1) Two marine anthropologist posts, University of Washington, closes early January
2) Executive Director Search
The Newburyport Maritime Society is seeking a passionate leader to embrace and steward the Society’s mission and vision. A detailed job description and a list of the duties and responsibilities may be found under the “What’s New” tab at: http://www.customhousemaritimemuseum.org/. Application deadline: COB November 3, 2011. Perspective Interviews the week of 9-11November, 2011. Resumes to: Bob O’Brien, 25 Water Street, Newburyport, MA, 978-609-3053.
3) Education Officer, Western Australian Maritime Museum, closes 14 November
4) Hydrographer/Marine Survey Technician, Tetra Tech EC, Inc., ncd
1) Carpenter, NC Maritime Museum, closes November 9
2) CALL FOR PAPERS
Global-Regional Nexus: The Sea and the Second World War
3-5 May 2012, King’s College London
The King’s College London War Studies Group and Global War Studies are pleased to announce a conference on the impact of the sea on the conduct, experience, and legacy of the Second World War. The conference aims to investigate the ways in which the war raised the strategic status of the sea to “world’s largest maneuver space,” linking the experience in different maritime theaters and illustrating its role in national strategies. The conference seeks to promote an interdisciplinary approach, drawing upon the latest international scholarship from a variety of disciplines, including naval, international, social, and cultural history, regional studies, and international relations.
Paper proposals should include an abstract and a curriculum vitae. Panel proposals are welcome and should also include a description of the panel’s theme. The deadline for proposals is 10 January 2012. It is planned to publish the conference proceedings in due course. Submissions and queries should be addressed to: Dr. Marcus Faulkner (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Robert von Maier (email@example.com) respectively.
The Nautical Archaeology Society is seeking an editor for the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology (IJNA). Apply today, closes on December 9.
Call for Papers
NORTH AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR OCEANIC HISTORY
The Multifaceted Maritime World
Maritime Worlds: Transportation, Sciences, Fisheries, Communities, Conflict, Commerce,
The North American Society of Oceanic Historians (NASOH) will hold its conference and annual meeting in Galveston from Sunday, 22 April, through Thursday, 26 April. The headquarters hotel will be the Tremont Hotel in historic downtown Galveston. Texas A&M University at Galveston will serve as the host institution. Members of the Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM) will meet jointly with NASOH.
The conference will consist of sessions that focus on maritime topics. “Maritime” is broadly construed to include all waterways and the societies which border them; waterborne commerce and transportation; fisheries; marine sciences; exploration; and military and naval conflicts worldwide. Papers focusing on the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and their littoral regions are particularly welcome. NASOH encourages all interested in these topics to share their research at this conference.
Session proposals should include 1). a cover sheet with the session title as well as the names, affiliations, e-mail addresses, and mailing addresses of all participants, including the chair and commentator; 2). a 300-word description of the session as a whole; 3). a 300-word description for each paper or presentation; and a single-page vita from each participant. Individual paper proposals should include a cover sheet with the paper title, name, affiliation, e-mail address, and a mailing address of the panelist; a 300-word description of the paper; and a single-page vita. Individuals interested in chairing or commenting on a session are invited to submit a single-page vita. These materials should be emailed to the program chair, Dr. James Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is 1 January 2012.
Individuals interested in attending the conference should visit the organization’s web page, http://www.nasoh.org/. or contact the program chair, Donald Willett at email@example.com for further registration information.
Marine Carpenter, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, closes November 14
The person selected for this position will serve as a Carpenter (Marine) for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in San Francisco, CA. In this position you will assist journeyman Carpenter’s aboard ships, on docks, and in shops which are open to the public with restoration, repair and maintenance work of the wooden components of historic ships.
Assistant Professor of History-Tenure Track, Roger Williams University, closes 30 November.
A Ph.D. in History required by job start date. Ability to offer introductory and upper-level courses in United States History. Preferred areas of expertise are colonial history, maritime history, and slavery. Experience in historical memory and the origins of American identities is welcome. Additional experience in early American and maritime culture is highly desirable.
Instructor must have ability to teach in the university’s general education program. Evidence of teaching excellence and experience with academic advising is expected. Candidates must also present evidence of an on-going program of scholarly/creative activity.
If anyone researching in Underwater or Maritime archaeology would like to gain field experience I am running a project in Barbados and want to put together a small team of 5 divers for two weeks in September 2012. This would have to be self funded but cost will be kept to a minimum. Please contact me if you are interested to discuss the project.
Keeping the Lid on Davy Jones’ Locker: The Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage from Titanic to Today
A Conference Marking the 100th Anniversary of Titanic and the 10th Anniversary of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage
Underwater Survey and Maritime Archaeology in the Port of Sanitja, Es Mercadel, Spain. April 20, 2012 through November 22, 2012, plan and apply today.