Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs

Part-Time Faculty, Archaeology Beneath the Sea, Syracuse University

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 30, 2013

Part-Time Faculty, Archaeology Beneath the Sea, Syracuse University, Apply today! Closes 2 May.

The course should be geared for a general, non-anthropology major, lower division student audience. The course is designed to investigate and understand fundamental concepts and questions answerable through anthropology and archaeology, explored through a range of case studies intended to highlight both what exists under the sea and what we can learn from our tumultuous history with it.
Lectures, readings and assignments should be appropriately aimed for lower division students.  The course meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15-6:35 in the Fall 2013, scheduled through University College. The course offering will be dependent on sufficient enrollment.

Images of our sunken past – shipwrecks loaded with treasure, mysterious sunken cities, encounters with terrible sea creatures – surround us, but how much do we actually know about what lies beneath the sea Exploring the watery world through the lenses of anthropology and archaeology allows us to interrogate the evidence of the past in ways that provide us with so much more than just treasure” from shipwrecks – we can ask questions about and critically examine what we know concerning population movements; technology; globalization; warfare; human triumph, suffering, and even death; cultural interactions; and about the paths of history that have brought us to where we are now. Informative for both anthropology majors and non-majors alike, this course is designed to investigate and understand fundamental concepts and questions answerable through anthropology and archaeology, explored through a range of case studies intended to highlight both what exists under the sea and what we can learn from our tumultuous history with it.

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Maritime Archaeology Project Officer(s), Multiple openings

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 30, 2013

In response to our growing reputation in the offshore renewables sector Headland Archaeology would like to further enhance its Maritime and Marine team by appointing a Maritime Project Officer(s).

Closes May 9, 2013, Apply Today.

Maritime Archaeology Lecturer at Flinders University

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 25, 2013

Flinders University’s Maritime Archaeology Program is currently advertising for a Lecturer B in Maritime Archaeology.

See for a detailed position description and electronic submission system: http://www.flinders.edu.au/employment/vacancies/academic.cfm

Lecturer, Maritime Archaeology (Vacancy 13117), Flinders University

Position Description: Salary Lev B: $78 855 to $93 638 pa
Employment Type: Continuing, full-time
Applications Close: 11.00 am, Monday 20 May 2013
Contact: Professor Claire Smith
Contact Phone: + 61 (0)8 8201 2336
Contact Email: claire.smith@flinders.edu.au

Attention Flinders University Staff: Applicants who are current Flinders staff on a fixed term or permanent position also have access to apply for jobs through the Employee Self Service, we recommend using the ESS for a quicker application process. Your personal details will be automatically downloaded into the online application form, saving you time.

Post Doc in Maritime/Naval Archaeology

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 22, 2013

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, posto di ricercatore a tempo determinato (postdoc)
Archeologia Marittima e Navale, apply today!

Doctoral Studentship and Award

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 22, 2013

1) AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Studentship: ‘Patronage and the Royal Navy, 1771-1815’
University College London -History
Applications are invited for a doctoral studentship tenable at University College London (UCL), in collaboration with the National Maritime Museum (NMM). This doctoral award is funded though the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) under its Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships scheme. The project will be supervised by Professor Stephen Conway, Head of the History Department at UCL, and Dr James Davey, Curator of Naval History at the NMM.
Using the Royal Navy as a case study, the successful candidate will be expected to utilise a wide variety of sources to examine the nature and broader meaning of patronage in late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth century Britain. At the project’s heart will be the collections of the NMM, with particular emphasis on recently acquired manuscript material that sheds considerable new light on this subject.

Closes 7 may

2) AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award: Imperial Thames: London, River and Empire, 1660-1830
Queen Mary, University of London

Applications are invited for an AHRC CDA studentship commencing autumn 2013 on Imperial Thames: London, River and Empire, 1660-1830.  Supervised by Professor Markman Ellis, School of English and Drama, QMUL; Dr Margarette Lincoln, Deputy Director, National Maritime Museum; Professor Miles Ogborn, School of Geography, QMUL; and Dr Nigel Rigby, Head of Research, National Maritime Museum.

Closes 17 may

22 April 2013

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 22, 2013

1) Executive Director, Harbor History Museum, ncd

2) Museum Curator, NC Maritime Museum, closes April 26

3) Museum Director, Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, ncd

Museum Director Reedville Fishermen’s Museum is seeking an experienced Director for this regional Maritime museum. Proven experience in museum management, grant writing, exhibit design, leadership of volunteers and great communication skills are requirements. Maritime experience a plus.
See website for details. CL & resume to office@rfmuseum.org

4) Summer Intern, Lowell’s Boat Shop, apply today

Marine Archaeologist

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 22, 2013



Temporary Contract of 12 months in the first instance

FULLTIME (35 hours per week) £27,108 to £35,289, (including Distant Islands Allowance)
Orkney College UHI is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the above post.
The successful candidate will be required to take a leading role in the initiation, development, implementation and monitoring of coastal and marine developer-led, commercial and research projects whilst working in collaboration with ORCA’s environmental and terrestrial archaeologists and the staff of the Archaeology Department.  Provision of relevant teaching and training will also be required.

Applicants should hold a primary degree in Archaeology or related discipline and post-graduate degree to at least MSc level, or equivalent, in a subject relevant to Marine Archaeology or Marine Geophysics, a doctorate in subject relevant to the marine historic environment and have experience of all stages of developer-led, commercial and/or research marine projects. 

This post is full time and for one year, with a view to extending depending on the success of the area. Key responsibilities and duties of the post are given in the job description. Applicants should note that the job will require periods spent away from home.
For further information please contact the College Principal Bill Ross on 01856 569250 or Bill.Ross@orkney.uhi.ac.uk.  For further details of roles and responsibilities please contact Paul Sharman, Senior Project Manager at ORCA Marine on 01856 569346 or paul.sharman@orkney.uhi.ac.uk.

To apply, you must complete an application online or request a pack from the address below.  Please include in your application the title of your PhD, relevant research and/or commercial activity you have undertaken along with details of papers/publication you have written/contributed to. Please note that we do not accept CV’s.
It is expected that interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.  The successful applicant will be expected to take up post as soon as possible thereafter but this will be dependent on completion of Orkney Islands Council’s satisfactory pre employment checks.
Further information is available from, and online applications can be made through www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/orkney

Alternatively, contact Customer Services for an application pack at Orkney Islands Council, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY, tel: (01856) 873535 or e-mail: customerservice@orkney.gov.uk

Closing date: Friday 10 May 2013

12 April 2013

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 12, 2013

Boatswain, Lunenburg Marine Museum on the Bluenose II, closes May 2.

USS Monitor Conservator

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 11, 2013

Conservator, USS Monitor Project at the Mariners’ Museum. Apply today.

Albanian Underwater Archaeology Field Schools and AAUS Scientific Diving Course

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 10, 2013

1) The Illyrian Coastal Exploration Program would like to invite individuals interested in Mediterranean archaeology to apply for the 2013 underwater sciences field school. Set along the beautiful Dalmatian coast from July 8-21, the course spends one week each in Croatia and Montenegro. The field school is hosted by the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology in Zadar in collaboration with RPM Nautical Foundation and Transylvania University.
Students will work with the international team to learn the basics of underwater archaeology and coastal ecology. This course is suitable for beginners, especially undergraduates and masters students. Participants will learn survey methods, underwater recording, and help with ongoing research, as well as gain exposure to advanced methods through a visit to the deep sea research vessel Hercules to see its ROV system. The field school will dive on shipwrecks dating from the 4th century BC through modern times and students will get to see artifacts from many different periods. Though the field school is a general survey of maritime archaeology topics, students will leave with a good understanding of the fundamental theories and practical techniques used by archaeologists.
Application: http://www.illyriancoast.org/
Dates: July 8-21
Cost: $2000 (optional university credit available for additional fee)
Application Deadline: May 1

2) A second ten day field school is offered through the Albanian Center for Marine Research from July 23-August 2. This field school will explore the fantastic shipwrecks of southern Albania, ranging from the 5th century BC through World War II. Albania offers untouched submerged cultural heritage due to the former communist government’s complete restriction on diving, making Albanian diving today similar to 1950s Mediterranean diving at large. Students and staff will be housed in small local hotel in Saranda, directly across from Corfu and near the Butrint UNESCO World Heritage Site. To promote maritime archaeology capacity in the region, preference will be given to student from the Balkan region.
Application: http://albaniamarinecenter.org/pages/education.html
Dates: July 23-August 2
Cost: $1000 (optional university credit available for additional fee)
Application Deadline: May 1

3) The Center is also offering an AAUS scientific diving course. If you are looking to upgrade your recreational/sport diver certification in order to work or help out on university projects, AAUS scientific diving teaches “everything but the hard hat.” After this course you won’t just be a diver, you will know how to work safely underwater. This intensive course will be from June 20-July 3 in beautiful southern Albania.
Application: http://albaniamarinecenter.org/pages/education.html
Dates: June 20-July3
Cost: $1000
Application Deadline: May 1

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