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 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.