Vacancy Announcement: Research Assistant/ Junior Research Scientist

Published on: 05 Jul, 2022

Vacancy Announcement

Global Public Health Research Foundation (GPHRF) is a non-profit organization which aims to improve population health at the global and national levels.  Here at GPHRF we deliver evidence in healthcare through high-quality research and promote healthy lifestyle. GPHRF is committed to enhancing research capacity to address broad challenges in global health including maternal and child health, epidemiology, environmental health, food safety and quality control, evidence-synthesis, health economics, and universal health coverage. To deliver this mission, GPHRF is dedicated to the creation of cutting-edge leading research; invention of active partnerships with the government, NGOs, and the public; extensive dissemination of policy appropriate findings; and training of tomorrow’s students, researchers, and professionals.

Post: Research Assistant/ Junior Research Scientist ((Position will be assigned base on the qualifications and experiences)

Objective: Support to conduct scientific research on public health issues within the strategy of GPHRF

Duty station - Dhaka

No. of vacancy - 1 post

Job description:

§   Assist Director/Project Leader/Research Scientist in planning, budgeting, monitoring & evaluating of research projects

§   Conduct surveys, data collection, translation of questionnaires and supervise enumerators during data collection

§   Data entry and analysis in Epi Info/SPSS/Survey Solutions/STATA or in any other framework as per the need

§   Visit study fields when necessary

§   Participate in meetings associated with internal scholarly work


Education and relevant experience:

  • Minimum MSc in Statistics/ Applied Statistics;
  • Preference will be given to those having work experience in public health project/research activities; 
  • Strong publication record in national or international peer-reviewed journals in a relevant field is an advantage;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral (Higher IELTS score is an advantage);
  • Quantitative/Qualitative data analysis capabilities.

Documents to be submitted

  1. Curriculum vitae (A4, freestyle/format, including the following items), Essential items: Name, Sex, Date of birth, Contact address, Tel. No., E-mail, Academic background, Employment history, Activities in Academic Societies/Other Social bodies,
  2. List of Achievements (Publications including original articles, reviews, books; presentations at symposia of academic societies, etc. if available)
  3. Two of your Main Publications (if available)
  4. Research Achievements (Year, Title, Name of the grant, etc. if available)
  5. Cover letter stating why you want to join as RA/JRS at GPHRF (A4 size, one-page, freestyle, 1.5 spacing, Font: Times New Roman)

Application deadline: Closed

Submission address:


Email Subject: Application For RA/JRS

*Please submit an E-mail to the above e-mail address (Only electronic submission will be accepted)

For Further inquiry:

E-mail: (No inquiries by telephone)

Timeframe: The initial contract will be for a period of 1 year (first three months will be considered as a probationary period). The job contract will be extended depending on satisfactory performance.

Remuneration:  Gross BDT 20,000-40,000 (Negotiable based on position and experience) per month for the entire period which would be payable based on work progress evaluation.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not receive any email regarding "shortlist" by 30th July, 2022, please consider that you are not shortlisted.