Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs

Data Exploitation Analyst

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 24, 2016

The Advanced Technologies (ADTECH) group of Oceaneering is recognized as an industry leader in enabling humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments ranging from the depths of the sea to the outer reaches of space. ADTECH specializes in the support of manned systems and the development and application of practical, cost-effective robotic systems in multiple industries. ADTECH designs, builds, and operates unique underwater systems for the US Navy and provides life cycle maintenance services for Submarines and Deep Submergence Systems. ADTECH is developing the next generation space suit for NASA and provides robotic and spacecraft life support systems. ADTECH is also an award winning leader in design, build, and installation of theme park entertainment ride systems and provides intra-logistic solutions using AGV systems. ADTECH’s business areas are: Oceaneering Technologies, Marine Services Division, Oceaneering Space Systems, Oceaneering Entertainment Systems, Frog AGV Systems, and ADTECH Manufacturing Group.

Position Summary

Oceaneering International (OII) is seeking a Data Exploitation Analyst. Full-time work location is Suitland/Camp Spring MD. This is an embedded posting at a customer site. This is an immediate opportunity on an expanding contract. Candidate must hold/acquire a TS/SCI with Polygraph.

OII seeks a Data Exploitation Analyst to advance our data analysis & field operations group. This is a new position. The successful candidate will actively participate in all phases of the data collection, processing and reporting. Our Analysts acquire, analyze, compile, evaluate, and review data for use in standard products, non-standard products, and/or data holdings in support of mission requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities

Main responsibility is the processing, analysis, evaluation and exploitation of navigation, remote sensor, and shipboard instrumentation data collected from various deep ocean systems. The candidate will be involved in pre-mission support, data collection, analyst & evaluation and report generation. As enhanced data is identified, the candidate will be responsible to update and correct data sets. Other responsibilities include:

Performs analysis and evaluation of imagery collected from side scan sonar, bathymetric, video, and still photography cameras.

Uses proprietary software including GIS-based systems in a network of workstations and personal computers (Windows) to perform basic imaging enhancement, display, and analytical functions to obtain, organize, and present information relevant to the exploitation of remotely sensed and imaged data obtained from deep ocean systems.

Reviews mission related data logs, worksheets, and reports to determine focal points for the analysis as well as discovery of deficiencies and discrepancies in the performance of data collection equipment and systems.

Desirable are degrees in underwater archeologist and oceanographers.


Marine Heritage Consultant

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 19, 2016

Cotswold Archaeology is one of the leading providers of professional marine archaeological services in the UK. We provide a complete service including consultancy, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), strategic assessment, research, fieldwork including foreshore surveys, underwater assessments and excavation, reporting and post-excavation.

Our marine team is working with a diverse range of clients on some of the largest, high profile marine projects in the UK. Ongoing research projects for national heritage agencies allow our team to work at the cutting edge of new thinking in archaeology, as well as managing underwater assessment and excavation projects.

We are interested in receiving applications from maritime archaeologists preferably with some experience in delivering a complex range of impact assessment for offshore, near-shore and coastal projects. The successful candidate will require excellent communication and report writing skills, a strong commitment to CPD and the ability to manage a demanding personal work schedule. Your role will include archival research, production of desk-based assessments, Written Schemes of Investigation and EIA chapters, logistics support, site visits and fieldwork. The post will be based in our Andover office.

Closes June 6.

Senior Officer Coastal and Marine

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 12, 2016

Wessex Archaeology Coastal & Marine has been developing its capacity to undertake archaeological investigations in inland waters, intertidal and marine environments in the UK and abroad for over 15 years, and is a recognised leader in these sectors. We are seeking to make a permanent appointment to meet continuing demand for our services. We are seeking to further expand our team’s existing strong capacity in our Edinburgh office in the following areas:

  • Consultancy Services, particularly Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and post consent support
  • Archaeological diving
  • Coastal and marine fieldwork

An experienced heritage/maritime professional, you will be educated to degree level in an appropriate subject and ideally a post graduate qualification in maritime archaeology; preferably with a sound working knowledge of maritime archaeology in Scotland. You should have the requisite level of experience in a professional commercial marine archaeological or related environment. The role would suit an experienced Project Officer wishing to further their career.

Closes 31 May 2016.

Underwater Archaeologist

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 9, 2016

Nicolaus Copernicus University
Faculty of History
Assistant Lecturer in the field of archaeology; in the following areas: – underwater archaeology, – conducting theoretical and practical training of underwater archaeology.

Underwater Archaeologist

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on May 6, 2016

This position is established to assist the National Park Service’s Submerged Resources Center with the location, documentation, interpretation and protection of submerged resources throughout the National Park system.  Most of the duties of the position will involve the professional scientific practice of marine remote sensing survey and underwater archeological documentation.

The employment opportunity may involve: specific administrative task/work assignments and a variety of activities and assignments, and working with technical and professional staff in support of office programs and activities to gain practical work experience. Work in parks and assist in the identification of archeological sites to be recorded by the field crew, methods to be used, and final product presentation appropriate to final publication or application as specified by the Project Director.

Under the general guidance of a Principal Investigator, Project Director or other supervisory Archeologist direct archeological survey or excavation crews consisting of one to five GS-03 to GS-05 Archeology Aids or Technicians and one to five laborers or Volunteers In Parks (VIPs). Assist with site recording procedures and tasks, including assisting in the preparation of archeological survey records such as site maps, photographs, surface artifact analysis forms, and field notes.

Assist with marine remote sensing operations in parks. Assist with planning and logistics in advance of fieldwork, and then equipment maintenance, tracking, and light repair, as well as data organization, analysis and report writing after fieldwork has concluded. Assist in analyzing general site features or artifact types, and specific attributes of each feature or artifact types, for one of the following categories of remains: Architectural features, Environmental context recording, Cargo-related features, Ceramics and other diagnostic artifacts, (range of general features or artifact types is moderate to wide; range of specific attributes is small). Direct artifact sampling procedures, and provides general assistance to lower level crew members in recordation other site features or artifact types.

Closes 20 May.

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:


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.


  • 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.


  • 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
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