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Nurse Scientist - Research Integration

Job Description / Duties

The selected candidate will identify research questions, design and conduct scientific studies, collect and analyze data, and disseminate their findings internally and externally through publications, presentations, and alike. ​​This position will work collaboratively with stakeholders at UNC and Novant Health. The selected candidate will work closely to support the needs of the UNC/Novant Research Advisory Council (RAC) and collaborative efforts to support the mission of the UNC/Novant ​Health partnership. ​This position is expected to have a presence at both UNC sites, New Hanover, and other Novant Health sites as needed. 

Plans, implements and evaluates nursing research and evidence-based practice activities to promote the delivery of quality patient care and improved patient outcomes. Mentors nurses in the research process from inception to dissemination. Evaluates impact of research activities upon systems and programs and provides recommendations.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Education Requirements: 

  • Doctorate degree in Nursing with a strong emphasis in research.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.

Professional Experience Requirements:

  • Five (5) years of experience as a clinical nurse in a leadership role.

Knowledge/Skills/ and Abilities Requirements:

  • Strong statistical background and data management and analysis methods skills as well as quantitative and qualitative research skills, including strong computer skills and database management. Ability to write and publish in professional journals and texts.

Contact Information

Please apply online to Nurse Scientist - Research Integration in Chapel Hill, NC - UNC Health Care,

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