Friday, June 21, 2013

Research Investigator with Research Group of Gender, Human Rights and Violence against Women under the Centre for Equity and Health Systems (Advertisement #247/13)

icddr,b invites applications from suitable candidates for the position of  Research Investigator with Research Group of Gender, Human Rights and Violence against Women under the Centre for Equity and Health Systems. 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 – Dhaka.
Salary – Annual Tk.8,53,860/- inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances with other admissible benefits.
Application Deadline: 25 June 2013

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.

Job Profile

  • Designing research and developing Research Tools;
  • Planning and conducting statistical analysis including multi-level modeling, simultaneous equation modeling and factor analysis;
  • Managing quantitative surveys, developing data cleaning routine and cleaning data;
  • Conduct training on survey questionnaires, statistical software and statistical analysis;
  • Work with PI in terms of report and paper writing;
  • Coordinating and liaising with national and international partners;

Education and Relevant Experience:
  • Masters in Statistics/Population Science/Demography/MPH from reputed institution;
  • 03 years experience in relevant field.
Functional Competencies:
  • Good command of both English and Bangla with demonstrative ability to write, speak and translate;
  • Ability to handle assignment independently;
  • Strong sophisticated data analysis skills;
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office, SPSS, STATA etc.

Behavioral Competencies:
  • Can maintain collegiality in the work place;
  • Can foster partnerships;
  • Able to communicate effectively;
  • Able to execute for results;
  • Must have innovative thinking skill;
  • Able to adopt with continuous learning.

How to apply:
Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements should submit online applications using icddr,b website: by June 25,  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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