Senior Research Assistant

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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.

The Health Economics and Financing research group under the Health Systems and Population Studies Division at icddr,b is implementing a project name “Implementation Research for Monitoring, evaluation and learning of the proposed UC/GP model in selected areas in Dhaka City Corporations”

Position Description:

The Senior Research Assistant will directly report to the Senior Research Officer and will be responsible for Planning, organizing, and implementing quantitative and qualitative research to assist in conducting high-quality research within the guidelines of the research protocols and organizational values and guidelines. He/ She will be involved in-

  • Prepare work plan for research protocol implementation;
  • Lead survey team; review literature, and collect data;
  • Identify monitoring tools for quality assurance of data and feedback to the supervisors about field activities timely;
  • Train field staff on health economics data collection and management;
  • Health Economic cost data collection and supervision
  • Good understanding of data analysis software such as STATA and MS Excel;
  • Provide input and guidance to the implementation team as required to execute research protocols and interventions and conduct high-quality research;
  • Work with supervisor in developing scientific articles, reports, etc.;
  • Conduct literature review;
  • Work with supervisor for developing questionnaire and study protocol;

Required qualification and experience:

  • Master’s in Health Economics/ Economics with good academic records;
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in health Economics research and understand cost data analysis will be preferred;