|Senior Director, Infectious Diseases Division
icddr,b (formerly the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh) has a long tradition of outstanding research, and benefits from the ability to bring molecular science to address human disease, both in community-based and clinic-based research.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Senior Director of Infectious Diseases Division is a seasoned and strategic executive with an international reputation for excellence in the biomedical sciences. The position will be responsible for leading and effectively managing a team of research staff to guide and implement a thematic transformative research agenda which currently encompasses enteric and respiratory infections, emerging infectious diseases, vaccinology, and HIV/AIDS.S/he will be expected to ensure translation of research to influence national and global policies, achievement of excellence in priority research areas, provision of services that leverage research, and development of relevant institutional capacities. Working closely with other Senior Division Directors, s/he will develop a cutting edge program of research that takes advantage of the synergies presented by icddr,b’ssuperb field sites, clinical facilities, and laboratories.
The position will be based at icddr,b’s research centre headquarters in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Applications will be considered until the position is filled. icddr,b regrets that due to number of applications received, it will not be possible to reply to all individual applicants. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
icddr,b is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates.
For detailed information about the organisation, visit our website: www.icddrb.org.