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:

IT Assistant (Database and ERP Specialist), ICGEB Trieste

Candidates should submit their full CV and complete the ICGEB Personal History Form, together with a cover letter.

Applications should be addressed to: Personnel Unit, ICGEB, Padriciano 99, 34149 Trieste, Italy, quoting Reference: PU/TS/03-16

Closing date for submission: 5 September 2016



Applications are invited for:

Research Associate in an ICAR-NASF (National Agricultural Science Fund) funded project “Genetic Transformation and Development of Elite Transgenic Maize (Zea mays L.) for Biotic and Abiotic Stresses Tolerance”.

Applicants for RA position shouldhave Ph.D. degree in:

Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Biochemistry/Plant Molecular Biology/Plant Physiology/Botany or any related area with evidence of prior experience in maize transformation.

Additional experience in plant transformation of any cereal crop would be preferable.

The appointment would initially be for one year.

Interestedapplicants should send their detailed CV including brief synopsis regarding the previous research experience (along withcontact email address by email) to: Dr. Tanushri Kaul (

Group Leader, Nutritional Improvement of Crops Group, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110 067 within ten days fromthe date of advertisement.

Closing date for applications: 22 August 2016


Biotechnology research positions

Projects include:

a) protein structure determination
b) malaria parasite biology
c) genomics and metagenomics
d) molecular and cellular biology
e) bioinformatics and computational biology

Minimum eligibility for students who have already obtained a MSc:

1) INSPIRE award for PhD
2) SPM award for PhD

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae by email to: by 30 August 2016


Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Technical Assistant (TA) under the Indo-US Advanced Bioenergy Consortium for work in biomass production and abiotic stress tolerance in rice.

Applications by email to: Dr. Sneh Lata Singla-Pareek, Group Leader, Plant Stress Biology

Closing date for applications: 21 August 2016



No vacancies are posted at the current time.


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