Research Associates

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 Associates




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 Associates
  • Reports to: Project Manager
  • We are looking for two motivated and committed candidates for the position of Research Associates 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 Associates will be working for North South University for a period of 3 years.

Job Responsibilities

  • Close involvement with data acquisition, processing and interpretation using Machine Learning algorithm
  • Conducting Literature Review and assisting in writing reports
  • Constructing data driven models
  • Analyze satellite images
  • Web development and programming

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Geography, Computer Science, Economics, and other relevant disciplines.

Additional Requirements

  • Age at least 14 years
  • Candidates should have an understanding of the stochastic nature of extreme storm surges
  • Candidates with previous experience in data driven analysis, computational modeling are encouraged
  • Candidates should have knowledge on basic remote sensing and GIS
  • Candidates should have strong report writing skills
  • Experience using python, MATLAB, ArcGIS/QGIS, Google Earth Engine, RStudio/STATA/SPSS for modeling, analysis and interpretation
  • Expertise in Machine Learning
  • Expertise in Web development: frontend, backend, server side programming, database management

Job Location

Satkhira (Tala)



Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 31 Aug 2023


Employment Status: Contractual

Age: Age at least 14 years

Job Location: Satkhira (Tala)

Salary: Negotiable

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] mark the subject line as “Application for the position of Research Associates”. Only properly complete applications will be considered for short-listing and will be contracted for the InterviewJoin 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, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209, and our website is

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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