Project Support Placement – School Materials Development

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, which is based in Aberystwyth, is looking to recruit an education focussed work placement for our exciting Heritage Lottery Fund supported U-boat project.  The project uses sound detection technology to image WWI wrecks lying on the seabed around Wales and is utilising historical research to tell the stories of those affected by the Great War. The placement has been created as a development opportunity for a newly, or soon to be, qualified teacher to help deliver the educational legacy elements of the project. Applications close on April 28th 2019. To learn more, or apply, click here.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Educator

LCMM’s mission is to preserve and share the rich history of the Lake Champlain region by connecting the Lake’s past, present and future through research, exhibits, educational programs, and the preservation of historic resources. The museum offers year-round education programs, including proficiency-based school programs, boat building, summer camps, a Maritime Research Institute, replica vessels, courses and workshops. Applications close on April 30th 2019. To learn more, or apply, click here.

Consultant, Projects Maritime

Carnival UK are recruiting for an exciting new Consultant, Projects Maritime role on a 12 month fixed term contract. The role sits within the Maritime organisation within Carnival UK, this area of the business aligns all of the key elements of Maritime operations together with integrated strategy, planning and operational delivery. It unifies both Ship and Shore as a cohesive team and ensures that the fleet is operated in a safe, reliable, efficient and compliant way. Applications close on April 30th 2019. To learn more, or apply, click here.

Senior Assistant Curator in Archaeology

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge seeks to appoint a Senior Assistant Curator in Archaeology, to contribute to the work of an internationally-respected, dynamic research museum, in particular to the care, documentation and exhibition of the Museum's extensive archaeological collections. He or she will help make the collections accessible to researchers, students, public audiences and source communities, and will be expected to supervise staff, volunteers and students, contribute to Museum administration and programmes, and to University teaching. The appointee should anticipate leading the redisplay of world archaeological collections, which occupy the Museum's second-floor Andrews Gallery. Applications close on April 30th 2019. For more information, or to apply, click here.  

Texas Historical Commission Internship Programme

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) Internship Program is designed to provide undergraduate and graduate level students unpaid internships within a selected agency division or program; thereby exposing them to the benefits of choosing historic preservation as a career. Internships can include, but are not limited to, practical experience in archaeology, architecture, community development, historic preservation, history, economic development and planning, marketing communications, and administration. Deadline for summer applications closes May 1st 2019. To learn more, or to apply, click here.

Community Archaeologist, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a Community Archaeologist to ensure that the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority is an exemplar for archaeology in both site management and in the delivery of community based archaeological projects. This role will involve the development and implementation of a survey programme, and monitoring of framework for historic sites at risk. It will also involved the development of management proposals, through working with relevant agencies, landowners, etc, to implement the programme, and exploring opportunities for developing new initiatives through partnerships. Applications close May 3rd 2019. To learn more, or apply, click here.

Marine Geophysics Manager

Wessex Archaeology are currently seeking to appoint an experienced manager for the role of Marine Geophysics Manager in their Salisbury office. This role will have the ability to influence and promote continuous improvement and positive change within both the marine geophysics and wider Geoservices team, including delivering marine geophysics services to a high standard, and contributing to company business success, in line with the vision and values of the company. This role will hold responsibility for building and managing the team, provide for their training, mentoring and coaching needs, and helping them to develop their skills. Applications close on May 3rd 2019. To learn more, or to apply, click here.

Marine Heritage Consultant

Royal Haskoning DHV are seeking a marine heritage consultant to undertake tasks such as archaeological desk-based assessments, site visits and walkovers (coastal and intertidal), deliver tool box talks and presentations to on-site construction teams, prepare method statements and WSIs, and produce and compile marine historic environment (marine archaeology and cultural heritage) ES chapters associated with the coastal, intertidal and offshore elements of both large and small scale development planning projects. Applications close on May 9th 2019. To learn more, or to apply, click here.

PhD Studentship: Honor Frost Foundation Masters and/or Doctoral Awards in Maritime Archaeology

The Foundation's mission is to promote the advancement and research, including publication, of maritime archaeology with particular focus on the eastern Mediterranean. The Foundation is keen to support educational opportunities for students from the primary regions where Honor worked and is supporting a fully funded scholarship in Maritime Archaeology for students from Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and Syria to attend the University of Southampton commencing in September 2019. The scholarship is primarily for study at MA/MSc level with the possibility of further funding for PhD, but may also be offered at PhD level if there are suitable candidates. Applications close on May 15th 2019. For more information, or to apply, 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.


Stantec UK is looking for an Archaeologist to join their Environmental team, with the main focus being work for water companies in the south with potential to support a variety of non-water clients throughout the UK. 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

Archaeology, Museum, and Interpretation Intern – Slave Wrecks 

HBCUI (Historically Black Colleges and Universities Internship) is a 10-week summer experience with Greening Youth Foundation in partnership with the U.S. National Park Service. As a part of HBCUI, students from schools around the country are putting their unique skills and talents to work in preserving the contributions of African Americans to America's history and culture. Participants gain real-world, on-the-job experience as they explore federal careers in the U.S. National Park Service. For more information, or to apply, click here

Community Outreach Intern

This is a 10-week summer internship with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The intern will work in the Sanctuary Visitor Center campus assisting the Education Coordinator and the Visitor Experience Manager with visitor center operations, programs and community outreach activities (i.e. tours, staffing visitor center, and delivering STEM/marine technology programs) at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center in Alpena, Michigan. 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.

MaP Fund Maritime Archaeology Masters Scholarship

Through the kind generosity of the MaP fund – Dr Paddy O’Toole and Adjunct Professor Mark Staniforth will fund one international student from an ASEAN country, to study a Masters in Maritime Archaeology at Flinders University, Australia. The scholarship will have a total value of $70,000 for the 18 month course and including a stipend amount. The tenure is 18 months, or equivalent part-time duration. Applications close on May 3rd 2019. To learn more, or apply, click here.

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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