The Getty Research Institute seeks a full-time limited-term research specialst for the Digital Florentine Codex research project, which aims to digitize the Florentine Codex manuscript and publish it online along with its translations and transcriptions and to produce a scholarly publication on the manuscript's twelfth book. Reporting to the co-project head, the Research Specialist will produce scholarly annotated translations from Spanish to English, and from English to Spanish of historical Latin American (especially Mexican) manuscripts and prepare and edit the texts for publication; identify key words in Nahuatl in texts and translate them to English and Spanish; help identify scribal hands in historical manuscripts and produces paleographic analyses of historical manuscripts; participate in the conceptualization of born-digital publications; work with project team members to realize research project; assist in the organization of and participate in workshops and symposia tied to the project.
* Ph.D. in Colonial Latin American art history or history
* 1-3 years experience with research, writing, editing, and translation in academic setting, research institute, or art museum (education may be considered)
* Fluency in Spanish; knowledge of Classical Nahuatl a plus