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Research Officer (Adv#105/2024)
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDRB)
Job Expired 23 Apr 2024
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Posted on : April 06, 2024 Application deadline : April 23, 2024

Research Officer (Adv#105/2024)

icddr,b is a Bangladesh-based international health research institute that strives to solve key public health problems through high-quality scientific research and innovation. As a values-based organisation, icddr,b encourages women and people with disabilities.

Environmental Health and WASH Research Group under the Health Systems and Population Studies Division has focused on determining and mitigating environmental pollution, evaluating WASH strategies for improved health, and generating evidence to understand the extent of environmental pollution and contamination in low-resource settings.

Position Description:
The Research Officer will report to the Research Investigator and will be responsible for leading the field team, monitoring data collection, planning, organizing and participating in workshops, seminars or other sessions with GoB stakeholders, policy planners and relevant field experts. S/he will be involved in -
  • Plan, communicate, and organize field visits as per study needs;
  • Supervise the field team to ensure the quality of data
  • Implement the field activities through appropriate planning and execution
  • Provide training to the field staff;
  • Prepare participants list, and invite workshop participants
  • Support in analyzing and interpreting data;
  • Support to prepare different reports;
  • Work with PI in preparing quarterly progress reports, final technical reports and other reports as per donor requirements.
  • Organize workshops, dissemination and other project events
  • Take all relevant field notes, tracking and documentation of the day-to-day project activities and updating the progress to the supervisor in order to fulfil the study objectives;

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Master’s in Public Health/Environmental Science/Economics/Political Science with good academic records;
  • At least 3 years of working experience in conducting research, team supervision, and management.

Location: Mohakhali, Dhaka

Number of Positions: 01

Contract Type and Duration:

  • Short Term Contractual Service Agreement basis; duration will be 3 months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and performance.

Salary & benefits:

  • Tk. 59,900/-per month (consolidated) inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances;
  • Festival bonus, income tax paid by icddr,b and subsidized canteen; Transport and daycare facilities are subject to space availability.

Notes of attention:

  • Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for written test /interview;
  • The Organization reserves the right to make an appointment at a grade lower than that advertised
  • icddr,b does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process

Interested candidates who fulfil the requirements should submit online applications using icddr,b website: by April 23, 2024.

This position is no longer open.