16 March 2012

1) SS Great Britain Trust, Documentation Officer, closes March 26

2) SS Great Britain Trust, Special Projects (Ship Plans) Collections Volunteer

3) Lecturer, Arabic Studies and Islamic Material Culture, University of Exeter, closes 16 April

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Arabic Studies and Islamic Material Culture to contribute to the research and teaching of the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies.  The appointee will have a track record in producing high quality publications in Islamic Material culture, including classical and modern works of geography, history, travel and maritime literature.  The new lecturer will assist Professor Dionisius A. Agius, in developing MARES, an established multidisciplinary project focusing on the maritime traditions of the peoples of the Red Sea, the Arabian-Persian Gulf and the Western Indian Ocean.

4) Deckhand, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, closes 23 March

The incumbent works on vessels, on docks and in shops to perform miscellaneous maintenance, preservation and restoration work on historic vessels and related equipment.