University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Graduate Assistant in Mechanical Engineering in Edinburg, Texas

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.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

The Graduate Assistant assistantship award is available to master’s and doctoral 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.

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.

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.

Assistantship Title: Graduate Assistant

Job Class Code: 00096

FLSA: Exempt

Posting Number: A0013

Working Title: Graduate Assistant in Mechanical Engineering

Location: Edinburg, Texas

College: College of Engineering and Computer Science

Department: College of Engineering & Computer Science

Division: Division of Academic Affairs

FTE: .5

Scope of Job: Maximum appointment is limited to twenty (20) hours per week (50% FTE).

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Number of Vacancies: Multiple

Desired Start Date: 09/01/2016

Open Date: 08/17/2016