Biostatistician (Dhaka) - APPLICATIONS CLOSED

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Job Description

This was posted on 23rd Aug, 2022 and applications will be accepted until 31st Aug, 2022. We invite applications for the position “Biostatistician” to join our data management team. If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by completing this application form & upload your CV (1 - 3 pages) and letter of motivation (1 page) by 31st Aug, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. At CHRF, we believe in an equal opportunity for all. We will consider all qualified applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender or disability status.

Required Candidate Profile

Required Qualifications, Experience: • Master’s degree in Statistics/ Applied Statistics/ Biostatistics or related field • Candidates with minimum 2 to 3 years of experience in statistical analysis of data from large, long-term, observational epidemiological research studies or relevant sector is preferred • Strong understanding of fundamental statistical concepts and methodologies • Candidates with experience in managing demographic surveillance would be given priority • Strong command in written and oral English is required Technical/Functional Skills: • Experience in database development and administration • Good knowledge of statistical disclosure control methods and tools • Good knowledge in statistical softwares like STATA, R • Good knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Core Competency: • Teamwork and collaboration • Organizational awareness • Accountability • Communication • Attentive to details • Must have possess problem solving ability, critical thinking and management skill and be able to work independently


Functional Area

Dhaka, Bangladesh


• Coordinate with the project team of biostatisticians and/or (statistical) programmers and share the knowledge • Work closely with team to provide technical support in clinical and laboratory-oriented study design, sample size calculations and endpoint selection • Contribute to technical presentations/posters and publications of new methodologies • Work on significant and unique issues that require exercising independent judgment and developing/adapting methodology • Help to develop research proposals and protocols, specifically by determining the sample size and power calculations • Clean the datasets and prepare those for analyses • Write the program codes and validate statistical analyses • Work with the project specific teams to prepare reports and write manuscripts • Develop internal capacity in biostatistics via short courses and seminars • Comply with all institute policies and SOPs as well as regulatory requirements for the programming, analysis and reporting of research projects • Analyzing data, making charts, tables, and other visuals • Develop codes in STATA or in R for computing selected indicators • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned