Senior Research Assistant (Adv#91/2023)

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Senior Research Assistant (Adv#91/2023)

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 organization icddr,b encourages women and people with disabilities.

The Position holder will work in a project for Climate Change Impacts on Health and Population in Bangladesh: a study of Vulnerable Coastal Districts study under the Climate Change and Health of the Health System and Population Studies Division.

Key Responsibilities:

The Senior Research Assistant will report to Research Investigator and will be responsible for planning, designing, data analyzing, report writing, manuscript development, and implementation of research projects. S/he will be involved in–

The specific areas of responsibilities are detailed below:

  • Develop questionnaire in coordination with PI for household survey
  • Develop data collection tool using KOBO toolbox
  • Analyse and interpret Data
  • Develop guideline/ user manual for tab-based data entry
  • Train enumerators for data collection
  • Review literature
  • Prepare reports and manuscript in consultation with PI.

Required qualification and experience:

  • Masters in Statistics/ Applied Statistics;
  • Relevant experience of 3 years on similar works including experience of working with R, STATA, SPSS, SurveyCTO and KOBO toolbox
  • Previous experience of questionnaire development, data collection, data cleaning, and data analysis will have an added advantage.

Location: Dhaka

Contract Type and duration:

  • CSA basis for 6months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of fund and performance.

Salary & benefits:

  • Tk 43,423 /-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 fulfill the requirements should submit online applications using icddr,b website: by 18th January, 2023.