IBAB seeks to appoint an Administrative Officer for taking overall charge of administration. This is a senior level position reporting to the Dean/Director of the Institute. The candidate should have sufficient, demonstrated experience in administration of a reasonable sized organization.

Position Overview:

The selected candidate shall be responsible for running a proactive, responsive administrative system based on the policy guidelines set up by the Institute. The institute maintains a lean structure in Administration, Finance and Technical and other support systems. The candidate should have proven ability of co-coordinating and leading the teams working for Administration, Finance, Purchase & Stores, Construction works, Hospitality & Security, Student support, Hostel, Technical services etc. It is essential that the incumbent is a well-organized individual with excellent communication and multi-tasking skills who thrives on diversity in an evolving professional environment.

The position of Administrative Officer at IBAB is a contract position, to be filled on Contract from amongst the eligible candidates working in large Academic Organisations or retired personnel who have experience in Administration.


Overall responsibility of Administration, Finance, Purchase & Stores, Construction works, Hospitality & Security, Student support, Hostel, Technical services etc.

Correspondence with the state and central govt departments and other government and non-governmental organizations.

Support the Director/Dean in all matters of administration

Qualification criteria:

(a) Essential: Post Graduate/MBA in any discipline, from a recognized university.

                        Knowledge of use of personal computer and its applications.

(b) Desirable: Degree in Law.

Experience: Minimum 15 years of experience in a reputed Academic institution/R& D Centre/ PSUs, preferably Academic institution.

Age limit: Below 65

Salary: Based on experience and abilities.

Nature of appointment: Contract

How to apply: Interested candidates may send in their application with Curriculum Vitae (CV) in the following format by email to ao@ibab.ac.in  The last date for receipt of application is 25 March 2024.

Format of application:

1. Full name; 2. Address for correspondence; 3. Permanent address; 4. Nationality; 5. Date of birth; 6. Educational qualifications with complete details; 7. Experience with complete details; 8. Names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three Professional Referees (one must be/have been a Direct Supervisor) who have supervised work in the recent past; 9. Scale of pay and Basic pay drawn with details of allowances and total emoluments drawn; 10. Any other relevant information.

Only those candidates shortlisted will be requested to send the copies of their certificates & testimonials by post.

The Institute, at its discretion, may relax the essential conditions regarding qualifications and age in case of deserving candidates with outstanding experience and proven ability.

IBAB reserves the right to fill or not to fill the post advertised. Only candidates called for interview will be informed of the result and no interim correspondence shall be entertained.

A brief on IBAB:

The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) is an autonomous institution under the aegis of the Department of Electronics, IT, BT and S&T, based in Electronics City, Bengaluru. It runs two inter-disciplinary masters’ and a PhD programme. The faculty are engaged in research in emerging areas of biotechnology, bioinformatics and big data. They have received funding from various sources and have an excellent publication record. The institute has state-of-the-art infrastructure for both experimental and computing research.

To know more about the institute, visit www.ibab.ac.in.