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The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), established in 1987, is an international, intergovernmental organization conceived as a Centre of excellence for research and training with special regard to the needs of the developing world. 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:

Research Associate (RA: 1 No.) position in the Omics of Algae Group and DBT-ICGEB Centre for Advanced Bioenergy Research.

Job Title : Research Associate

Code : DBT-RA-I

No.of.Posts : 1

Project Title : “Phenotypic Screening of Oleaginous Microalgae for Increased Lipid Productivity without Compromising Growth using Chemical Modulators for Cost-effective Biofuels”

Funded By : Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, GoI, New Delhi, India.

Principal Investigator :  Dr. Pavan Jutur


  • Candidates should hold a PhD in Biotechnology, Life Sciences or other relevant field.
  • Experience of handling algal strains is mandatory, and knowledge in omics biology.

How to Apply :

Please note all these positions are temporary project positions whose duration is only for the tenure of the DBT-funded project.

Send CV, cover letter and detailed description of scientific experience – and mention code of the position – to:
Dr. Pavan Jutur, Group Leader, Omics of Algae Group
ICGEB Campus, P.O. Box 10504, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi 110067
Email: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 20 March 2017

Application Deadline – 20th March 2017

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