Graduate research assistant positions open at TWRI

The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) is seeking interested and qualified early career graduate students for graduate research assistantship position(s) available at the start of the Spring 2024 semester.

Students in these positions will assist TWRI research scientists, specialists, associates, and assistants with program and project-related activities that support the mission of the institute.

Job duties will largely revolve around water quality sampling and flow measurement recording; water quality and quantity data analysis; watershed planning, mapping, and modeling; river system optimization; Extension program delivery support; and other special water-related projects. Past experience in water quality monitoring, computer-based modeling, ArcGIS, and coding (R, MatLab, Python, C++, etc.) is desired.

To qualify, you must:

  • be enrolled at Texas A&M University full-time during the fall and spring semesters
  • not have an existing assistantship
  • be able to work at TWRI 20 hours per week during the spring and fall semesters (summer hours can increase)

To apply, send resumes to Lucas Gregory, Ph.D., TWRI associate director, at:

Interviews will be scheduled in late December 2023 and early January 2024, with an anticipated start date in January 2024 or later, following the successful completion of onboarding processes.

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