NC State Underwater Archaeologist

This is an advanced professional, administrative, and field position that requires varied and complex duties as an archaeologist. Work involves evaluating and managing terrestrial and submerged archaeological resources throughout the state, conducting cultural resource compliance reviews associated with Federal and State laws and regulations and making additions to and editing restricted archaeological data in the office’s Geographical Information System (GIS). This position is a specialist in underwater archaeology and requires OSHA-exempt scientific diving, OSHA-complaint working diving, boat handling, marine remote sensing, conducting underwater archaeological investigations, assisting with processing resulting collections, and analysis and reporting of investigative results. Duties may also involve a wide range of public outreach activities relating to the office’s underwater archaeology program requiring interaction with the public, avocational archaeologist, and the media. Employee works under the direct supervision of the Deputy State Archaeologist – Underwater and performs related duties as required.

Underwater Archaeologist

We are looking for an archeologist able to come work to Portugal, Algarve.

The work is for a underwater archaeologist to follow-up dredging interventions, meaning that they have to be responsible for the reports.

Kind regards,

Andreia Romao

The conditions are:
– Type of intervention: follow-up of dredging.
– Position: director / co-direction
– Hours: Monday to Friday 9:30 am / 5:30 pm, from June 3 to June 30
– Fees: € 1800
– Freeland.
– We have a house in Alvor
– We need a document saying that he/she can secure the work, a letter of recommendation (for example) and academic certificate ratings
– As a responsible archaeologist, he/she must possess adequate technical-scientific training, experienceability to decide, he/she will have to have a good knowledge and control of the project. Ensure the archaeological supervision of the project with minimal damage to its development.

2019 Field School in Maritime Archaeology

Interested in Maritime Archaeology? Looking for a field school or a hands-on experience that takes you up close with historic wrecks and maritime sites?

Be part of the dig! Join us for our 2019 summer field school from Aug 5 – 9th.

SEAMAHP in collaboration with Massachusetts BUAR will be running a hands-on archaeological dig into the past, as an accredited course through Salem State University (SSU). The course will cover methods and practice of archaeological research, survey and documentation of historic shipwreck(s) and maritime site(s) on the shores north of Boston. In addition to methodological training and academic lectures, participants will get valuable experience with all aspects of fieldwork in a dynamic environment on the seashore.

Last year we began investigating a steamship wreck on Little Misery Island near Salem. We’ll be delving into the site again this summer, ferrying out to the island each day the tide allows.

Registration is now open! at Look for HST 305-91 “Topics in Public Archaeology” (class #1760).

For more information: check out our FAQs page on how to sign up this year

Contact Dr. Mires or Capt. Seaborn for further info (

Call for Papers: ISCUA 2019

Formentera, 20-22 September

The 1st Symposium of Conservation for Underwater Archaeology (ISCUA), organised by the Institut Balear d’Estudis en Arqueología Marítima (IBEAM) in collaboration with the Council of Formentera, serve as a platform to disseminate leading research in the preservation of our maritime cultural heritage. This Symposium aims to continue with the training of the youngest generations in the field, as well as to create future links between the differents institutions and invited specialists.


Underwater Cultural Heritage Manager

Maritime Underwater Cultural Heritage Manager at South African Heritage Resources Agency


Marine Heritage Consultant

We have an opportunity for a Heritage Consultant to join our expanding UK Environmental team. This position could be considered on a part time basis, minimum of 22.5 hours per week.

You will be an enthusiastic, optimistic, conscientious with excellent communication skills and a minimum of 2 years experience specifically in work place heritage and archaeological practice or consultancy. Direct experience of marine and coastal heritage consultancy is preferable, although individuals with experience of working as a marine archaeologist with an interest in pursuing a career in consultancy will also be considered.

Practice Lead – Maritime Archaeology

Practice Lead – Maritime Services Announcement

Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management firm, is seeking a full-time Practice Leader – Maritime Services in our Providence, RI, office. The successful candidate will possess the skills, abilities, education, and experience to lead the Maritime Services practice group, foster innovation in marine projects, lead and mentor members of the practice group, and provide quality control in all Maritime projects and proposals. The Practice Leader – Maritime Services functions as a Principal-in-Charge, Project Manager, and/or Principal Investigator on all projects, and assures that all work products address the RFP/SOW requirements and provide professionally defensible methods. The Practice Leader – Maritime Services will be responsible for developing business, fostering productive relationships with new and existing clients, preparing/reviewing proposals, and growing internal capabilities to meet our clients’ needs. Responsibilities will also include community outreach and tribal engagement.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of M.A./M.S. in Anthropology, or related field, with an emphasis in underwater archaeology, plus 15 years CRM supervisory and project management experience in maritime archaeology; at least three years’ experience as a professional, consulting marine archaeologist in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic US is preferred. The successful candidate must be a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) and be able to function as a Qualified Marine Archaeologist (QMA) to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management standards regarding identification and treatment of historic properties in federal waters.

Maritime Archaeologist/Submerged Pre-Contact

SEARCH, the largest archaeology and cultural resources management company in the world, has an immediate opening for a full-time Maritime Archaeologist with a specialization in submerged precontact resources. SEARCH specializes in mega infrastructure projects and emergency response on land and water for Energy & Power, Defense, Federal, Transportation, and Development clients. Since 1993, SEARCH has completed more than 3,500 projects across 44 US states and 36 countries spanning five continents and three oceans. SEARCH specializes in the full spectrum of cultural services related to Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology, Architectural History, History, Archives, Collections Management, Museum Services, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Documentary Media, and Public Affairs. Our staff of 200 employees work from 15 US and Guam offices to conduct 250 projects per year and deploy 20 or more field teams per week.