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 Associates in the DBT-ICGEB Centre for Advanced Bioenergy Research, for i) flux analysis and ii) a fermentation specialist

Qualifications: PhD in engineering, biotechnology, life science or other relevant field

Closing date for applications: 21 July 2017


Research/Administrative Assistant under the supervision of the Programme Coordinator and overall supervision of hte Director, analyse and write project proposals, prepare reports for funding bodies, assist in drafting research proposals and activities, statistics and documentation

Qualifications: Masters degree in science/technology

Closing date for applications: 25 July 2017


Program Manager (2 positions) and Research Associate (1 position) under the Mission Innovation (MI) India Programme set up by the Government of India, Department of Biotechnology, 

Eligibility: Programme Manager: 5-10 years research and/or management experience, post M.Tech/PhD preferably in energy, environmental sciences or related areas, with demonstrated skills in managing the project. 

Research Associate: M.Tech/PhD in the area of energy, environmental sciences, policies or related subject; 1-3 years post-M.Tech/PhD research and/or managment experience, an advantage.

Closing date for applications: 28 July 2017

Applications: indicating name of post in the subject area, Curriculum Vitae and names and addresses of three referees should be sent to:

Coordinator, Mission Innovation India
c/- ICGEB, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067 India


Research Positions in Structural Biology and Molecular Medicine at  ICGEB, New Delhi with Dr. Amit Sharma. Projects include:

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

Minimum eligibility: Education and training in bioinformatics, biochemistry, biotechnology and molecular biology. In addition, one of the following:

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

Submit curriculum vitae by email to by 31 August 2017


Group Leader positions at International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi Component.

Incumbents can be of any nationality and must have an excellent record of research/publications in any area of modern biology and biotechnology. Ability and commitment to build a dynamic program of international stature is essential. Incumbents must have significant accomplishments commensurate with their career stage and should have the ability to compete for extramural national/international funding.

Incumbents will be expected to initiate their own research programs, guide Ph.D. students and participate actively in teaching Ph.D. level courses as well as post-Ph.D. level training programmes. ICGEB, New Delhi provides competitive and supportive research environment and state-of-the-art facilities with attractive employment packages in the Indian context. While highly competent candidates under any of the research mandates of ICGEB, New Delhi will be considered, expertise in the areas of Plant Biology and Virology are currently preferred.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and a statement of proposed research along with names and addresses of three referees to:

The Director, ICGEB, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110 067, INDIA

Additionally, applicants should submit Personal History Form available on this page.



No vacancies are posted at the current time.



No vacancies are posted at the current time.


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