Graduate Research Assistant

Edinburg, TX
Oct 21, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Assistantship TitleGraduate AssistantJob Class Code00096FLSAExemptMinimum 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 NumberA0429Working TitleGraduate Research AssistantLocationEdinburg, Texas CollegeN/ADepartmentCenter for Bilingual StudiesDivisionProvost - Academic AffairsFTEScope of Job

The Center for Bilingual Studies (CBS) is seeking a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) that will work along the Director and/or research team on ongoing research projects on the benefits of dual language programs (bilingual education) in the K-12 system in the Rio Grande Valley. Experience in data entry and statistics is preferred. Responsibilities include data collection, input, and analysis of large data sets obtained through the Institutional Review Boards (IRB) process. GRA will also assist with IRB applications.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Research knowledge on bilingual education, dual language programs, K-12 school system, and/or data collection.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Salary Number of Vacancies1Desired Start Date10/20/2020EEO 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 Date10/20/2020Special 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.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    Optional Documents
    1. Reference Letter 1
    2. Reference Letter 2
    3. Reference Letter 3
    4. Certifications and Licenses
    5. Training Certificates
    6. List of 3 References
    7. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
    8. Research Statement