The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), established in 1987, is an international, intergovernmental organisation conceived as a Centre of excellence for research, training and technology transfer to industry in the field of biotechnology to promote sustainable global development. 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:


Chief, Financial Services

Duty Station: Trieste, Italy

Date Required: 1 April 2019

Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Legal & Administration, the incumbent will be responsible for the preparation and control of budget expenditures and the financial administration of the ICGEB.

Qualifications: Advanced University degree in finance, accounting, management, public or business administration, economics or other related fields. A minimum of 7 years' experience in a similar position is required and knowledge of the UN system, an asset.

Closing date for Applications: 28 February 2019



Applications are invited for:


Senior Research Fellow (SRF) Position in the field of Molecular Medicine, in the ICGEB-Emory Vaccine Program for a DST sponsored project to work on understanding human immunity to dengue and chikungunya co-infections.

Qualifications: MSc with 2 years' research experience. Background in immunology/cell biology preferred.

Applications: Interested candidates should submit their CV with a detailed description of research experience to Dr. Anmol Chandele by Email to

Closing date for applications: 10 February 2019


One Research Associate and one Junior Research Fellow positions are available in the Microbial Engineering Group for an industry sponsored project to work on genome engineering of fungal isolates for overproduction of cellulolytic enzymes.

Applications for the above posts should be sent via email along with the name of the post in the subject area, latest curriculum vitae and names and addresses of two referees.

Application to be addressed to Group Leader, Microbial Engineering Group, ICGEB, New Delhi and sent to email ID:

Closing date for applications: 10 February 2019



No vacancies are posted at the current time.


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