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Associate Director for Research and Knowledge Creation

Associate Director for Research and Knowledge Creation

Getty Research Institute Job Location: California Date Created: 07-26-2021

Getty Research Institute

Associate Director for Research and Knowledge Creation

The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks nominations and applications for a creative, innovative leader to serve as the Associate Director for Research and Knowledge Creation (AD-RKC). This position is an excellent opportunity for a thoughtful and visionary individual who – in conjunction with the Director, Deputy Director, and GRI senior staff – will develop and implement research that creates transformative ideas on the history of art and global cultural heritage and conveys those ideas to wider audiences, with attention to Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion, through both groundbreaking digital alongside established forms of scholarship. With a staff of approximately 30 and an overall budget around $4 million, the AD-RKC will report to the Deputy Director of the GRI and will oversee the Institute’s overall research agenda, which includes the management of external and internal scholars, research projects, and digital initiatives.

The successful candidate may come from the fields of art history, architectural history, ethnic studies, or archaeology, academia more generally, or from a foundation, museum, or other institution focused on humanistic inquiry. This is an exceptional opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the centrality of visual culture to join the leadership team at one of the world’s premier humanities-based research institutes. The AD-RKC will hold a Bachelor of Arts degree; an Ph.D. is expected. You may view the full position profile here.

Naree W.S. Viner and Tenley Bank of Koya Partners and Matthew Bunting of Storbeck Search have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role please submit your materials here or email Tenley directly here. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

The Getty is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.

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