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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Career opportunities with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing


About the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis

For 100 years, UC Davis has engaged in teaching, research and public service that matters to California and to transform the world. The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis was established in March 2009, UC Davis' first major initiative to address society’s most pressing health-care problems in the next 100 years. The school was launched through a $100 million commitment from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the nation’s largest grant for nursing education. The vision of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is to transform health care through nursing education and research. Through nursing leadership, the school will discover knowledge to advance health, improve quality of care and health outcomes, and inform health policy. The school admitted its first class for the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degree programs in fall 2010. Master's-degree physician assistant and nurse practitioner programs were added in 2013. Additional students and programs will be phased in over the next decade. The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is part of the UC Davis Health System, 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.


Faculty positions

Health Sciences Clinical Professor
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks one doctorally prepared nurse practitioner educator to join faculty at the new nursing school. The incumbent serves in a dual role as a clinician at Cares Community Health, a community clinic, and as an educator at the School of Nursing. The successful candidate is expected to engage in clinical teaching and clinical care activities, university and public service and may participate in creative work.

Assistant or associate health sciences clinical professor reference #IN-11R-14N

Doctorally prepared clinical faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks visionary educators to join the faculty team as an assistant, associate or full professor in the clinical professor series. The School of Nursing seeks doctorally prepared nurse or nurse practitioner educators to provide graduate-level education for the new Master’s Entry Program in Nursing that is in development as well as the existing nurse practitioner and physician assistant programs.

Full-time doctorally prepared clinical faculty

Part-time doctorally prepared clinical faculty

Health-care innovation tenure-track faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks two visionary researchers and educators to join faculty as an assistant, associate or full professor in the regular (tenure-track) series. The School of Nursing seeks candidates with scholarship and research interests in the areas of health-care innovation, new models of health and health care, and technology-enabled health. Scholarly activity in systems research, care coordination, vulnerable populations, quality improvement, policy and aging is highly valued.

Health-care innovation faculty reference #IN-20R-14N

Postdoctoral scholar positions

School of Nursing postdocs earn faculty positions!
Since the school’s 2009 founding, seven of eight postdoctoral alumni earned faculty positions educating new nurses in schools across the country. Click here to read more about how the school prepares nurse faculty!

For more information, to further discuss your fit with the School of Nursing or to submit a C.V., please contact Lisa Reevesman, academic personnel coordinator.

Health Informatics and Health Innovations Postdoctoral Scholar
A postdoctoral scholar is sought to collaborate with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing faculty and the Associate Dean for Research in developing a program of research in technology-related innovation in health-care delivery in both acute care and community-based settings. This full-time position postdoctoral scholar position is for two years, through annual renewed appointment process. Click here for position description.  Qualified applicants should send their curriculum vitae or resume, a statement of interest to the attention of Lisa Reevesman at email: lisa.reevesman@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Preceptors and clinical training

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.

Staff positions

Executive Support Assistant, Analyst II
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks an executive support assistant to provide high-level executive support for diverse and fast-paced deliverables related to the role of the associate vice chancellor and dean.  The responsibilities of this position include tracking deliverables, providing support for meetings and travel, formatting presentations and documents, complex scheduling and providing staff support. Additionally, the incumbent will monitor and track projects and correspondence, apply problem-solving techniques to resolve various situations and utilize initiative, judgment and discretion in researching, analyzing and compiling background information on issues important to senior leadership. Knowledge of university travel guidelines, resources and procedures desired.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #039909.

Course Coordinator
The School of Nursing seeks a course coordinator to provide direct support for required academic and clinical courses for the school’s graduate programs. Within this role, the incumbent partners with other curriculum and technology team members and faculty to manage curriculum for in-person and online courses. The successful candidate supports the instructors of record, teaching faculty, curriculum manager and other School of Nursing staff in all aspects of course implementation, development and execution. The position requires candidates have a high level of customer service and proactive representation of School of Nursing degree programs. Tasks include, but are not limited to, preparing and updating MyCourses sites, posting videos, course content and announcements, greeting guest lecturers, serving as an ambassador for our school and preparing syllabi and course content for faculty.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #037707.

Clinical Education Coordinator
The School of Nursing seeks a clinical education coordinator to manage the student placement  in clinical roations throughout the region. This position takes  the lead in the areas of site development, building relationships with community organizations, researching potential placements, determining strategic approaches to expand the network of sites, oversight of paperwork, and appropriate reporting of clinical rotation status. The incumbent is expected to develop and manage clinical preceptor sites from the conceptual phase through implementation and evaluation. This position exercises initiative, originality and judgment in applying established principles and practices to new and unusual problems. This includes coordination of data management, organizational and administrative skills, communication skills, leadership experience, and a willingness to thrive as a team member. 

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference # 039802.

Grants Project Analyst lll
The grants project analyst is an intramural-grant-funded position contingent upon available funding. Under the general oversight of the primary investigator, this position coordinates and facilitates project activities, program design and implementation, and also supports and guides investigators and team members to advance the grant objectives. The analyst is responsible for daily management, coordination and implementation of all project-related activities, including design planning, resource development, information gathering, analysis and reporting. The analyst provides budgetary and fiscal management and oversight, including expenditure recommendations and regular reporting to the primary investigator and other team members while observing all university and sponsor policies and procedures. The project analyst  executes all required management and operational aspects of the project.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference # 039849.

Research Project Analyst IV
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a research project analyst to lead and facilitate the design, implementation, dissemination and assessment of a new grant-funded project, pSCANNER. The research project analyst executes all required management and operational aspects of the project and serves as the main point of contact for project team members, internal and external collaborators, and consultants. The incumbent works with multiple collaborators and sites involved in the project (the School of Nursing, School of Medicine, other UC campuses, the Veteran's Administration, RAND Corporation and other companies). The successful candidate works under the guidance of a School of Nursing assistant professor.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #038179.

Alumni Relations Program Analyst V
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks an alumni relations program manager to design, implement and evaluate an alumni program that aligns with the vision of the School of Nursing.  A successful alumni program includes meaningful engagement opportunities, lifelong learning experiences, philanthropic opportunities and participation in the school's evaluation program. The position reports to the assistant dean for interprofessional programs and is accountable to school leadership, including the assistant dean for development, to ensure the program achieves multiple school-wide goals.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #038265.

Fundraising Program Analyst lll
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a development analyst to coordinate the Annual Giving and Employee Giving Program for the School of Nursing. The incumbent will communicate directly with annual fund donors and prospects to provide giving information in various forms. The development analyst coordinates the administrative fund raising functions of acquisition and donor mailings to meet the strategic goal of increasing engagement with alumni, donors, students, volunteers, prospects and friends of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. S/he will recommend strategies and coordinate follow-up with prospects and donors. The Analyst will work to ensure that all aspects of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing development program are consistent with University policies and the policies, practices and standards of UC Davis and University Development.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference # 039406.

Writer, Communications and Marketing
The School of Nursing seeks an experienced professional to serve as the lead writer for the school’s communications and marketing team. The successful candidate is responsible for researching, writing, editing and assisting in the production of School of Nursing publications, marketing collateral, talking points, website and development communications that target unique and specific audiences. The position requires previous experience developing news and feature stories in a nursing or health-care environment for a variety of audiences.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #037898.