The J. Paul Getty Museum is seeking a limited-term Curatorial Assistant for the department of Manuscripts. The successful candidate will conduct research on the permanent collection of over 230 objects in the manuscript’s collection contributing to the development of the online catalog, with a specific focus on provenance and collecting history, bibliography, and exhibition history. As part of a team, he/she will develop descriptive content, enter data into TMS (The Museum System) database, review historical documentation, undertake bibliographic searches, perform editorial functions to assure accuracy and consistency, and engage in various aspects of collection documentation management. Assists staff and scholars on accessing the collections, responds to reference inquiries, and participates in curatorial projects as needed. May offer public gallery tours and contribute to academic publications.