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:

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:

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the Synthetic Biology and Biofuels Group, for a DBT sponsored project on consolidated bioprocessing of lignocellulosic biomass by thermotolerant S. cerevisiae, with Naseem Gaur.

Candidates: MSc in biotechnology, Biosciences or other relevant field; previous experience in biochemistry and molecular biology. NET or GATE qualified candidates preferred.

Applications, together with CV, by email to

Closing date for applications: 16 November 2015


Junior Research Fellow (JRF) project position at ICGEB, New Delhi with Amit Sharma

Positions are open starting 1 Dec 2015 and involve extensive work with stem-cell isolation and culture. Prior experience with cell-culture and molecular biology techniques is essential. Knowledge of bioinformatics tools will be useful. Only candidates who are net qualified and have JRF/ INSPIRE or any other national fellowship should apply.

Submit curriculum vitae, by email to:

Closing date for applications: 25 November 2015


Driver, ICGEB New Delhi

With Min. 5 years' experience as Staff Driver of senior staff (Director, Head of Organization, CEO or equivalent). Please see qualifications and responsibilties as per the announcement.

Applications: submit ICGEB's Personal History Form (which reflects full Curriculum Vitae).

Address applications to: Personnel Unit, ICGEB New Delhi, India by Email to: rakhi@icgeb.res

Closing date for applications: 30 November 2015


Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position in the DBT-ICGEB Centre for Advanced Bioenergy Research for a project on "Understanding Molecular Insights in Marine Microalgae through Omics REsaerch".

MSc in Biological Sciences or other relevant field and experience in algal strains, basic molecular biology and bioninformatics analyses.

Candidates: please send CV and cover letter to Pavan Jutur, ICGEB Campus, P.O. Box 10504Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067

Closing date for applications: 30 November 2015


Junior Research Fellow, Malaria Laboratory, for a 3-year position in a DBT Funded project on the study of biodiversity and bioactive natural products on non-sporulating fungi associalted with mangroves and sponges of Andaman Islands, under the supervision of Dinkar Sahal.

Applications, together with CV, by email to

Closing date for applications: 1 December 2015


Computer System Administrator. ICGEB New Delhi is seeking an experienced IT expert with working knowledge of modern Management practices, computer application and managemnet information systems.

Candidates should hold a MSc in Computer Applications / Bachelor degree in Engineering with Computer Science and have a minimum of 5 years' experience.

Submit full CV by completing the ICGEB Personal History Form, to:
Personnel Unit, ICGEB New Delhi, India

Closing date for applications: 15 December 2015



No vacancies are posted at the current time.


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