Career Opportunity at CPD
|Senior Research Associate (SRA) & Research Associate (RA)
The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) invites applications from promising young researchers who are keen to pursue an intellectually challenging career in development research. The ideal candidate will have a strong and demonstrated interest in issues related to, among others, global development agendas including the Sustainable Development Goals, global governance, evaluation techniques and would further like to sharpen their analytical skills. The candidate would benefit from policy exposure in a broad range of areas including macroeconomics, international economics and international development.
The candidate must have strong analytical abilities, good command over language, excellent drafting skills in English, good networking skills and high computer literacy. The applicant should be highly motivated and committed, and must be capable of displaying learning ability and a capacity to work effectively as a team player.
The successful candidate will be entrusted with the specific responsibility of contributing to CPDs ongoing research programmes including a global multi-country study on Southern Voice Report on the State of the SDGs (SVSS).
Candidates for the position of Research Associate need to have a Post graduate/Masters degree in Economics, Development Studies, Statistics, or International Relations from a reputed university. A minimum CGPA of 3.60 is required, which may be relaxed in case of candidates with foreign Masters degree, publication(s) in reputed journals and relevant job experience.
Additionally, candidates who have more than two years of relevant research experience at recognised institutions and publications in peer reviewed journals may be considered for the post of Senior Research Associate (SRA).
Interested professionals including non-resident Bangladeshis looking for short-term contract (up to 2 years) are also encouraged to apply.
A gross salary starting from Taka 42,000 per month for the Research Associate and for SRA position, from Taka 55,000 per month will be offered to successful candidates, along with other admissible benefits. Actual compensation package will be based on assessment of the candidates qualifications and suitability, including experience.
Qualified candidates should apply with a copy of their resumi, publication list and a recent photograph at firstname.lastname@example.org
Those who have applied in last one year need not apply.
CPD is an equal opportunity employer. Shortlisted candidates for the above position will be duly informed for written test, viva-voce and computer literacy test.
The deadline for applications submission is Saturday, 16 June, 2018.