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.

For collaboration and partner inquiries, please contact Heather Simmons, IIAD Director at

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”

Veterinary 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. Visit our Externships page.

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