6 December 2008

1) Archaeological Institute of America Scholarships, Grants and Fellowships, Link and Link

2) ADMAT Maritime Archaeology Field School in the Dominican Republic January 3-November 13, 2009, Various Dates

3) Flinders University Maritime Archaeology Field School, January 13-February 15

4) Underwater Archaeology Field School in the Mediterranean, Ecomuseum of the Cape of Cavalleria, April 27-November 14, 2009, Various Dates

5) University of West Florida Summer 2009 Field Schools

6) East Carolina University 2009 Field Schools

7) Head of Learning, River and Rowing Museum, closes January 5

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New Program in Underwater Archaeology

On the 23rd of October 2008, the Alexandria University – Egypt announced the inauguration of the Alexandria Centre for Maritime Archaeology & Underwater Cultural Heritage. The Centre is the first of its kind in the Arab Region dedicated to providing education and training at a postgraduate level in aspects of Maritime and Underwater Archaeology.

The creation of the Centre is funded through a grant from the Trans-European mobility scheme for university studies (Tempus), as well as a number of corporations and private donors.

The establishment of the Centre is a collaborative project between eight consortium members from the EU and Egypt fronted by the University of Southampton – UK. In addition to the Alexandria University, the consortium includes the Nautical Archaeology Society – UK, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport – Egypt, the Supreme Council for Antiquities – Egypt, the Centre for Alexandrian Studies – France, the University of Ulster – UK and the Université de Provence – France.

Collectively the consortium members provide the necessary academic, technical and administrative expertise required for the achievement of the centre’s objectives.

The Centre offers a postgraduate Diploma and Master of Arts degrees in Maritime Archaeology and Underwater Cultural Heritage, which aims to provide graduates from different backgrounds with a sound theoretical and
methodological foundation in the investigation, interpretation and management of the maritime and underwater archaeological resource within its wider context.

For more information please contact:

Alexandria Centre for Maritime Archaeology & Underwater Cultural Heritage

Faculty of Art

Alexandria University

Hussein Sobhi Street, El-Shatbi 21526

Alexandria

Egypt

Phone: +2 010 520 3650

Fax: +203 4810 599

E-mail: centreformaritimearchaeology@gmail.com

www.foa.edu.eg/cma
Emad Khalil, PhD.

Director

Centre for Maritime Archaeology & Underwater Cultural Heritage

Faculty of Arts

Alexandria University

4 December 2008

1) Director, Norwegian Maritime Museum, closes December 18

2) Palynologist/Paleoecologist, Maritime Archaeology, English Heritage, closes December 8

(You will also maintain working relationships with the Maritime Archaeology team, building on a special interest in the coastal and marine aspects of environmental archaeology. )

3) Executive Director
Executive Director – New Hampshire Boat Museum seeks dynamic leader to advance Museum through successful fund-raising and development and to oversee day-to-day operations. Museum is located in Wolfeboro, NH. Museum outreach programs include Youth, Family & Women’s Boat Building, Community Sailing, Lecture Series, Boat Auction, Antique Boathouse Tour, Boat Show and biennial Vintage Raceboat Regatta. Hands-on Board, part-time staff and over 150 active volunteers support activities. Executive Director will report to Board’s Vice-Chairman, and be an integral part of local community. Ideal candidate will have proven track record managing and growing the funding base of a non-profit, skills in marketing, strategic planning, human resources management, financial management, educational programming and museum management. College degree with emphasis in Museum Management, and/or 6+ years of senior development experience for a non-profit is desired. This is challenging position for creative person who wants to direct an expanding museum involved in historic preservation, artifact acquisition, and community outreach. An EOE, NHBM offers competitive package including salary, health insurance and other benefits. Please send resume, by December 12, 2008, with availability and salary requirements to: NH Boat Museum, Attn: Hank Why, PO Box 1195, Wolfeboro Falls, NH 03894, Or Email to: hwhy@nhbm.org Website: www.nhbm.org  

4) Writing Internship
The USS Constitution Museum is seeking a volunteer or intern interested in carrying out a large-scale writing project in the fall and/or spring of 2008-2009. Using information compiled by Museum researchers, the applicant will craft succinct and engaging biographical profiles of sailors who served on board USS Constitution during the War of 1812. Applicants should have strong writing skills and some familiarity with military or naval history. Knowledge of Microsoft Access is beneficial but not necessary. Schedule is flexible; may be done for credit (at the discretion of the intern’s educational institution); this internship is unpaid. Send letter of interest (please specify availability), resume, and writing sample to Research Coordinator, USS Constitution Museum, P.O. Box 1812, Charlestown, MA, 02129 or email mbrenckle@ussconstitutionmuseum.org.