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Project Positions at NIBMG, West Bengal [5 Vacancies]: Apply by Nov 24


The National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG), West Bengal invites applications for various project positions under the project entitled “GenomeIndia: Cataloguing the Genetic Variation in Indians”.

National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) is a national level research institute for genomic medicine. It is located at Kalyani West Bengal—50 km from Kolkata. It has been established as an autonomous institution under the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. This is the first institution in India explicitly devoted to research, training, translation, and service, and capacity-building in biomedical genomics.

Project Details

The GenomeIndia Project is a Multi-Centre, Multi-Institutional Project which aims at performing whole-genome sequencing (WGS) of at least 10,000 individuals representing the Indian population in order to create a detailed catalog of genetic variations. The information from the catalog will be made publicly available through a web portal.

The post details are given below.


1. Project Manager (01)
  • MSc with at least 3 years of experience in project management.
  • An experience that requires commendable Social Skills.
  • Experience in the management of a large project(s).
  • Planning and execution of field visit and sample collection.
  • Administrative and financial management of the Project.

Rs. 70,000/- per month


2. Project Assistant (02)
  • Ph.D./ M.Sc which involved human sample collection/ wet-lab experiments
  • Analysis of genotype data.
  • Knowledge in Social/ Biological Anthropology.
  • Field visit and Sample collection.
  • Assistance in wet-laboratory experiments with biological samples.

Rs. 31,000/- per month


3. Field Data Collector (01)
  • B.Sc.
  • Experience in fieldwork that involved human sample collection.
  • An experience that requires commendable Social Skills.
  • Trained to draw blood samples from humans (phlebotomist).

Rs. 18,000/- per month


4. Lab Technician (01)
  • Diploma holder in clinical Biochemistry with 3 years of experience or a B.Sc.
  • Experience in working with human samples.

Rs. 18,000/- per month



These positions are contractual, and appointments will be initially given for one year, which is extendable depending upon the performance and requirements of the project.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here. The last date to apply is November 24, 2020.

The decision of NIBMG in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance, or rejection of the application, mode of selection, and conduct of interviews will be final and binding on the candidates. In exceptionally meritorious cases, the eligibility requirements may be relaxed by the competent authority.


For full notification, click the link below.

NIBMG, West Bengal Project Positions Recruitment



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