Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs

Maritime Archaeology Advanced Practicum: Marine Geophysics

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on June 16, 2014

South Australia – Maritime Archaeology Advanced Practicum: Marine Geophysics

Website: http://www.flinders.edu.au/ehl/archaeology/fieldwork/field-schools/field-schools_home.cfm

Dates: November 18th – 21st 2014

Project Description:  This topic will provide students the opportunity to study marine geophysics for archaeology in both theoretical and practical application. The topic will be delivered with specialist support from Dr Paul Baggaley who has over a decade of experience in developing the industry-leading geophysics team for Wessex Archaeology (Paul and his team have carried out over 100 maritime archaeology projects in the United Kingdom). Students will benefit from lectures and will be introduced to data processing and interpretation, which they will carry out under supervision. Students will become familiar with a professional workflow and specialist software familiarization. Students will also participate in an offshore survey (weather dependent) to acquire data over a historic shipwreck. They will then have the opportunity to review and interpret that data as part of this intensive four-day practicum.


There are different costs associated with this course depending on your enrollment:

Flinders University Students
The normal 4.5-unit topic fee for archaeology (students may choose to defer payment via HECS), plus a fee (to be advised) to cover course materials. Enrolled international students are liable for normal international tuition fees, plus a fee (to be advised) to cover course materials.

Overseas Participants
AUD$3000 tuition fee (inclusive of GST).

Non-Flinders University Australian Students
AUD$1750 postgraduate topic fee (inclusive of GST).

Getting credit for a short course

Flinders University Students receive 4.5 units of credit towards their degree.

Overseas Participants receive a Certificate of Achievement which states that the short course is equivalent to the completion of the Flinders University topic ARCH8156, a 4.5-unit topic. Participants should be able to use this to negotiate their own credit transfer with their home institution.

Non-Flinders University Australian Students receive a Certificate of Achievement which states that the short course is equivalent to the completion of the Flinders University topic ARCH8811.  You should be able to receive credit at your home institution equivalent to the value of a 4.5-unit Flinders University graduate topic.  If you wish to have this unit of study credited to your home university degree, you should check that the Certificate of Achievement will suffice for the purpose, as we will be unable to issue an academic transcript.

Project Directors and Contact Information: Dr. Jonathan Benjamin (jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au);

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Researcher, Marine Heritage Resources & Resource Management

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on June 13, 2014

Saint Mary’s University, Canada

Researcher, Marine Heritage Resources & Resource Management, closes 27 June

The Department of Anthropology is seeking an experienced Researcher (“Consultant”) for a service contract to study marine heritage resources and marine heritage resource management practices in Nova Scotia. The Consultant will be required to conduct a policy review, interview stakeholders, and examine best practices in international marine heritage resource management. The resulting Report will chart challenges and opportunities for a marine heritage research and resource management collaboration between Saint Mary’s University and the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.

As the successful Consultant, your qualifications will be as follows:

A minimum MA in Marine Archaeology, Marine Heritage Resource Management, or a related field,
At least 5 years of marine archaeological field experience,
Demonstrated capacity for research and writing,
A successful record of project management including community consultation, and
Capacity to engage in limited travel within Nova Scotia (Valid Driver’s License and Access to a Reliable Vehicle)

The Consultant is expected to attend monthly meetings with the project management team at Saint Mary’s University and submit:

1. A progress report in September 2014
2. A final Report and oral presentation of results in January 2015.

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Marine Archaeologist, apply now

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on June 4, 2014

Was asked to re-post. Apply today. They need to fill the jobs.

Forum Energy Technologies, Marine Archaeologist.

Invitation to Tender, National Historic Ships UK

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on June 3, 2014

Invitation to Tender, National Historic Ships UK, closes 24 June 2014.

National Historic Ships UK is seeking a consultant to assist with the recording and report-delivery of a training project.

3 June 2014

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on June 3, 2014

1) Assistant Curator, River & Rowing Museum, no closing date (ncd)

2) Director, History of Diving Museum, ncd

3) Maintenance Specialist, Battleship Texas, closes June 11

Under the direction of the Ship Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for repair/restoration and work documentation duties of the Battleship TEXAS State Historic Site.

4) PhD Position, Coastal Geomorphology and Paleo Sea Levels, University of Bremen, closes June 15

5) Educator, USS Constitution Museum
Educators at the USS Constitution Museum work in a highly visible position that is essential to fulfilling the Museum’s mission of creating a positive, memorable experience where visitors can learn and connect to history. This seasonal (June- October 31) part-time position is responsible for welcoming and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors; facilitating a range of hands-on interpretive programs for different audiences, including families and Pre K-12th grade students; and encouraging visitors to voluntarily donate to the Museum. Ideal candidates possess strong customer service, organizational, oral and written communication skills; a mature and outgoing personality; and an enjoyment for interacting with members of the public. Previous employment or volunteer experience in museum education/interpretation or customer service positions is preferred. Must be able to work Sundays-Wednesdays. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume, and references to jzanolli@ussconstitutionmuseum.org. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE.

6) Offshore Marine Surveyors and Offshore Marine Survey Party Chiefs, C&C Technology, apply today


2 positions open, Archaeological Conservation

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on June 2, 2014

LAMP and the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum are seeking two positions, one full-time Assistant Archaeological Conservator and one part-time Archaeological Conservation Technician, to start in July 2014. These positions are grant-funded and will last two years (July 2014 through June 2016). The primary objective of these positions will be to assist LAMP’s Archaeological Conservator in the treatment of artifacts recovered from the Storm Wreck, a Loyalist refugee vessel lost at the end of the American Revolution in December 1782 offshore St. Augustine. A significant assemblage of material culture has been recovered from the shipwreck to date, including cannons, firearms, cauldrons and other cookware, tableware, buttons, buckles, other personal items, tools, hardware, ship’s equipment, navigational instruments, and the ship’s bell. Successful applicants will have appropriate experience and training in the conservation of waterlogged archaeological materials, and will be able to interact with the public as our conservation laboratory is housed on the museum grounds and engages with the public whenever appropriate.

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum and LAMP are equal opportunity employers. The Museum may be able to provide housing to successful applicants, in a dorm-like setting shared with other program participants (students, interns, visiting scientists, etc), if desired.

For further information, please contact LAMP’s Archaeological Conservator Starr Cox at scox@staugustinelighthouse.com. Cover letters and vitae may be emailed to Brenda Swann, the Lighthouse’s Director of Collections, Interpretation, and Programming, at bswann@staugustinelighthouse.com.

Assistant Archaeological Conservator

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 28, 2014

St. Augustine Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program, Assistant Archaeological Conservator, Apply today, 2-year full time position in maritime archaeology.

16 May 2014

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 16, 2014

1) Executive Director, Hull Lifesaving Museum, closes 20 May

2) Assistant Curator of Ship Models, Royal Greenwich Museums, closes 15 June

3) ERC Advanced Grant Funded Research Studentship 2014-2017 in the field of Roman Mediterranean Ports
University of Southampton, closes 21 May

4) ERC Advanced Grant Funded Research Studentship 2014-2017 in the field of Roman Mediterranean Ports
University of Southampton, closes 21 May

5) Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, Educator

Museum Educator Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Have a blast teaching about the ocean, history, and many other topics in art, culture, and science!
The Museum Educator is responsible for developing and teaching exciting, high-quality educational programs according to the highest standard of the museum’s potential. This part-time, hourly, non-exempt position offers a unique opportunity to practice a wide range of skills by leading innovative, interdisciplinary activities, and connecting people of all ages with the museum’s collection. Educator is instrumental in strengthening visitors’ appreciation of Long Island’s maritime history with other diverse topics in culture, art, and science in meaningful ways. The museum delivers programs for preschoolers to seniors; majority of events are family-friendly and are geared for children 5-12 years old. Weekdays with occasional weekend and evening work required; scheduling and number of hours worked per week can be seasonally flexible. Position begins in June. Those available only for summer season will be considered, although position can extend into fall and winter. Some travelling is required, as some museum programs take place off-site throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, especially in the summer.
– Degree in education (or pursuing degree in education); Certification & Master’s preferred; OR Degree in Life Sciences/History/Museum Studies coupled with strong teaching background
– At least 2 years experience teaching in classroom and informal museum settings
– Demonstrated skill in creating age-appropriate materials for many learning styles, including knowledge of hands-on, inquiry-based learning theories
– Creative, motivated, and enthusiastic with strong can-do attitude; excellent public presentation skills; makes learning a fun adventure!
– Knowledge of Long Island’s maritime history/whale biology/ocean sciences, or willingness to learn
– Reliable and punctual; able to multi-task and manage time effectively in a small but busy workplace
– Willingness to travel to offsite locations with personal car, as needed (we will reimburse mileage)
– Moderate lifting of portable teaching bins may be required
– Able to work independently or part of a close team
– Excellent verbal and writing skills; strong organizational skills
– Computer proficient (Microsoft Office; knowledge of Microsoft Publisher or other design programs desired)
1.Contribute to the creation, development, delivery, and evaluation of programs, including the following:
i.School programs, mostly during weekday mornings in the school year
ii.Offsite outreach programs, mostly at Long Island libraries (many bookings in the summer)
iii.Camp programs during school breaks (Dec/ Feb/April Break & Select Summer Weeks)
iv.Family Events, mostly on select weekends, others on weekdays
v.Birthday Parties during select weekends
vi.Other education programs either on or off-site, including Scout programs and sleepovers
vii.Furthering efforts for collaborative programs
2.Help oversee daily operations in the museum, including opening/closing
3.May assist developing the museum’s yearly changing gallery and exhibit space; work with other staff in interpreting the museum’s collections
4.Furthering knowledge in the best practices of museum education
5.Undertakes or assists any special projects at the request of the Executive Director.
Interested applicants should send:
1) Coverletter detailing specific interest 2) Resume
3) Example of lesson plan or project which you created or developed
4) Scheduling Availability for June-August, as well as throughout the year
Email ASAP to Nomi Dayan, Executive Director at ndayan@cshwhalingmuseum.org.
Email Only; No Phone Calls Please.

Museum Specialist, US Navy

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 12, 2014

Museum Specialist, US Navy, closes 16 May

The National Museum of the US Navy is dedicated to the American Public and service members by providing a deeper understanding of the Navy’s history and instills a personal connection to Navy Heritage. The museum accomplishes its mission through programs of collecting, interpretation, education, and publications. The interpretation and display of artifacts are essential to the mission of the museum. In this position, you will serve as the Collections Manager at the National Museum of the US Navy and will assist higher level museum staff with implementation and management of historic artifact and archival collection activities and maintenance of museum galleries.

Senior Marine Heritage Consultant

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 12, 2014

Senior Marine Heritage Consultant

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Heritage consultant (Marine) to join our expanding team in London. Your role will be to provide a lead on marine heritage and archaeology within the company, sub-contractors and project personnel. You will undertake a range of desk-based studies and to compile heritage / archaeology ES chapters, specifications, WSIs and protocols associated with development planning projects.

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