Senior Research Officer (Adv#137/2024) , ICDDRB , Dhaka

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Senior Research Officer (Adv#137/2024)

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. icddrb as a values-based organization encourages women and people with disabilities.

Job Summary:

The Senior Research Officer will be responsible for designing and implementing qualitative data collection, analysis to attain study objectives for conducting high-quality research within the guidelines of the research protocol and organizational values.


  • Work with Principal Investigator (PI) in creating detailed research design and methodology to achieve the study objectives;
  • Circulate new protocol drafts internally and externally, seek feedback and modify accordingly; Coordinate with Research Administration (RA) for approvals for research-related activities;
  • Impart quality training for field staff on qualitative research methods, project design and methods, qualitative research tools, field procedures, data coding and analysis;
  • Create detailed project plan covering milestones, deliverables etc.; Assign work to team members and initiate activities as per project plan;
  • Develop and revise tools; Prepare research communication materials;
  • Supervise data collection and perform quality assurance activities, conduct periodic field visits for coordination and mitigating operational challenges;
  • Analyze qualitative data and draw scientific inferences;
  • Prepare presentation slides and assist the PI in making presentation in different scientific forum;
  • Write study reports and articles for peer-reviewed journals;
  • Conduct peer reviews of manuscripts of other researchers.


  • Master’s degree in Anthropology from reputed institute with excellent academic records.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in qualitative research in public health (preferably in maternal, newborn and child health/ adolescent health /sexual and reproductive health and rights) with strong interpersonal and excellent communication and writing skills in English.
  • Must have strong critical thinking skills, ability to identify substantive problems that threaten to the research activities and creative capacity to resolve these problems. S/he should be proactive, dynamic, and capable of working independently.

Location: Mohakhali campus, Dhaka.

Contract Type and duration:

  • Fixed Term; duration will be 1 Year with a possibility of extension subject to availability of fund and performance.

Salary & benefits:

  • Annual 9,09,360/- inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances and other admissible benefits
  • 14.8% provident fund contribution, income tax paid by icddr,b, children allowance @Tk.1,917/- per child per month, festival bonus, contributory healthcare support including dependent spouse and children, group life insurance, 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;
  • icddr,b does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.


WORK HOURS: 8 Hours a Day

Dhaka, Bangladesh
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