EDUCATION, LEISURE AND HOUSING
LEISURE & LIFELONG LEARNING
Orkney College UHI
Marine Archaeologist (Ref: ORK00401)
35 hours per week
Temporary for 12 months in the first instance
£27,645 to £35,988, (including Distant Islands Allowance)
Orkney College UHI is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the above post.
The successful candidate will be required to take a leading role in the initiation, development, implementation and monitoring of coastal and marine developer-led, commercial and research projects whilst working in collaboration with ORCA’s and the Archaeology Institute’s environmental and terrestrial archaeologists. Provision of relevant teaching and training will also be required.
Applicants should hold a primary degree in Archaeology or related discipline and post-graduate degree to at least MSc level, or equivalent, in a subject relevant to Marine Archaeology or Marine Geophysics, a doctorate, or equivalent experience, in subject relevant to the marine historic environment and have experience of all stages of developer-led, commercial and/or research marine projects. Commercial diving qualifications or equivalent are also required. Applicants should note that the job will require periods spent away from home.
This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.
Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Paul Sharman, Senior Project Manager at ORCA Marine on 01856 569346 or email@example.com.
Please include in your application the title of your PhD, relevant research and/or commercial activity you have undertaken along with details of papers/publication you have written/contributed to. Please note that we do not accept CV’s.
It is expected that interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date. The successful applicant will be expected to take up post as soon as possible thereafter but this will be dependent on satisfactory completion of Orkney Islands Council’s pre-employment checks.
Further information is available from, and online applications can be made through http://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/orkney
Closing date: Sunday 2 August 2015
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2015 Flinders University In-Situ Conservation Field School
Please click on website (http://www.flinders.edu.au/ehl/archaeology/fieldwork/field-schools/conservation-field-school/) for more details for the In-Situ Conservation Field School in September 2015. This course is open to non-Flinders students and is the cost of 4.5 units of post-graduate tuition.
This course is an intensive introduction to materials science, deterioration processes in marine environments, pre-disturbance conservation surveys, in-situ conservation and stabilisation, recovery, initial storage, stabilisation and transportation of artefacts, and the storage and display of conserved artefacts. It is designed to provide students with a general theoretical and practical background to archaeological conservation for both marine and terrestrial environments. It should also equip archaeologists with the appropriate conservation knowledge and skills necessary for the effective management of submerged cultural heritage.
The mission of the Naval History and Heritage Command is to collect, preserve, protect, and make available the artifacts, documents, and art that best embody our naval history and heritage for present and future generations; advance the knowledge of naval history and heritage through professional research, analysis, interpretation, products and services; make naval history and heritage “come alive” for our Sailors and Marines to enhance readiness and esprit de corps.
This position is located in the Conservation Branch of the Collections Management Division and is responsible for the preservation and conservation of artifacts, textiles, artwork and paper collections and assists other branches and commands in the conservation of large artifacts.
Summary: American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management’s Eastern States Office, is seeking one Recreation and Natural Resource Intern for the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area (ONA) in northern Palm Beach County, Florida, who will dedicate 32 weeks to assisting the ONA Manager with site management, and outreach and interpretive programs within the ONA and throughout surrounding communities.
Working cooperatively with ONA partners, principally the Loxahatchee River Historical Society (LRHS) and Palm Beach County, the primary mission for the ONA is to protect, preserve and enhance unique and nationally significant historical, natural, cultural, scientific, and educational, recreation and scenic values. The site contains the historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, and important historic and cultural resources from the past 5,000 years. Furthermore, the site is home to 23 special status species across 4 rare and sensitive Florida habitats. The ONA is a component of the National Conservation Lands, administered through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
Start Date: August 10, 2015 (Possibly flexible for the right candidate)
End Date: March 19, 2016 (32 weeks from start date)
- Work with Windows, Unix and Linux Operating Systems.
- Hydrographic survey and ability to network computers and use Unix/Linux scripts.
- Work with proprietary Hydromap software used to process the positioning, multibeam bathymetry, side scan sonar and subbottom profiler datasets.
- Run Matlab routines used for processing the AUV navigation data and learn to review and analyze graphs on the data quality.
- Responsible for the daily data back ups and archiving.
- Work with a team of geoscientists, cartographers, marine archaeologists and other specialists to acquire and process deepwater, high-resolution AUV geophysical data for geohazard studies used primarily for the oil and gas industry.
- The position requires between 120 and 150 field days; time between field assignments will be spent in the office following up with any project data editing or specific post-processing requirements.
- Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.