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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:

  • Research Facilities Coordinator R_00010260. Responsible for coordinating daily operations between facilities and research units. Internal candidates apply HERE.  External candidates apply HERE
  • Aquatic Life Support Systems Technician R_00010269. 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.
  • Guard R_00010554. To provide security services and information to students and staff and protecting university buildings and property for all campuses of the UT Marine Science Institute. Internal candidates apply HERE. External candidates apply HERE.
  • Research Scientist Assistant R_00011008. To engage in work related to the study of harmful algal blooms. This will involve primarily laboratory work, including culture isolation and maintenance, and molecular biology analyses. There is a possibility, but not a requirement, for field work. Internal candidates apply HERE. External candidates apply HERE.
  • Education Coordinator R_00011153. To oversee the operation and implementation of UTMSI and Reserve public and K-12 education and outreach program, including direct supervision of education staff and management of associated budgets. Cultivate and manage partnerships and collaborative projects to fulfill education and outreach goals. Internal candidates apply HERE. External candidates apply HERE.

Administrative & Professional 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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Faculty Positions:

No openings at this time.

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.