Wanted: Amphibian Researcher
SAVE THE FROGS! seeks an amphibian researcher to help create engaging scientific content for the savethefrogs.com website and our social media channels.
Photo of Pacific Chorus Frog (Pseudacris regilla) by 2013 SAVE THE FROGS! Art Contest Grand Prize Winner Nick Gustafson
The ideal candidate should have:
(1) Amphibian biology experience at a university or research institution;
(2) Excellent writing skills;
(3) An interest in environmental education and communicating science to the general public.
Help develop engaging scientific content for the SAVE THE FROGS! website and our social media channels. This could include:
(1) Fact Sheets
You don’t need the technical skills to make any of these…just the knowledge and interest to gather the information and prepare the text that can be used to create the final products.
Content could be focused on:
– An individual species: threat status, common name(s), scientific name, geography, habitat, key threats, ways people can help.
– Threats to amphibians overall (e.g. 33% of amphibians are threatened with extinction, 48% are declining in numbers etc.)
– Why amphibians are important (their roles in the ecosystem, etc.)
– How to help amphibians
– Cool Frog Facts
– Differences between anurans, caudates, caecilians
– Topics that you have expertise on and interest in
SAVE THE FROGS! Volunteer Graphic Designer Mike Hill helped develop this 2020 version of the SAVE THE FROGS! logo and has offered to help design infographics.
Volunteer Application Form
If you are interested, please apply by completing the Volunteer Application Form…
Thank you for your interest!
Treefrog (Litoria sp.), Papua New Guinea. Photo by SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger