Marine Archaeologist

Still open until 17 November:

https://careers.qm.org.qa/marine-archaeologist-0

Key Accountabilities:
  • Survey, record and interpret known and unknown submerged heritage assets using a range of excavation and diving equipment
  • Plan and manage an underwater excavation
  • Produce, compile and maintain archaeological data and handle, record and pre-classify waterlogged finds including entering data continuously to the excavation database
  • Draw sketches, plans and sections according to QM guidelines
  • Analyze and interpret archaeological, geophysical and remote-sensing survey data, including Acoustic Systems, Bathymetric survey, Side scan Sonar, Sub-Bottom Profiling, Magnetometer etc.
  • Manage pictures (archiving and renaming pictures), write internal reports and desk based assessments.
  • Write and publish scientific excavation reports
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge about measuring, drawing and documenting underwater
  • Experience conducting underwater archaeological surveys including remote sensing data collection and processing, mapping, recording, excavation and report writing
  • Skills with personal computer applications including GIS
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Knowledge about Gulf archaeology
  • Certification as scientific diver
  • Certificate for boat experience that includes launching, trailering and operating.
  • Minimum Master Degree in Maritime/Nautical Archaeology or related field, a PhD Degree is desirable.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience