Florida softshell turtle, Apalone ferox, photo by J.D. Willson

Submit a job

The American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists provides job listings as a service to its members. There is no fee for submitting jobs, but the listings need to conform to our standards. Consequently, you submission is subject to review and modifications.

Your information
Institution, Location & Closing
Please name the institution (i.e., the name of the school, agency or company).
Please include city and state/province. If it is outside of the United States, please include the country.
If there is an explicit closing date, please include it. If not, please specify the start of application review (e.g., Review of applications will begin on June 23 and continue until the job is filled.). In most cases, jobs will be removed from the list at the closing date, or 90 days from the start of review, or, if no information is provided, 90 days from the posting.
Title & Description
Please provide a title that makes sense to the applicant, even if it's different from the actual job title used by your organization. This also enhances the visibility of your job posting to search engines. For instance, "Field Technician in Herpetology" is preferred over "Technician III". Similarly, "Associate Professor in Fish Genomics" is more informative than "Associate Professor".
Things to consider for the this section include:
  • Who is offering this position (e.g., the Fisheries Department at the University of Oregon);
  • How does this position fit into the goals of the organization;
  • Job responsibilities;
  • Start date;
  • Compensation.
Qualifications
Consider using bullet lists to help legibility. If you have both Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications, consider putting them into two separate lists. 
To Apply
Consider including the following:
  • Supply the full link if one applies online. If there is a general rather than specific link for this position, include suggestions for finding this specific job listing (e.g., job number, official job title).l
  • Listing all materials that are required for application.
  • Name and contact for the person to contact with further questions.
Add anything else that doesn't readily fit within the above fields.