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Subject: Position at Odyssey Marine Exploration

Position at Odyssey Marine Exploration

From: Alice V. Copeland <alice<-a>
Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Marine Archaeological Conservator
Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc.
United Kingdom

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Research and Scientific
Services division of Odyssey Marine Exploration.  This is an unique
opportunity to engage in high-status material culture conservation
from excavation to storage or display.  Interventive conservation
documentation may lead to publication.

This position is a UK based independent contractor role to document
and conserve both organic and inorganic artefacts recovered from a
marine archaeological environment for storage, research and
exhibition.  Artefacts recovered will cover a broad range of
material including large bronze cannon.  The successful candidate
will work under and report to the Project Conservator.

The successful candidate will follow up on conservation treatments
and apply conservation and care policies that follow industry
standards.

Position Type: Contractor, reports to Project Conservator and
Director of Research and Scientific Services

Duration of Contract:  Upon completion of project.

Closing Date:  January 31, 2015

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Liaises closely with and follows conservation strategy laid out
    by the Project Conservator

    Maintains and manages laboratory equipment, tools and supplies,
    including handling hazardous substances

    Applies conservation methods to stabilize artefacts

    Conducts condition assessments

    Records results in digital form

    Carries out and facilitates conservation duties that include
    integrated environmental monitoring

    Coordinates and liaises with stakeholders for appropriate
    treatment for artefacts

    Documents artefact condition and treatments before and during
    conservation

    Conducts research and analyses where necessary

    Collaborates with other conservation professionals of relevant
    expertise, where necessary

    Provides support in outreach programs and supports tour visits

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Confident self-starter capable of working both as part of a
    multi-disciplinary team and independently

    Good common sense based on past experience to identify problems
    and solutions

    Ability to put forward own ideas confidently

    Shares results and information with various stakeholders

    Strong organizational skills highlighted by the following
    attributes: client focused, efficient and capable of working
    under pressure to deadlines, proactive, excellent multi-tasking
    capabilities and communication skills, strong priority and time
    management skills, ability to respond to special projects on a
    short notice

Education:

    Relevant degree of MA level or comparable experience in
    archaeological or marine archaeological conservation

    Proven experience in internships and apprenticeships in
    museums/conservation

    Industry standard qualifications

Additional Information:  To apply for the position, send a cover
letter along with a Curriculum vitae to
johnoppermann<-a t->odysseymarine< . >com. No telephone calls please.

Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity
Employer/Affirmative Action Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans,
Disabled

John M. Oppermann
Director of Research and Scientific Services
Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc.
5215 West Laurel Street
Tampa FL 33607
813-766-1776


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