Assistant Research Officer

Frontier is seeking Assistant Research Officers to assist with all aspects of Frontier’s terrestrial and marine conservation projects in Costa Rica, Madagascar, Fiji, Tenerife or Tanzania.

The Assistant Research Officer role involves assisting the Principal Investigator with the development and implementation of the research programme, involving the daily training and supervision of volunteer Research Assistants, data collection and analysis, and report-writing.

The successful candidate will have a good BSc or MSc in a relevant discipline, experience in field survey techniques and biodiversity or conservation research experience, ideally in tropical environment.

This post is an opportunity for less experienced individuals to gain overseas field experience of research, project and volunteer management and training.

If you are interested in applying, please do so via Frontier’s website or send a CV and cover letter to

Established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO), Frontier has been an innovator in creating quality volunteer programmes across the globe. Since then, Frontier has grown to operate over 330 capacity building conservation, community and adventure projects in over 60 countries spanning 5 continents. Over the past 26 years, Frontier has volunteers of more than 30 nationalities take part in projects all around the world, making Frontier a truly international organisation with a global impact.