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BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) Job Circular 2020

Research Assistant
BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH)
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BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) Job Circular 2020
BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) Job Circular 2020

The BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (BRAC JPGSPH) at BRAC University was established in 2004 as an educational and research institution focusing on the integral areas of teaching, research, and services. The goal of the School is not only to impart knowledge but also to act as a centre of excellence in knowledge creation through research and training that connects with practice. Centre for Non-communicable diseases and nutrition, BRAC James P Grant School of Public health, BRAC University in partnership with Non Communicable Disease Control, Directorate General of Health Services, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM), Bangladesh University of Health Science (BUHS), BRAC, and Imperial College London is implementing a study titled ” Understanding the patterns and determinants of health in South Asian people-South Asia Biobank”. The objectives of this study are to a) Strengthen non-communicable disease (NCD) surveillance systems in Bangladesh by establishing 30 surveillance sites across the country to quantify the burden of CVD and T2D, and their risk factors b) Collect and utilize biological samples for persuasion of epidemiological & genetic research c) Disseminate data to relevant stakeholders, include health service providers and policy makers to inform resource allocation and health system priorities. The government of Bangladesh is trying to establish a surveillance for NCDs which will be strengthened by this project. The study finding will help us to design target specific interventions to combat NCDs in Bangladesh. Moreover, it will help the policy makers to formulate pertinent policies related to NCDs.
The study will recruit Research Assistant to support the surveillance teams. Details are stated below:
Vacant Position: 10 (Female: 5, Male: 5)
Duration of Job: 8 months

Job Responsibilities

Contribute to data collection tool development during training
Collect quantitative data on diet and risk factors of NCDs using tablet computer and perform anthropometric measurement
Assist in organizing the dissemination events, e.g. contacting the participants of dissemination event
Submit conveyance bill regularly
Provide any other additional research support

Employment Status

Educational Requirements

Bachelor or Masters in Social/Life Science/Nutrition

Experience Requirements

At least 2 year(s)

Additional Requirements

Two years’ experience in anthropometric measurement and data collection
Enter data in tablet computer
Good communication and writing skills in Bangla
Willing to work in rural areas

Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh

Tk. 27000 (Monthly)
Commensurate with experience

Job Summary
Published on: Mar 12, 2020
Vacancy: 10
Employment Status: Contractual
Experience: At least 2 year(s)
Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh
Salary: Tk. 27000 (Monthly)
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2020
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Interested candidates are advised to send an application with a complete CV to:

Please mention Research Assistant in the subject line of your email.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for the interview. All tests and interview will be held in Dhaka. BRAC JPGSPH regrets to inform that it is not liable to reply to all the submitted applications.
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