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Durham University

St John's College

Job vacancies

St John’s College

Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science

  • Project Co-ordinator based in Durham

  • Deputy Project Co-ordinator based in Durham

  • Post-doctoral Research Assistant based in Durham

  • Post-doctoral Research Assistant based in London

  • Communications Officer based in Durham

Five new three year posts are available as part of a Templeton Religion Trust funded project 'Equipping Christians Leadership in an Age of Science' (ECLAS) which involves a partnership between Durham University, York University and the Mission and Public Affairs Division of the Church of England. These are appointments at St John’s College in Durham University.

The ECLAS project seeks to transform the quality and increase levels of serious engagement with science amongst Christians in England, by focusing attention on the role of senior church leaders in shaping church leadership in an age of science. It involves academic research, conferences, projects such as Scientists in Congregations and Science for Seminaries and work on the role of science-engaged theology in mission and public affairs.

Project Co-ordinator

Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science

A three year deputy project co-ordinator position is available to work with Revd Professor David Wilkinson and as part of a Durham and York University-based, Templeton Religion Trust funded project 'Equipping Christians Leadership in an Age of Science' (ECLAS). This is an appointment of St John’s College in Durham University.

The ECLAS project seeks to transform the quality and increase levels of serious engagement with science amongst Christians in England, by focusing attention on the role of senior church leaders in shaping church leadership in an age of science. It involves academic research, conferences, projects such as Scientists in Congregations and Science for Seminaries and work on the role of science engaged theology in mission and public affairs.

This post, based in Durham, will be responsible for operational communication in co-ordinating the overall strands of the project and the work of the ECLAS team, financial management, regular reporting and enabling a new programme of Science for Seminaries.

Job description for Project Co-ordinator.

Deadline for applications: 5pm 31st January 2020 Interview date: 14th February 2020 at St Johns College

Deputy Project Co-ordinator

Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science

A three year deputy project co-ordinator position is available to work with Revd Professor David Wilkinson and as part of a Durham and York University-based, Templeton Religion Trust funded project 'Equipping Christians Leadership in an Age of Science' (ECLAS). This is an appointment of St John’s College in Durham University.

The ECLAS project seeks to transform the quality and increase the levels of serious engagement with science amongst Christians in England, by focusing attention on the role of senior church leaders in shaping church leadership in an age of science. It involves academic research, conferences, projects such as Scientists in Congregations and Science for Seminaries and work on the role of science engaged theology in mission and public affairs.

This post, based in Durham, will be responsible for assisting the Project Co-ordinator in the administration of the overall project with specific involvement in planning, communication and reporting. It will also involve enabling Conferences for Senior Church Leaders and the national project Scientists in Congregations.

Job description for Deputy Project Co-ordinator.

Deadline for applications: 5pm 31st January 2020 Interview date: 14th February 2020 at St Johns College

Postdoctoral Research Assistant based in Durham

Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science

A three year post-doctoral position is available to work with Revd Professor David Wilkinson, and as part of a Durham and York University-based, Templeton Religion Trust funded project 'Equipping Christians Leadership in an Age of Science' (ECLAS). This is an appointment at St John’s College in Durham University.

The ECLAS project seeks to transform the quality and increase the level of serious engagement with science amongst Christians in England, by focusing attention on the role of senior church leaders in shaping church leadership in an age of science. It involves academic research, conferences, projects such as Scientists in Congregations and Science for Seminaries and work on the role of science engaged theology in mission and public affairs.

This PDRA post, based in Durham, will be responsible for quantitative and qualitative research of attitudes to science among church leaders, primarily in the UK but also a smaller sample in the US.

Job description for Postdoctoral Research Assistant based in Durham.

Deadline for applications: 5pm 6th February 2020 Interview date: 21st February 2020 at St Johns College

Postdoctoral Research Assistant based in London

Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science

A three year post-doctoral position is available to work with Revd Dr Kathryn Pritchard at the Mission and Public Affairs Division of the Church of England, and as part of a Durham and York University-based, Templeton Religion Trust funded project 'Equipping Christians Leadership in an Age of Science' (ECLAS). This is an appointment of St John’s College in Durham University.

The ECLAS project seeks to transform the quality and increase the level of serious engagement with science amongst Christians in England, by focusing attention on the role of senior church leaders in shaping church leadership in an age of science. It involves academic research, conferences, projects such as Scientists in Congregations and Science for Seminaries and work on the role of science engaged theology in mission and public affairs.

This PDRA post, based in London, will be responsible for helping to resource and contribute to thinking about and analyzing active Church policy engagement. This will involve engaging in a theologically framed action research case study in the practice of public policy related scientific discourse by Mission and Public Affairs in partnership with pivotal Church of England leaders.

Job description for Postdoctoral Research Assistant based in London.

Deadline for applications: 5pm 6th February 2020 Interview date: 21st February 2020 at St Johns College

Communications Officer

Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science

A three year Communications Officer position is available to work with Revd Professor David Wilkinson, and as part of a Durham and York University-based, Templeton Religion Trust funded project 'Equipping Christians Leadership in an Age of Science' (ECLAS). This is an appointment at St John’s College in Durham University.

The ECLAS project seeks to transform the quality and increase levels of serious engagement with science amongst Christians in England, by focusing attention on the role of senior church leaders in shaping church leadership in an age of science. It involves academic research, conferences, projects such as Scientists in Congregations and Science for Seminaries and work on the role of science engaged theology in mission and public affairs.

This Communications Officer post, based in Durham, will be responsible for developing external opportunities to fulfill the outcomes and outputs of the project.

Job description for Communications Officer.

Deadline for applications: 5pm 10th February 2020 Interview date: 24th February 2020 at St Johns College

For a full description of the project please see the link below.

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