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Positions available in VIBS

Graduate Students

Ph.D. student in Epidemiology

A PhD student position is available in the area of epidemiology under the supervision of Dr. Kevin Cummings at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.  Research emphasis is the epidemiology of foodborne and other zoonotic pathogens; current work focuses on Salmonella among dairy and feedlot cattle.  The graduate program will help the successful candidate develop strong skills in epidemiology, statistics, and veterinary public health.  A DVM (or equivalent) is preferred.  However, applicants with a degree in animal science, epidemiology, or statistics will be considered.  Salary will be commensurate with level of education and experience. The successful candidate will join a vibrant group of researchers and graduate students within the Epidemiology and Public Health Program of the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences.  The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is recognized as a leader in research, education, and service, and broad collaborative opportunities are available throughout the University.  Interested individuals should send a curriculum vitae (CV), outline of research interests and professional goals, and the names and contact details of three references to Dr. Kevin Cummings (

Ph.D. student in Reproductive Biology

A graduate student position (Ph.D. candidate) is available in the laboratory of Dr. Qinglei Li at Texas A&M University to study the TGFβ signaling pathway in female reproductive function. Highly motivated candidates with basic laboratory techniques and training in reproductive biology, genetics, and developmental biology have advantages. A BS degree and willingness to work with mice are required. Interested candidate should send an e-mail containing research interests and a CV including GPA and GRE scores to Dr. Qinglei Li at For more information on graduate program in College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University, please refer to /graduate.