Maritime Archaeology Technical Officer

This position provides support to the Maritime Archaeology teaching and research activities within the thematic section of History & Archaeology. The Maritime Archaeology program includes under- and post-graduate topics, research by higher degree students, and academic staff-led research projects. The position will also be expected to work with other Technical Officers to support general laboratory and equipment support and to cover periods of leave and high workload. The incumbent will be required to undertake out of hours working, for example when on field trips.


2019 Underwater Archaeology Field School

The Marzamemi field school is an archaeological excavation project that takes place off the coast of Sicily. Students will participate in underwater excavation and object conservation at the site of the so-called “Church Wreck,” a ship that sank while carrying prefabricated architectural pieces for the construction of a church in the 6th century AD. In 2019, this field school will be accepting applications for diving and non-diving positions. 

2 Research Fellows in Maritime Archaeology

There are two research fellow positions available, one for a 2 year fixed term contract and the other for a 5 year fixed term contract.

This project is funded by Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, and aims to document the maritime archaeology of the maritime and coastal regions of the Middle East and North Africa (hence MarEAMENA).

You will be undertaking research in accordance with the a remote sensing and data collection project across the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) regions under the supervision of the award holder. You will also be involved with ground survey and training programmes delivered annually across the project regions. You will also provide support to the project PI’s in successful project deliverance and developing the projects objectives.



The Norwegian Maritime Museum requests applications from an experienced archaeologist to be responsible for GIS-data and photogrammetry for our next excavation in the old harbour of Bjørvika, Oslo. The position includes post excavation work, in total 12 months. English speaking candidates can follow the link below, and select an English version of the appliance form. For questions, please contact project leader Elling Utvik Wammer; +47 47473036.


Assistant Professor of Maritime History

The Department of Liberal Studies at Texas A&M University in Galveston invites applications for a tenure-track position in maritime history, broadly defined, beginning September 1, 2019. We will consider applicants from all subfields of history, but the successful candidate must be willing to align her/his scholarship to address the maritime special focus of the campus. We are looking for an engaging and committed faculty to teach two seminal courses, History of Seapower and US Maritime History, which are critical gateways to the successful retention of students across a broad group of degrees. The successful candidate will also be asked to contribute to the core curriculum in history. Applicants must demonstrate promise of distinguished scholarship and excellent teaching. A Ph.D. in History is required at the time of appointment.

Underwater Archaeologist


Duties consist primarily of underwater archaeological monitoring, excavation,and recording of submerged cultural resources in coastal and inland waters of Ireland. Expected to travel extensively and engage in diving operations.

The successful candidate should have

Degree in Underwater Archaeology or equivalent.

HSE/HSA recognized diving qualification

A minimum of 2 years experience in commercial underwater archaeology

Clean and valid driving licence with own transport

Ability to work independently and take responsibility for programmes of work

Excellent report writing skills

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €28,000.00 to €39,000.00 /year