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Research Positions at ICGEB, New Delhi [2 Vacancies]: Apply by June 30


The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi invites applications for the posts of Research Assistant and Research Associate under various funded projects.

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) – was established as a project of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in 1983. The Organisation has three Component laboratories with over 45 ongoing research projects in Infectious and Non-communicable diseases, Medical, Industrial, and Plant Biology Biotechnology in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India, and Cape Town, South Africa.

The post details are given below.


1. Research Assistant (01)

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in the multi-centric research project under the supervision of Prof. V.S. Chauhan, ICGEB, New Delhi.

  • M.Sc./M.Tech (Preferably in Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Life Sciences).
  • Candidates with prior research experience in Image classification/Deep Learning/Machine Learning/computer programming will be preferred.

The initial appointment will be for 6 months, which will be extendable on satisfactory work performance.

How to Apply?

Interested applicants should submit their application addressed to Prof. V.S. Chauhan by 30th June 2020, by Email: vsc.icgeb@gmail.com. Candidates are requested to write “application for Research Assistant” in the email subject and the email should have the following documents:

  1. Full updated Curriculum Vitae
  2. 2. Description of relevant research/work experience

Incomplete applications (without the above-mentioned documents) will not be accepted.  Only shortlisted candidates will be informed through e-mail regarding the interview date and time. Interviews will be conducted in person (at ICGEB), or via Skype (Only for outstation candidates). No TA/ DA will be paid for attending the interview.


Email ID: vsc.icgeb@gmail.com

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2. Research Associate (Structural Immunology) (01)
  • The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences with strong background knowledge in biochemical/ structural biology techniques.
  • Candidates who have submitted Ph.D. thesis and are waiting for viva voce may also apply.
  • For such candidates, the fellowship amount will be that of an SRF until he/ she defends a Ph.D. thesis.
  • Having at least one first-author publication in peer-reviewed journals of high repute in the above subject areas is required.
  • Commendable experience in some of the following is preferable; Molecular biology bench works with PCR, cloning, and vector design. Cell culture, transfections, and Antibody screening using phage display library. Structural Biology of Protein-ligand interaction and the knowledge of techniques in macromolecular crystallography will be useful.

The project is funded for 3 years. The position is available for the first year and will be extended based on the performance evaluation.

How to Apply?
  1. Interested Candidates are requested to send their CV to the following email: dinakar.salunke55@gmail.com
  2. The last date for receiving the application is July 1, 2020.
  3. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to appear for an interview.
  4. No TA/ DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Email ID: icgeb@icgeb.res.in

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