Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs


BSEE Marine Archaeologist

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 28, 2016

The Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) works to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve resources offshore through vigorous regulatory oversight and enforcement. For information about our bureau go to: http://www.bsee.gov/

This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Gulf of Mexico Region (GOMR), Office of Environmental Compliance, Coordination & Review Unit, in Jefferson, LA.

Closes: May 12, apply now.

This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

Two (2) Full Time Faculty Positions in Nautical Archaeology

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 25, 2016

Koç University

College of Social Sciences and Humanities Department of Archaeology and History of Art Full-Time Faculty Positions in Nautical Archaeology https://cssh.ku.edu.tr/hakkimizda/acik-pozisyonlar/

The Department of Archaeology and History of Art at Koç University invites applications for two full-time faculty positions beginning in September 2016: one junior position at the rank of Assistant Professor and one senior position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Candidates for both positions are expected to have a PhD specializing in nautical or underwater archaeology or to have an established record of post-PhD research activity in the same.

Located in İstanbul, Turkey, Koç University is a highly reputable English-instruction research university (http//http://www.ku.edu.tr). The Department of Archaeology and History of Art offers undergraduate and graduate courses focusing on various world civilizations, with a focus on the civilizations of Anatolia and its neighbors. The College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) hosts several research centers concerned with archaeology, art history, and history. These include the Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED), located in Beyoğlu, İstanbul; the Vehbi Koç and Ankara Research Center (VEKAM), located in Ankara; the Suna & İnan Kıraç Research Institute on Mediterranean Civilizations (AKMED), located in Antalya; and the Koç University-Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for Late Antique and Byzantine Studies (GABAM), located at Koç University Rumelifeneri campus.

Based on the successes of these research centers and the desire to become a leader in Turkey in the area of nautical and underwater archaeology, Koç University plans to establish a research center for nautical archaeology in honor of the late Mustafa V. Koç, the Chairman of the Board of Koç Holding. The mission of this soon-to-be-established center is to support and promote research, heritage-management, and conservation activities in nautical and underwater archaeology, to foster high-impact research by Turkish and international scholars, and to make Koç University the leading international center for nautical and underwater archaeology in Turkey. The new center is expected to have substantial resources for the support of several post-docs and several PhD students as well as for the support of field activities.

The successful candidates are expected to teach one to two courses per semester on subjects of their expertise in the Department of Archaeology and History of Art. Additionally, the successful candidates are expected to contribute to the development and activities of the new research center for nautical archaeology. The successful candidate for the senior position will be expected to serve as the Director of the new center.

Complete application materials should be submitted electronically by 15 May 2016, after which point the hiring process is expected to proceed swiftly.

Required application materials include the following:

– Cover letter

– Curriculum vitae

– Summary teaching statement

– Summary research statement

– Three letters of reference (sent electronically and directly by referees to the address below)

Required application materials should be submitted electronically to the following address:

Ms. Arzu Dalyan

E-mail: mailto:adalyan@ku.edu.tr

Subject line of applicant e-mail: “Nautical Archaeology Position at the Department of Archaeology and History of Art”

Subject line of referee e-mails: “Reference for <Applicant last name>, <Applicant first name>”

Applicants should also complete the candidate information form provided in the link below:

https://docs.google.com/a/ku.edu.tr/forms/d/1czWK_rn2SJfU9T5dh3cpMq9lCjjv7XsywjKtS951N7M/viewform?embedded=true

US Federal Jobs Galore

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 12, 2016
  1. Historian, US Coast Guard, closes April 22.
  2. Supervisory Historian, US Coast Guard, Submerged Cultural Resources, closes April 22. Serving as the Coast Guard’s point of contact and establishes policy regarding the Service’s underwater cultural resources and archaeological sites.
  3. Supervisory Museum Curator, Naval History and Heritage Command, closes April 12.

Data Analyst

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 12, 2016

Remote Sensing Data Analyst, Oceaneering.

Desirable are degrees in underwater archeology and oceanographers.

Experience:

  • Three to five years’ technical analysis or similar experience with personal computers, particularly with Windows , or, similar experience with workstations performing technical analysis is required.
  • Image editing, desktop publishing, and photogrammetry experience is highly desired for this position.
  • Experience in the ocean engineering field not necessary but a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in ocean survey operations is a distinct advantage.
  • Nature of work will be DOD classified.

Knowledge:

  • Use of PC software including word processing (Microsoft Word), publishing (Adobe Pagemaker), spreadsheet programs (Microsoft Excel), image editing  (Adobe Photoshop), ESRI GIS software, and presentation applications (Microsoft PowerPoint) software is required for report generation as well as other formal communications.
  • Knowledge of products like SonarWiz, Hypack and WinFrog would be a plus.
  • Experience with Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), & Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and their support equipment is highly desired for this position.
  • Experience with Side Look Sonars (SLS), Doppler Sonars, Navigation & underwater cameras equipment is highly desired for this position.

Bid on Underwater Cultural Resources Survey

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 7, 2016

UNESCO UNITWIN Workshop on 3-D Modelling and Interpretation for Underwater Archaeology

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on March 18, 2016

The UNESCO UNITWIN / Flinders University Workshop on 3D-Modelling and Interpretation for Underwater Archaeology will be held in Adelaide, Australia: November 24-26th 2016.

More information can be found on the flyer. Those interested in participation can register via http://unescoworkshop.eventbrite.com.au

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/flinders-uniunesco-unitwin-network-for-underwater-archaeology-workshop-tickets-20008691535

 

 

New Underwater and Nautical Archaeology Program at the University of Cadiz

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on March 18, 2016

The University of Cadiz has established a comprehensive programme with graduate, Masters and PhD degrees focused exclusively on nautical and underwater archeology. It is the first time that a university offers a cross-specialized education programme -in Spanish- for the research, preservation and protection of the underwater cultural heritage, in line with the principles of safeguarding, capacity-building and researching advocated by UNESCO in its 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage.

Maritime Archaeology Data Archive

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on March 17, 2016

I have just advertised a new fellowship on the ForSEAdiscovery Project. I am looking for an early stage researcher who has completed their masters in the last 4 years, has not spent more than 12 months in the last 3 years in the UK, and would be interested in spending 18 months developing the digital data archives for the project. The successful candidate would not be enrolled on a PhD program – this should be seen as a good career development opportunity for an early stage, pre-doctoral researcher.

I am looking to fill the post very soon in May so the call is very short. Please bring this to the attention of any potentially suitable former students, colleagues etc.

Further details are advertised on the Euraxess website: http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/index.cfm/jobs/jobDetails/34071847

Candidates should also download the application form, job description and person specification at http://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/research/phd-study/phd-scholarships-in-nautical-archaeology-and-shipbuilding/

Many thanks for your help

Nigel

n.nayling@TSD.UWTSD.AC.UK

How would you recover the CSS Georgia?

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on March 11, 2016

Now is your opportunity to tell the US Army Corps of Engineers how you would do it.

To assist USACE in planning how this work may be performed, this Request for Information (RFI) is being issued to seek input from industry regarding two courses of action (COA) for removing the casemate sections and artifacts from their current locations.

COA 1 will address how to efficiently recover the two large casemate sections intact, archaeologically document each section, recover all cultural materials that reside underneath those sections and materials that are immediately adjacent to the casemates, and reburial of the west casemate and selected materials in a pre-determined location in Back River (approximately 1.5 miles from the wreck site).

COA 2 will address efficient removal of the casemate sections without archaeological documentation, recovery of cultural materials that reside underneath those sections and are immediately adjacent to the casemates, and reburial of both casemates and selected materials in a pre-determined location in Back River.

Request for Information is due: April 12

Museum Technician (History) Naval History and Heritage Command

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on March 11, 2016

2 Posts are open.

This position is located in the Collections Management Section, Curator Branch, Collection Management Division, Naval History and Heritage Command located at the Defense Supply Center in Richmond, VA.  The Curator Branch is responsible for the management of Navy properties of historical and inspirational value, including artifacts, shipboard equipment, ordnance, uniforms, photographs, and memorabilia.  This responsibility encompasses accessioning, preserving, storing, accounting for, and loaning to eligible recipients the properties in the Navy’s historical collections.

Closes 14 March.

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