Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs


11 February 2011

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 11, 2011

1) Full Professor of Portuguese/Iberian History, University of Macau, closes March 1.

History of Early Portugal, Modern Portugal, Portugal and Macau, Europe in general, and/or Sino-Portuguese interactions, as well as upper-level courses such as Portugal and the Iberian World, East-West Interactions and Exchanges; the Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, French and British Empires, Maritime history, and/or Diasporas in Asia.

2) Assistant Maritime Officer, Swansea Museum, closes February 17

Swansea Museum is seeking an enthusiastic person with a passion for maritime heritage and actively working outside to work with the Museums maritime collection.

3) Summer Maritime Artisan Internship, Plimoth Plantation, closes April 29

Summer Maritime Artisans Department Internships: Help maintain and restore Mayflower II, one of the preeminent reproductions ships in the world. Work with the Maritime Artisans department here at Plimoth Plantation as we tend to the fifty-year-old vessel. You will be introduced to the traditional sail making, rigging and carpentry skills necessary to care for a square rigged ship.

4) Summer Intern in Research and Oral History, Plimoth Plantation, closes April 29

The intern will work on two specific projects. The first is to use archival sources to create an oral history tour of Mayflower II, a square-rigged wooden vessel built in the UK in 1957. The second is to sort and inventory previously compiled research memos to make them more accessible to museum interpreters.

5) Hydrographic Program Manager, TerraSond, LTD.

TerraSond LTD is seeking an experienced Hydrographic Program Manager for its Palmer, Alaska office. The Hydrographic Program Manager is responsible for managing multiple hydrographic and geophysical survey projects from field to finish within required time frames and budgets and in accordance with each client’s contract requirements. He or she creates proposals, project schedules, selects appropriate acquisition equipment, selects and trains survey personnel, verifies the accuracy of collected data, and supervises the preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, progress sketches, records, documents and deliverables related to assigned survey projects.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required for consideration include but are not limited to: a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of geophysical surveying including side scan sonar, magnetometer, sub-bottom profiling, and shallow depth seismic, the ability to solicit, plan, organize and direct hydrographic/ geophysical survey projects; schedule project in logical steps and budget time and resources required to meet deadlines and profitability targets, and knowledge of cost estimating and project planning to determine appropriate pricing and asset requisition.
This position requires residence within a daily commuting distance to the Palmer, Alaska area and requires some amount of field work and travel, both nationally and internationally. For consideration please visit TerraSond’s website at www.terrasond.com/careers jobs@terrasond.com. TerraSond Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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