Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs


2012 in review

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on December 30, 2012

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Post Doc Fellow in Coastal Archaeology

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on December 27, 2012

In the past millenniums the European coasts appear as attractive areas for the human communities. From early Prehistory up to present days, these communities interacted with the environment, and significantly contributed to shape the landscapes. Nowadays, sea level rise and coastal erosion, combined with human pressure threaten the natural and cultural heritage of the coasts, especially the archaeological remains. The ARVOR project aims at an integrated study of these coastal cultural landscapes, and more precisely:

1. A diachronic analysis of the coastal human past occupations as an illustration of environmental evolution and coastline changes through several case study areas distributed in the Brittany region: Quiberon peninsula and Belle-Île, Hoedic and Houat islands (Morbihan), Léon region (northern Finistère), and baie de Lannion et îles du Trégor (Côtes
d’Armor).
2. The development of research tools for the management and valorisation of the cultural heritage i.e. analysis of the vulnerability of the coastal heritage, valorisation and dissemination of the results at regional, national and international levels.

To this aim, the OSUR coastal team seeks applications to a post-doctoral position, in this
interdisciplinary project.

A few links to follow: Information, this one takes you to a PDF.

One more to try, look for ARVOR.

21 December 2012

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on December 21, 2012

1) Lecturer in American History, University of Southampton, closes 25 january

Applicants must have completed their PhD in an area of American history. Research fields of interest could include (but are not restricted to): migration and diaspora history; race, ethnicity and religion; slavery and the American south; relations with the Atlantic world, including maritime history; relations with Central and South America; Jewish/non-Jewish relations.

2) Hydrographic Survey Jobs, check here first. Get the experience in marine survey.

RFP: Maritime Historic Resource Survey & Inventory

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on December 18, 2012

Mason County Washington, RFP for a Maritime Historic Resource Survey & Inventory, Proposals due January 8, 2013.

Underwater Archaeology Technician

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on December 18, 2012

Underwater Archaeology Technician, Parks Canada, closes December 18.

The successful candidate will serve as a diving and support technician for Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Service, a national team based in Ottawa that conducts work across Canada at National Parks, National Marine Conservation Areas, and National Historic Sites. Within the wider Parks Canada organization this team helps protect and present nationally significant examples of Canada’s underwater cultural heritage and helps foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of these sites for present and future generations.

QAR/UAB Conservator

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on December 17, 2012

Position responsible to the QAR Lab Director/UAB Chief Conservator and will work cooperatively with others in the QAR Project team.  Post holder will undertake all aspects of work for documentation, investigation and conservation, of archaeological artifacts recovered from a marine underwater environment. This can involve participation in in-situ preservation, recovery of artifacts from the shipwreck site of Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR) and treatment through to their transfer to museum. The post is based at the NCDCR QAR Lab, East Carolina University, West Research Campus, approx. 10 miles west of downtown Greenville. Other duties will include, but not be limited to, public education and outreach, training and supervision of students, and laboratory maintenance and administration.

Closes 1/21/2013, Apply today!

14 December 2012

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on December 14, 2012

1) DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR BUFFALO AND ERIE COUNTY NAVAL & MILITARY PARK. Serving under the Executive Director, the Deputy Director will help provide vision, strategic leadership, and management expertise to accomplish the Park’s mission. One Naval Park Cove, Buffalo, NY 14202, (716) 847-1773, info@buffalonavalpark.org, http://www.buffalonavalpark.org

2) Curator of Visitor Experience, The Maritime Museum of BC

3) Community Engagement Officer (Command of the Oceans), Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, closes 11 January

4) Curator for Education and Volunteers, Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA
Curator for Education and Volunteers for the world’s largest collection of US Navy historic ships. Battleship Cove (southeastern Massachusetts) is seeking an experienced, dynamic professional to lead all educational initiatives and supervise expanding education programs. Candidate should possess a creative and enthusiastic personality to rejuvenate and supervise our successful Overnight Camping Program, coordinate volunteers, as well as direct and expand the visitor’s learning experience to enhance their overall visit. Candidates must also be able to design curricula, initiate education programs and develop interpretive materials. Credentials:  Applicant must have a teaching qualification and a minimum of two years experience of working in a museum environment.  Experience working with and leading volunteers essential. A BA degree is required, as well as evidence of experience in educational programs and/or museum studies.  A knowledge of or interest in maritime history would be an advantage but the experience of teaching other disciplines such as science or literacy would also be welcomed. For an Application Form and Job Description call or e-mail Sue Couitt: 1-508-678-1100 x 102; email: suec@battleshipcove.org; address: USS Massachusetts Memorial Committee, Inc., P.O. Box 111, Fall River, MA  02722. EOE.

5) Museum Curator, Chief of Naval Operations, closes 26 December

This position is located in the Museums and Collections Division (200), Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), U.S. Naval Academy Museum (2049), Annapolis, Maryland.  You will serve as the principal advisor to the Museum Director on matters relating to the Beverly R. Robinson Collection of Historic Naval Prints.

Maritime Archaeologist and Project Heritage Manager

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on December 13, 2012

1) Maritime Archaeologist, Headland Archaeology, closes 4 January

Headland Archaeology (UK) Ltd would like to recruit an experienced Maritime Archaeologist to its Consultancy team. The work will be carried out from our UK head office in Edinburgh, with the opportunity to work throughout the UK and Ireland as necessary. 

2) Project Heritage Manager, Headland Archaeology, closes 4 January

 The position will involve the running of small consultancy teams and preparation of tenders and cultural heritage contributions for Environmental Impact Assessments and similar documents. Some knowledge of ArcGIS and maritime archaeology would be an advantage but not essential.

Naval History and Heritage Command Fellowships, Grants, Scholarships

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on December 12, 2012

FELLOWSHIP, GRANT AND SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy, is offering the following competitive incentives to pursue original work in the history of the United States Navy for the academic year 2013-2014.

The Rear Admiral John D. Hayes Pre-doctoral Fellowship in U.S. Navy History.
The fellowship includes a stipend of $10,000 for the fellowship year (September 2013-June 2014) plus a travel grant for travel twice to the command’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. Applicants must be citizens of the United States, not on active duty in the armed forces; be enrolled in a recognized graduate school; have completed requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation by June 30, 2013; and have an approved dissertation topic in the field of U.S. naval history.

The Rear Admiral Ernest M. Eller Graduate Research Grant.
The grant of up to $2,500 is intended to assist a graduate student in the research and writing of U.S. naval history in fulfillment of the requirements of a master’s or doctoral degree by helping to defray the costs of travel, living expenses, and document duplication related to the research process for a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation. Applicants must be citizens of the United States enrolled in a master’s or doctoral degree program in history or closely related discipline in a recognized graduate school.

The Vice Admiral Edwin B. Hooper Research Grant.
The grant of up to $2,500 is intended to assist a scholar in the research or writing of a book or article by helping to defray the costs of travel, living expenses, and document duplication, related to the research process. Applicants must be citizens of the United States and hold a Ph.D. degree from an accredited university, awarded no later than March 31, 2013.

The Samuel Eliot Morison Naval History Scholarship.
The scholarship provides a $5,000 cash award to one active duty commissioned officer of the U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps with demonstrated leadership potential and high academic qualifications who is already pursuing graduate study in history, international relations, or a related field. The award is to help pay for expenses related to research, travel, and the purchase of books or other educational materials.

Closing date for applications: April 1, 2013. Announcement of Award: In May 2013. For details and application forms, visit: http://www.history.navy.mil/prizes/prizes.htm. Send application form to: Naval History & Heritage Command, Senior Historian, 805 Kidder Breese St., SE, Washington, DC 20374-5060.

Maritime History Internships

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on December 12, 2012

1) Family Programs Intern, USS Constitution Museum, Boston, MA
The Family Programs Intern at the USS Constitution Museum will assist the Museum’s education department in developing, implementing, and evaluating audience-driven public programs. Responsibilities will vary based on interest and need, but may include: researching family programming at other institutions, creating drop-in family crafts, prototyping programs, and evaluating existing and new programs through the lens of family learning. This is a unique opportunity to learn and contribute to a Museum that is a leader among history museums in family learning. Internship is part-time and unpaid. Interested individuals should send letter of interest, resume, and references to jzanolli@ussconstitutionmuseum.org or Museum Learning Department, Internship Program, USS Constitution Museum, PO Box 291812, Boston, MA 02129. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE

2) Public Relations Intern, USS Constitution Museum, Boston, MA
The Public Relations Intern at the USS Constitution Museum will assist in the development of promotional materials that highlight the Museum’s public program offerings. Responsibilities will vary based on interest and need, but may include: producing and distributing press and promotional materials, submitting calendar and event listings to local media outlets, researching new avenues for promotion, and creating content for social media platforms. Internship is part-time and unpaid. Interested individuals should send letter of interest, resume, and references to jzanolli@ussconstitutionmuseum.org or Museum Learning Department, Internship Program, USS Constitution Museum, PO Box 291812, Boston, MA 02129. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE

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