Flinders University 2013 (22-26 April) Conservation Field School, sign up today!
This course is an intensive introduction to materials science, deterioration processes in marine environments, pre-disturbance conservation surveys, in-situ conservation and stabilisation, recovery, initial storage, stabilisation and transportation of artefacts, and the storage and display of conserved artefacts. It is designed to provide students with a general theoretical and practical background to archaeological conservation for both marine and terrestrial environments. It should also equip archaeologists with the appropriate conservation knowledge and skills necessary for the effective management of submerged cultural heritage.
Museum Specialist, NC Maritime Museum, closes 25 october 2012
This position is responsible for generating, planning, and managing a variety of educational programs associated with the maritime history of the North Carolina Outer Banks.
1) SS Great Britain Trust, Museums and Schools Project Officer, closes October 22
2) Caird Senior Research Fellow, National Maritime Museum, closes October 31
The fellowship is tenable for one year to support high-quality research on the Museum’s collections or in any field of British naval and maritime history.
3) Caird & Sackler Short-Term Fellowships, National Maritime Museum, closes October 31
These awards, in the fields of maritime history and the history of navigation and astronomy, are for periods of up to three months to encourage research into the Museum’s collections by overseas scholars, museum professionals or those living at a distance from London.
4) Archivists (2 Positions), Department of the Navy, close October 10
This position is located in the Archives Branch, Histories and Archives Division, Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC). The Archives Branch is responsible for the management and service of Navy records and documents of historical value, including Navy records sent to the NHHC. As an Archivist, you will be responsible for providing reference and research services of permanently valuable records preserved as documentary evidence and maintain the reference inquiry database.