Assistant Archaeological Conservator

St. Augustine Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program, Assistant Archaeological Conservator, Apply today, 2-year full time position in maritime archaeology.

16 May 2014

1) Executive Director, Hull Lifesaving Museum, closes 20 May

2) Assistant Curator of Ship Models, Royal Greenwich Museums, closes 15 June

3) ERC Advanced Grant Funded Research Studentship 2014-2017 in the field of Roman Mediterranean Ports
University of Southampton, closes 21 May

4) ERC Advanced Grant Funded Research Studentship 2014-2017 in the field of Roman Mediterranean Ports
University of Southampton, closes 21 May

5) Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, Educator

Museum Educator Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Have a blast teaching about the ocean, history, and many other topics in art, culture, and science!
The Museum Educator is responsible for developing and teaching exciting, high-quality educational programs according to the highest standard of the museum’s potential. This part-time, hourly, non-exempt position offers a unique opportunity to practice a wide range of skills by leading innovative, interdisciplinary activities, and connecting people of all ages with the museum’s collection. Educator is instrumental in strengthening visitors’ appreciation of Long Island’s maritime history with other diverse topics in culture, art, and science in meaningful ways. The museum delivers programs for preschoolers to seniors; majority of events are family-friendly and are geared for children 5-12 years old. Weekdays with occasional weekend and evening work required; scheduling and number of hours worked per week can be seasonally flexible. Position begins in June. Those available only for summer season will be considered, although position can extend into fall and winter. Some travelling is required, as some museum programs take place off-site throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, especially in the summer.
– Degree in education (or pursuing degree in education); Certification & Master’s preferred; OR Degree in Life Sciences/History/Museum Studies coupled with strong teaching background
– At least 2 years experience teaching in classroom and informal museum settings
– Demonstrated skill in creating age-appropriate materials for many learning styles, including knowledge of hands-on, inquiry-based learning theories
– Creative, motivated, and enthusiastic with strong can-do attitude; excellent public presentation skills; makes learning a fun adventure!
– Knowledge of Long Island’s maritime history/whale biology/ocean sciences, or willingness to learn
– Reliable and punctual; able to multi-task and manage time effectively in a small but busy workplace
– Willingness to travel to offsite locations with personal car, as needed (we will reimburse mileage)
– Moderate lifting of portable teaching bins may be required
– Able to work independently or part of a close team
– Excellent verbal and writing skills; strong organizational skills
– Computer proficient (Microsoft Office; knowledge of Microsoft Publisher or other design programs desired)
1.Contribute to the creation, development, delivery, and evaluation of programs, including the following:
i.School programs, mostly during weekday mornings in the school year
ii.Offsite outreach programs, mostly at Long Island libraries (many bookings in the summer)
iii.Camp programs during school breaks (Dec/ Feb/April Break & Select Summer Weeks)
iv.Family Events, mostly on select weekends, others on weekdays
v.Birthday Parties during select weekends
vi.Other education programs either on or off-site, including Scout programs and sleepovers
vii.Furthering efforts for collaborative programs
2.Help oversee daily operations in the museum, including opening/closing
3.May assist developing the museum’s yearly changing gallery and exhibit space; work with other staff in interpreting the museum’s collections
4.Furthering knowledge in the best practices of museum education
5.Undertakes or assists any special projects at the request of the Executive Director.
Interested applicants should send:
1) Coverletter detailing specific interest 2) Resume
3) Example of lesson plan or project which you created or developed
4) Scheduling Availability for June-August, as well as throughout the year
Email ASAP to Nomi Dayan, Executive Director at
Email Only; No Phone Calls Please.

Museum Specialist, US Navy

Museum Specialist, US Navy, closes 16 May

The National Museum of the US Navy is dedicated to the American Public and service members by providing a deeper understanding of the Navy’s history and instills a personal connection to Navy Heritage. The museum accomplishes its mission through programs of collecting, interpretation, education, and publications. The interpretation and display of artifacts are essential to the mission of the museum. In this position, you will serve as the Collections Manager at the National Museum of the US Navy and will assist higher level museum staff with implementation and management of historic artifact and archival collection activities and maintenance of museum galleries.

Senior Marine Heritage Consultant

Senior Marine Heritage Consultant

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Heritage consultant (Marine) to join our expanding team in London. Your role will be to provide a lead on marine heritage and archaeology within the company, sub-contractors and project personnel. You will undertake a range of desk-based studies and to compile heritage / archaeology ES chapters, specifications, WSIs and protocols associated with development planning projects.

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BOEM Accepting Nominations for the Scientific Advisory Committee

Submerged Cultural Resources:

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced today it is seeking qualified individuals to serve on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Scientific Committee beginning October 15, 2014, for a three-year period. The Committee is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the BOEM Director, on the scientific quality and value of BOEM’s Environmental Studies Program (ESP) for the purpose of informing decisions on managing offshore resources. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and resume to BOEM by May 23, 2014.
BOEM is a leading contributor to the growing body of scientific knowledge on the nation’s marine and coastal environment and its research and science activities span a diverse spectrum of environmental and socioeconomic disciplines important to decision making on the OCS energy and minerals management programs. The ESP develops, conducts and oversees world-class scientific research covering physical oceanography, atmospheric sciences, biology, protected species, social sciences and economics, submerged cultural resources and environmental fates and effects.

Committee members are appointed by the Secretary based on technical skills and geographic representation and must meet the following criteria: scientific competence, reputation within their field of expertise, and ability to address important elements of BOEM’s research and science activities.

This responsibility requires a broad spectrum of expertise both in terms of scientific specialty and geographic range. Members are selected such that their expertise does not overlap. The Committee is also evenly divided into three sections covering the areas of physical, biological, and social sciences. Recommendations for appointment are based on the specific expertise of the appointee and the existing balance of the Committee.

Scientific Committee membership consists of approximately 15 non-Federal voting members and two Federal ex-officio, non-voting members. Committee members are designated as special government employees and must comply with applicable ethics rules and regulations.

Individuals interested in serving on the OCS Scientific Committee should send a letter and resume by May 23, 2014 to:

Ms. Phyllis Clark
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Division of Environmental Studies
381 Elden St., Mail Stop HM-3115
Herndon, Va. 20170
Tel: (703) 787-1716

For additional information about the OCS Scientific Committee, click here (

Information about BOEM’s Environmental Studies Program is available here: ( The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) promotes economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through responsible, science-based management of offshore conventional and renewable energy resources.

Scientific Diving Courses

FKCC Scientific Diver Course

Florida Keys Community College is offering a two-week intensive Scientific Diver course June 23- July 6 2014. The course will enable students in marine related fields a chance to earn AAUS Scientific Diver certification. For more information contact Dr. Alex Brylske at or 305-809-3148.

2014 FSU Scientific Diver Workshop

The Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory will be conducting a two week intensive dive training workshop from August 2nd- 15th, 2014. This introduction to Scientific Diving workshop is designed for scientists or scientists in-training who plan to use SCUBA diving as a tool for under water research. Visit or contact Jon Schneiderman at or 850-697-2078 for more information.

SML Underwater Research Course

The Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML), operated by Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire, is offering an Underwater Research course July 28-August 11, 2014. The course will be held on Appledore Island. The focus of the course is to provide guidance and opportunities for students to conduct original research underwater. Lectures cover hypothesis testing and experimental design, theoretical and practical aspects of sampling, current ecological research in the Gulf of Maine, and advanced aspects of diving physics and physiology. Dive accident management, CPR, first aid, AED and oxygen administration training for divers is included. More information at

2014 Maritime Archaeology Field School

2014 Maritime Archaeology Field School

St. Mary’s College of California and the University of Rhode Island will be offering a joint Field School in Maritime Archaeology in Bermuda from July 21st-August 7th, 2014.

The field school is a research-based learning experience that exposes students to a variety of activities including underwater excavation and documentation of historic shipwrecks, archaeological survey, and artifact conservation.

Training also leads to AAUS qualification as a Scientific Diver-in-Training.

Contact or

AAUS Student Scholarships for 2014

AAUS Student Scholarships 2014
The AAUS Foundation awards scholarships to graduate students engaged in, or planning to begin, research projects
in which diving is used as an important research tool or studying diving science. The Kevin Gurr Scholarship awards $3000 to a Master program student. The Kathy Johnston Scholarship awards $3000 to a Doctoral student. AAUS may also award additional $1500 scholarships to the second ranked proposals in each category.

The Foundation also grants the Kevin Flanagan Travel Award providing up to $800 for undergraduate/graduate students to attend an AAUS scientific meeting and the Hollis Gear Award that provides up to two recipients with an award valued at $1250, good towards Hollis dive gear and travel monies.

Applications are submitted electronically and all proposals are due June 30. For more information and application
instructions, visit, or send questions to the Scholarship Committee Chair at

AIMA 2014 Scholarship Announcement

AIMA 2014 Scholarship Announcement

AIMA is pleased to announce the 2014 AIMA Scholarship for maritime archaeological research projects. The investigation or project must be consistent with the objectives of AIMA and the work must have a benefit/application to maritime archaeology in Australasia. The award is open to all persons conducting maritime archaeological research within Australasia.

A total of up to $2000 will be awarded. AIMA may choose to partially fund more than one project from these monies in 2014. A condition of the AIMA Scholarship is that the recipient(s) are required to publish in the AIMA Newsletter, or for larger awards, a peer-reviewed paper either in the AIMA Bulletin, or as an AIMA Special Publication. This award also comes with a free one year AIMA membership.

Applications must be forwarded to the email provided below by 30 June 2014 to be eligible for this award. For a link to the application kit and more information, see the AIMA website:

For application submittal and queries, contact the AIMA Scholarship Committee Chair at:

8 May 2014

1) International Boat Building Training College, closes 22 may

This innovative project, will bring boat owners, boat builders, suppliers of materials and services and training providers together thus promoting the conservation and use of historic boats in the East Anglian region.  The Hub Co-ordinator’s role is instrumental to the success of the project, providing the leadership and practical management skills to drive the project and deliver the agreed objectives.

2) Hampton Roads Naval Museum, closes 12 May

This position serves as the Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator for the Hampton Roads Naval Museum (HRNM) in Norfolk, VA. The Hampton Roads Naval Museum is an official museum of the United States Navy and reports to the Naval History and Heritage Command in Washington, D.C. The museum is dedicated to the study of 235 years of naval history in the Hampton Roads region. The museum assists the City of Norfolk and Nauticus: The National Maritime Center with docent training and management of the small artifact collection concerning the battleship Wisconsin.

3) National Naval Aviation Museum, closes 13 May

This position is located within the Artifact Collections Branch of the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL. The function of the National Museum of Naval Aviation is to select, collect, preserve and exhibit significant memorabilia representative of the development, growth and historic heritage of the United States Naval Aviation.

4) US Navy Seabee Museum, closes 12 May

This position is located at the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, located on Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, CA.  This museum is the second oldest of the official navy museums operated by the Naval History and Heritage Command. The mission of the U.S. navy Seabee Museum is to select, collect, preserve, and display historical material relating to the history of the Naval Construction Force, better known as the Seabees, and the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps. The interpretation and display of historical material are central to the mission of the museum.

5) Naval Academy Museum, closes 12 May

This position is located at the Naval Academy Museum in Annapolis, Maryland.  As an official Department of the Navy Museum, the Naval Academy Museum’s mission is to collect, preserve, and exhibit the artifacts and the art that are the physical heritage of the US Navy and the Naval Academy in order to 1)Instill in Midshipmen a knowledge of the history and heritage of the US Navy and of the US Naval Academy, and to supplement the instruction of all academic departments of the Academy, 2) to demonstrate to the public the contributions of Academy graduates to the military services and the Nation and 3) to motivate in young people a desire to become part of the Brigade of Midshipmen and to begin a career of service to the Nation. The interpretation of artifacts and their display to the general public and visiting tourists in the Annapolis, Maryland area, as well as to DoD personnel at the Naval Academy and Naval Station Annapolis, in central to the Museums mission.

6) Maritime Archaeology Trust, closes 12 May

The Maritime Archaeology Trust is seeking applications for the position of Accounts and Administrative Officer. The organisation is a charity which promotes interest, research and knowledge of maritime archaeology and heritage in Great Britain with core activities concentrated in the counties of Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and the adjacent South Coast areas. The job involves a variety of duties including the provision of administrative and financial support to the charity and its subsidiary trading company Maritime Archaeology Limited on a day-to-day basis. Experience in working with Sage Accounting and basic bookkeeping skills are essential.

7) Director, National Maritime Museum, Cornwall, closes 23 May

8) Museum Assistant, Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, closes 9 May

9) Assistant Watercraft Director/Sailing Instructor, Mystic Seaport Museum Mystic, CT
This position will assist the Watercraft Director in day-to-day boat and sailing facility maintenance and help in lesson plan development for beginning and intermediate sailors age 10-15. This position will assume leadership responsibilities and boat maintenance in the absence of the Watercraft Director. Responsibilities: • Aids Watercraft Director in day-to-day direction of training program • Instructs trainees in sailing, rowing, seamanship, and maritime history • Assists with the maintenance of launches and Dyer Dhows • Prepares and posts all information for trainees • Maintains an inventory of all supplies and materials • Keeps accurate records of boat maintenance for Dyer Dhows and JY 15’s • Excellent communication skills required for interaction with children, staff, junior counselors, and parents • Other responsibilities as assigned Qualifications: • At least 18 years of age • Previous residential program and sail instruction/teaching experience • Ability to manage young people in a fast paced environment • Enjoy working with teens and preteens • Standard First Aid and CPR certified This position is seasonal for summer 2014. To apply: please send your resume, cover letter, and Mystic Seaport application (found at to OR to PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE.