Training opportunity

From Peter Holt on SUB-ARCH:

Combined NAS Training and Historic Wreck Diving Course

The course will be taught by Kevin Camidge, Richard Larn and Peter McBride on St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly, UK

Date: Sunday 13th to Friday 18th July 2008
Cost: £310 per person

For more information see http://www.cismas.org.uk/events-diary.php

For more information or to book a place contact Kevin Camidge
darkwright@talktalk.net

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Maritime Archaeology Society was formed in 2004 in order to promote maritime archaeology in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The society currently has over 80 members, about 75% of which are divers.

16 December

Collections Manager, Independence Seaport Museum, closes January 18.

Jobs open at Mystic Seaport.

Jobs open on the Intrepid.

Associate Curator
Connecticut River Museum, Essex, CT is seeking an Associate Curator to work with the retiring Senior Curator for one year during the installation of a long-term exhibition and re-accreditation. The Associate would then assume all curatorial duties and responsibilities including research, exhibition development and implementation, collection development, education support and collections care and management for well-focused library, mss, photo, object and small craft collections devoted to history in the Connecticut River Valley. The Connecticut River Museum is an accredited, regional museum located in historic steamboat warehouse on spectacular waterfront location. The Museum, founded in 1974, has four galleries, off-site collection storage, aggressive exhibitions and public programs schedule and a small staff. A hardworking, highly competent candidate will have a degree in American History, an advanced degree in History or Museum Studies and three to five years experience in collections management and exhibition development. A multitasking, team player with installation skills, computer competencies, speaking and writing excellence will find challenges here. Grant writing experience and a background in maritime field and/or environmental history considered a plus. First year salary ranges low to mid-30’s. Email a letter of interest and resume to Senior Curator Brenda Milkofsky at brendam@ctrivermuseum.org.

Masters Program in Western Australia

Masters program in Western Australia. Details about the courses are also included below.

http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/for/prospective/postgrad/courses/gradcert_mararch
http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/for/prospective/postgrad/courses/graddip_mararch
http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/for/prospective/postgrad/courses/master_mararch

This is to inform you of graduate studies in maritime archaeology available in 2008 in Perth, Western Australia. The courses are Graduate Certificate in Applied Maritime Archaeology, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Maritime Archaeology, and Masters in Applied Maritime Archaeology. These involve Archaeology (University of Western Australia) and the Department of Maritime Archaeology (Western Australian Museum).

http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/for/prospective/postgrad/courses/gradcert_mararch
http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/for/prospective/postgrad/courses/graddip_mararch
http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/for/prospective/postgrad/courses/master_mararch

UNITS AND PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
The Certificate of Applied Maritime Archaeology (24 points of study) is offered in an intensive fashion over 6 weeks in the middle of 2008 (June—July).  The course requires completion of these four 6-point units.
ARCY8403        Maritime Archaeology Artefact Studies
ARCY8404        Maritime Archaeology Techniques       
ARCY8407        Surveying Maritime Sites                      
ARCY8408        Maritime Archaeology Field Project            

The Diploma of Applied Maritime Archaeology (48 points of study) requires completion of eight 6-point units comprising the four units listed above in addition to those below, which are taught in semester 2, 2008 (July ˆ November). 
ARCY8401        Marine Science in Maritime Archaeology         
ARCY8402        Maritime Archaeology in Context        
ARCY8405        Interpreting Maritime Archaeology       
ARCY8406        Cultural Heritage in Maritime Archaeology      

The Master of Applied Maritime Archaeology includes the above 8 units plus an additional semester completing ARCY8501 Dissertation (Applied Maritime Archaeology).

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants should have a three-year bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or related discipline. If applicants are to dive then qualifications are required. International students with suitable qualifications are eligible for admission into the program.

Given the limited space for students. Enrollments close 8 January 2008.

There is more information and application forms at: http://www.archaeology.arts.uwa.edu.au/postgraduate/maritime_archaeology
 <http://www.archaeology.arts.uwa.edu.au/postgraduate/maritime_archaeology

CONTACT DETAILS
Dianne Anstey
Administrative Officer, Archaeology M405, School of Social & Cultural Studies
University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, 6009
email: danstey@cyllene.uwa.edu.au
Telephone:  61 8 6488 2868
Fax:  61 8 6488 1023

You can also contact
Dr Alistair Paterson (UWA) paterson@arts.uwa.edu.au
OR
Jeremy Green (WAM) jeremy.green@museum.wa.gov.au
OR
Corioli Souter (WAM) corioli.souter@museum.wa.gov.au
Corioli Souter
Department of Maritime Archaeology
WA Museum
47 Cliff St
Fremantle WA 6160
Ph: +61 8 9431 8448
Fax: +61 8 9431 8489