31 December 2008

Last post of the year, nothing new this week. Check for posts by Saturday or Sunday. Have a Good New Years!


14 December 2008

1) HABS/HAER Maritime Documentation Internship Program, closes February 1

2) Assistant Registrar, Australian National Maritime Museum, closes January 9

3) Research and Statistical Officer, 2 posts, Government of Nova Scotia; “Extensive knowledge of 18th century British and French Imperial history, and 18th and 19th century Maritime history.” NCD

4) Exhibit Production Staff
Immediate openings for Exhibit Production Staff working on the Sailors Speak exhibit at the USS Constitution Museum! The Sailors Speak Exhibition is an NEH-funded project about the lives of sailors aboard USS Constitution in 1812 based upon the prototype exhibit, “A Sailor’s Life For Me?” which is documented at: familylearningforum.org The exhibition will reflect the best possible family learning and scholarly practices. Production staff will assist in the construction and completion of the Sailors Speak exhibition. Duties may include: shop carpentry to build exhibit elements including interactives, graphic design/production ‑ preparing files for printing, and assisting with any additional supplementary activities related to the completion of the Sailors Speak Exhibition. Experience in museum exhibition production preferable; some carpentry or graphic design experience required. Part-time or full-time, seasonal, hourly rate depends on experience. The exhibition will open in May 2009. We are looking for creative team players that can help bring this exciting project to completion. To apply please email resume to: rkiihne@ussconstitutionmuseum.org. Application Deadline: December 22, 2008. EOE

Maritime Archaeology Conservator

Position #000382

Maritime Archaeology

The History Department of East Carolina University invites applications from experienced Archaeological Conservators for a new renewable fixed term position to begin on August 17, 2009 in its Program in Maritime Studies, a distinguished graduate program offering the MA in nautical archaeology and maritime history.  Completed M.A. is required, and candidates must be certified to dive, at the time of application.  The holder of the
position will be responsible for laboratory and field conservation (50%), teaching (40%), and field project planning and service (10%). 

Specific duties will include teaching courses in conservation techniques and field methodologies, grant and report writing, use of remote sensing apparatus (magnetometer, side scan, ROV, and supporting software including Hypack and ArcView), and conservation laboratory management. Applicants must complete a candidate profile and submit a curriculum vita and letter of application online at www.jobs.ecu.edu. In addition, applicants should arrange for original graduate transcripts and three current letters of recommendation to be sent to:

Dr. Lawrence Babits, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353.

Screening will begin January 2, 2009 and continue until the position is filled. ECU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University that accommodates individuals with disabilities. Individuals requesting a disability accommodation should call the ECU Office of Disability Support Services at 252-737-1016(Voice/TTY/Relay). Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at time of employment.