Teaching Fellow in Maritime Archaeology


The Department of Archaeology at the University of Southampton seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Archaeology and Maritime Archaeology to cover for staff secondment to other roles. The successful candidate will deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on our Archaeology and our Maritime Archaeology programmes. Duties may include running practical sessions in the field or in the classroom as well as lectures, tutorials and student project supervision.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject area and proven teaching experience. Knowledge of scientific diving and/or an appropriate diving qualification would be desirable.

Nautical Archaeologist

R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. has an opening for a Nautical Archaeologist in our Frederick, Maryland office. This full-time, permanent position requires a Master’s degree in nautical archaeology or closely related field. A Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, geology or closely related field is highly desirable. The candidate should possess knowledge of scientific methods and techniques used in underwater archaeological research. Experience in marine survey and data processing and analyses is required, as is skill in technical writing.
This is a full time, salaried, professional position with full benefits package (paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; health, dental, and life insurance; and a liberal 401(k) plan).  Salary is competitive and commensurate with educational and professional experience.
R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc., maintains a Drug-Free Workplace, and frequently works on projects requiring security screening. All candidates must pass a background check and drug testing.
R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc., a thirty-eight year old cultural resources planning and compliance firm with expertise across the spectrum of the preservation disciplines, is a recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s National Preservation Honor Award, of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator’s Award of Excellence, of two Environmental Excellence and Stewardship Awards, and of the Top Ten Family Friendly Business Award.
To apply for this position, click here or visit the Careers section of our website at www.rcgoodwin.com.

Coastal and Underwater Landscapes

University of Foggia

Sector L-ANT / 10 “Methodologies of archaeological research”, with particular reference to the study of settlement forms, material culture and ceramic production in different geographical and cultural areas, as well as businesses, through archaeological research of coastal and underwater landscapes.



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.

You will need to efficient and enjoy the challenge of a growth-orientated environment. Able to work in a team and, at times, independently. The role will require close working with members of the heritage team, various environmental teams across the UK and in Europe, as well as with staff across other Business Lines. Willingness to contribute to multi-disciplinary teams will be key to the successful execution of the role. You will also contribute proactively to ensure consulting services are consistently delivered to the highest standards, meeting and exceeding clients’ needs.

The position will be within a small but growing historic environment (heritage) team, as part of the wider multi-disciplinary environment team.

As a marine heritage consultant you will be expected to undertake, archaeological desk-based assessments, conduct site visits and walkovers and monitor site works (coastal and intertidal), deliver tool box talks and presentations to on-site construction teams, prepare method statements and WSIs, and produce and compile marine historic environment (marine archaeology and cultural heritage) ES chapters associated with the coastal, intertidal and offshore elements of both large and small scale development planning projects.

Additionally, the role will support promoting the heritage service offering, as and when required, via assistance with marketing materials and presentations to help ensure and maintain a continual turnover of heritage related work.

Project involvement typically includes offshore renewables, coastal defence and flood alleviation schemes, port and harbour developments (including capital dredging) and other industrial developments.

KUDAR-ANAMED Joint Fellowship in Maritime Archaeology

KUDAR-ANAMED Joint Fellowship in Maritime Archaeology

Closes 15 December 2019.

The Koç University Mustafa V. Koç Maritime Archeology Research Center (KUDAR) and Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) joint fellowship will support a post-doctoral or senior scholar specializing in Maritime Archeology or a closely-related topic for the 2020–2021 nine-month academic year (September 21st to June 15th). The successful applicant is required to reside in Istanbul during the fellowship period, to devote her/his time to a proposed research project, and to deliver three 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 Archeology Research Center (KUDAR) supports and promotes Turkish and international scholars conducting high-impact research on maritime archeology, 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 Archeology, 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.

Questions concerning the fellowship and application process should be directed to anamedapplication@ku.edu.tr.

Maritime History Archives Posts


Special Collections Librarian

Special Collections Librarian Assistant/Local History Specialist

We would like to hire someone who has experience working in an archive; knows about Michigan history and maritime culture; has a degree in archival studies or marine archaeology or a related field. Having experience with digitization projects, oral history projects and making public presentations is desirable. You should also have willingness to try new ideas and have fun doing so is essential.

Admin and Program Assistant SS United States


The SS United States Conservancy, a national nonprofit organization founded in 2004, is dedicated to protecting, revitalizing, and promoting the historic ocean liner SS United States, the largest passenger ship ever built in America and current holder of the transatlantic speed record. “America’s Flagship” transported four U.S. presidents, business moguls, movie stars, tourists, artists and authors, and immigrants, and the vessel is one of the sole surviving iconic ocean liners from the golden age of trans-Atlantic travel. The SS United States Conservancy purchased the SS United States in February of 2011 and is currently working to secure her future as a mixed-use, stationary development which will include a SS United States museum.

The Conservancy is moving full speed ahead on its goals of building its permanent collection of archives, art, and artifacts from the SS United States. Our dedicated staff is always diligently exploring how to best preserve, celebrate, and disseminate the range of items in the Conservancy’s collections through not only various social media platforms but also through unique opportunities and partnerships with museums, institutions, and other organizations. Guided by a prominent board of directors and advisory council, the Conservancy currently has a small team based in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and New York. The organization has members hailing from all 50 states and 22 nations worldwide.


The SS United States Conservancy is currently recruiting for a part-time Administrative and Program Associate to be based in its Philadelphia office. (Some remote work is possible.) While the majority of the job requirements are administrative, the position offers the opportunity to assume additional program responsibilities in historic preservation and museum development and could be a great fit for someone interested in exploring those fields.

The roles and responsibilities of the Administrative & Program Associate include:

Archaeological Conservator


This Lake Phelps Canoes (LPC) Conservator position, based at the Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR) Lab within the Office of State Archaeology (OSA) in DNCR’s Historic Resources Division, is critical to meet the goals of DNCR’s Collections Conservation, Diversity and Access mission; through conservation, documentation, analysis, associated research, and preparation for the eventual return of two Lake Phelps Canoes to exhibit at Pettigrew State Park, Visitor Center. This is a DNCR collaborative project between Pettigrew State Park, and OSA within DNCR’s Historic Resources Division. OSA bears primary responsibilities for protection and interpretation of thousands of underwater archaeological sites in North Carolina, including the Queen Anne’s Revenge/LaConcorde shipwreck. Pettigrew State Park preserves the natural environment around Lake Phelps and interprets the American Indian experience in the area, most notably concerning the construction and use of dugout canoes. This position is critical for completing the active re-treatment of historically significant Native American canoes recovered from Lake Phelps by ECU and OSA in the mid 1980’s. The LPC Conservator, will be an archaeological conservation professional and will have training and experience in the conservation of archaeological artifacts made of wood from recovery to conservation to exhibit.  The employee will work cooperatively with the OSA QAR Lab team and with Pettigrew State Park staff, and other DNCR staff, partners, and volunteers. The LPC Conservator will undertake all aspects of documentation (including photography and illustration), examination, conservation, analysis, and study, and preparation of the Lake Phelps canoes for exhibit at Pettigrew State Park.  Duties will include but not be limited to: documentation of wood canoes; examination and condition assessment of canoes including visual examination, microscopy, SEM analyses (as available at ECU), treatment of artifacts using or adapting proposed established and approved methodologies; maintenance and operation of conservation lab facilities and equipment; compliance with DNCR and ECU environmental health and safety requirements; maintaining written, computer and photographic documentation of artifacts and their treatments; reports on work undertaken of artifacts; preparation of  archive (artifacts and records for transfer to museum); supervision and training of student interns and volunteers; participation in public education and outreach activities, such as lab tours, presentations, seminars, and web site. The LPC Conservator will be a member of the DNCR QAR Lab team in Greenville, NC, located at East Carolina University’s West Research Campus. The LPC Conservator will report to the QAR Lab Senior Conservator.


The North Carolina Office of State Archaeology is currently advertising for an IMLS grant-funded conservator to assess and re-conserve dugout canoes excavated from Lake Phelps in NC. This position is a time-limited full time position with the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and will be stationed at the QAR Conservation Lab in Greenville, NC.