The Research Intern for Ecumenical Relations and Theology takes forward empirical research to inform policy on ecumenical relations for the Council for Christian Unity (CCU). It is expected that this work will include a new project on ‘Exploring Cultural Diversity in Congregational Life’. The CCU is an advisory committee of the General Synod and reports to the Synod through the Archbishops’ Council, which oversees the ecumenical relations of the Church of England.
The Research Intern also provides administrative support for meetings of the Faith and Order Commission (FAOC) and associated projects and contributes to its theological work in various ways. FAOC is a commission of the General Synod and advises the Church of England on theological matters, including those arising from ecumenical engagement.
The CCU staff team is part of the Central Secretariat for the Archbishops’ Council, which also provides support for the Archbishops’ Council, the House of Bishops and the General Synod.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a person seeking to begin a career in a relevant area to gain experience and skills:
This post is offered on an 11-month fixed term contract and your normal working hours will be 35 per week, with some travel and overnight residential meetings.
Interviews will be held on the 7th June 2019
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We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from people, regardless of their background. As a Disability Confident committed employer, it is important to note that there may be occasions where it is not practical or appropriate to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria* due to high volume. We limit the amount of interviews conducted to five applicants per open post we advertise.
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