Research Assistants

Published On

31 Aug 2023

Company Information


Address : Uttaran Dhaka Office: Flat-B1, House-32, Road-10/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka- 1209

Business : Uttaran is a national development organization working in the southwest Bangladesh since 1985 to uphold rights and entitlements and to improve the socio-economic condition of the poor and disadvantaged. Uttaran facilitates in getting access to and control over resources by the poor and disadvantaged to improve agricultural productivity and economic empowerment.

Research Assistants




Job Context

  • Uttaran is an NGO working in Bangladesh since 1985 to uphold rights and entitlements and to improve the socio-economic condition of the poor and disadvantaged community people. Uttaran is a people-centred organization using a rights-based approach to alleviate poverty, diversify livelihood opportunities and empower poor communities of Bangladesh.
  • Uttaran invites applications for the vacant position titled- Research Assistants
  • Reports to: Project Manager
  • We are looking for six motivated and committed candidates for the position of Research Assistants in our project titled “Spatial Surge Forecasting Using Artificial Intelligence and Community Knowledge for Inclusive and Transformative Early Actions (SURF-IT).” It is an international project funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada. The project will be jointly implemented by North South University (NSU), Uttaran (NGO), and Action Against Hunger (ACF). The Research Assistants will be working for a period of 3 years.

Job Responsibilities

  • Data collection, acquisition, processing, and interpretation.
  • Conduct Case Studies, Key Informant Interviews (KIIs), and Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) sessions.
  • Literature review, report writing.
  • Assist the project team in conducting research.
  • Regular visits to the project site.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Fresh Graduates from Disaster Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Anthropology, Economics, and other relevant disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Additional Requirements

  • Candidates should have strong English writing skills.
  • Candidates should have excellent expertise in MS Office.
  • Candidates with previous experience in data-driven analysis and computational modeling are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience in Statistical and Econometric modeling is preferred.

Job Location

Satkhira (Tala)


    Tk. 30000 (Monthly)

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 31 Aug 2023


Employment Status: Contractual

Job Location: Satkhira (Tala)

Salary: Tk. 30000 (Monthly)

Application Deadline: 10 Sep 2023

Applicants are encouraged to submit Video Resume

Read Before Apply

Please send your resume/CV with a photograph along with a cover letter latest by 10th September 2023 addressing The Director of Uttaran, Regional Office, Tala, Satkhira. Application should be sent via online application or email to the following email address: [email protected]
Please mark the subject line as “Application for the position of Research Assistants”. Only properly complete applications will be considered for short-listing and will be contracted for the Interview

Join Uttaran to make a difference in the lives of poor and disadvantaged communities in Bangladesh!
Note – Uttaran is dedicated to creating a secure and equitable environment that is free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. This applies to employees, partner organizations, participants, and other stakeholders, who are all entitled to be treated with respect and dignity and have equal opportunities at every level. Regardless of age, sex, gender, religion, ethnicity, color, physical and mental ability, we believe that everyone has the right to live free from sexual abuse, exploitation, and harassment. To achieve this goal, we have a zero-tolerance policy towards any conduct that is incompatible with the objectives of Uttaran, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination. Anybody who was previously accused by any of these offences is not allowed to apply for any position of Uttaran. All candidates who are selected for a position with Uttaran will be expected to adhere to our safeguarding policies, code of conduct, child protection guidelines, and other procedures. They will be subject to rigorous reference and background checks, which may involve verifying their academic credentials, employment history, and obtaining police verification if deemed necessary. Additional information may be required from selected candidates to facilitate the background check process.
Uttaran’s contact address is House # 32 (Flat-B1), Road # 10/A,

Applicants are encouraged to submit Video Resume.

*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Apply Procedures


Send your CV to [email protected]

Application Deadline : 10 Sep 2023

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