Assistant Professor Maritime Archaeology

The Department of History and the Program in Maritime Studies invite applications for a tenure-track appointment in Maritime Archaeology to begin August 12, 2019. The appointment will be as an Assistant Professor. Area of specialization within Maritime Archaeology is open. Service to the university, community, and profession is expected. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all, the Department actively encourages members from all underrepresented groups in higher education to submit applications.

Screening will begin December 1, 2018. Candidates should submit an online candidate profile, letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and evidence of teaching experience/philosophy at Also, arrange for three current letters of recommendation and official graduate transcripts to be sent to: Dr. Nathan Richards, Search Committee Chair, Program in Maritime Studies, Eller House, Mail Stop 149, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858.

Questions can be sent to Dr. Nathan Richards at

Closes 30 November.


Fully Funded PhD

Please see below link regarding a fully funded 3.5 year NERC PhD Studentship opportunity at Cardiff University.

“Rocky coast geomorphology: the key to unlocking our archaeological heritage”

This PhD opportunity is part of the NERC GW4 Doctoral Training Partnership where the successful PhD student would join the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University, supervised by Dr Claire Earlie and Dr David Thompson. The project also involves collaboration from Dr Robin Shailand Dr Matthew Eyre at the University of Exeter (Falmouth campus).

The project will be largely field based, where the student will receive additional supervision from the CASE partner: Dr Nick Holder, English Heritage at the historic site of Tintagel.

Please feel free to get in touch if you have any further questions,

Kindest regards

Dr Claire Earlie

Lecturer in Coastal Processes

School of Earth & Ocean Sciences

Cardiff University

Main Building, Room 1.32

Park Place


Tel: 029 208 75563


Maritime Archaeologist Abroad

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Netherlands Cultural Heritage Service, Maritime Archaeologist Abroad

Closes 7 November

As a (maritime) archaeologist at the Maritime Program Abroad you contribute to the development of the management and preservation of the Dutch maritime heritage overseas.

You set up projects with partners in other countries and report on this, do knowledge transfer, act as advisor and also help in projects of others. These can be diving projects, but also projects that involve knowledge exchange via GIS (Geographic Information System).

You draw up reports, provide substantive support and advise the partners involved. You map underwater sites using GIS / Data systems and carry out (diving) research. 
In addition, you will be deployed in guiding / managing projects. Quality control, developing knowledge products and securing knowledge is part of the job. You also maintain your network and make your information available to third parties.

Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Open Now

The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for master’s and doctoral degrees in oceanography, marine biology, maritime archaeology, and all other science, engineering, social science, and resource management disciplines involving ocean and coastal areas, and particularly encourages women and members of minority groups to apply. Individuals who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or citizens of U.S. territories, and are applying to or have been accepted to a graduate program at a U.S. accredited institution, may apply. Prospective scholars do not need to be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of application, but must be admitted to a graduate level program in order to be awarded this scholarship. Scholarship selections are based on academic excellence, letters of recommendations, research and career goals, and financial need. Applicants must have a cumulative 3.30 grade point average to be eligible to apply and maintain a minimum cumulative and term grade point average of 3.30 for every term and for the duration of their award. Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarships may provide, subject to appropriations, yearly support of up to $42,000 per student (a 12-month stipend of $30,000 in addition to an education allowance of up to $12,000) and up to $10,000 of support for a 4-6 week program collaboration at a NOAA facility.

Underwater Archaeology Field School

We are a Bulgarian non-profit that holds archaeology field school and conservation workshops across the Balkans.  Last year we launched an underwater project and are looking for ways to publicize the program to the underwater/marine archaeology community.

Barbara Remedios

Admissions Office 

Balkan Heritage Field School
7 Tulovo, 5th Floor, Apt.7,
1504 Sofia, Bulgaria
+359 877 725 052