Underwater Archaeologist Needed

Underwater Archaeologist Needed
ADRAMAR (Association pour la recherche en archéologie maritime) Underwater Archaeologist
Start date: May 2, 2012
End date: May 2, 2013
Salary: 1905€ per month.
Work schedule: 5 days, 35h/week.

Essential requirements
– Qualified professional diver regarding French legislation (Classe I Mention B or equivalent HSE)
– Master degree in archaeology or equivalent
– Experience in diving supervision
– Experience in survey and excavation underwater
– Native speaker of French or a highly fluent in both written and spoken French.
– A valid driver’s license is preferred

Interested candidates must send their CV by email detailing their experience and a cover letter to eric.mancey@adramar.fr before April 2nd 2012. An interview date will be arranged for qualified candidates in the offices of the Adramar, in Domagné France.

Eric Mancey



Responsable des projets
Projects manager
ZA La Fontenelle – 35113 Domagné – France
Tél. +33 (0)9 77 68 50 79

HLF Hampshire Heritage Skills/HWTMA placement in Maritime Archaeology

The Hampshire & Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology are delighted to be able to offer a traineeship placement under the Hampshire Heritage Skills Training Scheme.

To contribute to maritime archaeological aspects of the Arch-Manche project, including desk-based research and fieldwork planning, through data collection, management and analysis, to post fieldwork interpretation, report writing and public dissemination of results (see Training Plan for further details). Candidates who are recent graduates, or in their early career, are particularly welcome to apply.

Closes 9 March 2012, Apply Today!

Nautical Archaeology Workshop, April 14-15, Toledo Maritime Center

The Great Lakes Historical Society’s Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center (GLHS/PLESRC) and the Maritime Archaeological Survey Team (MAST) will be conducting their annual Nautical Archaeology Workshop April 14-15, 2012 at the Toledo Maritime Center (future home of the National Great Lakes Maritime Museum) 1701 Front Street, Toledo, Ohio followed by skills practice dives May 19 or 20 at White Star Quarry in Gibsonburg, Ohio. The workshop teaches divers and non-divers why underwater archaeology is important, how they can impact and protect Ohio’s wrecks, techniques they will use during shipwreck surveys and much, much more.

2012 Underwater, Marine, Maritime Archaeology Field Schools

Random postings of 2012 Field Schools (If you want me to re-post your field school, send it to me)- JMB

1) Northwestern Michigan College Nautical Archaeology Society Field School, June 2-17, 2012


2) Underwater Archaeology off the Coast of Magna Graecia, June 3-17, 2012, apply before May 15, 2012

3) St. Augustine Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program, St. Augustine, Florida, June 4-29, 2012

27 February 2012 added

4) University of West Florida maritime and terrestrial archaeology field schools, apply before April 6.

1 March 2012 added

5)  The Guam Preservation Trust extends an invitation to participate in a maritime archaeology field school to be conducted on Guam from 16 to 27 April 2012. The aims of the field school are to further develop skills and implement some relevant activities on a range of maritime and underwater cultural heritage sites in Guam. The activities will include the recording and documenting of some traditional fish weirs (gigao) and learning about Chamorro customs and cultural practices.  The second part of the field school will involve diving and the recording of some underwater sites (primarily World War II sites) in the warm, clear waters of Guam and participating in a workshop on underwater cultural heritage tourism in Guam.

There are no academic perquisites but scuba diving qualifications, experience and a diving medical is required.

For further information contact Rosanna Barcinas, Guam Preservation Trust, rbpreservation@guam.net, or Course Coordinator, Bill Jeffery, billfjeffery@gmail.com before 2 April to confirm your participation (course limited to 12 people).

6 March 2012

1) Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Nautical Archaeology Field School, June 18-30, 2012.

23 March 2012

The PAST Foundation Molasses Reef Wreck, Florida Keys, July 29-August 10, Register now.

Conservation Manager, The Mary Rose Trust

Conservation Manager, Mary Rose trust, closes 12 March

The Mary Rose Trust are looking to appoint a conservation manager.

The Mary Rose Trust is responsible for the care of the only recovered 16th Century warship, the Mary Rose, and her unique collection of 19,000 artefacts. A state-of-the-art new museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will open later this year. It will represent the very best in 21st Century architecture and construction and provide a beautiful and secure environment for the finest collection of 16th Century artefacts in the world.
We are looking for a Conservation Manager to be responsible for a small dedicated team who care for the ship and her contents and to oversee the final stage of conservation of the hull (controlled air drying). You will ensure the provision of specialist advice, training, guidance and services in archaeological conservation for the Mary Rose Trust, as well as stimulating integrated research and publication. You will develop best practice and help raise awareness of our maritime heritage by promoting and widening access to the practice and benefits of archaeological conservation.

Along with a substantial track record of relevant work experience, research and publication, you will need a qualification such as a post-graduate degree (or equivalent experience) in archaeological conservation or chemistry or materials science. Comfortable with managing multi-disciplinary teams, you must have a genuine talent for developing and encouraging people.
For full job description and details please contact Sally Tyrrell, HR Manager (s.tyrrell@maryrose.org) or 023 9275 0521. Applications should be made in writing, including full CV, to be returned by Monday, 12 March 2012.
Further information on the project can be found via www.maryrose.org.
Salary – £32,000 to £40,000 depending on qualifications and experience.
closing: 12th March 2012 
Contact email: s.tyrell@maryrose.org
Phone: 02392 750521

24 February 2012

1) Heritage Consultants, Cotswold Archaeology, closes March 12

We are interested in receiving applications for Heritage Consultants at all levels of experience, and with specialities that may include archaeological consultancy, historic buildings, marine archaeology and research projects.

2) Research Assistant, Newcastle University, closes 29 February

Using the national method for Historic Seascape Characterisation (HSC), the project will undertake a GIS-based characterisation of the study area, including adjacent waters and coastal zones. This project forms one ‘lot’ of a broader project which aims to undertake historic characterisation of the whole of England’s coasts, seas and adjacent UK Controlled Waters, creating a national HSC database to inform coastal and marine management and spatial planning.

3) Archival Interns, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, ME
Maine Maritime Museum seeks two full-time, unpaid Archival Interns to work with contracted Archivists, Museum staff and volunteers as part of a CLIR funded grant project. The duration of these opportunities is eight weeks during Summer 2012 with flexible start dates.  Duties include the processing, arrangement and description of selected manuscript collections relating to shipping. Research, assisting in the creation of finding aids and data entry are also required. The successful candidates will have completed coursework in American History, Library Science, or Museum Studies and possess excellent organizational, written and interpersonal skills.  Regional historical/maritime knowledge a plus. To apply, send resume and cover letter by April 6th to Curator@MaritimeME.org or by mail to Nathan Lipfert, Senior Curator, Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St, Bath, Maine, 04530.

4) Library/Curatorial Intern, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, ME
Maine Maritime Museum seeks a full-time, unpaid intern to work with the Museum’s curators and volunteers for eight weeks in Summer 2012 with a flexible start date.  The primary project will be to sort and integrate a large group of photograph, ephemeral, and manuscript collections into the Museums existing Library collections. Additional duties include data entry, exhibit installation, processing incoming artifacts and various tasks as assigned. The successful candidate will have completed coursework in American History, Library Science, or Museum Studies and possess excellent organizational, written and interpersonal skills.  Regional historical/maritime knowledge a plus. To apply, send resume and cover letter by April 6th to Curator@MaritimeME.org or by mail to Nathan Lipfert, Senior Curator, Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St, Bath, Maine, 04530.

5) Lighthouse Keeper, Goose Rocks Lighthouse, apply today