Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs

21 February 2010

Posted in 1 by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on February 22, 2010

1) Maritime Archaeology Research Assistant, Oxford Center for Maritime Archaeology, closes March 22.  A research assistant is sought for the Director of the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology (OCMA). This is a half-time position based in the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford.

2) Supervisor of Interpretation
Supervisor of Interpretation: This Full time position as Supervisor of Interpretation provides support for Interpretation staff including coaching, hiring, training and evaluation. A background in museum work, competence with budgeting, writing and program development is required. Highly developed interpersonal skills are essential. An undergraduate degree in a related field is required, an advanced degree is preferred, maritime history and sailing knowledge a plus. For information or an application visit our website www.mysticseaport.org/employment or call Human Resources 860-572-5346. We are an AA/EOE.

3) Archival Researcher – Temporary Washington DC
The Intrepid Museum
Applications Contact person: Human Resources
Email: resume@intrepidmuseum.org
Application due date: 2010/03/01
Salary range: tbd
Web+Address: www.intrepidmuseum.org
The Intrepid Museum is looking for a temporary archival researcher to conduct primary source research at the National Archives, Naval History & Heritage Command, the Library of Congress and other sources in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the research is to uncover archival materials, photographs and film footage that pertains to the history of the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid and the functioning of various spaces within the ship.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
. Make preliminary assessments of archival holdings at National Archives, Naval History & Heritage Command, the Library of Congress and other sources in Washington, D.C.
. Coordinate travel logistics and travel to Washington, D.C. to visit archival collections.
. Obtain copies of archival materials, photographs and film footage for Intrepid Museum’s files.
. Organize research findings and draft a report summarizing their contents for the Museum’s Curator of History.
. Other research projects as requested.
This is a temporary position that will commence in the winter of 2010. Position pays an hourly rate for research plus travel expenses. Candidate must be able to travel from Washington, D.C to New York.
The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in history or a related field, as well as demonstrated archival research experience. Candidates who are currently pursuing graduate degrees or who have a bachelor’s degree and extensive research experience will be considered. Expertise in naval or military history is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently are a must.  For consideration e-mail resume to: resume@intrepidmuseum.org.
No Phone Calls. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

4) Marine Surveyor (Side scan, multi-beam, sub bottom), Brone Positioning and Survey, Ltd. (Nigeria), ncd

5) Interpreter, Split Rock Lighthouse, closes 15 March


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