Underwater Archaeology on St. Eustatius

Class is filling up. Sign up now. The Caribbean in January.

The St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological Research (SECAR) and Terramar Museum are organizing an underwater archaeological field school from January 4 to January 18, 2018, on St. Eustatius in the Dutch Caribbean.




Florida Underwater Archaeologist

Conducts and completes research as a team member of the Underwater Archaeology Section. Increases the ability of the Bureau to survey, record and interpret known and unknown sites throughout the state. Improves public knowledge of submerged cultural resources through outreach products, workshops, and training programs. Improves public access to cultural resources through coordination with other agencies, groups and organizations. Reviews 1A-31 archaeological reports.

Closes November 24, 2016.


Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, Maritime Studies or related field.

Candidate must be a scientific diver (AAUS or equivalent) with the ability and willingness to dive in blackwater and low visibility conditions.

Candidates must have experience conducting underwater archaeological surveys including remote sensing data collection and processing, mapping, recording, excavation and report writing.

Candidate must have experience in public speaking and communicating with members of the public.

Candidate must have boat experience that includes launching, trailering and operating.

Candidate must have experience conducting submerged cultural resource surveys.


Knowledge of Florida’s cultural resource laws, policies and programs.

Knowledge of the types of distribution of Florida’s submerged archaeological sites.

Skills with personal computer applications including GIS, small boat handling and marine maintenance.

Ability to prepare professional reports, give public talks and instruct public workshops.


Experience with submerged prehistoric sites.

Experience with SonarWiz 5 software.

Full face mask diving certification.


Marine Geophysicist with Wessex Archaeology

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 have offices in Salisbury, Sheffield, Maidstone, Bristol, Edinburgh and Wales.

Due to a continued high level of demand for our services, Wessex Archaeology is seeking to appoint a Marine Geophysicist (Supervisor/Officer grade) to join our GeoServices team, to be based in Salisbury. This opportunity offers the chance to work as part of the dynamic GeoServices team which together technical experts from a wide range of science disciplines to provide specialist input into projects and deliver a range of services to our clients by applying Earth Science techniques to a wide range of archaeological projects.

The successful applicant would assist in the production and delivery of a range of geophysical projects, through processing, interpretation and reporting on a range of geophysical data (sidescan sonar, magnetometer, multibeam bathymetry and shallow seismic data). Experience of offshore acquisition of geophysical data would be advantageous.

Closes 25 November.

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