Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) is seeking at least one individual with academic credentials, foreign policy experience and interest in the intersection of Christianity and foreign policy for an annual Ambassador Warren Clark Fellowship. This individual will partner with CMEP staff and serve CMEP’s goals by conducting research, consolidating data and implementing advocacy initiatives for congressional engagement.
The ideal candidate will have a:
-Masters or PhD degree in foreign affairs or a related field
-Background in Christian advocacy and/or interfaith engagement
-Willingness to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week for one year
Ambassador Warren Clark was CMEP’s Executive Director from 2008-2016. He was a career U.S. Foreign Service officer in the Department of State, serving in the Middle East, Europe, Canada, Africa, and at the United Nations. He was Charge d’affaires in Lagos, Nigeria; the U.S. Ambassador in Libreville, Gabon; and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Africa in Washington. He worked on Middle East oil price negotiations, was State Department Desk Officer for Libya, and represented the United States on the UN Security Council for Middle East and African issues. In 2005 he earned a masters degree in theological studies from Virginia Theological Seminary. He worked on international programs at the Washington National Cathedral and chaired the Commission on Peace for the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. He also has served as a chaplain at Sibley Hospital.
If you are interested in the Ambassador Warren Clark Fellowship, please submit PDFs of your cover letter, resume, a relevant two page writing sample, and contact information for one reference to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Ambassador Warren Clark Fellowship.” The Fellowship accepts applications on a rolling basis. Stipend to be determined by level of experience.