Expected start date: June 15, 2021
Application open date: March 1, 2021
Initial review date: March 15, 2021
Applications received after this date are reviewed by the faculty mentor or supervisor if the position is not filled.

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Health seeks a postdoctoral scholar with research interests related to digital health interventions and public health. Postdoctoral scholars who bring or develop their own specific interests in an area of research relevant to digital health and public health would also have time to develop projects in addition to participating in existing programs of research. This position is for one year with possible renewal for a second year and reports to Associate Professor Katherine Kim, the faculty mentor and supervisor. The primary work location is UC Davis Health on the UC Davis Sacramento campus in Sacramento, California.

Diversity, equity and inclusion

All individuals in the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing are accountable for maintaining and fostering a culture of inclusion, as outlined in the school’s diversity and inclusion web page.

All candidates are evaluated on their contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.


Scholars are required to have a doctorate in nursing, public health, health informatics, or a related field. The school especially seeks candidates with research interests related to digital health interventions, public health and underserved communities. Background in research in the field of consumer health informatics, public health interventions with underserved communities and quantitative analysis as well as demonstrated skills in academic writing, and strong communication skills is preferred.


All candidates are required to submit a cover letter indicating their interest and qualifications as related to the area of research, curriculum vitae, a statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, and two letters of reference to via email to Associate Professor Katherine Kim.  

For guidelines on writing a diversity statement, please visit the Academic Affairs website.

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please email the Academic Personnel Analyst Monica Aiello.

UC Davis is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.