Wooden Objects Conservator


Master’s Degree in Conservation and four years of professional experience or five years of professional experience as a Conservator; work experience includes specialization in the conservation of Wooden Objects.

The Conservator reports directly to the head of the Conservation Unit within the Bureau of Historic Site and Park Services. This position, one of seven professional conservator titles, specializes in the care and restoration of wooden objects. All conservators are expected to adhere to the American Institute for Conservation’s Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice. Wooden objects include domestic and office furniture (upholstered and non-upholstered), case clocks, wagons and carriages, canoes, kayaks and small boats.

Free CovED Talks: Nautical Archaeology Society


To make the best out of the current challenging times, the Nautical Archaeology Society is starting a new free online lunchtime talks series – and we’d like you to join in.

Inspired by the popular TEDtalks, we’re establishing #CovEDtalks to promote #SelfEducation during #SelfIsolation. These will be stand-alone half-hour talks on Tuesdays at 12:30-13:00 (London).

Pearsall Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History

re-posted 28 March 2020]

Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Pearsall Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History on any aspect of naval and maritime history, in the broadest sense, anywhere in the world, from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West up to the present day.

Closing date: 3 April 2020 (i.e. extended from 27 March 2020)

FSM Posts, Marine Archaeologists

Request for Proposals

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Our office seeks a person with a Master of Arts or Doctorate of Philosophy in the field of Archaeology, or related field, with 10 years of experience. Experience in the Pacific and Micronesia is preferred. This person should demonstrate passion and genuine interest to work in Micronesia, experience with community-based historic preservation and archaeological planning, capacity building, and professional development locally and internationally. Although English is widely spoken, local languages (Kosraean, Pohnpeian, Yapese, or Chuukese) are used for many government meetings and all community events. Applicant must be adaptable in terms of culture, isolation, and environmental conditions and must have demonstrated ability to carry out fieldwork in such conditions.

Archaeologist with Marine Archaeology experience is a plus (if so, applicant should hold an active scuba diving certification (proof of dives or documentation of most recent dives), Rescue of Advanced Diver Level (or a Commercial Diver), and demonstrate s/he is medically fit to dive.


DPAA Historian


Your typical work assignments may include the following:

  • Coordinate the tasking and monitoring of the work of other researchers to ensure all casework conforms to Agency requirements, shepherding all cases through the entire development process, and serving as the subject matter expert and point of contact for area of research.
  • Conducting historical studies; obtaining, collecting, analyzing, exploiting, and integrating all available historical evidence and information.
  • Provide expert advice, consultations, and recommendations for a wide variety of analytical and administrative operations connected with the formulation, presentation, and execution of the DPAA historical research program.
  • Provide on-site support to field operations through comprehensive analysis and expert judgment of collected intelligence, information, and artifacts.
  • Conduct field and on-site interviews with local personnel as applicable in order to increase and corroborate existing knowledge.
  • Conduct research projects and special analyses resulting in official publications of national and international significance that further case resolution on missing persons.

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 (diversity.ucsd.edu).

This position will be based in Sacramento, California.