Senior Lecturer B in Finance

Coventry University London

Coventry University London was founded in October 2010 and now has over 18 different degree programmes. Coventry University London is a teaching and learning-led as well as research informed institution, with strong links to the industry and is focused on providing opportunities for learning that develop career-ready, and global enterprising graduates.

Coventry University London is a part of the Coventry University Group. Coventry University was ranked 12th in the Guardian University Guide 2018, after being named “University of the Year” in the 2015 Times Higher Education (THE) Awards and UK’s top new University at the Guardian and the Complete University Guide’s 2018 ranking. It has also achieved a Teaching Excellence framework Gold rating for teaching excellence. Coventry University is focused on growing its excellence in teaching as well as developing its reach across the UK and internationally.

The Department of Accounting, Finance and Energy offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Coventry University London has a dedicated facility which houses Bloomberg terminals, and campus based platform access to S&P Capital IQ. Key finance postgraduate programmes include the MBA Global Financial Services, the MSc Global Financial Trading, and the MSc Global Finance (FRM) in academic partnership with the New York based Global Association of Risk Professional (GARP).

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Finance to support the delivery and development of our Finance subject area. The post holder will contribute to delivering the Institution’s mission which is to prepare career-ready, global enterprising graduates by providing a real business and professional experience that is tailored to individual talents and future career ambitions.

You will have excellent academic qualifications and research experience (or demonstrable potential). You will be able to demonstrate your ability and enthusiasm to contribute positively to the reputation and teaching of Coventry University London. You will be qualified to Doctorate level or qualified as either Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM) or Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) with a relevant Master Degree, and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement. Successful applicants are expected to engage actively with the teaching, research, enterprise and employer engagement work of the department. A desire to contribute to the futures of our students by preparing them for successful finance careers is essential. The achievement and satisfaction of our students is our top priority.

You will have substantial, demonstrable experience of teaching and supporting students with state-of-the-art learning methods, research informed teaching, quality resource material and networking with employers and global professional bodies such as CFA, FRM and CAIA.

As a Senior Lecturer, you will contribute to the teaching and administration at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the subject areas of:

  • Applied Mathematics for Finance
  • Computational Finance
  • Algorithmic Trading
  • Derivative and Fixed Income
  • Financial Trading Simulation

Coventry University London is based in the heart of the City of London with easy transport links through London Liverpool Street and Moorgate stations.

For further information, please contact Dr Zhen Ye (Peter), Principal Lecturer in Finance, by email at  

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 25th October 2017.

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