The J. Paul Getty Museum invites applications to the position of Senior Curator, Photographs. The Senior Curator oversees the Museum’s renowned collection of nearly 150,000 photographs representing the history of the medium from its inception to the present day. With particularly strong holdings in early European and American photography, the collection has become increasingly international in scope, with significant holdings of work from Asia, Africa, and South America, and actively collects 20th and 21st-century photographs. The Senior Curator oversees the Center for Photographs, with 7,000 square feet of dedicated gallery space at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, directs a vibrant staff and spearheads a dynamic program of acquisitions, exhibitions , and research projects. Working with curatorial colleagues and the senior staff to further the mission of the Museum, the ideal candidate will be a bold and strategic thinker, possess a broad knowledge of the history of photography (particularly European and American), and demonstrate a keen eye for photographs of artistic quality and significance. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in art history, at least ten years of successful curatorial practice, experience with and knowledge of the photography market, an international network of professional relationships, excellent verbal and written skills, and sound management ability. The Senior Curator will also have a desire and ability to work effectively within a highly collaborative environment.