20 January 2008

Prehistoric underwater archaeology assistantship still open, LSU, apply today if you want to study prehistoric underwater archaeology.

Head of exhibitions and displays, National Maritime Museum, closes January 28.

Exhibitions manager, National Maritime Museum, closes January 28.

Archaeologicval Conservator, USS Monitor project, The Mariners’ Museum, ncd. Job runs through December 2008 with the possibility of extension.

Employment at Mystic Seaport Museum, several jobs open.

Museum Director
Small but growing Maritime History Museum in the heart of New London, Connecticut’s downtown historic district looking for full time Director. Museum/non-profit experience beneficial; successful marketing, fundraising, and grant writing experience a must. Applications being accepted until 2/15/08. Please send your CV and letter of intent via e-mail to nlmaritime@gmail.com.

Executive Director – Full-Time
The Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum holds a priceless collection of historic works relating to the shipbuilding industry in Essex in several buildings. The museum has worked tirelessly over the past few years to document and preserve its collection, expand the board, recreate its organizational structure, and put a strategic plan in place. We are now redesigning work and exhibit space, and developing new educational programs. We are seeking an Executive Director to help accomplish our mission who is a positive, energetic, enthusiastic individual with a broad set of skill sets. The successful individual will share our passion and commitment to maritime and local history. This individual will have a strong belief in teamwork, be responsible to the Board of Directors, head up a small but dedicated staff, and be in charge of the daily operations of the museum. Please forward a cover letter, with salary expectations, and résumé by email to marklindsay1@verizon.net. No phone calls, please. 

 Archaeological conservation laboratory Internship, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

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NASOH Paper Prize

Head down to Pensacola to attend NASOH in May.

The North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH) announces the establishment of the Clark G. Reynolds Award to be presented to the author of the best paper by a graduate student delivered at its annual conference. The prize will consist of assistance in publishing the essay in THE NORTHERN MARINER, the peer-revewed journal co-sponsored by NASOH and the Canadian Nautical Research Society, a membership in NASOH, a handsome plaque and the author’s choice of ten books published by the University Press of Florida. For further information please consult the NASOH web site at www.nasoh.org

12 January 2008

Museum consultant, National Maritime Museum, Dublin, closes January 21

Archives and library director, Independence Seaport Museum, closes February 15

Education intern (paid), Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, closes February 28

Intern (unpaid)
The Cape Cod Maritime Museum is seeking volunteers/interns to assist the Director/Curator, Mark Wilkins, in installing current exhibit entitled:  “Transformations:  from Farmer to Seafarer – Cape Cod from 1639-1739.” Installation ongoing through April, 2008. Additional help needed over the summer in organizing library, building, maintaining collections space, and much more. For further details, email or phone Mark Wilkins at:  maritime@cape.com, 508-775-1723, or 508-648-2950.