Diabetic Association of Bangladesh

Job Specifications

BADAS-Perinatal Care Project (PCP) is a joint collaboration between the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (BADAS) and Institute for Global Health (IGH) University College London,which has been working since 2002 on diverse health issues including non-communoicable diseases. BADAS-Perinatal Care Project is looking for a qualified candidate for the position of Research Assistant for its “Developing and evaluating an adapted behavioural activation intervention for people with depression and diabetes in South Asia (DiaDem)” project.

Duration:  12 months, possibility of extension for 3 years.


  • Recruitment of study participants at BIRDEM Hospital, Dhaka, Sylhet Diabetic Association Hospital, Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital by liaising with doctors and hospital management in both Sylhet and Dhaka
  • Establishing network and communication with study participants receiving the intervention, their families and health care staff, government and non- government stakeholders in both Sylhet and Dhaka
  • Maintaining  and monitoring  profile of study participant and stakeholders
  • All required support to the Research Coordinator and the quantitative and qualitative teams
  • Organizing community panel meetings and stakeholder workshops
  • Regular submission of activity reports to Dhaka office
  • Development of leaflets, booklets and research materials relevant to the study
  • Maintain regular correspondence with the field Staff, members of the project team in Dhaka office

Job Nature

Educational Requirements:
Graduate or Masters in any relevant field. However an academic background in psychology will be preferred.

Experience Requirements
Atleast 2-3 years experience in public health research based activities and other areas mentioned above under responsibilities.

Additional job Requirements

  • Good written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport with the team  and in a community setting
  • Good computer skills (MS Word/ Excel)
  • Ability to develop research materials such as leaflets, booklets etc.

Job Location:
Dhaka and Sylhet

Salary: Tk. 35,000 per month

Other Benefits: Festival bonus, gratuity

Apply Instructions:

Interested candidates should send their CV with a copy of passport size photograph and cover letter to the following address:
Project Director
BADAS-Perinatal Care Project
Room No- 301, BIRDEM Building
122, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue,
Shahbagh, Dhaka-1000

Or send the application through email to: jobspcp@dab-bd.org

Application Deadline:   December 17, 2020