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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

Associate Dean for Clinical Programs
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a visionary leader to guide the clinical programs and join the faculty team at the new nursing school at UC Davis Health System in Sacramento, California. The Associate Dean for Clinical Programs serves as both a faculty member and in the executive leadership role for the school guiding the clinical education and practice enterprises.

Associate dean for clinical programs

Tenure-track faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks two visionary researchers and educators to join the faculty team at the new nursing school at UC Davis Health System in Sacramento, California. Launched with a vision to advance health through leadership, the school is in search of senior faculty to further develop its research programs and lead four graduate-degree programs preparing nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and researchers. Faculty, regardless of discipline, hoping to expand their health-care perspectives, ignite innovation in future health-care leaders and transcend current approaches in health care are encouraged to join a team that cultivates academic excellence through interdisciplinary and interprofessional education and collaborative research. Interested applicants should review the research interests of other School of Nursing faculty, as well as other UC Davis and UC Davis Health System researchers, to determine the potential for research collaboration.

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

Doctorally prepared clinical faculty
School especially seeks nurse practitioner 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. Doctorally prepared nurse or nurse practitioner clinical educators provide graduate-level education for the nurse practitioner and physician assistant programs as well as the new Master’s Entry Program in Nursing that is in development. Nurse practitioner educators are strongly encouraged to apply. The school seeks expertise in a wide variety of specialties and backgrounds. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can teach in more than one degree program at the School of Nursing. Clinical educators dedicated to the innovative preparation of prelicensure students are encouraged to join a team committed to the development of providers who lead health-care teams, collaborate with other professionals and improve the quality and delivery of care.

Full-time doctorally prepared clinical faculty

Part-time doctorally prepared clinical faculty

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

Student Affairs Officer III
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks a student affairs officer III  to meet the needs of the School of Nursing in all matters related to student affairs. This position is responsible for managing the infrastructure for both the existing Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs, and also designing new processes for the new Master's Entry Program in Nursing.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #040749.

Director of Research Development and Sponsored Programs
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a director of research development and sponsored programs. This position is responsible for overseeing all programmatic development, operational components and administrative systems to support the school's research and grant-funded programs. The director of research development and sponsored programs reports to the associate dean of research. This person collaborates with other members of the school’s management team to cultivate academic excellence through immersive, interprofessional and interdisciplinary education and research.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #040424.

Fundraiser IV
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks a fundraiser IV to design, develop, deliver and administer annual and special gift fundraising programs and identify new donors. The fundraiser IV plans, schedules and implements moderate-sized, comprehensive fundraising and alumni-relations programs. This person also assists with implementation of long-term and short-term strategies in coordination and collaboration with the senior director of development and the assistant dean for development.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #040515.