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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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Temporary/Non-Benefits Eligible Positions:

  • None at this time

Classified Positions with Benefits:

To apply, click on the posting number. If you do not have a UTEID, you will need to create one (please see instructions below on how to create a UTEID or click here).

  • Guard - 17-11-09-01-6343. To monitor and assist with security and protection of university buildings and properties.
  • Mechanic/Technician Plumber - 17-11-09-02-5123. To perform journey-level skilled work in the installation, maintenance and service of plumbing systems.
  • Mechanic/Technician HVAC Specialist - 17-11-09-01-5123. To perform journey-level worke in the installation, maintenance and service of HVAC systems and chiller plant.
  • Outreach Program Coordinator - 17-10-10-01-9722. To coordinate the Coastal Training Program. This program provides up-to-date scientific information and skill-building opportunities to individuals who are responsible for making decisions that affect coastal resources through workshops and technical support.
  • Mechanic/Technician Electrician - 17-07-13-01-5123. To 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.

Administrative & Professional Positions: 

  • No openings at this time.

Faculty Positions:

  • No openings at this time.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for these positions.

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. 

Create a UTEID:

Please go to https://idmanager.its.utexas.edu/eid_self_help/. Click on "Get a UT EID".  After you create your UT EID and password, you will NOT be re-directed back to this page.  In order to apply for benefits eligible position (Administrative & Professional and Classified positions), you will need to re-enter the MSI Employment Opportunities URL, then click on the recruiting number below for the position you wish to apply for.  Then click on "go to my resume application," this will take you to the log in screen where you will enter your new UT EID and password and upload your resume and any other required documentation.  Follow the instructions from there to apply.

For temporary/part-time employment, download and complete a paper application and return to UTMSI Admin., 750 Channel View Dr., Port Aransas, Texas 78373.