Maritime Archaeologist

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson (JMT) is seeking a part-time Maritime Archaeologist with a minimum of 5 years of direct archaeological experience for our Sparks, Maryland office. This position is project specific with the potential for additional work that could lead to a full-time position.

The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team comprised of archaeologists, architectural historians, historians, environmental scientists, engineers and planners focused on existing client support, new business development, and internal staff mentoring. The preferred candidate will enjoy a variety of working conditions ranging from field efforts to office analysis, report writing and agency interactions.

A Master’s Degree in Archaeology from an accredited school along with a minimum of five years of relevant experience. A degree is Maritime Archaeology is preferred. The selected candidate will have demonstrated experience leading all phases of Maritime Archaeological Investigations. A demonstrated ability to interact effectively with clients is required for this position.

Additional requirements include:

  • Experience working with federal regulations including Section 106 and NEPA
  • Experience with the Maryland Maritime Archaeology Program (MMAP)
  • Experience working with various federal agencies
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, GIS, and GPS applications
  • Experience with remote sensing techniques such as side scan sonar, echo sounders, magnetometers, etc…

North Carolina Maritime Museum Exhibits Designer/Curator

The Exhibits Designer designs, produces, installs, and maintains exhibitions for the North Carolina Maritime Museum System: NC Maritime Museum, Beaufort, NC Maritime Museum Southport, and Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras. This position, in collaboration with the other members of the Design Section, designs, develops, and produces all aspects of museum exhibition design including graphics, photography, casework, lighting, artifact handling, along with “hands on” exhibit elements. The position will be involved with the Museum’s traveling exhibit programs and support for the various Museum System’s public programs.

Closes March 20, apply today.

Maritime Archaeology Internship

The project seeks to increase the communication, visibility, accountability and collaboration between partners surrounding the international Maritime Program of the Cultural Heritage Agency by making the projects visible online through Really Simple Reporting (RSR). Through an attractive, well-designed and lively online portfolio of projects, RSR will provide the RCE and their partners with an effective and simple tool that effectively and instantly communicates about the progress, impact and added value of its maritime projects.

Description of tasks
As an intern, you will be responsible for and contribute to the following tasks:

  1. Collect all relevant information on the national and international maritime projects of the RCE and summarize these into public and policy friendly project formats;
  2. Bring these projects online on the RSR webplatform and assist with setting impact benchmarks;
  3. Communicate with relevant partners about project progress and inspire progress reporting from the field;
  4. Assist with additional communication through Really Simple Reporting, newsletters, blogs and social media;
  5. Contribute to organizing dedicated RSR workshops in the Netherlands;
  6. Work closely with the Maritime Division of RCE.

We seek:

  • – BA3/BSC3 or MA/MSC students or recent graduates looking for additional work experience with relevant background in heritage studies, maritime archaeology, science communication or related relevant field;
  • – Pro-active intern who can work independently;
  • – A professional and representative attitude in written and personal communication;
  • – Proven interest in cultural heritage and science communication;
  • – Excellent writing and communication skills in English and Dutch;
  • – Experience with new and social media.

You get:
An internship for a minimum of 4 months, 4 or 5 days per week, with the possibility of extension for another 8 months at 1 or 2 days a week. The internship will start as soon as possible, mid April 2015 the absolute latest. The internship will be covered financially (550 euros a month at full time).

Send an email before March 20th with your motivation and a CV to Mr. Sjoerd van der Linde at 

27 February 2015

1) Great Lakes Naval Museum 2015 Internships


2) Watercraft Manager, NC Maritime Museum, closes March 9

This position is the Watercraft Center Manager at the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort, N.C. in its Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. Responsibilities include overseeing the watercraft center’s physical plant; maintaining and replenishing shop equipment and materials; supervising day-to-day activities in the watercraft center in cooperation with the boatbuilder; overseeing the physical condition of the museum’s in-the-water fleet of traditional watercraft; support related museum groups such as the Traditional Small Craft Association & the Carolina Maritime Model Society. Work schedule will vary to meet programming needs & may include weekends & holiday hours.


3) Alan Pearsall Postdoc Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History, closes April 11

The Alan Pearsall Fellowship, administered by the Institute, is awarded for postdoctoral research into any aspect of Naval or Maritime History, anywhere in the world, from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West to the present day. The stipend for this award will be £22,784 for the 2015–16 session.


4) Museum Educator, USS Constitution

Educators at the USS Constitution Museum work in a highly visible position that is essential to fulfilling the Museum’s mission of creating a positive, memorable experience where visitors can learn and connect to history. This seasonal part-time position is responsible for welcoming and providing exceptional customer service to our visitors; facilitating a range of hands-on interpretive programs for different audiences, including families and Pre K-12th grade students; and encouraging visitors to voluntarily donate to the Museum. As a part of the Museum Learning department, you will be trained in interpretation techniques, customer service, and USS Constitution’s history. Ideal candidates possess strong customer service, organizational, oral and written communication skills; a mature and outgoing personality; and an enjoyment for interacting with members of the public. Previous employment or volunteer experience in museum education/interpretation or customer service positions is preferred. One weekend day is required.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE.