Project Assistant, Mary Rose Trust

MRT are looking to appoint a Project Assistant to work with the Projects Officer and wider project team for a fixed period of one year. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in supporting the design and contractor teams with their work to remove the hotbox from the Mary Rose Museum; which will see the re-launch of the exhibition during 2016. The role is to ensure the Projects Officer is supported to manage the Project Office effectively. Key responsibilities are maintaining project records and meeting minutes, working with databases and the MRT image library, audience development research and ensuring site access for project personnel. The role is primarily based at MRT Offices.

Closes 8 June, apply now!

Consultant Archivist – Honor Frost Archive (HFA), Fixed-Term Cataloguing Project

Tenders are invited for a Consultant Archivist to catalogue and process the Honor Frost Archive (HFA). A qualified archivist with over five years relevant professional experience is sought for this role. The  completion time for the project has been set at 100 days.

Honor Frost (1917-2010) was a pioneer in the field of marine archaeology during the mid-late twentieth  century. She made a bequest to found the Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) – – an organisation that provides funding for research projects with a focus on the marine archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean.

The HFA consists of c.2 cubic metres of boxed papers, correspondence, photographs, and slides; with the occasional artefact, stone sample, and ecofact. In addition, Honor Frost’s library collection will be retained alongside the archival material at the storage premises, for consultation and cross-reference throughout the process.

The successful applicant will be engaged as a self-employed consultant, financed by the Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) in line with ARA recommended salary guidelines:

The start date is negotiable, although project commencement by the end of July/beginning of August 2015 is desirable; it can be worked on a full-time or part-time basis, subject to agreement with premises management.. The project should be completed by July 2016.

Work will be undertaken in office processing space at the East London storage facility where the HFA is currently housed; the bulk of the material is in archive-quality boxes, there is an extended packing list of current box contents, and additional packaging and preservation materials can be made available. The storage facility office hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm; on working days the successful candidate will need to be at the facility for full days between these hours.

MA (Res) in Ancient Maritime Trade and Navigation

MA (Res) in Ancient Maritime Trade and Navigation

The MA (Res) in Ancient Maritime Trade and Navigation is an interdisciplinary programme delivered in collaboration with the Università Ca’Foscari, Venice. It has as its focus the economic history of maritime trade, the history of technology (in respect to ship building and navigation techniques) in the Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean, and the archaeology of port infrastructures, ships, and trade goods.

The Venice teaching component focuses manly on maritime and nautical archaeology.


Programme Director: Dr Annalisa Marzano (

Ca’Foscari Module Director: Dr Carlo Beltrame (

School PG Administrator: Mrs Amanda Harvey (

Underwater Archaeology GIS Technician

Coastal and Offshore Archaeological Research Services (COARS) is a professional consultancy service for the marine archaeology sector that has been working out of Southampton University for the last two years. This University Consultancy group was built on a string of successful research consultancy projects undertaken by staff from both Ocean and Earth Science and Archaeology over the preceding decade We have experience of delivering on a wide range of projects for sectors including renewable, nuclear and non-renewable energy, the Government sector, marine aggregates, port developments and channel dredging, oil and gas installations, pipelines and cable routes.

COARS has just been awarded a twenty-one month project by Heritage England to undertake a Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey (RCZAS) of the North Devon and Cornwall Coastline, which will form part of a national programme designed, initially, to inform Shoreline Management planning and latterly the developing Defra ‘Adaptation Strategy’. In order to deliver on this project we require an Archaeological GIS technician to support the current COARS group. This post will be responsible for the provision of specialist GIS and in particular Historic Environment Record (HER) technical support for this project. Thus, we seek candidates with experience in GIS, HER analysis, databases and wide period UK Archaeology.  It is desirable that you have a relevant degree or equivalent qualification/experience. In addition to working on the RCZAS this position will also be involved in the delivery of other COARS project during the period of employment.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Michael Grant (

18 May 2015

1) National Museum of the US Navy, closes May 18

This position is located at the National Museum of US Navy (NMUSN) in the Washington Navy Yard, DC.  The museum is dedicated to service 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 publication.  The interpretation and display of artifacts are central to the mission of the museum and museum requires a subject matter expert to produce visual materials, for which this position is responsible.

2) Education and Outreach Coordinator, Houston Maritime Museum, closes 7/31/15

3) USS Midway Museum, Exhibits Manager

4) Vancouver Maritime Museum, Curator

Research Fellow for Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Archaeology

An opportunity has arisen for interdisciplinary research in maritime archaeology and marine geophysics. The successful candidate will join a team based in the Centre for Maritime Archaeology and the School of Ocean and Earth Science, developing an international research agenda for multi-period survey in the Black Sea. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Maritime Archaeology with a specialism in pre-history or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience.

Closes 15 May, apply right now.