✫✫ Job @ International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Assistant Scientist - Agricultural Economics
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
IRRI is a nonprofit independent research and training organization and is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. IRRI's research is being done under the framework of the CGIAR Research Program on Rice, also known as the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP), which the Institute leads.
Job Purpose: This position is based at IRRI Bangladesh Country Office (Dhaka, Bangladesh) and can only be filled by citizens of Bangladesh.
Under the minimal supervision of the Scientist, assist in the design survey(s) and other research studies according to the Organizational Unit specific project goals and research objectives. Manage the implementation of defined research activities. Evaluate and validate experimental data and contribute to manuscript for reports/publications as well as presentations/posters for national and international conferences. Supervise, coach and guide scholars, OJTs, researchers and research technicians. Coordinate and prepare training sessions for a variety of people.
Assist in designing surveys based on the research outline provided, in the area of social sciences
Contribute to the development of research proposals including reviewing related literature and providing logistical support;
Verify suggested methodologies and establish parameters.
Manage the implementation of surveys and other research studies related to social sciences
Provide assistance and guidelines/information to scholars and collaborators considering the implementation of survey(s) including the logistics;
Assign, monitor and evaluate research activities/tasks performed by Researchers, Research Technicians and contract workers; provide guidance when necessary.
Consolidate, evaluate and analyze research data related to social sciences
Summarize and validate data using appropriate advanced statistical tools independently;
Make recommendations for further research.
BS degree preferably in Agricultural Economics and 4 years of relevant work experience in social sciences; or
Masters of Science degree preferably in Agricultural Economics and 1 year relevant work experience in social sciences.
1 to 4 year(s)
The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Research
The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s): NGO, Development Agency, Agro based firms (incl. Agro Processing/Seed/GM), Research Organization
Additional Job Requirements:
Has strong proficiency in advanced statistical and econometric methods and tools.
Has experience in collecting panel data, using computer-assisted personal interview (CAPI);
Methods in data collection, and using efficient database management software.
Salary Ranges: Negotiable
Base Salary Range (45386.00 - 74883.00) BDT/ per month
Housing Allowance: 30% of base pay per month, Transport Allowance: 10000.00 BDT, Festival Bonus: 2 times each year, Retirement Fund, Returning Mother Allowance: BDT-1,000 per month for 9 months to female employees post-delivery of a baby to support return to the workplace, Medical insurance coverage: maximum US$16,000/year and other admissible benefits
Job Location: Dhaka
Interested & eligible candidates are requested to submit their application through THIS LINK on or before 22 June 2015. IRRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and encourages Women and Minorities to apply. IRRI regrets that only shortlisted applicants will be notified and any kind of persuasion in the selection process will lead to cancellation of candidature. Join Us to Deliver Rice Science for a Better World. Join Us to Deliver Rice Science for a Better World.