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6 Year
Master Degree

Short Information:

  • Organization: ICDDRB
  • Location: Bangladesh
  • Type: Full Time
  • Job Title: Senior Scientific Officer
  • Close on: 13 Mar 2023

About Organization

The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) is an international research organization based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was founded in 1960 to address the high incidence of diarrheal disease in the region and has since become a global leader in public health research and innovation.

The organization’s research focuses on improving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases, including diarrheal diseases, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS. icddr,b also conducts research on nutrition, maternal and child health, and non-communicable diseases.

In addition to research, icddr,b also operates a hospital in Dhaka that provides treatment and care for patients with infectious diseases. The organization also provides training and capacity building programs for healthcare professionals and researchers from around the world.

icddr,b is committed to advancing public health in Bangladesh and other developing countries through research, innovation, and collaboration. The organization’s work has had a significant impact on global health, and its research has contributed to the development of effective interventions for infectious diseases that have saved countless lives.

About NGO Jobs in Bangladesh-Senior Scientific Officer

The Senior Scientific Officer will be in charge of planning, organizing, monitoring, coordinating, and carrying out laboratory research studies and projects under the direction of the Scientist/Assistant Scientist with Enteric and Respiratory Infections under the Infectious Diseases Division. She or he will participate in

  • independently carry out standard laboratory tests and assays in accordance with authorized SOP, and maintain records.
  • Perform troubleshooting and maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment for optimum performance.
  • Create purchase orders for both in-stock and out-of-stock lab supplies and consumables, and maintain accurate records;
  • adopt and validate new tests or techniques;
  • Report findings while preserving tight confidentiality;
  • To efficiently provide clinical laboratory diagnostic services, save surplus samples for future needs;
  • review and revision of the quality control handbook;
  • instruct freshly hired employees and lab technicians on biosafety practices;
  • In order to ensure proper maintenance and usage of the equipment with safety and security, communicate with bio-medical engineering regarding maintenance tasks on medical equipment.

NGO Jobs in Bangladesh-Senior Scientific Officer Requirments


  • Chemistry master’s degree with a stellar academic record.


  • 6 years of relevant experience in clinical chemistry.


  • N/A

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