Maritime Archaeologist

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a Risk Management Company in Bury St Edmunds as a Research Administrator on a temp to perm basis with an immediate start.

The successful candidate will be assisting colleagues with researching on projects and carrying out statistical analysis.


* Maritime Archaeology/Geology degree or equivalent
* Previous experience within a research role is desirable but not essential
* An eye for detail and ability to complete projects and keep to deadlines

NOAA Marine Survey

This job was sent to me by an underwater archaeologist who used to have this job. If you want to learn marine survey and become a better underwater archaeologist, apply for this job. Note: “NRT Personnel are in a travel status 100% of the time.” What does this mean to you? Per diem 365 days of the year. Apply today. Closes 27 January 2013.


Honor Frost Foundation Masters and/or Doctoral Awards in Maritime Archaeology

Honor Frost Foundation Masters and/or Doctoral Awards in Maritime Archaeology at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Southampton

Applications are invited for a fully-funded studentship from the Honor Frost Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is promoting the advancement and research, including publication, of maritime archaeology with particular focus on the eastern Mediterranean. The Foundation is keen to support educational opportunities for students from the primary regions where Honor worked and is supporting a scholarship in Maritime Archaeology for students from Cyprus, Lebanon and Syria to attend the University of Southampton in September 2014.

The scholarship is primarily for study at MA/MSc level with the possibility of further funding for PhD, but may also be offered at PhD level if there are suitable candidates. Due to the nature of this award, it is only available to students from Cyprus, Lebanon and Syria. 

Students will be registered at the University of Southampton and supervised by experts in the field of Maritime Archaeology.

Closes: Thursday 01 May 2014

16 January 2014

1) Executive Director, Herreshoff Marine Museum, Bristol, RI
The Herreshoff Marine Museum (HMM) houses one of the nation’s foremost historic maritime collections, presenting and interpreting the history and accomplishments of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company. Herreshoff boats dominated competitive sailing from 1891 to 1925, including the design and building of five successful America’s Cup defenders. Located in Bristol, Rhode Island, the HMM campus comprises eight buildings, four of them of historic significance, and extensive waterfront and docks, that are a destination for cruising sailors and small cruise ships as well as a venue for yacht rallies and regattas, and an attractive location for summer weddings and other events. A five-year strategic plan has recently been adopted and will guide HMM in achieving its potential. As the chief executive officer reporting to the chairman of the board of directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the leadership and management of the entire organization, and for all programs, fundraising, budgets, partnerships, and external relations. S/he must guide the Museum through a period of carefully managed growth, primarily created by outreach to the general public, classic boat enthusiasts, and local educational institutions. He or she must be a pro-active, visible symbol of HMM, upholding the highest standards in all of its activities and operations, maintaining fiscal discipline, and ensuring consistency in direction, communication, organizational alignment and vision. Complete descriptions of the job and HMM are online at Address inquiries or an application with resume not later than February 21, 2014 to Larry Lavers, Chief Operating Officer, at 401 253 5000

2) Director of Education, The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame, Bristol, RI
The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame seeks a Director of Education to plan, develop and administer the education program of the Museum. This individual would work with teachers and school administrators to develop and execute field trips and other educational programs for students. Responsibilities include working with Bristol, Warren and other school system representatives to develop programs that provide useful and enjoyable educational experiences for students, especially in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. He/she would also work with other staff members to plan and present film programs and other special activities, assist the Volunteer Manager in planning and developing training materials and programs for docents and other volunteers, prepare budgets for education programs, assist in the preparation of marketing and other materials for education programs, especially the summer sailing program, execute the student enrollment process for the sailing school and other educational programs, participate in the development of exhibits and plan, recruit speakers for and manages the Museum’s lecture series. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and teaching experience. The ideal candidate would also have experience with and interest in sailing, a degree in Museum Science or Museum Education and experience planning for or teaching to curriculum standards. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Larry Lavers at

Shipshape Heritage Training Partnership Vacancies

Applications are invited for a part time Project Co-ordinator and 5 trainees for the Shipshape Heritage Training Partnership project, a new Heritage Lottery Skills for the Future funded initiative managed by National Historic Ships UK (NHS-UK).

Subject to confirmation of HLF funding on 28 January, this project will provide ten 12-month training placements at five partner sites ranging from Scotland to the West Country and offering on-board specialist training to ensure the significance of these craft and the ability to operate them safely and effectively is kept alive. The trainees will also undertake a tailored course in historic vessel maintenance at the International Boatbuilding Training College and an interpretation placement at the Scottish Fisheries Museum. A skills mapping exercise will provide template training models for the wider sector and an assessment framework for seamanship skills will be developed as a project legacy.

To apply for the project co-ordinator role or one of the trainee vacancies, please view the job descriptions at:  Closing date for applications is 31 January 2014