Senior Research Officer

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 Urban Health Coverage under the Health System and Population Studies Division focuses on the Model in Bangladesh that will develop a dynamic, strategic, and fresh approach to improve Bangladesh’s urban health system. The solutions will be aimed at creating an environment aligned with the universal health coverage (UHC) vision and focused on defined priority areas – increased Urban Health Coverage Model in Bangladesh. 
Position Descriptions:
  • The Senior Research Officer will report to the Scientist and will be responsible for designing and implementing data collection & data management activities, preparing analytical tables, graphs, presentations, and management and analysis to attain study objectives of conducting high-quality research within the guidelines of the research protocol and organizational values. S/he will be involved in –
  • Develop data collection tools, metrics, and detailed work plan for data collection;
  • Identify and apply appropriate sampling frame and study design for surveys;
  • Develop training modules and facilitate training/workshops on statistics and/or statistical software;
  • Develop manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals;
  • Prepare scientific reports for the donors;
  • Prepare coding instructions, and develop cleaned and merged data files;
  • Check Consistency among the study variables;
  • Manage and analyze quantitative data; monitoring and evaluation of intervention.
  • Undertake statistical analysis and conduct data modeling on the research data in conjunction with primary authors and researchers;
  • Resolve queries and issues related to statistical analysis to provide high-quality results (tables/figures) from data analysis to researchers within defined timelines and help prepare high-quality manuscripts and reports for research projects;
  • Discuss preliminary findings with team members key stakeholders; Deliberate on those inputs and develop a draft report;
  • Train people on data collection; supervise data collection; and monitor the quality of data collected.
Required qualifications and experience:
  • Masters in Population Science from a reputed university with good academic records;
  • At least 5 years of experience in data analysis. Candidates will be given preference who have working experience in multidisciplinary teams, and longitudinal data analysis.
  • Training and experience in computer and statistical programming languages, such as STATA, R, Python, and JavaScript,
  • Training and experience in public health and advanced statistical analysis.