Career opportunities with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
About the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks to transform health care through nursing education and research. Through nursing leadership, the school advances health, improves quality of care and health outcomes, and informs health policy. Individuals interested in promoting a visionary and innovative program are encouraged to join a team of dedicated individuals who work to understand what people want to lead healthy lives, identify tools to enable them to manage their health and design systems that empower them to accomplish individualized health goals. The School of Nursing is part of UC Davis Health, an integrated, academic health system encompassing UC Davis School of Medicine, the 619-bed-acute-care hospital and clinical services of UC Davis Medical Center and the 800-member physician group known as the UC Davis Medical Group.
Master of Health Services — Physician Assistant Studies Program Director
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a visionary and dynamic director to lead the school’s Master of Health Services — Physician Assistant Studies Program and serve as a member of the school’s leadership team. This UC Davis Health position provides unique opportunities to:
- lead the growth of a physician assistant program focused on the preparation of health care professionals who deliver care as members of interprofessional health care teams and improve the availability of culturally relevant primary health care to underserved populations
- lead the development and growth of interprofessional learning experiences for physician assistant students
- work from the new, state-of-the-art facility, Betty Irene Moore Hall, at the UC Davis Sacramento campus
Master’s Entry Program in Nursing director and faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a visionary and dynamic director to lead the school’s Master’s Entry Program in Nursing and serve as a member of the school’s leadership team. This UC Davis Health position provides unique opportunities to:
- lead the growth of a young, innovative prelicensure nursing program focused on developing leaders in quality and safety, advocates for diverse patient populations and agents of change for healthier communities
- lead the development and growth of interprofessional learning experiences for nursing students
- work from the new, state-of-the-art facility, Betty Irene Moore Hall, at the UC Davis Sacramento campus.
UC Davis has a long history of integrating clinical preceptorship with classroom education. The School of Nursing welcomes inquiries from potential preceptors in community settings who are interested in taking part in the education of physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Sites can be rural or urban located anywhere throughout California. Potential preceptors may contact the school directly to obtain a preceptor application or learn more. School of Nursing representatives evaluate and make decisions on the approval of all clinical sites. For more information, click here.
Volunteer clinical faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis values volunteer clinical faculty as important partners in education. These individuals play a significant role in the mission to transform health care through nursing education, research and leadership. Volunteer clinical faculty are community volunteers who teach and precept School of Nursing students in various health-care and community settings. The appointment constitutes a valuable way to utilize a volunteer’s interest on a part-time, non-salaried, voluntary basis in the areas of teaching, system-change research and clinical expertise. For more information, click here.
Health informatics and innovations postdoctoral scholar
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and UC Davis Health seek a full-time postdoctoral scholar interested in health informatics. The scholar is expected to conduct research related to health technology. Individuals should have an interest in cancer, heart failure, chronic disease, or healthy aging as well as a focus in one of the following areas:
- user-centered design and development of mobile applications
- clinical trials of mobile-health interventions
- predictive analytics using mobile health and clinical data
- precision medicine and person-centered care
The postdoctoral scholar will work with School of Nursing Assistant Professor Katherine Kim, who serves as director for Person-Centered Health Innovation Research at the UC Davis Center for Health and Technology and as senior scientist with the University of California Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS).
Depending on interest, the postdoctoral scholar may be involved in one or more of Kim’s major research initiatives including the launch of the Healthy Aging in a Digital World initiative, All of Us (the national precision medicine research program), or a collaborative industry research partnership focused on understanding patient and provider participation in delivery of immunotherapy and chemotherapy.
The salary for this postdoctoral scholar position is based on the National Institutes for Health (NIH) postdoctoral salary scale and includes benefits.
A successful candidate for this position meets the following qualifications:
- A verifiable Ph.D. in the field of health technology and or health innovation, nursing science, health sciences, human computer interaction or related field.
- Background in data visualization, participatory or user-centered design or mobile health preferred. Either qualitative or quantitative methods.
- Demonstrated project management expertise and strong communication skills.
- Excellent academic writing skills and interest in developing manuscripts for publication.
- Facilitation skills to lead meetings, foster participation, elicit feedback, achieve consensus and produce results.
How To apply
Each qualified applicant should send curriculum vitae or resume as well as a statement of interest to the attention of Assistant Professor Kathy Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic personnel analyst
Under the general direction of the academic personnel manager, the academic personnel analyst manages and coordinates academic initiatives in the School of Nursing Dean’s Office related to academic recruitment, appointment, advancement, payroll, international visa applications, leave administration and credentials.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 054051.
The education analyst is a member of an interprofessional team supporting an interprofessional educational initiative. The System-transforming, Patient-centered Longitudinal Interprofessional Community-based Education (SPLICE) initiative is a collaborative practice curriculum for physician assistant, family nurse practitioner and medical students, as well as primary care residents. The education analyst assists the team to accomplish project goals and objectives. Specifically, the incumbent assists in developing systems for data acquisition, data management and data analysis. The analyst works with various team members, including outside clinic agencies, to create systems for data collection and management.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 053950.
Health education specialist for the Center for Advancing Pain Relief
The health education specialist for the Center for Advancing Pain Relief is responsible for coordinating the daily activities of UC Davis Pain Academy clinical education programs (pain fellowship and the ECHO telementoring program). Under the general oversight of the center’s associate director as well as the faculty program director, the specialist coordinates and facilitates project activities, program design and implementation, as well as provides support and guidance to investigators and team members to advance project objectives.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 054527.
Director for Student Success Center
The Student Success Center director designs, launches and oversees the Student Success Center at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. The center provides high-quality, evidence-based and student-centered support to all students with a special focus on students from educationally or economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The director closely collaborates with faculty leaders and instructors on student learning issues. The director applies extensive knowledge of health professions education to manage all aspects of the success center including leading, coordinating and assessing the center’s activities.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 054572.