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

The Archive of Thotsutmis now available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces a new publication in print and online The Archive of Thotsutmis, Son of Panouphis: Early Ptolemaic Ostraca from Deir el Bahari (O. Edgerton), by Brian P. Muhs, Foy D. Scalf, and Jacqueline E. Jay, Oriental Institute Publications 146, Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2021.

Posted on September 9, 2021

OI Community Mourns the Loss of Robert K. Ritner (1953–2021), Rowe Professor of Egyptology

The OI community mourns the loss of our dear friend and colleague Robert K. Ritner (1953–2021), Rowe Professor of Egyptology.

Posted on July 26, 2021

OI News & Notes 249 Now Available

The OI announces the online publication of News & Notes 249 for Spring/Summer 2021.

Posted on June 28, 2021

From Sherds to Landscapes: Studies on the Ancient Near East in Honor of McGuire Gibson now available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces a new publication in print and online From Sherds to Landscapes: Studies on the Ancient Near East in Honor of McGuire Gibson, edited by Mark Altaweel and Carrie Hritz, Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization 71, Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2021.

Posted on June 18, 2021

Excavations at the Cappadocia Gate by Geoffrey D. Summers now available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces a new publication in print and online Excavations at the Cappadocia Gate: Kerkenes Final Reports 1, by Geoffrey D. Summers, with contributions by Susanne Berndt, Yilmaz Selim Erdal, Evangelia Piskin, Yasemin Özarslan, Noël Siver, Francoise Summers, Robert Tate, and Nilüfer Baturayoğlu Yöney, introduction by David Stronach, and Turkish summary by Güzin Eren, Oriental Institute Publications 145,
Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2021.

Posted on May 24, 2021

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