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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Health-Care Innovation Tenure-track Faculty

assistant/associate/full professors

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks two visionary researchers and educators to join the founding faculty at the school. This new School of Nursing was founded with a $100 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. This current recruitment is open for two full-time academic (tenure-track) positions. One associate/full professor whose responsibilities will include mentoring junior faculty, and one professor open to all ranks who has experience teaching and mentoring Hispanic women to meet the CAMPOS scholar criteria.  Appointments in the regular series are expected to engage in research and other scholarly activities, teaching, as well as university and public service.

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. Particular consideration will be given to those candidates with a specialization in health informatics/technology. Candidates must also have demonstrated experience securing extramural funding.

As a ladder-rank faculty member, the successful applicant is expected to:

  1. Conduct significant, innovative and high impact research in the areas of health-care innovation and technology as applied to health promotion, chronic disease management, promotion of population health, or similar programs.
  2. Contribute to the development and prestige of the School of Nursing through collaborative research leadership, including mentoring and support of student scholarship and research.
  3. Develop new and collaborative research that draws on the strengths of the School of Nursing, UC Davis Health System, other UC Davis graduate programs and research initiatives, and/or UC-wide initiatives.
  4. Successfully secure extramural funding.
  5. Engage in service and professional activities including committee appointments at the local, state, regional and national level.
  6. Disseminate knowledge through publications as well as participate and present at interdisciplinary interprofessional education and scientific meetings.

 A primary objective for the school’s faculty is to provide a competency-based education program that is anchored by five key curricular elements: leadership development, interprofessional and interdisciplinary education, transformative research, cultural inclusiveness and innovative technology. The founding faculty have the unique opportunity to participate in the design, establishment and inception of the core programs of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing.  Successful candidates must also have the content expertise required to teach three core courses within the School of Nursing educational portfolio.  For more information on current degree offerings, please refer to the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing website at http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/nursing/education/index.html.

REQUIREMENTS: A doctoral degree (Ph. D. preferred) with experience in research and education is required.  The School of Nursing has an interprofessional faculty with scholars in many disciplines including nursing science, medicine, sociology, informatics and health policy. The school seeks scholars in complementary fields.  Licensed registered nurse or eligible for nursing licensure in the state of California is preferred. Postdoctoral training or equivalent academic experience is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate previous engagement in
service and professional activities including committee appointments at the local, state, regional and national level.

UC Davis is one of the nation’s top public research universities and is part of the world’s preeminent public university system. UC Davis’ academic health center is located on a modern, 140-acre campus in Sacramento, Calif. The Sacramento campus is home to the School of Medicine and medical center, a fully-accredited children’s hospital, a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, a level-I trauma center and burn unit, and a full range of outpatient services. The campus also includes an award-winning education center and library, the California Center for Health and Technology, the NIH-funded Clinical Translational Science Center, the Center for Reducing Health Disparities and dozens of other clinical, educational and research centers. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

CONTACT: Qualified applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, three references, and a statement of interest describing personal ideologies in nursing education and future research plans, and how they complement the mission and vision of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing.  Click here to submit applications.

For questions or inquiries, please contact Lisa Reevesman via email at sonfacultyrecruitment@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu referencing the IN-20R-14N, or via regular mail to Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, 4610 X St., Suite 4202, Sacramento, CA 95817.

To learn more about the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, please refer to our website at http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/nursing/.

CLOSING DATE: The search will remain open until filled, but no later than March 31, 2015.