Career opportunities with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
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.
Master’s Entry Program in Nursing director and faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a visionary and dynamic director to lead the school’s Master’s Entry Program in Nursing and serve as a member of the school’s leadership team. This UC Davis Health position provides unique opportunities to:
- lead the growth of a young, innovative prelicensure nursing program focused on developing leaders in quality and safety, advocates for diverse patient populations and agents of change for healthier communities
- lead the development and growth of interprofessional learning experiences for nursing students
- work from the new, state-of-the-art facility, Betty Irene Moore Hall, at the UC Davis Sacramento campus.
Healthy Aging in a Digital World Institute faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks innovative faculty to join the school as founding faculty for the Healthy Aging in a Digital World Institute. The school specifically seeks candidates with scholarship and interest related to health and the delivery of care as experienced by older adults across care settings as well as issues related to aging and technology. 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 »
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 and innovations postdoctoral scholar
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and UC Davis Health seek a full-time postdoctoral scholar interested in health informatics. The scholar is expected to conduct research related to health technology. Individuals should have an interest in cancer, heart failure, chronic disease, or healthy aging as well as a focus in one of the following areas:
- user-centered design and development of mobile applications
- clinical trials of mobile-health interventions
- predictive analytics using mobile health and clinical data
- precision medicine and person-centered care
The postdoctoral scholar will work with School of Nursing Assistant Professor Katherine Kim, who serves as director for Person-Centered Health Innovation Research 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).
Depending on interest, the postdoctoral scholar may be involved in one or more of Kim’s major research initiatives including the launch of the Healthy Aging in a Digital World initiative, All of Us (the national precision medicine research program), or a collaborative industry research partnership focused on understanding patient and provider participation in delivery of immunotherapy and chemotherapy.
The salary for this postdoctoral scholar position is based on the National Institutes for Health (NIH) postdoctoral salary scale and includes benefits.
A successful candidate for this position meets the following qualifications:
- A verifiable Ph.D. in the field of health technology and or health innovation, nursing science, health sciences, human computer interaction or related field.
- Background in data visualization, participatory or user-centered design or mobile health preferred. Either qualitative or quantitative methods.
- Demonstrated project management expertise and strong communication skills.
- Excellent academic writing skills and interest in developing manuscripts for publication.
- Facilitation skills to lead meetings, foster participation, elicit feedback, achieve consensus and produce results.
How To apply
Each qualified applicant should send curriculum vitae or resume as well as a statement of interest to the attention of Assistant Professor Kathy Kim at email@example.com.
Clinical Education Specialist
As a member of the education team at the School of Nursing, the clinical education specialist’s primary responsibility is to support the daily operational needs of the clinical skills courses within the family nurse practitioner, physician assistant and entry-level nursing programs. This position is a member of the curriculum and technology team and serves as the staff point person for all aspects of clinical skills experiences, simulation, assessment and operations within the School of Nursing and any co-curricular clinical skills activities. In conjunction with the faculty, the specialist plans, implements and evaluates clinical skills training sessions and assessments.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 053556.
The research coordinator supports projects related to person-centered informatics research. The coordinator supports two grant projects awarded to faculty who seek to expand knowledge using large data sets and community partners. One award is a large multisite, comparative effectiveness trial for children with Kawasaki disease. The second award involves participant and community engagement for a consortium of national precision medicine program grantees. The position reports administratively to the assistant dean for interprofessional programs but receives direction for project work and assignments from the project principle investigator. There are currently two years of funding for this position with future funding dependent additional grants and contracts.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 053184.
Education Program Manager, Center for Advancing Pain Relief
The education program manager (health educator 3) is responsible for coordinating the daily activities of UC Davis Pain Academy clinical education programs (pain fellowship and the ECHO telementoring program). This position coordinates and facilitates project activities, program design and implementation, as well as provides support and guidance to investigators and team members to advance the project objectives. The manager executes all required management and operational aspects of the project.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 053159.
Academic Personnel Analyst
Under the general direction of the academic personnel manager, the academic personnel analystI manages and coordinates academic initiatives in the School of Nursing Dean’s Office related to academic recruitment, appointment, advancement, payroll, international visa applications, leave administration and credentials.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 053141.
Community Engagement Coordinator, Precision Medicine
This position is full time and serves as the community engagement coordinator for the UC Davis site of the All of Us, California Precision Medicine Consortium Program. This position reports to the co-principle investigator and engagement lead, Katherine Kim. Working with researchers at UC Davis requires a working knowledge of health research design phases, as well as substantial experience in community engagement practice, community-engaged research as well as education and training methods. Because of the need for convening community health forums, community review boards and partnership development activities, organizational and communication skills are very important in identifying appropriate community partners, contacting community members, scheduling events, facilitating meetings and making presentations.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 052720.