Job opportunities in Durham, UK

I’ve been asked to advertise the following posts, and am very happy to do so. CODEC is made up of great people doing great work.

CODEC are pleased to invite applications for three new posts within this exciting and pioneering Research Project based at St John’s College in the University of Durham. CODEC are looking for:

  • Curator for the Digital Discipleship Project (full-time, Grade 6)
  • Research Fellow in Digital Resources (full-time, Grade 6)
  • Research Fellow in Biblical Literacy (full-time, Grade 6)


CODEC is looking for a key creative person with a background in theology to develop and curate a major digital platform exploring discipleship in the 21st century, as well as to engage in research about the practice and pedagogy of discipleship in the 21st century. Working with the CODEC team and an external designer, our new Curator will need to be able to bring together different teams and different resources to create a positive experience for users of the platform and to promote the new platform at conference across the UK.

Digital Resources:

CODEC is looking for a theologian to explore the use of Digital Resources within the study of religion and theology – especially within the new Common Awards process based at the University of Durham which will validate much of the training for Church leaders across several major denominations. The post also involves interaction with major research projects about online pedagogy and teaching theology in a digital age. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to assist in the development of their own research projects in the area.

Biblical Literacy:

CODEC is looking or a research fellow in biblical literacy to work with the CODEC Director in further developing the work of our major web resource: Our research will involve writing for faith communities both in the UK and abroad as well as assisting in developing major research projects in the areas of Biblical Literacy and Digital Theology and act as a full member of the wider CODEC team.

Deadline for applications to be returned : 14th July

Shortlisting: 15th July

Interviews: 23-25th July.

Funding Sign
Revd Dr Peter Phillips
Director of Research
University of Durham

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