The Director’s Office at the Getty Research Institute (GRI) is seeking a limited term Research Specialist through June 2024. This position fosters and contributes to the GRI’s ongoing research and scholarly initiatives related to the Pre-Hispanic Art Provenance Initiative (PHAPI), which is a multi-departmental and multi-disciplinary project.
The ideal candidate will apply expert knowledge of research procedures and protocols to complex questions of importance to the Director’s Office and the program, developing new and innovative approaches. The Research Specialist conducts research in the GRI’s special collections, and possibly Spanish-language archives of Mexico and Central America, and participates in strategic partnerships and other long- and short- term relationships with arts institutions locally, nationally, and internationally.
The position requires partnership and management skills to lead cross-institutional partnerships and data literacy skills to analyze and research provenance datasets.
The Research Specialist represents the program’s initiatives and projects at public and private symposia, panels, workshops, and seminars, locally, nationally, and internationally. They may publish results or participate in research project exhibitions.