Research Associate

Research Associate

BRAC University


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Job Context

  • BRAC University (BRACU) follows a liberal arts approach to education which nurtures fresh ideas and gives new impetus to the field of tertiary education. It ensures a high quality of education and aims to meet the demands of contemporary times. BRACU is accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh which has established itself as one of the leading private universities in Bangladesh. The university is playing an integral role in the development of skilled graduates for a knowledge-based economy.
  • Research and Professional Development Center (RPDC), BRAC Business School, BRAC University is looking for a Research Associate. The Research Associate position is a multi-faceted role that requires a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual who is proficient in various funding schemes under the umbrella of corporate social responsibility (CSR) by businesses in Bangladesh. He/She must have ideas about different research and development grants and aid provided by local/international donors. In addition, it is expected that the research associate will participate in ongoing research of the center and school by extending his/her support to the literature review, data collection, analysis, and drafting of manuscripts. Some basic knowledge of project management (e.g., training and short certificate courses) is also expected.
  • Work hours: 40 hours per week

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the BBS research grant portfolio, and usage of funds;
  • Work with the research team to identify potential activities;
  • Prepare concept notes, project proposals, and budget guidelines, and submit them in due time
  • Establish detailed systems and procedures for the management of research grant activities
  • Support research activities of the center and school

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, business, economics, or a closely relevant field with a CGPA of 3.5 and above. A master’s degree is preferred

Experience Requirements

  • At least 2 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • A minimum of two years of experience in a similar role especially at a development organization/university is required

Job Location


Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 10 Sep 2023

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Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 2 year(s)

Job Location: Dhaka

Application Deadline: 16 Sep 2023

Published On

10 Sep 2023

Company Information

BRAC University

Business : University

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