Research Assistant -PGRA Fall 2019

Edinburg, TX
Aug 09, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Title Information

Assistantship TitleResearch AssistantJob Class Code00095FLSAExemptMinimum Qualifications

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 NumberA0225Working TitleResearch Assistant -PGRA Fall 2019LocationEdinburg, Texas CollegeN/ADepartmentGraduate CollegeDivisionDivision of Academic AffairsFTE.5Scope of Job

To continue to receive PGRA funding from semester to semester, all student awardees are required to:

Submit a completed research proposal and Thesis Committee Form before the end of the first semester;
Submit a research progress report before the end of the second semester and every semester thereafter; and
Maintain a minimum OGPA of 3.30
Comply with the requirements in the UTRGV Assistantship requirements
F1 visa holders are required to pay the mandatory health insurance. Find more information here

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Full-time master students (awarded PGRA Fall 2019)

Preferred Qualifications

*Strong written and verbal communication skills
*Research experience preferred

Salary 1,000 monthlyNumber of Vacanciesonly PGRA awardedDesired Start Date09/01/2019 Posting Detail Information

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 Date08/07/2019Special 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:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number

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.

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