University of Bristol 17-day field school on survey methods in underwater archaeology at Tortola, British Virgin Islands. 28 May-13 June, 2008. Applications due by March 17, 2008.
Field school in the Virgin Islands.
Jobs, jobs, jobs…
3) UNIVERSITY OF HAIFA – HAIFA, ISRAEL
The Department of Maritime Civilizations invites applications with Ph.D. degree for a tenure-track academic position in the field of Maritime History. Rank and tenure will be dependent on the academic achievements of the applicant, and will be subject to University regulations. A special interest in the Classical World and its heritage would be an advantage. The applicant is expected to be familiar with the maritime heritage of the Israeli coast, and be willing to carry out most of his or her research into its historical problems.
The position is tenable from October, 2008. Please send CV with list of publications and three letters of recommendation. The application deadline is April 1, 2008.
All correspondence will be treated in confidence, and should be addressed to: Prof. Menahem Mor, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel. E-mail: email@example.com.
10) Collections Manager New York, NY Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Applications Contact person: Intrepid HR
Application due date: 2008/3/15
Salary range: commensurate with experience
Web Address: www.intrepidmuseum.org
Job description: The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is seeking a Collections Manager. This person provides initial managerial oversight for the permanent collection of the Museum’s Exhibits Department. The manager will Inventory and research the collection, maintain catalogue and electronic data files on the permanent collection of two and three dimensional objects in a variety of formats and media, label and/or supervise labeling of the collection, organize the storage vaults and boxes, and manage research materials and files. The manager will also serve as liaison between Exhibits staff and other museum departments for collection-related storage and data issues not involving actual aircraft, and the fabric of the ships Growler and Intrepid. This person will also work with the Chief Curator and Curator of History to help determine sources of continued funding for collection cataloguing, storage and conservation.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in History or Library Science and one or more years of museum and collection/archival management or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficient computer knowledge, including proficiency with word processing, database, and spreadsheet software. Strong organizational skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, write reports, business correspondence, and exhibits materials. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and vendors. Ability to calculate figures and amounts and to apply concepts of basic algebra. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as necessary.
We offer a competitive salary, benefits and the opportunity to be a part of a very rewarding time in the Museum’s history! For consideration e-mail/fax resume with salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 212-265-5176. Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in and your salary requirements.
No Phone Calls. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.
The Egan Maritime Foundation, a private operating foundation, of Nantucket, Massachusetts seeks a curator. The Foundation has an extensive collection of contemporary maritime art and artifacts as well as a strong nineteenth century collection of lifesaving artifacts; boats, life-carts, photographs, textiles and art. Typical functions include managing all aspects of these two collections; planning and executing two seasonal exhibitions in the Foundation’s museums; oversight of the two museums and supervising the work of the director of education and interpretation. Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred, in art and/or maritime history or of a related field with a minimum of five years experience in collections/registration or equivalent combination of education/experience. Effective written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills required. Application: Please apply in writing to Egan Maritime Foundation, 4 Winter Street, Nantucket, MA 02554 or email letter of application and resume to email@example.com. The Foundation is a Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
In addition to our published ‘Courses and Projects’ timetable (see www.nauticalarchaeologysociety.org and follow the link to training), we are pleased to announce the following two ‘Introduction to Nautical and Foreshore Archaeology’ courses, to be held at The Shipwreck and Coastal Heritage Centre, Hastings, East Sussex UK,
On 7th June and 31st August 2008.
These courses are of interest to both divers and non-divers, and will hopefully include a ‘foreshore walk’ (Subject to weather!) as part of the day-long course. The course will also include practical sessions both in the ‘dry’ and in a local swimming-pool. Non-divers will be given commensurate tasks whilst the divers are getting wet!
The course fee of £25 is inclusive of all course costs but does not include
For further details and a course booking form, please follow the link
For further details of the ‘Shipwreck and Coastal Heritage Centre’ please see
‘Diving Into History’
This initiative is jointly-sponsored by the NAS and the ‘Heritage Lottery Fund’.