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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Assistant, associate or full professor-in-residence position

Health-Care Innovation, Technology and Informatics

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks visionary researchers and educators to join the founding faculty at the new innovative nursing school at UC Davis. The school seeks candidates with scholarship and research interests in the area of health-care innovations and technology. Candidates with a specialization in health informatics are particularly sought. The founding faculty have the unique opportunity to participate in the development of high-impact and innovative research. They also contribute to interdisciplinary and interprofessional curricula for the doctoral and master's degree programs as well as potentially to a future prelicensure program. Multiple full-time, academic positions at the assistant, associate or full professor level in the professor-in-residence series in Sacramento, Calif., are available.

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is founded on five core attributes:

  • Leadership development
  • Interprofessional/Interdisciplinary education
  • Transformative research
  • Cultural inclusiveness
  • Innovative technology

The School of Nursing pays market-based salaries that are commensurate with peers working in clinical and administrative settings. The school also offers founding faculty start-up packages to ensure they have the tools and resources necessary to cultivate a rigorous academic and research program.

Qualified candidates must possess a doctorate degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Nursing Science, or related field in research and education, with experience in teaching and mentoring graduate students, and research and expertise in the area of health-care innovation and technology.

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is the newest addition to UC Davis. One of the nation’s top public research universities, UC Davis maintains a tradition of service to the region, the nation and the world. The 30,000-student UC Davis has its main campus in the college town of Davis, in the heart of the Sacramento Valley, near the state capital and San Francisco Bay Area. 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- all located on the Sacramento campus near downtown. Unique distinctions of UC Davis Health System include:

  • An exceptionally collaborative environment as evidenced by the graduate group model, the NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, many interdisciplinary clinical centers, and the Clinical Translational Science Center
  • A national reputation as a leader in technology-enabled healthcare delivery including an extensive telehealth program, initiatives in distance education, education programs in health informatics
  • UC Davis Health System achieved the highest level of implementation of use of EMR, HIMSS Stage 7, in 2011

Diverse in expertise but united in purpose, UC Davis faculty, staff and students collaborate daily to solve urgent real-world problems, translate research into practice and eliminate health disparities. Whether treating complex injuries, improving cancer care or explaining autism, UC Davis Health System’s unique combination of academic excellence and social responsibility advances health for all.

Contact: Qualified applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a statement of interest describing future research plans and approach to nursing education  and how they complement the mission and vision of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. Click here to submit applications online, referencing the Health-Care Innovation and Technology faculty search (IN-01R-12N). This search will remain open through June 30, 2013.

For questions or inquiries, please contact Lisa Reevesman, academic personnel coordinator, at sonfacultyrecruitment@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu.