Thursday, May 23, 2013

Research Officer with Research Group of Maternal and Reproductive Nutrition under the Centre for Reproductive Health (Advertisement #213/13)

icddr,b invites applications from suitable candidates for the position of  Research Officer with Research Group of Maternal and Reproductive Nutrition under the Centre for Reproductive Health. The appointment will be made on a fixed-term basis for 1 year, which is renewable depending on performance and availability of funds.
Duty station – Parbatipur, Dinajpur.
Salary – Annual Tk.4,00,630/- inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances with other admissible benefits.
Benefits/facilities – 14.8% retirement fund contribution by icddr,b, children allowance @Tk.1,420/- per child per month, medical facilities for dependent spouse and children, group life insurance. Subsidized canteen, transport and daycare facilities subject to availability.
Application Deadline: May 29, 2013
Job Profile
  • Translate and retranslate qualitative data, SOP, forms and other relevant documents of Rang-Din Nutrition study;
  • Jointly work with PI in writing narrative reports, reviewing grant proposal etc;
  • Attend different meetings related to Rang-Din Nutrition study and prepare minutes;
  • Develop and periodically update a dictionary of local language;
Education and Relevant Experience:
  • Masters in English literature;
  • 05 years experience in relevant field.
Functional Competencies:
  • Knowledge of:
    • Translating from Bangla to English and retranslating;
    • Knowledge of ethical guidelines;
    • Computer proficiency in MS Office.
Behavioral Competencies:
  • Problem solving ability;
  • Collegiality;
  • Fostering partnerships;
  • Communicate effectively;
  • Execute for results;
  • Innovative thinking;
  • Continuous learning.
Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements should submit online applications using icddr,b website: by May 29, 2013. Internal candidates must mention their identification number in the application.
Special information
icddr,b is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidature. Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for interview. All tests and interviews will be held in Dhaka.

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