Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs


RFP: Exhibit Fabrication, La Belle Shipwreck Project

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 18, 2013

Exhibit fabrication for the La Belle Shipwreck project, deadline has been pushed to March 1, get your proposals in today.

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Cultural Heritage/Archaeology Expert in the Black Sea

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 15, 2013

Cultural Heritage/Archaeology Expert, Brunel, closes 31 March.

Experience in the Black Sea, Archaeologist with experience in oil and gas/linear infrastructure projects (onshore and offshore).

15 February 2013

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 15, 2013

1) Museum Educator, Mystic Seaport Museum, closes March 1

2) University of Hull, AHRC Funded Research MA, closes March 15

The Department of History at the University of Hull invites high-quality proposals from applicants for an AHRC-funded studentship for a Research Preparation Masters (MA Historical Research) tenable for one year from 1 October 2013. The award, which was made to a consortium bid from the Universities of Hull and Huddersfield, will be held at Hull, with optional access to facilities and research support at Huddersfield.  Applicants, who should hold at least a good 2:1, or 1st undergraduate degree in History or a relevant discipline, may offer a proposal from any period of history from the medieval to the modern. We would, however, particularly welcome proposals which correspond to the Department’s research concentration in the areas of global and international history; military history; Atlantic history and slavery studies; Anglo-American history; Native American history; and maritime history. Applicants are encouraged to consult the web site of the Department for full details of our research activity. http://www2.hull.ac.uk/fass/history.aspx

3) Exhibitions Project Manager, National Maritime Museum, closes February 18

4) Exhibit Interpreter, Calvert Marine Museum, closes February 20

Maritime Archaeologists/Marine Remote Sensing Specialists

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 14, 2013

Southeastern Archaeological Research, Inc. (SEARCH) is seeking full time Project Maritime Archaeologists/Marine Remote Sensing Specialists to complement our Maritime Division for multiple projects throughout the United States, Caribbean, and Pacific. This position is based in Pensacola, Florida and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Successful candidates must be M.A. level (M.A. in hand, no ABT) or above and be experienced on the water.  Must be eligible to be certified as a Registered Professional Archaeologist. 

You need to demonstrate:

• Knowledge in the use and analysis of CHIRP sub-bottom profilers, dual frequency side scan sonars, magnetometers, and hydrographic echo sounders;

• Proficiency in the operation of small boats and the ability to troubleshoot small engines, electronics, pumps, and trailers;

• Certification in SCUBA diving, knowledge of surface supplied air diving, willingness to learn surface supplied air diving. Detailed certifications must be included on your CV.

The successful applicant must have a developed capacity for attention to detail, be organized, able to work well on simultaneous projects, and be able to meet deadlines.  Experience in cultural resource management and the preparation of deliverables for the DoD and USACE is preferred.  Applicants should have a demonstrated proficiency in HyPack, SonarWiz, MS Word, MS Office Pro suite, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat.  GIS experience is desirable.  Applicants must be available to travel to locations worldwide for extended periods of time and must be able to receive government security clearances. 

For immediate consideration, please forward a cover letter, resume, salary history and three (3) professional references to Amy Semesco, amy@searchinc.com.  All inquires will be treated with discretion. 

SEARCH is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing and a criminal background check are conducted upon hire.

Go to www.searchinc.com for more information about SEARCH.

Wessex Coastal & Marine Archaeology Positions (multiple listings)

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 11, 2013
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 fifteen years, and is a recognised leader in these sectors. We are seeking to make new permanent and fixed-term appointments to meet continuing demand for our services.
We are seeking to further expand our team’s existing strong capacity in the following areas:
• Archaeological diving;
• Coastal and marine watching briefs;
• Desk-based coastal and marine archaeological studies, including Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
General Requirements
We are looking for ambitious candidates with the aptitude and aspiration to develop their career in the above. Ideally, you will be a specialist in coastal and marine archaeology and have a broad background in UK archaeology, although applications from candidates with a non-UK background are welcome. We also welcome applications from people who have transferable skills and experience in disciplines other than archaeology.
Closes 28 February. Apply today!

8 February 2013

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 8, 2013

1) 2013 Maritime Archaeology Field School In Bermuda
Saint Mary’s College of California (SMC) and the University of Rhode Island (URI) will be offering a joint Field School in Maritime Archaeology in Bermuda during July 2013. This annual field school has been conducted in cooperation with the Bermuda Maritime Museum since 1999. The field school is a research-based learning experience that exposes students to a variety of activities.

Saint Mary’s College of California (SMC) and the University of Rhode Island (URI) will be offering a joint Field School in Maritime Archaeology in Bermuda during July 2013. This annual field school has been conducted in cooperation with the Bermuda Maritime Museum since 1999. The field school is a research-based learning experience that exposes students to a variety of activities including archival research, artifact conservation, archaeological survey, and underwater excavation and documentation of historic shipwrecks.

The field school will be conducted from July 15 to August 8, 2013. Training leading to AAUS qualification as a Scientific Diver-in-Training will be provided at Saint Mary’s College in advance of departure for Bermuda. Classroom work focused on maritime history and maritime archaeological field methods will comprise week one of the field school. Underwater research and documentation of 16th and 17th century shipwrecks will be conducted in Bermuda during the remaining weeks.   For additional information and requirements, please contact jallan at stmarys-ca.edu or rodmather at mail.uri.edu. For information on the scientific diving portion of the course please email the SMC Dive Safety Officer.
http://www.uri.edu/international/bermuda.html

2) Masters Studentship In History, AHRC-Funded Research Preparation, University of Hull -The Department of History
The Department of History at the University of Hull invites high-quality proposals from applicants for an AHRC-funded studentship for a Research Preparation Masters (MA Historical Research) tenable for one year from 1 October 2013. The award, which was made to a consortium bid from the Universities of Hull and Huddersfield, will be held at Hull, with optional access to facilities and research support at Huddersfield.  Applicants, who should hold at least a good 2:1, or 1st undergraduate degree in History or a relevant discipline, may offer a proposal from any period of history from the medieval to the modern. We would, however, particularly welcome proposals which correspond to the Department’s research concentration in the areas of global and international history; military history; Atlantic history and slavery studies; Anglo-American history; Native American history; and maritime history. Applicants are encouraged to consult the web site of the Department for full details of our research activity. http://www2.hull.ac.uk/fass/history.aspx

Closes 15 march.

3) Chief Curator, Old Dartmouth Historical Society (New Bedford Whaling Museum), New Bedford, MA
As an important member of the senior management team, the Chief Curator has primary responsibility for the Museum’s collection and exhibitions.  The successful candidate will articulate an exhibition, interpretation, and collections philosophy and strategy that will succeed in engaging audiences in a compelling manner coupled with a strong educational focus.  The Chief Curator must demonstrate strength in one or more areas of our collection, which includes not only whaling history but also maritime history, local history, decorative art, and art history.  The individual must have the strength of conviction to provide leadership and direction to staff under his/her supervision. The Chief Curator must be a creative problem solver, and have both the vision to lay out a comprehensive, innovative, approach to history-based exhibitions and work in a hands-on manner to see these tenets executed.  The Chief Curator has primary responsibility over all aspects of exhibition development including strategic planning, interpretation, budgeting and management plus design and installation of the exhibitions on location, off-site and on-line.  The curator should have experience with and will be involved in securing funding and interacting with major donors.  Concurrently, the Chief Curator has primary responsibility over the management, care and growth of the art and history collections.  Knowledge of collections preservation, conservation and registration is important.  He/she will have knowledge of and develop strategies to, in adherence to the museum policies, strengthen the Museum’s collection by identifying gifts, acquisitions and de-accessions.  Visit www.whalingmuseum.org for a complete job description and for information on how to apply.

AAA Student Summer Internship, Underwater Archaeology Branch, NHHC

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 8, 2013

Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology 2013 Scholarship

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 6, 2013

AIMA 2013 Scholarship Announcement
AIMA is pleased to announce the 2013 AIMA Scholarship for maritime archaeological research projects. The investigation or project must be consistent with the objectives of AIMA and the work must have a benefit/application to maritime archaeology in Australasia. The award is open to all persons conducting maritime archaeological research within Australasia.  
A total of up to $2,000 will be awarded. AIMA may choose to partially fund more than one project from these monies in 2013.  A condition of the AIMA Scholarship is that the recipient(s) are required to publish in the AIMA Newsletter, or for larger awards, a peer-reviewed paper either in the AIMA Bulletin, or as an AIMA Special Publication. This award also comes with a free one year AIMA membership.
Applications must be forwarded to the Scholarship Chair by 30 June 2013 to be eligible for this award. An application packet is available on the AIMA website at: http://www.aima-underwater.org.au/aima-scholarship/
For other queries, contact the AIMA Scholarship Chair: scholarships@aima-underwater.org.au

1 February 2013

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 1, 2013

Nautical Cartographer, New Zealand Hydrographic Authority, closes 4 March