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JOB POST: Group Leaders/ Scientists at ICGEB, New Delhi: Applications Open


The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi invites applications for the post of Group Leaders/ Scientists, New Delhi Component.
Incumbents can be of any nationality and must have an excellent post Ph.D. record of research/ publications in any area of modern biology and biotechnology. While highly competent candidates under any of the research mandates of ICGEB, New Delhi will be considered, expertise in areas of plant biology with direct applications in agriculture and virology concerning new and emerging diseases are currently preferred. ICGEB New Delhi provides a competitive and supportive research environment and state-of-the-art facilities.
The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), established in 1983, is an international, intergovernmental organization conceived as a Centre of excellence for research, training, and technology transfer to industry in the field of biotechnology to promote sustainable global development.


Group Leaders/ Scientists

Job Role

Candidate/s will be expected to initiate their own research programs, guide Ph.D. students and participate actively in teaching.


The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in any branch of science with expertise and experience in the areas of ICGEB’s mandate. Incumbent must have significant accomplishments commensurate with their career stage and should have proven ability to compete for extramural national/ international funding and head a successful research laboratory.
Applicants must have a sound record of research and publications in the above-cited area/s, evidence of independent research achievements, ability to guide Ph.D. students and teach Ph.D. level courses as well as post-Ph.D. level training programs will be an asset. Ability and commitment to building a dynamic research program of international stature are essential.
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The post is full-time. Initially, a 4-year contract will be offered with renewal subject to performance and will foresee an attractive salary package in India, within the United Nations Common System at a level commensurate with the incumbent’s qualifications and experience, including participation in the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund and international health insurance.
How to Apply?
To download the application form, click here.
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and names and addresses of three referees to The Director, ICGEB, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi- 110 067, INDIA.
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ICGEB, New Delhi Group Leaders/ Scientists Notification



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