Associate Chaplain, Merton College


Merton College, Oxford is looking to appoint a full-time Associate Chaplain and Career Development Researcher. The post will be for a fixed term of four years. Salary £27,963 plus accommodation or housing allowance of £10,000 pa.

Working closely with the Chaplain, this is a career development post that will enable the postholder to divide their time between an active liturgical, pastoral and catechetical ministry in a collegiate setting, and doctoral or postdoctoral research in any academic discipline.

To be eligible to apply for this post, candidates should be in priests’ orders of the Church of England (or of a church in full communion with the Church of England), have acquired a first degree and, at the time of appointment, be engaged in doctoral or postdoctoral research.

For an informal conversation about this post, contact the Chaplain, the Revd Canon Dr Simon Jones, telephone 01865 276365 or email

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 13 April 2020.
Interviews: Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 April 2020.

Enhanced DBS Disclosure required.