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Position at Getty Conservation Institute

From: Melena Gergen <mgergen>
Date: Friday, February 22, 2002
Chief Scientist
Getty Conservation Institute

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), located in Los Angeles,
California, and one of the operating programs of the J. Paul Getty
Trust, serves the international conservation field by working
strategically to advance practice in the profession.  Activities
include scientific research, education and training, dissemination
of information, and carefully selected field projects, all directed
towards unsolved problems in the conservation field.

Reporting to the Associate Director, the Chief Scientist will have
overall responsibility for the GCI Science Group, a division
composed of about twenty-five scientists and technicians.  First and
foremost, this individual will provide scientific leadership and
vision for the group including the development and implementation of
research strategies and programs in the context of overall
institutional objectives.   S/he will also represent the GCI in the
international conservation science community, forge partnerships
with institutions in research areas of mutual interest, and manage
the staff and budget of the Science Group.

The ideal candidate should be a recognized leader in the field of
applied research and program development in conservation.  S/he
should be an innovative and interdisciplinary thinker who has the
ability to work effectively with experts, scholars and colleagues
from a wide variety of disciplines.  A minimum of ten years
experience at the highest level of competency in scientific research
is required.  The individual should be not only a strong contributor
to the field who would maintain personal research interests, but
also someone with a demonstrated ability to manage people, programs
and budgets.  Fluency in one or more foreign languages preferred.  A
doctorate degree in chemistry or other natural science, or an
equivalent combination of training and experience reflecting broad
knowledge and technical expertise in conservation of cultural
property required.  An excellent benefits package and salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience will be provided.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

    The Getty Conservation Institute
    Attn:  J.M. Teutonico, Associate Director
    1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 700
    Los Angeles, CA.  90049-1684
    Fax: 310-440-7713

Melena Gergen
Senior Project Coordinator
The Getty Conservation Institute

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:59
               Distributed: Wednesday, February 27, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-15-59-030
Received on Friday, 22 February, 2002

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