UC Davis nursing school seeks postdoctoral scholar
Areas of emphasis include Latino health or child health services
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a visionary postdoctoral scholar to work under the guidance of expert faculty mentors in either interdisciplinary research on Latino health or child health services research.
The school’s nationally recognized faculty include Associate Vice Chancellor for Nursing and Dean Heather M. Young, Associate Dean Deborah Ward, Associate Dean for Research Jill Joseph, and Assistant Professors Ester Carolina Apesoa-Varano and Janice Bell. Postdoctoral scholars may assist faculty in the education mission.
Under the guidance of Apesoa-Varano, a scholar in the area of interdisciplinary research on Latino health and interprofessional teams would focus on disparities, aging, mental health, caregiving and interprofessional health-care teams. A scholar with an emphasis in child health services would work under the guidance of Bell and focus on access to care, costs, quality or outcomes of health services provided to children.
The selected scholar would have time to develop autonomous projects in addition to participating in existing research. The position does not require a background in nursing and it is open to applicants from diverse fields such as nursing, health sciences, and social sciences.
The scholars are funded through the school’s $100 million commitment from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. The position is for two years beginning Sept. 1, 2013. Scholars receive an annual starting salary of $60,000, University of California benefits and a stipend up to $25,000 for two years in support funds for research and professional development. Applications are due no later than May 13, 2013. Qualified candidates are invited to interview with final decisions announced in June.
Full position announcements can be found at nursing.ucdavis.edu/jobs
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis was established in March 2009 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 discovers knowledge to advance health, improve quality of care and health outcomes, and inform health policy. The school's first programs, a doctoral and a master's degree program, opened in fall 2010. Additional students and programs will be phased in over the next decade. For more information, visit nursing.ucdavis.edu.