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Mary Rose Post

The Mary Rose Museum is the leading museum for Maritime Archaeology in the UK.  The Mary Rose Trust’s aims are to conserve the Mary Rose and her artefacts, maintain the archives, enable lifelong learning and outreach and become self-sustaining through income generation.  Located within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the Museum has received fantastic visitor reviews and a number of prestigious awards.

MRT is looking to appoint a Learning Assistant (term-time only) to work with the Learning Team. You should have demonstrable relevant experience in a similar role, with the key area of responsibility being to deliver educational workshops to school and educational groups. We are looking for someone who combines a passion for museum learning and a desire to welcome and support educational groups of all ages and abilities.

To make a success of this role, you need to have a confident and pragmatic approach, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills with a positive attitude to changing priorities.

 Sound like you? Apply via covering letter and CV to Michelle Rickman, by Friday, 2nd March 2018. Interviews Tuesday, 13th March 2018. 

Michigan Tech Assistant Professor

Underwater and Maritime Archaeology Friends and Colleagues,

This just came out today. I didn’t know it was coming, but I would love to see a maritime archaeologist win this search. The specific expertise and home department is open. I am not on the search committee, so please contact the search chair directly for more information about the position or process.

Tim Scarlett
Department of Social Sciences
Michigan Technological University

Michigan Technological University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in Oceanography/Limnology

Job Description Summary

Michigan Technological University is bolstering its strength in water-related research and educational programs with a new faculty position that may reside in any academic unit. We solicit applications for a tenure-track position in oceanography/limnology with specific expertise in one or more of the following research approaches: laboratory and ship-based research; remote sensing; policy analysis; or large-scale computational modeling. The ability to conduct field or laboratory measurements and experimentation in addition to modeling skills will be viewed positively. The position is expected to be filled at the Assistant Professor level, but senior-level candidates with exceptional records will also be considered.

This position complements existing expertise in aquatic sciences, engineering, economics, and policy at the multidisciplinary Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC). The GLRC is a 50,000 sq. ft., $25M waterfront facility with state-of-the-art laboratories, marine facilities, and a supercomputer facility (see In addition to pursuing and funding their own research, successful candidates will contribute to interdisciplinary studies.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

Laboratory and ship-based research; remote sensing; policy analysis; and/or large-scale computational modeling. The ability to conduct field or laboratory measurements and experimentation in addition to modeling skills will be viewed positively.

Marine Archeology Survey Services RFP

Put your bid in!

Solicitation Description: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is soliciting bids to establish a blanket contract to provide archaeological remote sensing survey services on an “as needed” basis. The initial project to be completed no later than June 30, 2018 is for two (2) locations, within marked boundaries, in San Antonio Bay and Aransas Bay. These two locations are: Grass Island Reef (Attachment 1) in the vicinity of 28.11146, -97.00938, encompassing approximately eighty -one (81) acres and the Josephine’s Reef (Attachment 2; two sites) in the vicinity of 28.30904, -96.60296 encompassing approximately seventy-eight acres (78), as per

Class/Item Code: 91816-Archeological Consulting


Great Lakes Posting

The Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (NEMIGLSI) is a partner of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary that conducts place-based stewardship educational programming. They coordinate between schools, government agencies, volunteer organizations in an 8-county area including Alpena.

Currently they are seeking to fill a vacancy for Network Coordinator. The details of the announcement are here:

This position spends lots of time out in the community conducting educational programming and networking with partner organizations. They are housed in NOAA’s Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center and work to augment NOAA’s ongoing education and outreach activities.

This is a unique opportunity to conduct stewardship education within the heart of the Great Lakes watershed.

Please pass along the announcement to any interested parties. Thank you very much.

Aviation Archaeologist

Supervisory Duties: Curatorial services (historian & collections), Exhibits,& Restoration

Primary responsibilities:

The Curator reports directly to the Executive Director and has the core responsibility of managing and expanding the museum’s exhibit, restoration and curatorial objectives; leads the development of the Museum’s interpretation plan to align with mission and vision and orchestrates the design, development, interpretation, and installation of exhibits, utilizing appropriate ephemera as exists in the collection.

S/he oversees curatorial staff, volunteers, and interns in the care and documentation of the Museum’s artifacts, library, and archives, and is responsible for developing and maintaining the museum’s Collections Management Policy, Accession and Deaccession procedures, Exhibit development process and procedures and the restoration/presentation of all aircraft. The Curator takes a lead role in aircraft research, acquisition, restoration, and the integration of these assets into the interpretive direction of the museum. Key activities also include the research and planning to develop a permanent collections storage space and research library that will maintain the physical stability and security for the collection of 21,000 aviation related objects, photographs, and archives and library.

Internship, Full Time

The History of Diving Museum, located in Islamorada, Florida Keys, is looking for an enthusiastic student, recent graduate, or Emerging Museum Professional to engage in a subsidized internship at our young and vibrant cultural institution. The Museum includes a research library and more than 3,000 sq. ft. of interactive exhibits spanning over 4,000 years of diving history. Our collection ranges from ancient diving machines and armored diving suits for deep-sea exploration to one of the world’s largest collections of diving helmets.