School of Nursing

Clinical Research Faculty

Vacancy #12F107
Position # 6009

The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNC Wilmington) invites applications for full time faculty in the Clinical Research Program, a non-nursing degree program housed in the School of Nursing (SON) in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS). The Clinical Research Program offers a B.S. in Clinical Research and an M.S. in Clinical Research and Product Development. These degree programs prepare students for careers in the biopharmaceutical clinical research industry. The curriculum is taught completely online with the exception of the undergraduate internship.

Located in southeastern North Carolina within minutes of the Atlantic Ocean, UNC Wilmington is one of 17 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina. The university offers more than 50 undergraduate and 35 graduate degree programs, including doctoral programs in marine biology and educational leadership, for approximately 13,000 students. Ranked among the top 10 public master’s institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report for the last 14 years, UNC Wilmington is an active learning community that is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The individual selected to fill this faculty position will be involved in the teaching and advising of undergraduate and/or graduate students.  Additional responsibilities, as delineated in the UNCW Faculty Handbook ( will be required of tenure track faculty.  Instruction in the Clinical Research Program is predominantly in an online environment. Degree requirements for the BS and MS degrees can be found at

QUALIFICATIONS: Tenure track positions require a doctorate in a life science or health care-related field; other terminal degrees (e.g., JD) with relevant biopharmaceutical or health care experience will be considered. For the non-tenure track option, the minimal educational requirement is a master's degree and relevant experience. Prior experience in teaching and developing course materials is required. Experience with online education is preferred. Candidates must experience working with clinical trials for regulatory approval and/or post-marketing studies.Tenure track status is preferred; however, the non-tenure track option will also be considered.

SALARY:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

TO APPLY:  Please complete the online application process available on the Web at A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Dr. RuthAnne Kuiper, Department Chair in the UNCW School of Nursing, and attached to the online application – not emailed or mailed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are specifically preferred. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Robin Williams at (910) 962-3106.  Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 15th 2012, but applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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