Posted on : September 24, 2023 Application deadline : October 02, 2023

Data Management Assistant (Adv#240/2023)

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. As a values-based organization, icddrb encourages women and people with disabilities.

The burden of disease experienced by severely malnourished infants is significant in low-income countries. Gut dysbiosis, an imbalance in microbial composition, is thought to play a role in nutrient malabsorption, leading to underweight infants and failure to thrive. Supplementation with B. infantis strain has been shown to colonize the gut and is associated with significant changes to fecal microbiome composition in healthy breastfed infants.This is a clinical trial to demonstrate increased weight gain with B.infantis supplementation in underweight infants (WAZ<-2).

Key responsibilities:

The Data Management Assistant will report to Principle Investigator and will be responsible for:

Ensuring proper data entry and cleaning; Preparing study updates; Performing data analysis in statistical software SPSS, Stata, and R; Performing appropriate analysis in order to publish in peer-reviewed international journals; Preparing figures and tables in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc; Required qualification and experience:
Bachelor in Statistics; 1 year of experience in relevant field, Specialization on SPSS, STATA, R and other statistical software would be preferred; Experience in analyzing large datasets for scientific publication would be an added advantage.

Location: Dhaka

Contract Type and duration:

CSA basis for 04 months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of fund and performance.

Salary & benefits:

Tk. 35, 867/-per month (consolidated) inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances; Festival bonus, income tax paid by icddr,b and subsidized canteen; Transport and daycare facilities are subject to space availability.

Notes of attention:

Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for written test/interview; The Organization reserves the right to make an appointment at a grade lower than that advertised; icddr,b does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process. icddr,b encourages women and people with disabilities to apply.

Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements should submit online applications using icddr,b website: by 02 October 2023.

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