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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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Classified Positions with Benefits:

  • HVAC Refrigeration Technician R_00027476: This position will perform journey-level skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and service of HVAC systems and chiller plant and perform as a member of a team in a fast-paced multi-project environment at the UT Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas. Apply here
  • Groundskeeper R_00026309: This position will assist with planting, mowing, and maintenance of grounds on campus. Apply here

Administrative & Professional Positions:

  • Human Resource Coordinator R_00026348: The Marine Science Institute is looking for a Human Resources professional to serve its exceptional staff and students. If you are an organized, positive, people-oriented professional- we’d love to hear from you! Apply HERE
  • Research Scientist Specialist R_00025260: Seeking a Restoration Specialist to work with partners to identify and develop restoration activities within the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, as well as assist the Stewardship Coordinator in conducting research and monitoring within the estuaries. Apply HERE

  • Research Scientist Assistant, NERR SWMP Tech R_00026550: This position will work with the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve to assist the system-wide monitoring Program (SWMP) in addition to other duties. Apply HERE
  • Naturalist R_00026549: The Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve at UTMSI is looking for an enthusiastic person to lead education programming aboard our educational boat, the R/V Katy. Educational programs aboard the R/V Katy are popular with school groups across Texas. This person will need a positive attitude, ability to withstand extended periods of time outside, and can handle multiple tasks. Candidate must have excellent communication skills to engage a wide audience from 4th grade to college students,  teacher workshops, and adult education programs. Join our Katy crew! Apply HERE


Faculty Positions:

  • None at this time.

Temporary/Non-Benefits Eligible Positions:

  • None at this time.
  • For temporary/part-time employment, download and complete a paper APPLICATION and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to UTMSI Administration, 750 Channel View Dr., Port Aransas, Texas 78373. Please include the job title you are applying for.

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The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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The Marine Science Institute is an organized research unit of the College of Natural Sciences of The University of Texas at Austin.