AAUS Student Scholarship

The American Academy of Underwater Sciences awards two scholarships to graduate students engaged in, or planning to begin, a research project in which diving is or will be used as a principal research tool or studying diving science.

The Kevin Gurr Scholarship awards $2,500.00 to a Masters program student.

The Kathy Johnston Scholarship awards $2,500.00 to a Ph.D. candidate.

Closes June 30, Apply Today.

Flinders University Maritime Archaeology Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Flinders University – Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
The Flinders University Vice Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme is a new initiative to build the University’s research and to support outstanding early career researchers seeking to commence an academic/research career. The scheme focuses on outstanding early career researchers who would normally be within 5 working years since completing their Doctoral qualification. This will be a highly competitive scheme and applicants are expected to have a strong track record relative to opportunity. A start-up grant, to be negotiated, may be provided to successful applicants. Fellowships are expected to be aligned with the University’s areas of identified research strength.

Number available: 4

Duration: 3 years with possibility for 4 year appointment with a teaching component

Value: Salary (Level A/B): $57 693 to $87 836 pa (full-time) plus 17% employer superannuation
Further information: http://www.flinders.edu.au/research/vc-postdoctoral-fellowships/vc-postdoctoral-fellowships.cfm

Please Contact:

Jennifer McKinnon, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Department of Archaeology
Flinders University
GPO Box 2100
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Ph +61 8 8201 5875
Fx +61 8 8201 2784

20 May 2011, Doctoral Awards

1) AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award, University of Edinburgh, closes June 15

Empire and Useful Knowledge: Mapping and Charting the British Atlantic World, 160-1720 in partnership with the National Maritime Museum.

2) AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award, Kingston University and the National Maritime Museum, closes June 6

This project supports the work of one doctoral student to investigate the archives of the shipping company, the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (renamed P&O in 1840), and its subsidiary companies, during the period of its operation. The main focus of the research project is to analyse how P&O used artists and designers to represent its corporate mission and identity.

20 May 2011, Post Docs

1) Two Post Doc Research Fellowships at Mote Marine Laboratory, closes June 29

Recent Ph.D. graduates and others with prior postdoctoral experience are invited to apply. Applications from any field of marine science including engineering, social science and policy will be considered.

2) University of York, 2 positions, close 15 June

a)This post is in coastal prehistory with particular reference to coastal shell middens. We are looking for individuals with a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field of knowledge, and experience of archaeological field survey and excavation.

b) The project is concerned with landscape reconstruction in the early time ranges of human dispersal in relation to tectonically active and coastal regions, with a focus on the Arabian sector of the southern Red Sea.

20 May 2011, Jobs

1) Education Manager, SS Great Britain trust, closes June 1

2) Interpretation Manager, SS Great Britain Trust, closes June 1

3) Lifelong Learning Officer, Chatham Historic Dockyard trust, closes June 10

4) Exhibition Designer, Australian National Maritime Museum, ncd

5) Grant Writer, New Bedford Whaling Museum

The New Bedford Whaling Museum seeks an experienced grant writer to identify and  pursue opportunities for foundation and corporate funding.  Responsible for writing and editing high-quality and compelling proposals in support of a broad range of program, project, and capital initiatives.  Includes responsibility for grants administration, reporting, budget preparation, and all phases of proposal development.  Requires exceptional expository writing skills as well as excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues. Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.  Please submit letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to: New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill New Bedford, MA  02740, or email mcoleman@whalingmuseum.org

6) Manager of Interpretation & Visitor Services, USS Constitution

The Manager of Interpretation & Visitor Services develops, implements, and evaluates interpretive programs and visitor services offered by the USS Constitution Museum to over 300,000 visitors annually. S/he shares the responsibility of leading a team of staff members, interns, and volunteers within the Museum Learning Department to provide the highest level of customer service and to facilitate hands-on, minds-on interpretive programs. S/he creatively develops interpretive programs based on key themes in USS Constitution’s history (focused largely on the War of 1812 time period) for audiences of all ages, backgrounds, learning styles and abilities. S/he is an integral part of the department’s collaborative management team and actively participates on Museum-wide committees and projects. S/he is also responsible for a number of administrative tasks including coordinating staffing schedules, maintaining visitation statistics, and budgeting. S/he reports directly to the Director of Collections & Learning. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of experience in education, customer service, or management required. Master’s degree and/or prior museum experience preferred. Ability to commit to a Sunday – Thursday work week. Additional qualifications required. For full details, visit http://www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org/get_involved/employment.htm. To Apply: Send a letter describing your interest in and unique qualifications for this position, a resume, and a salary history to the search committee by e-mail (amaksy@ussconstitutionmuseum.org), fax (617-242-0496), or mail (PO Box 291812, Boston, MA 02129). Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE.

7) 6 openings at the National Maritime Museum

) Several openings at the San Francisco National Maritime Park