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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Graduate Research Assistant - Office of Education Abroad in Edinburg, Texas

Title Information

Assistantship TitleGraduate Research Assistant

Job Class Code10095

FLSAExempt

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Must be admitted to a graduate degree program.

  2. Must be in good academic standing

  3. Be registered full-time for the respective semester – nine (9) semester credit hours during the fall semester, nine (9) semester credit hours during the spring semester, or three (3) semester credit hours during the summer session or be registered in the required number of semester credit hours to fulfill the only remaining requirements of the degree plan.

Position Information

Posting NumberA1002

Working TitleGraduate Research Assistant - Office of Education Abroad

LocationEdinburg, Texas

CollegeCollege of Liberal Arts

DepartmentCollege of Liberal Arts / Literatures and Cultural Studies

DivisionProvost - Academic Affairs

FTE

Scope of JobThe Graduate Research Assistant will help with the planning and implementing of the 7th Annual International Conference on Border Studies, a 3-day event hosted by UTRGV and theUniversidadAutónoma deTamaulipas( UAT ) in Mexico which showcases multidisciplinary research of scholars and graduate students from over 30 national and international academic institutions. The Graduate Research Assistant will help with conducting research to establish a theme for the conference, soliciting research papers for presentation, reviewing research abstracts, researching and working on the logistics of the 3-day event, and attending the event. The student will also help archiving recordings of the research presentations and with publishing conference proceedings. In addition, the Graduate Research Assistant will perform other research tasks within the Office of Education Abroad as needed.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

  • Interest in global topics/events.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience writing research papers.

  • Ability to interact professionally with staff, faculty, students, and the public.

  • Ability to use standard office equipment, personal computer, Office 365 applications, including but not limited to MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Bookings.

  • Experience preparing presentation materials.

  • Experience editing research papers, and/or project reports.

  • Experience with social media.

  • Ability to design marketing materials such as flyers and posters.

  • A good work ethic.

Salary$1,250 per month

Number of Vacancies1

Desired Start Date01/16/2024

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Open Date11/27/2023

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

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Social Security Number

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Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

Quick Linkhttps://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/40961

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Unofficial Transcripts

  • List of 3 References

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