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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:

  • Naturalist  R_00014283 This position will conduct hands on educational cruises for visiting class groups of all ages as well as teach a variety of other marine education programs, develop new educational programs and activities aligned to state and national standards, help develop and teach professional development workshops for teachers.
    Internal candidates apply HERE. External candidates apply HERE.
  • Mechanic/Technician   R_00013889 This position will perform journey-level work in the installation, maintenance, repair, and service of electrical systems of University facilities and equipment for the UT Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas.
    Internal candidates apply HERE. External candidates apply HERE.
  • Research Scientist Associate II R_00012728 To oversee the routine operation of the seawater and aquaculture systems supporting the research and rehabilitation facilities at UTMSI Main Campus. To carry out maintenance and upgrades on recirculating aquaculture systems and the main seawater intake and filtration system. To assist in the design review and overseeing of contracted aquaculture and seawater related projects across campus. Internal candidates apply HERE. External candidates apply HERE.


Administrative & Professional Positions:

  • None at this time.

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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For information about Port Aransas and accommodations, please visit the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce website.

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