Research Assistant, NUI Galway

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term, one-year position as a research assistant with the Discipline of Geography at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

This position is funded by Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) and is in association with the Marine Institute and the Socio-economic Research Unit at NUI Galway. The term of contract is through the end of the current calendar year (31 December 2020).

Job Description

The successful candidate will join the Marine and Coastal Conservation and Management research project to complete the development of a quantitative, spatially explicit ecological risk assessment framework in Irish coastal waters. The framework is intended to demonstrate the use of systematic spatial planning conservation methodology as a decision support system for consent authorities. The successful candidate will be required to test the existing framework and data sets and further refine the framework to build capacity for improved decision making for relevant consent authorities.

The successful candidate will work on a research award at NUI Galway, Discipline of Geography in close collaboration with the Marine Institute and the Socio-economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) at NUI Galway.

Maritime Social Scientist

California Sea Grant and the Delta Stewardship Council are hiring a social scientist to assist with research and outreach on the human dimensions of California water and environmental management and policy issues related to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

This incumbent will be a member of the California Sea Grant extension team, who provide integrated research, outreach, and education to help Californians balance diverse coastal and marine interests and adapt to changing conditions and needs.

This position will serve as a central contributor to advancing collaborative partnerships and catalyzing and implementing social science research to inform management of the delta. The social scientist will serve as a leader in applying quantitative and qualitative social science methods to identified management issues.

UCSD is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (

This position will be based in Sacramento, California.

Archaeological Conservator

Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM), an agency of the Maryland Historical Trust, within the Maryland Department of Planning is recruiting for a full time, contractual Archaeological Conservator. JPPM, is located on 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland, and is the State Museum of Archaeology and a center for both regional and statewide archaeological research. It is home to the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab) which houses over 8 million artifacts.

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The Research & Preservation Specialist I/Conservator surveys, examines and documents objects, performs analytical tests, prepares treatment proposals, performs conservation treatments including mechanical and chemical treatment, packages or mounts artifacts for transport, storage or display, and submits full reports of all activities, thus providing preservation care to archaeological collections.


Objects Conservator

Past Matters, LLC is seeking a part-time objects conservator who will work under the direction of a senior-level conservator. Candidates applying for this position should have a degree in conservation or be able to provide documentation of equivalent experience, and at least three years of experience in collections care and management, including knowledge of policies, practices, and plans for managing museum collections. Responsibilities include general research; testing and analysis; assessment, documentation, and treatment of objects, outdoor art, and architectural features; and report writing. An ability to work independently and a willingness to travel are essential.


PhD Position on Maritime-Cultural Landscape of the Early Modern Netherlands, 1550-1650’

Project description
The PhD candidate will carry out research within the framework of the research programme ‘The Scheurrak SO1 shipwreck in the maritime-cultural landscape of the early modern Netherlands, 1550-1650’. This interdisciplinary programme contains two PhD projects, and is a cooperation between the Institute for History of the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Archaeology. The programme investigates what one extraordinarily well-preserved shipwreck, excavated between 1989 and 1997, can tell us about the shipping and shipbuilding industries of the early modern Netherlands, and the material culture of the Baltic trade in the period between 1550 and 1650. The programme will contribute to a better understanding of the broader notion of the maritime-cultural landscape of the early modern Netherlands, and is financed by the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed).

Maritime Cultural Resource Specialist

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an on-call Maritime Cultural Resource Specialist for one of our offices on the Great Lakes or along the Eastern US or Gulf Coast. This position will be responsible for assisting with consultation and compliance projects to support a variety of public and private clients. Our successful candidate must have an excellent understanding of the National Historic Preservation Act (including Section 106 [its implementing regulations] and Section 110), the National Environmental Policy Act, and other federal cultural resources legislation, as well as guidance related to underwater resources. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience serving as a Principal Investigator for underwater archaeological projects.


Marine/Archaeological Conservator

The Conservator will assist with the conservation of the submarine H.L. Hunley (1864), its associated artifacts, as well as other specialized projects. The conservator will work in the conservation and maintenance of materials and collections managed by the WLCC, working closely with the conservation, archaeological and scientific teams of the WLCC. Performs other duties as assigned. 

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