University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Research Assistant in Mechanical Engineering in Edinburg, Texas
Assistantship TitleResearch Assistant
Job Class Code00095
Currently admitted to the Graduate School
Be in good academic standing
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.
Working TitleResearch Assistant in Mechanical Engineering
CollegeCollege of Engineering and Computer Science
DepartmentCollege of Engineering and Computer Science / Mechanical Engineering
DivisionProvost - Academic Affairs
Scope of Job
Maximum appointment is limited to twenty (20) hours per week (50% FTE ) during the Fall and Spring semesters. Maximum appointment may be increased up to forty (40) hours per week (100% FTE ) during the summer if funded by a grant.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
The Research Assistant assistantship award is available to master’s and doctoral students who are assigned to a specific faculty member who is conducting research or a scholarly endeavor. Duties will vary depending on the project and assigned research/scholarly functions, or other creative aspects.
SalaryCommensurate with experience.
Number of VacanciesMultiple
Desired Start Date09/01/2018
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.
Special Instructions to Applicants
All applications must be submitted via the UTRGV application portal at http://careers.utrgv.edu.
If you are applying for the first time, please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application.
A Criminal Background Check must be conducted for all applicants.
Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).