Photogrammetry in Underwater Archaeology Course Reminder

From 17 to 24 June 2018, an ARS NAUTICA  (Seafaring through the Ages) international course workshop will take place in the Inter University Centre in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The international event entitled Photogrammetry in Underwater Archaeological Research – Theory and Practice is conceived as an intense theoretical and practical course which will allow the participants to develop their own photogrammetriy skills in documenting underwater archaeological sites and monitoring advancement of underwater archaeological excavations. Situated in the immediate vicinity of the charming medieval town of Dubrovnik, the Inter University Center offers quiet and creative working atmosphere, and excellent logistics for the accommodation of all the participants.

Undergraduate, graduate and PHD students, and professionals interested in underwater archaeological research (regardless professionals background) are welcome to benefit from the great experience of the main lecturer Kotaro Yamafune, gained through intense fieldwork all over the world. Previous experience in documentation and research of the underwater cultural heritage is welcomed, but not required.

A call for application is attached.

Joint Fellowship in Maritime Archaeology

The Koç University Mustafa V. Koç Maritime Archaeology Research Center (KUDAR) and Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) joint fellowship will support one post-doctoral scholar specializing in Maritime Archaeology or a closely-related topic for the 2018 – 2019 nine-month academic year (September 17th to June 15th). The successful applicant is required to reside in Istanbul during the fellowship period, to devote his or her time to a proposed research project, and to deliver two lectures on their original research. The fellowship provides one round-trip ticket to Istanbul, accommodation at ANAMED in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu neighborhood, five meals a week, and a monthly stipend. While in residence, the successful applicant will be able to take advantage of a limited research budget, the ANAMED seminar and study rooms, library resources within the Koç University system, and access to nearby research centers such as the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, the Institut Français d’Études Anatoliennes, and the Instituto Italiano di Cultura. Applications from scholars of all nationalities are encouraged, but fellows must be proficient in English, the language of instruction at Koç University.

Established in honor of Mustafa V. Koç, the Koç University Maritime Archaeology Research Center (KUDAR) supports and promotes Turkish and international scholars conducting high-impact research on maritime archaeology, history, ethnography, heritage management, artifact conservation, and other practices concerned with the relationship between society and the sea. The center prioritizes research in the Social Sciences, primarily Archaeology, but also Anthropology, Human Geography, and similar disciplines. The center may also encompass efforts that include the applied and natural sciences, such as Oceanography or Marine Biology, provided such research generates high-impact results that contribute to the center’s overall focus.


Post-Doc in Maritime Archaeology

NIAS invites applications in the research project on coastal geomorphology and maritime archaeology. This project has a distinctive inter-disciplinary orientation, and is being funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES). The successful candidate, after an interview, will be part of a project titled “Exploring India’s Medieval Coastline using Geospatial Analysis and Historical Records”, will work with the Principal Investigator towards achieving project deliverables and will be located at National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore – 560012. Appointment will be for the period of 1 year, which can be extended based on performance.

Qualifications: The candidate should hold a Ph.D. degree (or at least submitted thesis) from a recognized university/institution in a related discipline [for eg: coastal geomorphology, geoarchaeology, geology, archaeology, maritime/marine archaeology, cartography, architecture, computer vision, remote sensing and GIS]. The candidate should have a sound conceptual grounding in his/her discipline; excellent analytical and writing skills; ability and experience in fieldwork. In addition, following skillsets are desirable: remote sensing image analysis and ground truthing; GPS survey and navigation; geo-spatial analysis.

Emoluments: Rs. 36,000/- + 24% HRA per month.

This is a rolling call till we fill the positions. The first evaluation will be carried out of the applications received on or before April 25th 2018.

State of FL Archaeologist

This position is responsible for reviewing development projects and federal undertakings to identify and evaluation cultural resources, assess impacts to significant cultural resources in accordance with federal, state and local preservation laws and regulations and prepare appropriate response correspondence. The position also provides technical assistance and information regarding the Compliance and Review program to federal, state and local agencies, private consultants and the general public. The position also participates in consultation meetings with project representatives to discuss requests for additional information and the overall Compliance and Review program and processes. The position is also currently responsible for completing tasks associated with the review of permit applications pursuant to Rule 1A-31, Procedures of Conducting Exploration and Salvage of Historic Shipwreck sites. 1A-31 duties may be reassessed depending on the selected applicant’s suitability.

Education and Program Director Lowell’s Boat Shop

Lowell’s Boat Shop

Education Program Director Job Description:
This position oversees the Education Programs, is responsible for supporting the educational mission of Lowell’s Boat Shop through the design, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs. Additionally, this position is responsible for the daily operation of all student programs including but not limited to: staff assignments, training, budget, and coordination with other staff when necessary. Supervises museum educators and education volunteers.