Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs

Staff Maritime Archaeologist

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on August 21, 2015

The History Department of East Carolina University invites applications from experienced maritime archaeologists for a non-faculty EPA position to begin on or around September 15, 2015 in its Program in Maritime Studies, a distinguished graduate program offering the MA in nautical archaeology and maritime history.

The holder of the position will be responsible for field project planning and supervision (30%), program administration and grant writing (25%), research and publication (20%), teaching (15%) and service (10%). Specific field support duties related to two annual maritime studies field schools will include student supervision and diving safety procedure; vehicle operation; boat launch, retrieval, operation and logistics; use of remote sensing apparatus (magnetometer, side scan, ROV, and supporting software including Hypack and ArcView); equipment set-up and student equipment training; diving logistics and site safety engineering; small engine and electronic equipment repair and service; vehicle maintenance; and equipment inventory organization and storage.

Closes 3 September or until the job starts. 

Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology Student Travel Award

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on August 4, 2015


The Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology is pleased to announce the 2016 ACUA George Fischer Student Travel Award. This award of $1,000 (USD) will be offered to help fund travel costs for the upcoming 2016 SHA Conference in Washington, D.C. The award will be granted to an international student presenting a paper on an underwater or maritime archaeology topic at this conference. International students are considered to be those students residing in a country other than the country where the conference is being held. For full details download the ACUA_George_Fischer_Student_Travel_Award_2016 (PDF online at: http://www.acuaonline.org).

Deadline for applications: September 15, 2015.

Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology Graduate Student Associate Member

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on August 4, 2015


The Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology (ACUA) is seeking candidates to fill one Graduate Student Associate Member position for the 2016-2017 term. The Graduate Student Associate Member is a voluntary, two-year appointment to the board requiring attendance at the annual Historical and Underwater Archaeology Conference, participation in board meetings, and an annual report of accomplishments.

For more information and how to apply, download the ACUA Graduate Student Announcement (pdf online at: http://www.acuaonline.org). Deadline for applications: October 01, 2015

Research Assistant at the Maritime Archaeological Research Laboratory

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on July 22, 2015
Research Assistant at the Maritime Archaeological Research Laboratory, The Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Cyprus, closes 5 September, apply today.

Marine Archaeologist

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on July 20, 2015


Orkney College UHI

Marine Archaeologist (Ref: ORK00401)

35 hours per week
Temporary for 12 months in the first instance
£27,645 to £35,988, (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 and the Archaeology Institute’s environmental and terrestrial archaeologists.  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, or equivalent experience, in subject relevant to the marine historic environment and have experience of all stages of developer-led, commercial and/or research marine projects. Commercial diving qualifications or equivalent are also required.  Applicants should note that the job will require periods spent away from home.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Paul Sharman, Senior Project Manager at ORCA Marine on 01856 569346 or paul.sharman@orkney.uhi.ac.uk.

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 satisfactory completion of Orkney Islands Council’s pre-employment checks.

Further information is available from, and online applications can be made through http://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/orkney

Closing date: Sunday 2 August 2015 

Nautical Archaeologist, AECOM

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on July 16, 2015

Archaeologist, Coastal and Marine

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on July 16, 2015

Sorry for the lack of posts

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on July 16, 2015

Just back in the country. Stand by.

2015 In-Situ Conservation Field School

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on June 30, 2015

2015 Flinders University In-Situ Conservation Field School

Please click on website (http://www.flinders.edu.au/ehl/archaeology/fieldwork/field-schools/conservation-field-school/) for more details for the In-Situ Conservation Field School in September 2015. This course is open to non-Flinders students and is the cost of 4.5 units of post-graduate tuition.

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.


Supervisory Museum Curator; Archaeological Conservator

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on June 23, 2015

US Naval History and Heritage Command, closes 29 June.

The mission of the Naval History and Heritage Command is to collect, preserve, protect, and make available the artifacts, documents, and art that best embody our naval history and heritage for present and future generations; advance the knowledge of naval history and heritage through professional research, analysis, interpretation, products and services; make naval history and heritage “come alive” for our Sailors and Marines to enhance readiness and esprit de corps.

This position is located in the Conservation Branch of the Collections Management Division and is responsible for the preservation and conservation of artifacts, textiles, artwork and paper collections and assists other branches and commands in the conservation of large artifacts.

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