UC-Davis Nursing School seeks faculty member

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is accepting applications for a full-time academic position at the assistant, associate or full professor rank in the regular series (tenure-track).

In 2017, UC Davis launched the Healthy Aging in the Digital World Institute with a vision to bring person-centered choice through technology and connectedness to older adults and people living with multiple chronic conditions as well as their care partners. The institute will advance health care delivery to include models that support the goals of individuals while also creating better networks of care.

The goals of the institute are to:

1. Improve the capacity for older adults to live well and thrive in their homes through enabling technology and personalized care

2. Support care partners by enabling technology to successfully foster wellness in the community

3. Tailor care to achieve the greatest outcome for people who have chronic illness

4. Create and generate evidence-based guidance that informs industry and bridges developing technology with real-life home health needs

5. Provide innovative training opportunities for health care practitioners who can partner with patients and their care partners in ways that recognize their expertise

The candidate will be a member of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing faculty and also a founding faculty member within the Healthy Aging in a Digital World Institute. Faculty from diverse areas of scholarship are involved in the Healthy Aging in a Digital World, including nursing, medicine, informatics, engineering, visualization, computer science, health economics, sociology and human-centered design.

UC Davis is part of the University of California public university system. UC Davis Health is located in Sacramento, California. The Sacramento campus is home to the School of Medicine, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, the Latino Aging Research Resource Center (Research Center for Minority Aging Research), the UC Davis Medical Center (including a level-I trauma center and burn unit as well as a full range of outpatient services), a fully accredited children’s hospital, a NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a NIH-funded Clinical Translational Science Center. The campus also includes the new Betty Irene Moore Hall (opened in October 2017), an award-winning health sciences education center and library and the Center for Health and Technology, which supports technology-enabled models of care as well as simulation technology for the human health sciences education programs.

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. In 2017, the school was awarded a $5 million grant to create the Family Caregiving Institute, which builds upon the foundation laid by the school’s current scholarship in the area of family caregiving, examining the effectiveness of programs and designing support interventions.

Apply at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01984.