Hands on History Crew - English Heritage

English Heritage are seeking Hands on History crew members all across the UK as part of their summer events programme. Applicants must have a passion for engaging people in heritage, a positive, enthusiastic and 'can do' attitude. The role will require successful team members to lead a number of themed activities for family visitors to take part in (including Dressing Up, Role Play and Story Telling) throughout the summer holidays. Applications close based on location, between May 31st to June 21st. To learn more, click here.

Receiver of Wreck

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency are seeking a Receiver of Wreck to deal with matters of wreck and salvage in UK waters and wreck brought within UK waters, and dealing with wreck material from the Bronze Age all the way through to the operational response to current incidents involving wreck and salvage. This is a pivotal role and historic, which provides the function through which much of Part IX of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 is administered, operated and enforced. Applications close on June 13th 2019. For more information, or to apply, click here.

Assistant State Archaeologist

The North Carolina Office of State Archaeology (OSA) are seeking an Assistant State Archaeologist. The role will include evaluating and managing terrestrial and submerged archaeological resources throughout the state, conducting cultural resource compliance reviews associated with Federal and State laws and regulations and making additions to and editing restricted archaeological data in the office's Geographical Information System (GIS). Applications close on June 14th 2019. For more information, or to apply, click here.

Historic Environment Advice Assistant Apprentices

Historic England are offering a series of Historic Environment Advice Assistant Apprenticeships (HEAA) over the course of 27 months, which are equivalent to a foundation degree or first year of university (level 4). The apprenticeship will be divided between 80% work based training and 20% study with an approved training provider. The training element is a specially designed programme of learning that will include regular site visits, training sessions and online learning. In addition, apprentices will complete a range of professional courses to enhance their career development. Applications close on June 17th 2019. For more information, or to apply, click here.

Marine Heritage Consultant

Royal HaskoningDHV are seeking a Heritage Consultant to join their expanding UK Environmental team. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, optimistic, conscientious with excellent communication skills and a minimum of 2 years experience specifically in work place heritage and archaeological practice or consultancy. Direct experience of marine and coastal heritage consultancy is preferable, although individuals with experience of working as a marine archaeologist with an interest in pursuing a career in consultancy will also be considered. Applications close on June 30th 2019. For more information, or to apply, click here.

Marine Archaeologist

SNA International is seeking a Marine Archaeologist to provide professional and scientific leadership to the Defence POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) personnel working on investigation and recovery missions on a project basis and in regard to processing, analysing, and managing underwater remote-sensing datasets and geospatial data collected during field missions. Based in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii, the successful candidate will follow all DPAA policies and procedures to serve as a scientific-decision maker to create and iteratively execute archaeological strategies to search for, verify, survey, and recover sites in underwater contexts and forensically process any evidence. For more information, or to apply, click here.


Maritime Archaeologist / Submerged Pre-contact Archaeologist

SEARCH, an archaeology and cultural resources management company, has an immediate opening for a full-time Maritime Archaeologist with a specialization in submerged pre-contact resources in Pensacola, Florida, USA. SEARCH specializes in mega infrastructure projects and emergency response on land and water for Energy & Power, Defence, Federal, Transportation, and Development clients. This role will involve conducting submerged remote sensing survey field projects, and conducting background research, as well as many other tasks. For more information, click here.

Project Planner

Fairline Yachts in Hythe, UK, are seeking a Project Planner. Success, perfection, and the ultimate in luxurious experiences are all destinations Fairline Yachts are heading for. This role will involve supporting the Management team and Project Sponsor to identify and define project scope, requirements and objectives, assist with the preparation of project proposals, timeframes, schedule and budget, maintaining and monitoring project plans, schedules and work hours within budgets and expenditures, and preparing, coordinating and assigning engineering projects. For more information, or to apply, click here.

PhD Studentship in Saving the Mary Rose

Applications are invited for a three and half year PhD studentship which has become available for the project ‘Saving the Mary Rose: Determining the structural and material properties of a Tudor shipwreck’ as part of the joint Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Characterisation of Materials at Imperial College London starting as soon as possible. This PhD studentship is funded by the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council as part of the joint Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Characterisation of Materials with University College London and is open to UK home students or European students who have spent the last three years in the UK. Applications will close when suitable candidate is chosen. For more information, or to apply, click here. 

Dive Safety Officer & Maritime Archaeologist

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. (The Museum) is seeking a full-time Dive Safety Officer (DSO). The DSO will also serve as a project maritime archaeologist in addition to overseeing Museum safety programs for scientific diving operations. Successful candidate must be an experienced underwater archaeologist who has worked on a variety of submerged archaeological sites overseeing the application of rigorous dive and waterfront safety standards and training. He or she must have experience in underwater archaeological excavation and survey activities. Must be a certified AAUS scientific diver or be able to qualify as such by the beginning of this job. Fore more information, or to apply, click here. 

Marine Archaeologist 

Tetra Tech, Inc. is currently seeking applications for a Marine Archaeologist position. The marine archaeologist position requires candidates who ideally have at least five (5) years of experience working as a cultural resource principal investigator and/or manager on Projects that involve performance of background research in addition to collection and interpretation of remote sensing data. Applications for this vacancy are ongoing and will be closed when filled. For more information or to apply, click here

Field Archaeologist

Pre-Construct Archaeology LTD is seeking expressions of interest from field archaeologists who would like to work for the company’s offices at London (head office), Cambridge, Durham, Winchester and Newark, UK. They are looking for expressions of interest from candidates who must possess at least three months experience in commercial archaeology, and valid CSCS cards. Desirables include CIfA membership, a clean driving license and first aid training. To express your interest, please send your CV to [email protected] with your preferred region.

Part Time Lecturer in Marine Archaeology at the California State University

The Department of Anthropology at California State University San Marcos seeks a part-time lecturer for Fall 2018 to teach Marine Archaeology. Minimum qualification is an MA, PhD preferred, as well as topical and professional experience in the area of marine archaeology, culture and natural preservation. The candidate should also have experience of teaching anthropology or archaeology, and preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to teaching. This position will stay open until filled. Learn more, or apply here.

Archaeologist (12 month contract)

The Norwegian Maritime Museum requests applications from an experienced archaeologist to be responsible for GIS-data and photogrammetry for the coming excavation in the old harbour of Bjørvika, Oslo. For more information or to apply, click here.

Underwater Archaeologist

Duties will consist primarily of underwater archaeological monitoring, recording and excavation of submerged cultural resources in coastal and inland waters of Ireland, and will include extensive travel and engagement in diving operations. To apply click here.

Dive Safety Officer

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. is seeking a full-time Dive Safety Officer (DSO). The DSO will also serve as a project maritime archaeologist in addition to overseeing Museum safety programs for scientific diving operations. Learn more, or apply here.

Marine Archaeologist

The Marine Archaeologist will provide professional and scientific leadership to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) personnel working on investigation and recovery missions on a project basis and in regard to processing, analyzing, and managing underwater remote-sensing datasets and geospatial data collected during field missions. Learn more, or apply here.

Maritime Archaeology Fellow

The Wisconsin Historical Society Maritime Preservation and Archaeology Program and the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute are seeking a graduate-level Maritime Archaeologist to fill a fellowship position. Learn more, or apply here.

Senior Geophysicist and Marine Geologist

Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a  Senior Geophysicist/Marine Geologist in a highly dynamic role to support offshore development projects with a focus on submarine cables and the offshore wind industries.  This role provides broad support and technical expertise in other aspects of offshore project permitting, design, and development activities.  It also functions as a liaison and technical contact between various other offshore development functional groups, such as underwater acoustics, marine archaeology, and the marine survey groups. Learn more or apply here


Flanders Trainee Programme

Duties of The Flanders Trainee Programme include assisting in the promotion of the ratification and the national implementation of the UNESCO 2001 Conventions of the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage, and assisting the organisation of educational and awareness-raising activities. For more information click here. To apply, please send your CV and motivation letter to Ms. Guerin: [email protected] as soon as possible.


The Honor Frost Foundation Grant Scheme

To support authors to publish their research as Open Access articles (including in our very own IJNA) and will cover the article processing charges, this is for articles directly related to maritime archaeology research in the eastern Mediterranean. To learn more or apply, click here.

Maritime Archaeology Scholarship

The MaP Fund is calling for expressions of Interest from prospective applicants for a scholarship that will enable an individual to study for a Master of Maritime Archaeology degree (18 months) at Flinders University in 2019/20 (starting in March 2019 or July 2019). Applicants must have completed a Bachelor degree in Archaeology or closely related discipline, be eligible for entry into the MMA program according to the requirements of Flinders University, and be a resident in Asia or the Pacific region. For more information email the MaP Fund here. 


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