Job Posting: Part-Time Lecturer, Ancient Middle Eastern Studies

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the College of the University of Chicago seek an experienced teacher to work with MA students in the two-year Master’s Program in the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES).

Posted on June 19, 2022

Job Posting: Associate Director and Chief Curator of the Oriental Institute Museum (OIM)

The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, seeks applicants for the position of Associate Director and Chief Curator of the Oriental Institute Museum (OIM). The ideal candidate has progressively responsible leadership experience in a museum with staff management, collections care, and special exhibition projects combined with academic qualifications in an ancient Middle Eastern field of specialty. A PhD is preferred. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The full posting is at https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Associate-Director-and-Chief-Curator-of-the-Oriental-Institute-Museum_JR15879-1.

Posted on April 19, 2022

Chicago Magazine features the OI Museum’s special exhibition

Chicago Magazine features the OI Museum’s special exhibition, Joseph Lindon Smith: The Persepolis Paintings, in their list of the top ten events to visit in Chicago this April.

Posted on March 30, 2022

Save the Date: Giving Day, April 6–7

On April 6–7 the OI and the entire University of Chicago will celebrate Giving Day, a special 24-hour campus-wide fundraising appeal that brings together our global community of alumni, students, and friends to support our research and help us built a better tomorrow.

Posted on March 22, 2022

Now Available OIP 147, Tell Abada: An Ubaid Village in Central Mesopotamia by Sabah Abboud Jasim

The OI Publications department announces that OIP 147, Tell Abada: An Ubaid Village in Central Mesopotamia by Sabah Abboud Jasim, is now available.

Posted on March 4, 2022

Job Posting: IT User Support Specialist

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago seeks an IT User Support Specialist to provide support to end users and serve as OI representative to University-wide IT committees and communicates University-wide problems or upcoming changes to impacted OI staff and faculty. For full details, follow this link: https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/IT-User-Support-Specialist---Oriental-Institute_JR14375.

Posted on December 22, 2021

Job Posting: Professorship in Egyptian Archaeology

The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Egyptian Archaeology. The appointment would commence on July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Posted on December 6, 2021

Job Posting: Professorship in Sumerology

The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Sumerology with an expected start date of July 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Posted on November 18, 2021

Save the Date! Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021!

The OI is thriving upon the support from our community of lifelong learners! Your curiosity inspires us to develop new educational programs whether it’s a lecture, special exhibition, gallery talk, or adult education class. This Giving Tuesday, we will be raising funds to keep our outreach program vibrant, diverse, and accessible to all and we hope you will consider supporting us on November 30th. Click here to support he OI!

Posted on November 3, 2021

Birds of the Month Calendar

Our Cat of the Month calendar was such a success that we’ve decided to continue offering an OI Calendar Subscription! Each academic year we will start a new theme, which is decided by YOU. For academic year 2021–22 we will be featuring Birds from the OI’s Collection!

Posted on September 22, 2021

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