Lecturer in Forensic Investigations

Coventry University - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences - School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Due to continued student growth, the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences seeks to appoint an outstanding lecturer in Forensic Investigations. The post holder will contribute to the provision of high quality teaching and research within Forensic Investigations. You will join a highly regarded, student-centred team of colleagues in delivering our Forensic Investigation courses.  We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and highly motivated lecturers to contribute to teaching, assessment, curriculum development, and recruitment and admissions within Forensic Investigations. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from applicants with professional and academic experience and research interests in investigative interviewing and the ability to teach a broad range of topics within Forensic Investigations including research methods and dissertation supervision.

Your teaching approach will be flexible, student-centred and research informed.  As the role will also require you to develop and maintain productive relationships with placement providers, employers and other stakeholders, you will need a high level of inter-personal skills, and personal effectiveness to promote a high quality experience for all our stakeholders. You will have a strong commitment to continuing professional development and to inter-professional and international perspectives.

The School is recognised for the high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses. This includes a broad portfolio of on-campus, off-campus, blended and distance learning courses both discipline and profession specific. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including public, independent, voluntary and private sectors.  Applied research activity is an integral part of the Faculty's business and there is a strong commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarship. You will be given opportunities to develop your research interests and be expected to contribute to Faculty’s research profile.

Applicants must have a relevant Master’s degree or a PhD in an appropriate subject and experience of delivering in an educational setting.

Coventry University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the PGCE.

For further information please contact Dr Laura Taylor (Deputy Head of School) email: laura.taylor@coventry.ac.uk

For further details or to apply online please visit our website at www.coventry.ac.uk/job-vacancies.

Closing Date:  29 September 2017.

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