International Centre on Underwater Archaeology basic training course

The International Centre on Underwater Archaeology Zadar (ICUA) is organizing a 2-week basic training course on underwater archaeology, due to take place in Zadar, Croatia, on 4–15 June 2012. The course is organized with the support of the UNESCO Venice Office. The deadline for application is 15 May 2012, by 12 am.

27 April 2012

1) Shoreline Management Specialist, NC Department of Environment & Natural Resources, closes 4 May

This position provides policy, planning and analysis support to the Coastal Resources Commission, Coastal Resources Advisory Council, and DCM staff on a variety of issues and special projects.  The position is responsible for researching state of the art changes in science and management approaches as they relate to coastal and ocean management issues, with an emphasis on estuarine and ocean shoreline analysis. This position has specific responsibility for providing technical expertise as it relates to evaluating rules and policies addressing coastal hazards and geologic/oceanographic processes.  The position provides technical analysis to the Division and Coastal Resources Commission on a variety of shoreline management projects that involve the Inlet Hazard and Ocean Hazard Areas of Environmental Concern including rule development, preparation of the Division’s justifications and fiscal analyses of proposed rules. The position has a contributing role in ensuring that the Coastal Resources Commission’s proposed and amended rules capture the Commission’s intent, are internally consistent, and are prepared in compliance with enabling statutes and the NC Administrative Procedures Act (APA).  The position provides technical assistance and analysis related to the review and permitting of beach nourishment projects including post-project monitoring, and adherence to permit conditions.  The position will also provide technical input and analysis to support implementation of the NC Beach and Inlet Management Plan. This position also provides the primary staff support to the CRAC. Some field work and travel is necessary.

2) Archival Intern, National Museum of the Pacific War, closes 15 May

3) Temporary Lecturer in History, US Coast Guard Academy, job starts July 30

4) Archivist, Department of the Navy, closes 30 April

20 April 2012

1) Marine Geographer, Florida International University, closes May 21

2) Volunteer Manager, Scottish Maritime Museum, closes May 5

3) Historian, Naval Special Warfare Command, closes April 24

This position is located in the Naval Special Warfare Command (CNSWC), Coronado, California. The historian administers the command history program, researching, analyzing, documenting, cataloguing and archiving historical material, documents, images and information.

USCG Student Trainee (Historian)

US Coast Guard Student Trainee (Historian), closes 23 April

This is a Student Summer Hire position. The incumbent of this position serves as a Historian reporting directly to the Chief, Property Accountability Division (CG-844). The incumbent conducts research of historical documents and records to ascertain the existence and completeness of Coast Guard heritage assets.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Maritime Archaeology

East Carolina University:

Maritime Archaeology.  Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin on August 21, 2012.  Salary is competitive.  Ph.D. is required, and candidates must be certified to dive, at the time of application.  Area of specialty is open. Preference will be given to candidates who offer records of scholarly publications, teaching excellence, and experience directing underwater archaeological field schools.  Responsibilities include graduate teaching (M.A., Ph.D.) in maritime archaeology, directing field schools, advising, scholarly publication, and professional service.  Applicants must complete a candidate profile and submit a curriculum vita and letter of application online at

In addition, please arrange for original graduate transcripts and three current letters of recommendation to be sent to: Dr. Timothy Jenks, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC  27858-4353.  Screening will begin April 2012, and continue until the position is filled.  ECU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University that accommodates individuals with disabilities.  Individuals requesting a disability accommodation should call the ECU Office of Disability Support Services at 252-737-1016 (Voice/TTY/Relay).  Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.