International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Job Vacancy: Group Leader, New Delhi - India

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)
Applications are invited for Group Leader positions at International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi Component.

ICGEB is an international intergovernmental organization with components at Trieste (Italy), New Delhi (India) and Cape Town (South Africa) and works under the United Nations Common System.

ICGEB is a Centre of Excellence for research and training in biotechnology addressing issues of the developing world. It has a high scientific reputation worldwide reflected in its many contributions to fundamental research and its translational impact. ICGEB, New Delhi has more than two dozen independent groups working in three broad domains: Molecular Medicine, Plant Biology and Integrative Biology.

Incumbents can be of any nationality and must have an excellent record of research/ publications in any area of modern biology and biotechnology. Ability and commitment to build a dynamic program of international stature is essential. Incumbents must have significant accomplishments commensurate with their career stage and should have the ability to compete for extramural national/international funding. Incumbents will be expected to initiate their own research programs, guide Ph.D. students and participate actively in teaching Ph.D. level courses as well as post-Ph.D. level training programmes. ICGEB, New Delhi provides competitive and supportive research environment and state-of-the-art facilities with attractive employment packages in the Indian context. While highly competent candidates under any of the research mandates of ICGEB, New Delhi will be considered, expertise in the areas of Plant Biology and Virology are currently preferred. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and a statement of proposed research along with names and addresses of three referees to: The Director, ICGEB, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi- 110 067, INDIA. Additionally, applicants should submit Personal History Form available online at: CLICK HERE and address it to:

Closing Date: 22 March 2017