Master’s Student in Environmental Science, University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

Organization: University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

Duties: Work on social science research on coastal wildlife and fishery governance at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), and will be integrated into an active research agenda involving a network of scholars at other institutions conducting related research.

Desired qualifications: Disciplinary background is open, including social sciences (e.g., geography, sociology, political science) and natural sciences (e.g., marine biology, environmental sciences). A bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA is required for admission to graduate studies at UTRGV. Because this is a position funded by NOAA’s Educational Partnership Program for Minority Serving Institutions (EPP-MSI), preference will be given to students representing minorities.

Salary/pay: Each position is fully funded at a rate of $16,500 per year plus tuition ($6,520/yr.) for two years starting Spring 2017.

Link to more information: View the full job description

How to apply: Submit a letter of interest outlining your skills and abilities, a curriculum vitae or resume, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Owen Temby.