30 July 2010

1) Assistant Professor, American History, Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in modern American History (late 19th-early 20th century). Specialty open, but preference for a transnational perspective, including the history of immigration, the environment, or economic interactions. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the Department’s maritime focus.

2) Archivist, Staten Island Maritime Museum, still open

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2 Posts Archaeological Applications of the Joint Irish Bathymetric Survey

1) Research Associate in Marine Geoarchaeology, University of Ulster, closes August 7.

The postholder will conduct research on the project ‘Archaeological Applications of the Joint Irish Bathymetric Survey Data’.  (Fixed-term until 10 December 2010.)

2) Research Associate in Marine GIS, University of Ulster, closes August 7.

The postholder will conduct research on the project ‘Archaeological Applications of the Joint Irish Bathymetric Survey Data’. (Part-time, fixed-term until 10 December 2010.)

Dive Safety Officer, National Park Service

This position will be located at the Intermountain Regional Office, with a duty station of Lakewood, Colorado. The selectee is the Dive Safety Officer for the National Park Service’s scuba diving program. Under the direction of the Dive Program Manager, in conjunction with the NPS National Dive Control Board (NDCB), the incumbent plans and implements multiple aspects of the dive safety program  The primary purpose of this position is to assist with the safety and training needs of scuba divers throughout the National Park System.  The National Park Service has the oldest non-military diving program in the federal government and NPS divers work in a wide range of conditions and environments to accomplish the NPS preservation mission. 

Closes, August 9

Jobs at Mystic Seaport

1) Museum teacher, closes August 20.

2) Program and Marine Operations Manager for the 38th Voyage of the whaleship Charles W. Morgan.

This position will be responsible for the educational programs and logistics surrounding the project. The Charles W. Morgan, a National Historic Landmark, is currently under restoration. In the summer of 2013, at the conclusion of the restoration, she will sail on a six-week journey in Southern New England waters. The Program and Marine Operations Manager position includes museum programming and marine logistics at Mystic Seaport and in the designated ports of the voyage. This person will work with all departments of the Museum and coordinate the planning and execution of strategies to insure that the 38th Voyage meets the Museum’s strategic and physical goals, and that all regulatory issues are observed. The initial 12-18 months of the position will focus on education and planning activities, and become increasingly focused on the logistics of the voyage as the project progresses. During the sail, this person will serve as the land-based coordinator of all logistics related to the project. They will be at each port in advance of the vessel, and stay throughout the related activities in each port. During the voyage, S/he will be on call 24/7 and expected to be ready to solve any issues that arise.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated skill in complex ,detail-oriented project management, coordinating the efforts and needs of various stakeholders. S/he will have experience working with a wide range of individuals with diverse skills, in managing a multi-faceted project budget and be able to respond quickly to solve problems and make decisions related to the port visits. Ability to operate small power craft required, preferred experience includes Coast Guard license, sail training experience aboard large traditional sailing vessels and familiarity with the ports and surrounding towns of the voyage: New London, Newport, New Bedford, Cape Cod Canal, Provincetown, Stellwagen Bank.

This position is part time (20-24 hours/week) for the first 12 months, with the intention of expanding to full time in summer of 2011. Send Seaport application, resume including sailing experience and any license information prior to July 31st to: Mystic Seaport Museum, P O Box 6000, Mystic, CT, 06355, Attention HR.

Archaeologist, Department of the Navy, JPAC

 The incumbent serves as an archaeologist and is responsible for preparing, implementing, and leading underwater archaeological investigation activities in accordance with the standard operating procedures of the JPAC-CIL. 

Supervises military dive teams engaged in the Phase I Survey and Phase II Testing and Evaluation of submerged aircraft crash sites, shipwrecks, and other underwater contexts believed to be associated with unaccounted-for Americans. 

Closes July 23, 2010.