1) Classical Marine Archaeologist: BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY – LEWISBURG, PA
The Department of Classics invites applications for an entry level (no more than four years of full time teaching experience post Ph.D.) one-year temporary position at the rank of visiting assistant professor beginning August 2009. The department seeks a classical archaeologist to teach courses in material culture and classical civilization. Possible offerings include: the Archaeology of Egypt, Ancient Technology, the Age of Alexander, Classical Myth, Ancient Cities, and courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Teaching experience and a completed Ph.D. is preferred, but ABD considered. To apply, please submit cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation to www.bucknell.edu/jobs by March 15, 2009. Other documentation will be requested as needed. Queries may be directed to Janet Jones, Search Committee Chair, Department of Classics, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837 (firstname.lastname@example.org / 570-577-1624). Bucknell University values a diverse college community and is committed to excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students.
closes march 15
2) Business Administrator, Institute of Nautical Archaeology, ncd
3) Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Internships: Close 27 February
4) Director, Reedville Fishermen’s Museum
Assistant Inspector of Archaeology, CADW, closes 6 February:
…the post holder will provide support for work and policy relating to the maritime and coastal archaeology of Wales.
»IN POSEIDONS REICH XIV«
under the motto
“in Northern European Rivers and Lakes”
Our call for papers sent in June 2008 has met great response from all over Europe. 28 papers from 9 different countries will be held on 20 – 22 February 2009 at the Christian-Albrecht-University of Kiel. The event is organised in collaboration between the DEGUWA (German Society for the Promotion of Underwater Archaeology), the local department of and its affiliated study group AMLA (Study Group for Maritime and Limnic Archaeology) and – last not least – the . The cultural programme – encompassing guided tours, dive trails and other excursions – commences already on Tuesday, the 17th February.
Please visit our website for further information: http://www.deguwa.org/
The conference programme could be downloaded directly as PDF at:
http://www.deguwa.org/documents/IPR_XIV_programm_e.pdf (English version)
http://www.deguwa.org/documents/IPR_XIV_programm_d.pdf (German version)
Please note that the online-registration closes already on 31st January 2009. Subsequent registrations could be only made at the conference office.
We hope to meet you in Kiel!
Maritime Archaeological and Historical Society’s 2009 Introductory Course in Underwater Archaeology
The Maritime Archaeological and Historical Society (MAHS) still has several openings for its annual Introductory Course in Underwater Archaeology starting Wednesday, January 28, 2009. The course consists of nine evening sessions (7:30-9:00pm) on Wednesday nights at the McLean High School, Media Center, 1633 Davidson Road, McLean, VA, and a pool session. The cost of the course is $150. (Make checks payable to MAHS, PO Box 44382, L’Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC 20026) Course texts, which are optional, are expected to cost about $25. The class is open to all interested persons. Directions to McLean High School are found on our website www.mahsnet.org
2009 Underwater Archaeology Course Schedule
Jan 28 Introduction to Underwater Archaeology
Feb 4 Archival Research
Feb 18 Ship’s Architecture
Feb 25 Position Fixing and Search Methods
Mar 4 Surveying, Recording and Mapping
Mar 18 Photography and Video Documentation
Mar 25 Conservation of Artifacts
Apr 1 Ethics and the Law
Apr 22 Project Planning and Report Preparation
Apr 29/May 6 Snow Dates if earlier session canceled
TBD Sat/Sun-Apr/May Survey and Mapping Pool Session
If your schedule or location do not permit attending these evening classes, MAHS also offers the course on a ten video cassette series with instructor guide for $199.95. For further info on the video course contact us at the e-mail above.
Upon completion of the introductory course, the student who is a certified scuba diver will be eligible to enroll in an underwater archaeology field school to be held in Key Largo, FL June 25-28, 2009 or in local area field schools to be scheduled later. PADI certifications in underwater/maritime archaeology are available to graduates of these courses.
MAHS is an internationally recognized non- profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to the research and preservation of our maritime heritage and to increasing the general public’s awareness of this heritage. As part of our charter, we hold monthly meetings with guest speakers, conduct various underwater archaeology courses and field schools annually, and participate in various interesting and exciting archaeological and historical projects.
For further information about the course see our website at www.mahsnet.org or e-mail us at the address listed above.
PAST Foundation, Clarksburg Shipwreck Maritime Archaeology Field School, July 26-August 7, 2009, sign up today.
New Maritime Archaeology Course for 2009, Introduction to Maritime Archaeology, Achill Field School
16 May to 30 May and 30 May to 13 June, 2009
Applications due 16 April 2009
Nothing new this week, Happy New Years!