About the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks to transform health care through nursing education and research. Through nursing leadership, the school advances health, improves quality of care and health outcomes, and informs health policy. Individuals interested in promoting a visionary and innovative program are encouraged to join a team of dedicated individuals who work to understand what people want to lead healthy lives, identify tools to enable them to manage their health and design systems that empower them to accomplish individualized health goals. The School of Nursing is part of UC Davis Health, 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.

Associate Dean for Research
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks to hire a visionary and dynamic associate dean for research to lead the school’s research program and serve as a member of its senior leadership team. Click here for more »


Family Caregiving Institute faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks visionary researchers and educators to join the school as founding faculty for the Family Caregiving Institute, which launched in April 2017 with a $5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Dedicated to the well-being of those who care for others, Family Caregiving Institute faculty aim to discover and disseminate knowledge to improve systems of support for caregivers, building upon the foundation laid by the school’s current scholarship in the area of family caregiving.


Physician assistant faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks innovative physician assistant educators to join the faculty of the physician assistant master’s-degree program at this time of expansion and growth. The faculty have the unique opportunity to participate in the development of high-impact and interprofessional educational programs. Click here for more »


Family nurse practitioner faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks family nurse practitioner faculty to serve as instructors of record for the family nurse practitioner program as well as the prelicensure Master’s Entry Program in Nursing. Click here for more »


Assistant clinical professor and MEPN assistant director
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a full-time, master’s-degree prepared faculty who will also serve as the California Board of Registered Nursing-approved assistant director for the prelicensure Master’s Entry Program in Nursing. Click here for more »


Part-time clinical instructor
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks part-time clinical instructors to teach clinical rotations for the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing. Clinical instruction takes place in various hospitals and community agencies in the region that meet the Board of Registered Nursing requirements. Click here for more »


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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.

Health informatics postdoctoral scholar

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a full-time, postdoctoral scholar interested in health informatics. The scholar is expected to conduct research related to health technology. Immediate research opportunities include:

  • user-centered design and development of mobile applications
  • clinical trials of mobile-health interventions
  • predictive analytics using mobile health and clinical data
  • areas of interest include cancer, heart failure, chronic disease and healthy aging

The postdoctoral scholar will work with Assistant Professor Katherine Kim, who also serves as director for the person-centered health innovation at the UC Davis Center for Health and Technology and as senior scientist with the University of California Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS).

The salary for this postdoctoral scholar position is based on the National Institutes for Health (NIH) postdoctoral salary scale and includes benefits.

To see a full description of this position, please visit the Aggie Job Link and use reference number 823918.

Administrative assistant III 
The administrative assistant III provides program support for the family nurse practitioner program. The assistant also provides high-level executive calendar support, travel preparation and post-trip reconciliation, as well as general administrative support in a dynamic, fast-paced setting for faculty and executives. The incumbent is expected to utilize initiative, judgment and discretion to provide day-to-day assistance. The incumbent is responsible for providing logistical support for meetings and events and also participates as an active member of the school’s administrative team. The incumbent works in a team environment and must have the ability to maintain composed demeanor when interacting with peers, staff, employees and colleagues, and is expected to contribute to a diverse workplace through ideas and experience.

To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 049157.

Center for Advanced Pain Relief coordinator (analyst II) 
The UC Davis Center for Advancing Pain Relief leverages the vast expertise of scholars and scientists in medicine, nursing and other health-science disciplines to discover and deliver the knowledge and tools to effectively help people manage pain and improve their quality of life. This position reports to the center chief administrative officer and has funding for one year with continuation dependent on funding of future phases. The position is responsible for coordinating the daily activities of the UC Davis Center for Advancing Pain Relief and select associated projects.

To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 049630.

Student affairs and admissions manager (analyst V-S) 
The School of Nursing student affairs and admissions manager is the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Programs content expert and independently manages the student affairs activities for all five academic programs, currently including the Doctor of Philosophy, and four master’s-degree programs (leadership, physician assistant, family nurse practitioner and entry-level nursing). This position is instrumental in the growth and continued success off the graduate programs. The incumbent develops and implements short-term and long-term student affairs strategies to ensure student outcomes and growth objectives are met. The incumbent is supervisor to the admissions, student services and outreach team.

To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 049636.

Executive Support Analyst (Analyst III) 
Under direction of the executive analyst VII as well as the associate vice chancellor and dean, this position provides assistance on matters that are sensitive or complex in nature that require a high level of analytical skill, independence and initiative in execution and implementation. The executive analyst works closely with senior university administrators, various campus committees, campus departments, donors and the public to assist with various executive meeting logistics. This position also provides analytical support for projects and initiatives. The executive support analyst is independently responsible for all aspects of administrative, analytical and project management support for matters related to the associate vice chancellor’s daily responsibilities, including the prioritization of activities according to urgency and need.

To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 048473.

Director of Development
The director of development manages fundraising activities and implements long-term and short-term fundraising strategies. This position is expected to spearhead annual growth in major gift giving, including the oversight and management of fundraising administration, with a prospect portfolio of 100-150 major gift donors and prospects. 

To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 042762.