Graduate Research Assistant: Physics & Astronomy

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Rio Grande City, TEXAS

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Title Information

Assistantship Title Graduate Research Assistant
Job Class Code 00095
FLSA Exempt
Minimum Qualifications

1. Currently admitted to the Graduate School
2. Be in good academic standing
3. Be registered full-time for the respective semester (nine semester credit hours during the fall
semester, nine semester credit hours during spring semester, six semester credit hours during the
summer session(s)), or in the required number of semester credit hours to fulfill the only remaining requirements on the degree plan.

Position Information

Posting Number A0294
Working Title Graduate Research Assistant: Physics & Astronomy
Location Brownsville, Texas
College College of Sciences
Department College of Sciences
Division Division of Academic Affairs
FTE .5
Scope of Job

Graduate Assistants will be assigned to specific faculty and their responsibilities will vary with the needs of the faculty

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

The Graduate Research Assistant assistantship award is available to master’s students who are assigned to a specific faculty member. Duties are related to the student’s field of study and will vary depending upon the project and assigned responsibilities. Graduate Assistants may also function as lab assistants, graders, for creative activity, and/or other endeavors that assist faculty members in the department’s instructional efforts. Graduate assistants may be assigned to professional staff in any Division of the University. Duties will be related to the student’s field of study and will vary depending on the projects and assigned responsibilities. Graduate students will work 20 hours per week with flexible distribution.

Preferred Qualifications

The Graduate Research Assistant position is available to full-time graduate students, preferably those in good academic standing and in the Physics & Astronomy major.

Salary $5000
Number of Vacancies 10
Desired Start Date 01/13/2020

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EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Open Date 10/25/2019
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