The University of Oregon, Department of Anthropology announces a 1.0 FTE tenure-track position in archaeology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning Fall Term, 2012. We seek an outstanding, broadly-trained coastal or island archaeologist whose work addresses environmental and cultural change that has relevance for problems facing society today. An archaeologist working on population migrations or continental or island colonizations would also supplement our regional expertise. We seek a colleague who will diversify us, complementing not duplicating the existing strengths in the department. Candidates should also have a strong record of publication and working collaboratively with local communities. We aim to hire an individual with interdisciplinary interests who will strengthen links among the subfields of anthropology in the department. The successful candidate is expected to conduct a rigorous, fieldwork and laboratory based, externally-funded research program as well as teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. is required by October 15, 2011. Closes October 15.
Western Australian Museum, Assistant Curator, Closes September 12.
The Maritime Archaeology Team of the Western Australian Museum is seeking an experienced individual to assist with the management of the maritime collections.
IKUWA 4: September 29th through October 2nd, University of Zada, Croatia.
Asst. Curator of the Maritime Archaeology Team at the Western Australian Museum, closes September 12
Assists the collections management Assistant Curator with processing a backlog of artefact images by filing them, selecting images for uploading into the collections databases, updating and maintaining the collections databases and photographing of objects where necessary.
URS, Underwater Archaeologist, Maryland, the job is still open, apply today.
URS Senior Underwater Archaeologist/Marine Remote Sensing Specialist, Maryland, apply today the job is still open.
English Heritage is looking to appoint a Maritime Archaeologist to advise and assist in the appraisal of casework generated by the marine aggregates sector.
Closes September 9, 2011, apply today
The Underwater Archaeology Unit (UAU) of Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (DAHG) is compiling an Inventory of all shipwrecks recorded in Irish Waters. The UAU currently has a wreck database containing approximately 10,000 wreck records which is held in an MS Access database. The format of this database has recently been redesigned and therefore a certain level of data formatting and standardisation is required in order to facilitate efficient use of the database. DAHG now invites tenders to carry out a block of work updating and editing the Shipwreck Inventory database. The successful tenderer will need to be in a position to begin work on this project from 19th September 2011 and it is envisaged that the contract shall be completed by 6 April 2012. A detailed specification in relation to the tender request is presented in the RFT document.
The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP), a not-for-profit corporation based out of Newport, Rhode Island, USA, is offering two 1-day underwater archaeology-related workshops in October 2011:
*Saturday, October 15 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)–INTRODUCTION TO UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGY (Instructors: Dr. D.K. Abbass, Dr. Kerry Lynch, and Charlotte Taylor). Location–Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
*Saturday, October 29 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)–INTRODUCTION TO DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION FOR HISTORIANS, ARCHAEOLOGISTS, AND INTERESTED OTHERS (Instructor: Joseph W. Zarzynski). Location–Bristol, Rhode Island, USA.
Pre-registration is required for the underwater archaeology and documentary filmmaking workshops. For more details including the workshop costs, specific location for each workshop, and how to register for either of the workshops check the RIMAP web site at:
1) Bournemouth University Project Development Officer, closes September 8
‘Bringing People to the Museum and the Museum underwater’. This is a three year project led by Bournemouth University in partnership with Poole Museum Service and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The project seeks to create access to a unique and important 17th century ship wrecked just outside of Poole Harbour. We seek a highly efficient and organised individual who is flexible and able to manage deadlines effectively. The post holder must have a sound understanding of maritime archaeology.
2) PhD studentship, Kingston University, closes 22 August
The School of Art & Design History, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, and the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich are offering a funded, full-time PhD studentship, tenable for 3 years, commencing October 2011. The studentship is funded through the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards Scheme. The project will be supervised by Professor Anne Massey, Kingston University, and John Graves, Curator of Ship History at the National Maritime Museum. This project supports the work of one doctoral student to investigate the archives of the shipping company, the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (renamed P&O in 1840), and its subsidiary companies, during the period of its operation.
3) Curator, Naval History and Heritage Command, closes 28 August
This position, Museum Curator, is located in the Photographic Section, Curator Section, Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC).
4) Exhibit Interpreter, Calvert Marine Museum, closes September 7