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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:

  • 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.

  • Mechanic/Technician R_00012195. To provide journey-level skills to perform work in a variety of trades required for the maintenance, repair, and operation of University facilities and equipment. Responsible for the fabrication, installation, operation, and routine or emergency maintenance and/or repair of University facilities. Performs journey-level work in a particular area of expertise assigned. Specific duties for each position are on file in the department. Performs related duties as required. May assists with time and material estimates and on-the-job training. Internal candidates apply HERE.. External candidates apply HERE 


Administrative & Professional Positions:

  • None at this time.

Temporary/Non-Benefits Eligible Positions:

  •  UT Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas is seeking a Cook’s Helper to assist with preparing meals in the cafeteria. Hours may vary. Hourly rate is $11.01. 

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:

Lecturer - R_00011132. To assist with teaching undergraduate organized courses. Assist with course preparation, design and mentor students.

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.