergy Research for a project entitled "Understanding molecular mechanisms in marine microalgae through integrated Omics research".

Candidates should hold a Masters in Biological Sciences or other relevant field.

Applications, with a cover letter, should be addressed to: Dr. Pavan Jutur, ICGEB New Delhi, P.O. Box 10504, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067

Closing Date: 28 August 2015


Research Associate and Junior Research Fellow in the DBT Sponsored Project entitled "Computational and experimental characterization of stage specific arginine methylation in P falciparum proteome"

Candidates for RA should hold a PhD; candidates for JRF should hold a 1st Class MSc degree in Biotechnology/Life Science

Applications, with CV, cover letter and two references, should be addressed to: Dr. Dinesh Gupta, SCB Group, by email:

Closing date: 20 September 2015


JRF positions in Structural biology at ICGEB, New Delhi with Amit Sharma

Research positions are open starting 1 October 2015. Projects are specifically for protein structure analysis and involve drug binding studies.

The following are essential requirements for these posts:

1. Proficiency in linux/unix.

Email curriculum vitae to: by 25 September 2015



No vacancies are posted at the current time.


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