Job Posting: Field Director of the Epigraphic Survey

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago seeks a Field Director for the Epigraphic Survey, the Institute’s permanent epigraphic expedition based at Chicago House in Luxor, Egypt. Reporting to the Director of the Oriental Institute, the Field Director leads an international team of professional photographers, artists, Egyptologists, conservators, archivists, and support staff dedicated to the Survey’s core mission of preserving Egypt’s monumental heritage through high-quality documentation, scholarly publication, conservation, and restoration.

Posted on January 20, 2023

Now Available "Excavations at the Palatial Complex: Kerkenes Final Reports 2"

The OI Publications department announces that Excavations at the Palatial Complex: Kerkenes Final Reports 2 by Geoffrey D. Summers, with contributions by Susanne Berndt, Ahmet Çinici, Yılmaz Selim Erdal, Evangelia Pişkin, Noël Siver, and Françoise Summers; introduction by Nicholas D. Cahill; and Turkish summary by Güzin Eren is now available for purchase and download.

Posted on December 26, 2022

Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Egyptology

The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Egyptology with an expected start date of July 1, 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Posted on October 14, 2022

Now Available The Materiality of Greek and Roman Curse Tablets

The OI Publications department announces that The Materiality of Greek and Roman Curse Tablets: Technological Advances, edited by Sofía Torallas Tovar and Raquel Martín Hernández is now available for purchase and download.

Posted on October 10, 2022

Job Posting: Professor in Arabian Peninsula and Gulf States Archaeology

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for a position as Professor in Arabian Peninsula and Gulf States Archaeology. Review of applications will begin on Monday, October 31, 2022. The appointment would commence on July 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Posted on September 13, 2022

Now Available LAMINE 3 Scripts and Scripture: Writing and Religion in Arabia circa 500–700 CE

The OI Publications department announces that LAMINE 3 Scripts and Scripture: Writing and Religion in Arabia circa 500–700 CE, edited by Fred M. Donner and Rebecca Hasselbach-Andee, is now available for purchase and download.

Posted on July 5, 2022

Now Available OIS 13 Irrigation in Early States edited by Stephanie Rost

The OI Publications department announces that OIS 13 Irrigation in Early States: New Directions, edited by Stephanie Rost, is now available for purchase and download.

Posted on July 1, 2022

Job Posting: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Rank of Instructor at the Tablet Collection of the Oriental Institute

The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Rank of Instructor at the Tablet Collection of the Oriental Institute, expected start date of October 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a twenty-four-month, non-renewable appointment.

Posted on June 29, 2022

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