Careers & Opportunities

Work with Us!

The Institute strives to work with international and national entities with global animal health initiatives with a goal to educate the next generation workforce in the animal health, veterinary science, public health, and food security sectors.

Collaboration
For collaboration and partner inquiries, please contact Heather Simmons, IIAD Director at heather.simmons@ag.tamu.edu

Careers
IIAD encourages qualified graduating students and professionals to apply for career positions at IIAD. Current job openings are listed at The A&M System Employment System by searching for “Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases”.

Student Externships
IIAD offers 4 externships to veterinary students throughout each fiscal year, 2 extern positions in the spring and 2 extern positions in the fall. During an externship with IIAD, students will spend up to 4 weeks observing and assisting with the implementation of IIAD’s programs covering animal health risk prevention and risk response within the One Heath sector. Externs will gain insight and experience in the administration and application of U.S. and international working partnerships amongst government agencies and organizations IIAD collaborates with. Externs will also make valuable connections and working relationships with epidemiologists, veterinarians, public health staff, and other professionals within the Institute, Texas A&M AgriLife, and other external entities.

To apply for IIAD’s externship fill out the Extern Application Form and email it to Jessica Cargill at Jessica.Cargill@ag.tamu.edu

Student Assistant Positions
Current undergraduate students at Texas A&M University can search for “Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases” at JobsforAggies.tamu.edu to find open student assistant positions.