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The University of Texas
Marine Science Institute
750 Channel View Drive
Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone: 361-749-6711

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The Marine Science Institute is an exciting place to work.  Established in 1941, we are experiencing exciting growth in our nationally and internationally recognized research programs. We are the largest employer in Port Aransas, and as part of The University of Texas at Austin, employment opportunities offer excellent benefits and competitive salaries.  For more information on positions available, please click on MSI Employment Opportunities.

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