Lecturer in Fraud Investigation Management

Coventry University - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences - School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences

This is an exciting time to join Coventry University and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences. With a University Gold TEF rating, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses, we have a demonstrable commitment to student experience. Due to continued student growth, and in support of the School’s strategic plan, we are looking to appoint a Lecturer in Fraud Investigation Management.

Our MSc Fraud Investigation Management course has been developed to specifically address real issues in fraud investigations. The aim of the course is to develop our graduates’ ability to critique typical investigative situations. Critical thinking and problem solving skills will help graduates of this course conceptualise the opportunities to harvest forensic evidence. This in turn will enable them to devise and implement their own solutions to potentially varied and complex fraud investigation problems. This course focuses on the issues related to the holistic management of the fraud investigation process. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated lecturer with experience of and confidence in delivery of at least one of the following areas; Fraud investigation management, Strategic risk management from a fraud or financial crime perspective, and Organisational learning.

Importantly, you will be student-centred and adopt a flexible approach through research-informed teaching. You will have demonstrable experience of the assessment process and the ability to increase student satisfaction on our courses. 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 Local Authority Social Services, Strategic Health Authorities, NHS Trusts, education, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors.  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 are expected to contribute to the 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 a confidential discussion or further information about the role, 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: 22 September 2017.

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