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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Health Informatics and Health Innovations Postdoctoral Scholar

Location:  Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, UC Davis Health System (Sacramento campus)
Salary: NIH postdoctoral salary scale, benefits, plus $2,000 annual professional development fund
Duration: Two years with the possibility of extension

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. Immediate opportunities for research include:

  • A multicomponent program to improve cancer care coordination for under-resourced and disadvantaged patients utilizing mobile and social networking technologies
  • Training for health coaches in a community, team-care setting utilizing distance learning and remote monitoring
  • Patient and stakeholder engagement in the design, governance and research priority setting for a national clinical data research network for comparative effectiveness research addressing obesity, congestive heart failure and Kawasaki Disease
  • Postdoctoral scholars who bring or develop their own specific interests in an area of research relevant to health informatics, technology-enabled care models or other health innovations would also have time to develop autonomous projects in addition to participating in existing programs of research.

A successful candidate for this position will have the following qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in the field of health informatics, nursing science, health sciences, social science or related field
  • Experience with design, implementation or research involving health interventions utilizing technology
  • An emphasis on data visualization or health communication with patients is preferred
  • Background in either quantitative or qualitative methodologies are of interest
  • Demonstrated project management expertise and strong communication skills
  • Requires excellent academic writing skills demonstrated in grant proposals, papers or reports.
  • Facilitation skills to lead meetings, foster participation, elicit feedback, achieve consensus and produce results.

Qualified applicants should send their curriculum vitae or resume, a statement of interest to the attention of Lisa Reevesman, Academic Personnel Coordinator at email: lisa.reevesman@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu.

For more information, contact Lisa Reevesman at (916) 734-4737 or via email at lisa.reevesman@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu