Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs

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.

Alternate Link.

BOEM Accepting Nominations for the Scientific Advisory Committee

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 9, 2014

Submerged Cultural Resources:

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced today it is seeking qualified individuals to serve on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Scientific Committee beginning October 15, 2014, for a three-year period. The Committee is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the BOEM Director, on the scientific quality and value of BOEM’s Environmental Studies Program (ESP) for the purpose of informing decisions on managing offshore resources. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and resume to BOEM by May 23, 2014.
BOEM is a leading contributor to the growing body of scientific knowledge on the nation’s marine and coastal environment and its research and science activities span a diverse spectrum of environmental and socioeconomic disciplines important to decision making on the OCS energy and minerals management programs. The ESP develops, conducts and oversees world-class scientific research covering physical oceanography, atmospheric sciences, biology, protected species, social sciences and economics, submerged cultural resources and environmental fates and effects.

Committee members are appointed by the Secretary based on technical skills and geographic representation and must meet the following criteria: scientific competence, reputation within their field of expertise, and ability to address important elements of BOEM’s research and science activities.

This responsibility requires a broad spectrum of expertise both in terms of scientific specialty and geographic range. Members are selected such that their expertise does not overlap. The Committee is also evenly divided into three sections covering the areas of physical, biological, and social sciences. Recommendations for appointment are based on the specific expertise of the appointee and the existing balance of the Committee.

Scientific Committee membership consists of approximately 15 non-Federal voting members and two Federal ex-officio, non-voting members. Committee members are designated as special government employees and must comply with applicable ethics rules and regulations.

Individuals interested in serving on the OCS Scientific Committee should send a letter and resume by May 23, 2014 to:

Ms. Phyllis Clark
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Division of Environmental Studies
381 Elden St., Mail Stop HM-3115
Herndon, Va. 20170
Tel: (703) 787-1716

For additional information about the OCS Scientific Committee, click here (http://www.boem.gov/About-BOEM/Public-Engagement/Federal-Advisory-Committees/OCS-Scientific-Committee/Index.aspx)

Information about BOEM’s Environmental Studies Program is available here: (http://www.boem.gov/studies/) The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) promotes economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through responsible, science-based management of offshore conventional and renewable energy resources.

Scientific Diving Courses

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 9, 2014

FKCC Scientific Diver Course

Florida Keys Community College is offering a two-week intensive Scientific Diver course June 23- July 6 2014. The course will enable students in marine related fields a chance to earn AAUS Scientific Diver certification. For more information contact Dr. Alex Brylske at alex.brylske@fkcc.edu or 305-809-3148.

2014 FSU Scientific Diver Workshop

The Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory will be conducting a two week intensive dive training workshop from August 2nd- 15th, 2014. This introduction to Scientific Diving workshop is designed for scientists or scientists in-training who plan to use SCUBA diving as a tool for under water research. Visit http://www.marinelab.fsu.edu/apps/courserequest/courses.aspx or contact Jon Schneiderman at jschneiderman@fsu.edu or 850-697-2078 for more information.

SML Underwater Research Course

The Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML), operated by Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire, is offering an Underwater Research course July 28-August 11, 2014. The course will be held on Appledore Island. The focus of the course is to provide guidance and opportunities for students to conduct original research underwater. Lectures cover hypothesis testing and experimental design, theoretical and practical aspects of sampling, current ecological research in the Gulf of Maine, and advanced aspects of diving physics and physiology. Dive accident management, CPR, first aid, AED and oxygen administration training for divers is included. More information at http://www.sml.cornell.edu/sml_cc_ur.html.

2014 Maritime Archaeology Field School

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 9, 2014

2014 Maritime Archaeology Field School

St. Mary’s College of California and the University of Rhode Island will be offering a joint Field School in Maritime Archaeology in Bermuda from July 21st-August 7th, 2014.

The field school is a research-based learning experience that exposes students to a variety of activities including underwater excavation and documentation of historic shipwrecks, archaeological survey, and artifact conservation.

Training also leads to AAUS qualification as a Scientific Diver-in-Training.

Contact jallan@stmarys-ca.edu or rodmather@mail.uri.edu

AAUS Student Scholarships for 2014

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 9, 2014

AAUS Student Scholarships 2014
The AAUS Foundation awards scholarships to graduate students engaged in, or planning to begin, research projects
in which diving is used as an important research tool or studying diving science. The Kevin Gurr Scholarship awards $3000 to a Master program student. The Kathy Johnston Scholarship awards $3000 to a Doctoral student. AAUS may also award additional $1500 scholarships to the second ranked proposals in each category.

The Foundation also grants the Kevin Flanagan Travel Award providing up to $800 for undergraduate/graduate students to attend an AAUS scientific meeting and the Hollis Gear Award that provides up to two recipients with an award valued at $1250, good towards Hollis dive gear and travel monies.

Applications are submitted electronically and all proposals are due June 30. For more information and application
instructions, visit http://www.aausfoundation.org, or send questions to the Scholarship Committee Chair at aaus@disl.org.

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