Tenure track faculty members may apply for undergraduate research assistant funding through their department chairs, and will receive final approval from the Associate Dean for Research. Watch for the call for requests from the undergraduate dean during the first or second week of class in the fall and spring semesters. There is no summer research assistantship.
For University-wide Research Assistant rules, visit the Handbook of Operating Procedures.
Interested faculty should contact ADResearch for further information on the program’s administration and application process.
Interested in learning more about the research process and gaining firsthand research experience? McCombs Undergraduate Research Assistant Program offers opportunities for students to assist faculty with research projects and to help conduct research studies in the McCombs Behavioral Lab. The paid position is for up to 10 hours/week each Fall and Spring semester with approximately 12 offered each semester. Interested BBA students should submit a resume to McCombsURALab@mccombs.utexas.edu
Undergraduate Research Assistants in Action
Undergraduate Research Assistant
McCombs Behavioral Lab
Undergraduate Research Assistant: Mahi Patel video describing her URA research with Professor Diwakar Gupta (IROM)
Listing of Undergraduate Research Assistants and their projects
View a listing of the Spring 2018 Undergraduate Research Assistants.
View a listing of the Fall 2018 Undergraduate Research Assistants.
View a listing of the Spring 2019 Undergraduate Research Assistants.
View a listing of the Fall 2019 Undergraduate Research Assistants
View a listing of the Spring 2020 Undergraduate Research Assistants
View a listing of the Fall 2020 Undergraduate Research Assistants
View a listing of the Spring 2021 Undergraduate Research Assistants