Marine Geophysics, Marine Archaeologist

PA-II Geology job recruitment in National Institute of Oceanography Goa.

Vacancy no: GAP3161/1735-17

Project Title and code: Geo-archaeological investigations to assess the existence and reconstruction of an ancient port at Gopakapattanam, Goa: scientific and cultural aspects — GAP3161

Essential Qualifications: M.Sc Geology / Geophysics / Geography / Computer Science
Desirable : Knowledge in Archaeology / Marine Archaeology / Diploma or Certificate course in Marine Archaeology


3D Scanning and Marine Archaeology

Volunteer 3D scanning role – marine archaeology in the tropics

• Training/volunteer role operating state of the art 3D scanning technology on an important marine archaeology project – starting early to mid 2018.• All expenses paid opportunity of a lifetime to learn modern archaeology processes in a tropical setting, lasting 3 months.• Applicants should have an interest in computer generated 3D technology, creative skills and an interest in maritime history an advantage.• Good work ethics, a positive mental attitude and sea legs are essential.•
Sadly for practical reasons, we can only accept applicants who live near to London and South East England.Please apply for more information.

PhD Fully Funded Shipwreck Sites

Project: Multi-method characterization of shipwreck sites.

Deadline: 8th December 2017

Entrance Requirements: Candidates should have ordinary UK or EU residence to be eligible for both fees and maintenance.  All applicants should hold a first or upper second class honours degree in Geography, Archaeology, Environmental Science or a cognate area. Applications will be considered on a competitive basis with regard to the candidate’s qualifications, skills experience and interests. Successful candidates will enrol as of 1 January 2018, on a full-time programme of research studies leading to the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

The studentship will comprise fees together with an annual stipend of £14,553 and will be awarded for a period of up to three years subject to satisfactory progress.

Project description and application:

 Dr. Ruth Plets

School of Geography and Environmental Sciences

Ulster University

Coleraine BT52 1SA

Northern Ireland

Tel. +44(0)28701 24961

Marine Archaeologist/Diver

About Clean Ocean Initiative, Inc.: Clean Ocean Initiative, Inc. is a pioneer company with a vision to become leaders in the submarine cable recycle industry in the Caribbean, while protecting the ocean’s ecosystem. Our team of dedicated professionals are building and strengthening positions in a hyper competitive industry, through sound knowledge, conscious decision-making processes and collective respect for the ocean.

Project Manager

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales is looking to recruit a Project Manager – 18.5 hours a week for a new partnership project which will focus on the sacrifices made by mariners around the Welsh coast during World War 1.
The ‘Commemorating the Forgotten U-boat War around the Welsh Coast 1914-18: Exploration, Access and Outreach’ is a two year project that will complement the many terrestrial projects being taken forward to commemorate the Great War. It will implement school and community-led research on the themes of the Great War at Sea. This and other engagement activities will be delivered through the Welsh network of museums and archives.
The Project Manager will be responsible for working with internal and external stakeholders and the grant making bodies to ensure the effective implementation, administration and management of the project. The post holder will be responsible for the implementation of the Activity plan, project management monitoring and reporting systems, including the project’s risk register and the oversight of the work programmes of the project’s two Community Engagement Officers.



Minimum of 2:1 degree in a related discipline such as educational studies, history, museums studies, maritime archaeology or marine ecology



Have basic Welsh language skills or be willing to learn as training will be available.

Maritime Archaeologist

Closes: 20 December

A research fellow is required to assist on a Leverhulme Trust funded research project. The successful candidate will assist in maritime archaeological research and teaching within the Centre for Maritime Archaeology. The main duties will include:

  • GIS based modelling of prehistoric activity.
  • Fieldwork and diving under HSE regulations.
  • Writing of journal articles.

Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Matt Saxby (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 940217F4 on all correspondence.

Further details:

Fixed-term until 15/01/2019.


Nautical Archaeologist/Conservator Updated Deadline

Marine Archaeology Tender: Irish Sea Fisheries Board

Detailed description:
As part of its commitment to sustainable development, BIM now wishes to appoint suitably qualified and experienced, external specialists in underwater archaeology to augment the Board’s skill base. Experts will be appointed from a panel established for this service to fulfill a specified purpose in the diverse areas where aquaculture is conducted.

Members of this expert panel will assist in the delivery of an Underwater Archaeological Impact Assessment (UAIA) that may include all or some of the following services and could be for aquaculture spanning riverine, estuarine, foreshore and/or subtidal environments from December 2017 to December 2020.

Services Required: 1. Desktop study 2. Geophysical Survey 3. Intertidal/Foreshore survey 4. Archaeological Dive Inspections

Due: December 12, 2017.


Analytical Chemist/Instrumental Technologist
The Mariners’ Museum and Park
Newport News, Virginia 23606


$55,000 plus benefits

The Mariners? Museum and Park is looking for a full-time chemist to fill a two-year position funded in part through a Maritime Heritage Grant from The Maritime Administration (MarAd) in partnership with The National Park Service. The chemist will be responsible for overseeing and operating all analytical equipment within the conservation laboratory at the Batten Conservation Complex and conduct analyses on organic/inorganic substances and materials. This position will be focused primarily on the USS *Monitor* Project working in conjunction with conservation personal to stabilize USS *Monitor *artifacts. In addition, the chemist will assist with material analysis when required by conservation/collection staff dedicated to the care of the Museum’s general collection.

To view the full position description and apply online, please visit:

William Hoffman
Director of Conservation and Chief Conservator
The Mariners’ Museum and Park
Newport News, Virginia 23606

*Will Hoffman*
Director of Conservation and Chief Conservator
(757) 591-7768

*The Mariners’ Museum and Park*
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606

Research Fellow: Underwater and Battlefield Archaeology

DPAA’s Strategic Partnerships (SP) Directorate, in coordination with other agency sections, has implemented a nationwide Educational Research (Hub & Spoke) program activity to address outstanding historical research and analysis needs relating to the Agency’s mission to account for military personnel lost in conflicts back to WWII.

ECU’s Program in Maritime Studies has recently become a Hub in this program. A research fellow position is being advertised in support of the program to be based in Greenville, NC at ECU.

The DPAA Fellow will have the following responsibilities:
• Initiate a research agenda and contribute to the historical and archaeological scholarship on unaccounted-for service personnel (e.g., missing in action, killed with no body returned, or prisoners of war that did not return).
• Facilitate historical and archaeological research to conduct geospatial analysis of available primary sources to define prioritization of historical events and provide a defined search grid and survey plan to locate prioritized underwater loss incidents identified by DPAA.
• Build and manage a network of constituencies involved in underwater archaeology who can contribute to on-going research on POWs/MIAs.
• Communicate with DPAA Fellows at other institutions to build effective scholarly collaboration on POW/MIA research issues. Other institutions include The University of Wisconsin, Brigham Young University, Tuskegee University, and Scripps Oceanographic Institute.
• Teach a course per year on underwater archaeology and/or battlefield archaeology.

Closes 11/27/2017.

Professor Maritime Archaeology and Anthropology, Nigerian Maritime University

Employer: Nigerian Maritime University

Nigerian Maritime University – Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill this teaching position.

Candidate Requirements
  • Candidates should possess a Ph.D. Degree from a recognized university with at least twelve (12) years post-doctoral teaching, research and administrative experience in a university.
  • Candidates must possess demonstrable competence to provide academic leadership
  • Candidates must also be specialists in core areas of Departmental fields of study with evidence of scholarly publications in local, national and international reputable academic journals, plus membership of relevant professional bodies.

Closes 20 December.

Senior Maritime Heritage Officer

The Senior Maritime Heritage Officer is responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of Maritime Heritage projects, programs and policies to support the identification, protection, management, conservation and interpretation of South Australias maritime and underwater cultural heritage. The role also contributes to the effective management of archaeological investigations and the Units archaeological store and associated facilities. The role provides leadership and specialist advice to support the effective administration of the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1981 (SA) and the Australian Government Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976.

Closes 20 November 2017.

Asst. Archaeological Conservator

St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program:

Job Announcement! St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum has a job opening for an Assistant Archaeological Conservator.

“Primary duty is to assist the Director of Archaeological Conservation and other Lighthouse Conservators in the management of an archaeological conservation laboratory, treating and processing mainly waterlogged material culture recovered from shipwrecks and other maritime sites.”

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