apply now >

Job Description

Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to scientific research, advancing scientific knowledge and promoting science education among diverse audiences. CHRF is registered under the NGO Affairs Bureau and was founded in 2007 by a multidisciplinary research group, we operate with the core mission to improve child health by facilitating appropriate policy decisions on treatment and prevention of infectious diseases through quality research and advocacy using available resources. We conduct research in four hospitals (Bangladesh Shishu Hospital & Institute, Dr. MR Khan Shishu hospital, Chittagong Ma-O-Shishu Hospital, and Kumudini Women’s Medical College) and five microbiology laboratories around the country. We collaborate with different international organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Health Organization, Edinburgh University, Stanford University, Johns Hopkins University, Centre for Disease Control, etc.  

We invite applications for the position of “Medical Officer” to join our Research Team.

Job location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by emailing your application to along with your latest CV (02 pages) and cover letter (01 page) by 15th February 2024.

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

  • MBBS degree from a Medical College recognized by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC) with completion of internship training and with good academic record.
  • Must have valid BMDC registration number.
  • Post Graduate degree (MPH/DCH) will give preferences.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in Bangla and English are preferred.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must be enthusiastic to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment and be willing to take initiatives accordingly.

Core Competency:

  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Organizational awareness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Attentive to details


Starts at BDT 35000/= (Negotiable depending on the experience and/or qualifications of the candidate) + festival bonuses & Provident fund.


  • Asses physical condition of the admitted children to determine eligibility for enrolment in a surveillance study.
  • Obtain legal guardian’s consent for participation in a study.
  • Collect demographic, EPI vaccination and clinical information of admitted children using structured questionnaire.
  • Conduct daily follow up of enrolled/Eligible babies at the hospitals as per study protocol.
  • Ensure that SOP is followed at each and every step of study activities.
  • Regularly share the progress and challenges at work with his/her supervisor