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

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

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

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