28 June 2008

Shipwright, Australian National Maritime Museum, closes July 4

National Maritime Museum Fellowships and Internships

Director of Museum Learning, USS Constitution Museum, closes July 18

18 June 2008

1) Hydrographic Surveyor:

Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc.  (GBA) has an immediate opening available at our Baltimore, MD Office for a Hydrographic Surveyor.

Requirements: Skills required include knowledge of hydrographic data collection and processing techniques, as addressed in the Corps of Engineers Hydrographic Survey Manual for inland and near shore hydrographic surveys.  The successful candidate shall have demonstrated experience with GPS in all modes, single beam and multi-beam survey techniques, electronic data collection and editing of field data and compiling data into final deliverable products for our clients.

Job Description: The incumbent shall serve as a Hydrographic Surveyor conducting surveys in harbors, rivers, navigable channels and beaches throughout the Untied States. These surveys shall also include establishing survey control and performing topographic surveys in support of hydrographic surveying activities.  Overnight travel is required.

Extensive experience in hydrographic surveying is preferred, but at our discretion, we will train the right candidate for this position.

Salary commensurate with experience and education.

Please submit resume and/or inquiries to: dcmoore@gba-inc.com

www.gba-inc.com http://www.gba-inc.com/

2) Call for Papers:

Call for Papers AIMA/AHSA/AAMH Conference September 2008, Adelaide, South Australia

The conference organising committee is now inviting proposals for papers and posters. A list of session abstracts are now on the conference website and can be accessed at:

Please use the online form to submit paper and poster proposals. Paper and poster proposals should be no more than 150 words. Papers will be either 15 or 20 minutes long depending on the number of papers proposed. The deadline for paper and poster proposals is 31 July 2008.

Early bird registration deadline is 31 July 2008.

Registration for conference workshops should be conducted through the workshop organisers. Workshops on offer include:
*Geophysics for Archaeologists and Heritage Consultants
*Data Management in Maritime Archaeology Using Site Recorder 4
*Don’t Just Dig It – What about the Future of Archaeological Collections?
*Introduction to Conservation Issues Related to Underwater Cultural Heritage Sites

Please continue to check the website for more updates on events and speakers.

9 June 2008, Back again.

Sorry for the delay in posting, field work this summer is keeping me hopping. A few weeks of regular posts, then back in the field for a month. Good luck finding a job, thanks for supporting the site! JMB

1) President and Director, Mystic Seaport Museum, ncd

2) Curator, SS Great Britain Trust, closes June 20

3) Assistant Social Sciences Director, Coastal Zone Management, NOAA Coastal Services Center, Charleston, SC, ncd

4) Conservator jobs on the USS Monitor, ncd

5) Historical Interpreter/Educator, NC Maritime Museum at Southport, closes June 19

6) Submerged Cultural Resources Archaeologist, US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, closes July 7

7) Archivist
The USS Constitution Museum seeks an experienced archivist who will acquire, document, manage, care for and promote the Museum’s special collections and make them accessible through its reading room, website, exhibitions, programs and publications. The archivist is an integral member of the curatorial department, which is responsible for the Museum’s nationally significant and ever-growing collections, exhibition development, and research. The successful candidate will have an advanced degree in library science with a concentration in archives management and a background in history, American studies, maritime history or a related field. Position available immediately. Please send a letter and resume to: Sarah Watkins, Curator, at Swatkins@ussconstitutionmuseum.org by June 27, 2008.   

) Educator/Administrator
The Cape Cod Maritime Museum seeks a multitalented person to fill the job of educator/administrator for a three to six month period, to start sometime in June. The individual will be responsible for the “front of the house” museum operation, and the planning and execution of educational programs. Teaching experience is desirable; computer skills including Microsoft Office are important; humor, patience and customer service skills are essential. The pay is $15 an hour for a thirty-hour week. Please send resumes by e-mail to maritime@cape.com.

9) Curatorial Internship/Volunteer
The USS Constitution Museum’s Curatorial Department offers internships that will give students a closer look at the inner workings of a history museum in general and a behind-the-scenes look at the curatorial department in particular. Interns will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while working with the collections database, photographing and processing the collections, and cataloging artifacts and artworks. Interns will also learn about object care, handling, and housing. Some specific projects include cataloging works of art created by the Museum’s former painter in residence and conducting research into and writing biographies of artists whose work is represented in the Museum’s collections. The Museum also seeks interns interested in creating a database of British seamen who served on the ships defeated by “Old Ironsides” during the War of 1812. Interns should be able to dedicate at least one day per week towards their internship at the Museum. For more information, please contact: Harrie Slootbeek, Collections Manager, hslootbeek@ussconstitutionmuseum.org, 617-426-1812 x147; or, Matthew Brenckle, Research Coordinator, mbrenckle@ussconstitutionmuseum.org, 617-426-1812 x136.

10) Maritime Archaeology Conference Announcements, Oxford University

11) Hi all,
The Newport Medieval Ship Project is looking to hire a waterlogged wood conservator. The new post is full time and permanent. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Details are below.

Toby Jones

SCP 26-28
£21,412 – £22,845
This post offers a considerable opportunity for personal development, as the successful candidate will be embarking on the conservation of one of the most significant archaeological maritime finds of recent years in Europe. The Museums & Heritage Service is looking for a Conservator who has the confidence to meet the challenge this opportunity presents. You will have experience of working with wet archaeological finds, preferably with experience of treating water logged wood. However, we also see this as a development post, giving the right person the opportunity to develop their skills as the project progresses.  The ability to communicate the work being carried out to a wide audience will be an essential skill. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check.

Application: You can print an application form and job description and job requirement via our internet site (www.newport.gov.uk/jobs) or alternatively they are available by phone on 01633 656656 or e-mail ccc@newport.gov.uk  quoting the reference number below and where you saw the post advertised.
Please return completed application forms to HR / Recruitment, Room
 114w, Lifelong Learning and Leisure, Civic Centre, Newport, South Wales
 NP20 4UR.
Closing date: 20 June 2008
Reference number: LEICH20013

Toby N. Jones
Curator of the Newport Ship

Newport Medieval Ship Project
Unit No. 22, Maesglas Industrial Estate
Newport, South Wales
NP20 2NN

01633 215707 phone
01633 215709 fax


12) Conservator, Jamestown/Yorktown, closes June 13

13) Maritime Archaeology Course, University of Southern Denmark