Research Assistant - College of Education and P-16 Integration

Rio Grande Valley
Oct 17, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

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.

Posting NumberA0361Working TitleResearch Assistant - College of Education and P-16 IntegrationLocationRio Grande ValleyCollegeCollege of Education and P-16 IntegrationDepartmentCollege of Education and P-16 IntegrationDivisionProvost - Academic AffairsFTE.5Scope of Job

The College of Education and P-16 Integration is seeking to hire master’s and doctoral level students to be employed as research assistants throughout the 2020-2021 academic year (Fall and Spring). Research Assistants serve to support faculty with their research. In addition to providing financial support to graduate students, the position of RA provides the opportunity for mentoring by faculty as students learn how to conduct research by participating in actual research projects. RAs are assigned to specific research projects and will work directly with the faculty who are conducting those projects.

Research Assistants’ work time should be spent on research-related work. Duties will vary depending on the project and assigned research/scholarly functions, or other creative aspects. Examples of research-related work include:

•Transcribing interview data
•Locating professional articles on the research topic
•Writing a literature review
•Running statistical analyses on data
•Organizing data
•Collecting data
•Creating PowerPoints or handouts for research presentations at conferences

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Maximum appointment is limited to twenty (20) hours per week (50% FTE)

Preferred QualificationsSalary Number of VacanciesMultipleDesired Start Date09/01/2020EEO 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 Date07/13/2020Special 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.Incomplete applications will not be considered. All applicants selected for interview will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is subject to budget availability.

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