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.

Medical-surgical clinical professors
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks master’s-degree or doctorally prepared registered nurses to join the faculty as assistant or associate clinical professors and provide medical-surgical clinical teaching for Master’s Entry Program in Nursing students. Clinical teaching may be at UC Davis Health or in an external clinical setting. This includes teaching of direct patient care as well as clinical skills for graduate-level prelicensure students. Medical-surgical faculty also teach didactic and clinical courses, participate in clinical skills workshops and provide mentoring and professional guidance to graduate students.

Tenure-track or tenured positions now available
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks up to two leading research faculty to join the Family Caregiving Institute in support of caregiving of older adults, contribute to improving access and build an inclusive community for all marginalized populations.

Part-time clinical instructors
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks part-time instructors to teach clinical rotations for the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing. Clinical instruction takes place in locations throughout the region that meet the Board of Registered Nursing requirements. Current needs include registered nurses with expertise in mental health and community health.

Volunteer clinical professors

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  education, research and leadership. Volunteer clinical professors are community volunteers who teach and conduct research 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 and system-change research.

Clinical preceptors

Preceptors play a crucial role in preparing future nurse practitioners and physician assistants. The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks physicians, nurse practitioner and physician assistants (P.A.s) to serve as preceptors for P.A. and family nurse practitioner (FNP) students.

Advanced Preceptor Affiliates

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis recognizes long-standing and exceptional preceptors as Advanced Preceptor Affiliates. Advanced Preceptor Affiliates are community health care providers who mentor and precept School of Nursing students in various health care and community settings. This partnership between the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and community health care providers solidifies the School of Nursing’s commitment to strengthen community ties and build long-lasting relationships with volunteer preceptors.

Heather M. Young Postdoctoral Fellowship in Healthy Aging
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis recruits scholars for the Heather M. Young Postdoctoral Fellowship each spring. Scholars with research interests in family caregiving, development of technology to promote healthy aging as well as community-based approaches to improving quality of life and care for older adults are especially sought. Up to three fellows are admitted each year. Fellowships are for one year with possible renewal for a second year. The fellowship program is sponsored by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in recognition of the school’s founding dean, Heather M. Young (2008-2018), and her career-long commitment to healthy aging. The fellowship was created to further advance the school’s ongoing healthy aging research and also prepare future faculty to teach and continue research in healthy aging. Scholars receive an annual salary based on the National Institutes for Health postdoctoral salary scale, University of California benefits and additional support funds for research and professional development. Review application details

Advanced NP-PRACTICE Residency
The NP-PRACTICE Residency is designed to support new graduate N.P.s in the critical first year as they transition into practice. The 12-month, full-time, limited-term appointment and training opportunity is now open for applications through Feb. 7, 2021.

Find current staff career opportunities at the School of Nursing on the UC Davis Careers webpage. Search “School of Nursing” to sort open positions.