5th International Congress of Maritime History

5th International Congress of Maritime History, 23-27 June, 2008, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

26 January 2008

Post doc researcher in fisheries ecology(fisheries,maritime history), National Institute of Aquatic Resources at the Technical University of Denmark, closes February 25

The Hampton Roads Naval Museum seeks a highly organized, dynamic individual to plan and manage all special events (lecture series, member events, volunteer functions), some education programs and teacher seminars, and to assist the director in preparing for formal museum accreditation from the American Association of Museums. He or she will also maintain a large contacts database and compile monthly and annual education reports. Employee will work directly with the HRNM Museum Educators and will report to the Hampton Roads Naval Museum Director. Salary $15/hour plus full benefits.

Visitor Services Assistants, 3 Jobs, HMS Belfast, closes January 29

The Alan Pearsal Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History, applications due by April 18, 2008

Youth Programs Coordinator, CBMM

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum seeks a proven museum professional to implement dynamic and appealing youth and family programs that further the museum’s interpretive plan and increase the quality of the visitor experience. 

Advanced degree in museum education, museum studies, or related field or equivalent experience; 3+ years experience in museum youth and family education with increasing responsibility; demonstrated track record of developing and implementing educational programming; knowledge of current trends in museum education and evaluation; functioning as a team builder and team player, and facilitating participatory programs for the intended audience; experience in establishing relationship withcommunity organizations and educational centers; excellent communication skills. 

Please send a cover letter, salary history, and resume by February 22, 2008 to

Human Resources, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, P.O. Box 636,
St. Michaels, MD 21663-0636.

20 January 2008

Prehistoric underwater archaeology assistantship still open, LSU, apply today if you want to study prehistoric underwater archaeology.

Head of exhibitions and displays, National Maritime Museum, closes January 28.

Exhibitions manager, National Maritime Museum, closes January 28.

Archaeologicval Conservator, USS Monitor project, The Mariners’ Museum, ncd. Job runs through December 2008 with the possibility of extension.

Employment at Mystic Seaport Museum, several jobs open.

Museum Director
Small but growing Maritime History Museum in the heart of New London, Connecticut’s downtown historic district looking for full time Director. Museum/non-profit experience beneficial; successful marketing, fundraising, and grant writing experience a must. Applications being accepted until 2/15/08. Please send your CV and letter of intent via e-mail to nlmaritime@gmail.com.

Executive Director – Full-Time
The Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum holds a priceless collection of historic works relating to the shipbuilding industry in Essex in several buildings. The museum has worked tirelessly over the past few years to document and preserve its collection, expand the board, recreate its organizational structure, and put a strategic plan in place. We are now redesigning work and exhibit space, and developing new educational programs. We are seeking an Executive Director to help accomplish our mission who is a positive, energetic, enthusiastic individual with a broad set of skill sets. The successful individual will share our passion and commitment to maritime and local history. This individual will have a strong belief in teamwork, be responsible to the Board of Directors, head up a small but dedicated staff, and be in charge of the daily operations of the museum. Please forward a cover letter, with salary expectations, and résumé by email to marklindsay1@verizon.net. No phone calls, please. 

 Archaeological conservation laboratory Internship, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

NASOH Paper Prize

Head down to Pensacola to attend NASOH in May.

The North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH) announces the establishment of the Clark G. Reynolds Award to be presented to the author of the best paper by a graduate student delivered at its annual conference. The prize will consist of assistance in publishing the essay in THE NORTHERN MARINER, the peer-revewed journal co-sponsored by NASOH and the Canadian Nautical Research Society, a membership in NASOH, a handsome plaque and the author’s choice of ten books published by the University Press of Florida. For further information please consult the NASOH web site at www.nasoh.org