CFP: Conservation and Restoration in Underwater Archaeology

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The International Centre for Underwater Archaeology (ICUA) is pleased to announce the call for papers for the international conference “Conservation and restoration in underwater archaeology: experiences, methods and new discoveries” that will take place at the ICUA Zadar, Croatia from 24th to 26th October 2019.
The conference will consider following topics:
* In situ preservation of underwater archaeological materials and sites
* Conservation case studies
* Application of new materials and technologies for conservation practice and continued review of established methods
The members of the Scientific Committee will evaluate the submitted abstracts. The final acceptance will be decided jointly by the members of the Scientific and the Programme Committee. Acceptance will be based on the quality of the written abstract, the innovativeness of the content, its relevance to the conference’s session topics, scientific
value to the community and overall program balance. Notice of acceptance will be sent via email through the email address of the abstract submitter provided during the online submission.
The organizer will provide air travelling costs to and from the conference, and 3 nights of accommodation for the accepted lecturers invited to present papers at the Conference.
All aspects of the conservation, study and research of underwater cultural heritage are welcome.
The deadline for submitting the abstracts is June 3rd 2019.
All information on conference details and registration/abstract submission can be found at the following web site:
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Tel: +385 (0)23 250 486
Fax: +385 (0)23 250 548

Coastal and Marine Sciences Business Line

Looking for a marine archaeologist to fill this spot.

APTIM has an opening for a Senior Client Program Manager. The Senior Client Program Manager position will be preferentially based in the Eastern US. The successful candidate will be responsible for business development efforts for our growing our Federal, State and Local Coastal and Marine Sciences Business.

The successful candidate will identify and develop client relationships and new opportunities with a particular focus on engineering and design of key infrastructure projects. Key areas and services include topographic and hydrographic surveying, geophysical and geotechnical studies, environmental investigation, archaeological investigations, environmental impact assessments, NEPA compliance, and environmental permitting.

Work Placement WWI Wrecks

Project Support Placement – School Materials Development

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, which is based in Aberystwyth, is looking to recruit an education focussed work placement for our exciting Heritage Lottery Fund supported U-boat project.  The project uses sound detection technology to image WWI wrecks lying on the seabed around Wales and is utilising historical research to tell the stories of those affected by the Great War.

The placement has been created as a development opportunity for a newly, or soon to be, qualified teacher to help deliver the educational legacy elements of the project.

The ideal candidate will be a Welsh speaking teaching/PGCE graduate who will help our project team develop science, maths and history resources for schools (key stage 3 & 4), linked to the project outputs and to the new Welsh curriculum.

The placement will run for 8 weeks over the summer and is full time, 37 hours per week, and can be worked on a flexible and/or part time basis.

We are offering a salary of £19,240 pro rata per annum.

For further information on the work of the project and on the placement, including an application pack, please go to our website at

The closing date for applications is 28 April 2019.


Marine Geophysics Manager

Wessex Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in the UK and is a registered Charity whose aims are to promote the advancement of education and the advancement of the arts, culture, heritage and science. We recognise that our employees are paramount to our success and aim to foster a working environment that protects the physical and mental well-being of our people.

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced manager for the role of Marine Geophysics Manager in our Salisbury office to enhance our established and dedicated team.

In this role you will have the ability to influence and promote continuous improvement and positive change within both the marine geophysics and wider Geoservices team. You will deliver marine geophysics services to a high standard and contribute to company business success, in line with the vision and values of the company.

You will be responsible for building and managing the team, provide for their training, mentoring and coaching needs, and helping them to develop their skills. With a strong understanding of marine geophysical techniques and their application to archaeology. You will promote our services to existing clients and identify new business opportunities to develop and grow the business, and work with the wider company to deliver these services. Additionally, you will also undertake project management involving tendering, activities, deliverables and finances of projects.

Closes May 3.



MaP Fund Maritime Archaeology Masters Scholarship

Through the kind generosity of the MaP fund – Dr Paddy O’Toole and Adjunct Professor Mark Staniforth will fund one international student from an ASEAN country, to study a Masters in Maritime Archaeology at Flinders University.

The scholarship will have a total value of $70,000 for the 18 month course and including a stipend amount.

The tenure is 18 months, or equivalent part-time duration. The scholarship will be paid in installments, to be confirmed by International Office and Student Finance upon awarding the scholarship.

The scholarship recipient must:

  • be an international student from one of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam); and
  • be commencing the first semester of the Master of Maritime Archaeology (Advanced level entry); and
  • have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) in Archaeology; and
  • maintain enrolment at Flinders University during the period of the scholarship.

This scholarship may be available to a part-time student in exceptional circumstances, which includes (but is not limited to) disability, illness or carer responsibilities. If offered, a part-time scholarship will be paid pro-rata.

2020 OE Funding is open!

A complete, maximum two-page, pre-proposal is a requirement in order to be allowed to
submit a full proposal. Pre-proposals must be received by 11:59 pm (EDT) on May 24, 2019.
Full proposal submissions must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on September 6, 2019.
Applications received after the above deadlines will not be considered.

1. OCEAN EXPLORATION. Ocean exploration to inform management, sustainable use, and conservation of marine resources in poorly explored deep ocean areas of the U.S. EEZ. Areas proposed for exploration and/or initial characterization must be at a minimum depth of 200 m.

2. MARINE ARCHAEOLOGY. Discovery and characterization of underwater cultural
heritage representing past marine-based economic activities or early human occupation to inform decisions on preservation and seabed use, and to identify sources of potential environmental impacts. Marine archaeology proposals can be conducted in any water depth.

3. TECHNOLOGY. Application of new or novel use of existing ocean technologies or
innovative methods that increase the scope and efficiency of acquiring ocean exploration data and improve usability of and access to ocean exploration data. Proposed technologies must be applicable to water depths of 200 m or greater, though testing in shallower water or lab-based test facilities will be supported.