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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
  • Maintenance Worker  R_00027736: This position will provide cross-functional support to the Facilities Department of the Marine Science Institute. The role will be responsible for daily food production, for work of custodial maintenance in various buildings, and for various demanding semiskilled tasks. Apply HERE
  • Guard (Security):  To provide security services and information to students and staff and protect university buildings and property. Responsible for ensuring the safety of students, faculty, and staff and protecting University buildings and property. Apply HERE

Administrative & Professional Positions:

  • Research Coordinator  R_00026574: The Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve at UTMSI is looking for lead and coordinate the NERR’s Research Sector.  Apply HERE
  • Project Manager 3   R_00027683: Campus Construction is seeking a project manager to provide professional project management of design and construction projects for university facilities at the UT Marine Science Institute. Apply HERE
  • Assistant Director - Facilities and Special Projects   R_00028331: The Marine Science Institute is seeking an Assistant Director to direct and coordinate the day-to-day maintenance, repair, renovation and operations of the Marine Science Institute. This position will develop, maintain, and monitor plans for the condition, quality, appearance, and safety of the facilities, grounds, and equipment. The position will also liaise with Campus Construction on all capital projects. Apply HERE
  • Research Scientist Assistant:  The Research Assistant will 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 fieldwork. Apply HERE
  • Research Technician To help with research and lab management in my Fish & Functions Laboratory (https://brandllab.com/) at the University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute (UTMSI, Port Aransas, TX 78373). Our work broadly examines the ecology of fishes on coral and oyster reefs. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, reliable, and thorough individual who is passionate about marine research. The initial appointment is for 1 year, renewable thereafter for up to 4 years. 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.