Job Announcement

JiVitA, a maternal and child health and nutrition research project of Johns Hopkins University in Bangladesh (JHUB) operating in Gaibandha District, registered with the Government of Bangladesh NGO Affairs Bureau, is seeking qualified applicants for the following post:

Research Physician

Educational Requirements:

  • M.B.B.S
  • Preference given to candidates with MPH or Public Health/Research experience.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 year(s)

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Good communication skills both in Bangla and English.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be willing to work at the field level in Gaibandha.
  • Participate in review process of verbal autopsies both of infant and mother
  • Assume responsibilities whenever assigned by project to lead and manage specific science initiative.
  • Ability to work under pressure efficiently, with commitment to meet deadlines.
  • Applicant must have excellent organizational skills and be extremely self-motivated and demonstrate ability to ride a motorcycle in study field during probation period.
  • Basic analytical experience on study progress overtime, worker performance and training initiative.
  • Experience on qualitative study on understanding health, nutrition, growth and development and social condition of adolescent population in developing countries.
  • Experience on managing adverse event of antibiotics intervention and vaccination in community based research activities and supervision and collection of biological specimen from study subjects will be extra advantages.
  • The project will provide necessary training to the selected applicants.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with relevant experience.

JiVitA reserves the right to unconditionally accept or reject any application. Qualified applicants will be screened and tested as part of a selection process. Apply online or applications should be sent by post to The JiVitA Project, Godown Road, Pashchim Para, Gaibandha – 5700 within September 21, 2019.

Position should be mentioned at the top of the envelope.
Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.