Study Physician

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 Alliance for Combating TB in Bangladesh activity is working to establish a dynamic, strategic, and fresh approach to accelerate Bangladesh’s fight against TB. The solutions will be aimed at creating an environment aligned with the universal health coverage (UHC) vision and focused on defined priority areas – increased TB detection, decentralized DR-TB management, improving detection and management of child TB, expanded prevention, and others.  

The Study Physician will report to the Deputy Project Coordinator. The position holder will be responsible for programme Implementation and supervision in the field sites, with special focus on Child TB, in coordination with ACTB Management, GoB, NGOs and other stakeholders/ sub-recipient / partner organizations. S/he will be involved to–

Monitor Active Case Finding intervention in project implementation areas under DPC’s supervision;

  • Manage and guide field staff for clinical/programmatic field activities;
  • Review and analysis of digitally-reported data from the field site and provide feedback, as appropriate;
  • Do patient evaluation/follow-up, as and when necessary for assigned project activities;
  • Strengthen the linkage of facilities under the NTP network to secure project outcomes;
  • Maintain liaison with the NTP, other partners, and stakeholders;
  • Organize/participate in orientation programs related to project objectives;
  • Ensure regular recording and reporting of assigned project activities in accordance with programme needs/as required by the NTP;
  • Resolve programmatic queries and/or escalate appropriate issues to seniors/supervisor;
  • Carry out any other activities, assigned by the seniors/supervisor.

Required qualification and experience:

  • MBBS degree from a Medical College recognized by Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC) with completion of one-year internship training;
  • 1 year of relevant experience in programme/field implementation. Candidates having experience in the field of TB / donor-supported program / Post Graduate Training would be given preference.