Welcome to Medicine & Biological Sciences Development at the University of Chicago

When you join the Medicine & Biological Sciences Development team, you are not just investing in your future.

You are also investing in the future of our extraordinary institution. As one of the world's premier academic and research institutions, the University of Chicago has driven new ways of thinking since its founding in 1890.

A Team Effort

Our team of more than 70 professionals works with great intensity, pride, and determination. We have one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry, in part because we look for people who are intellectually curious, aligned with our mission, have solid experience, and are optimistic and energetic.

Our fundraisers are backed by outstanding research and analytics professionals, event and outreach planners, graphic designers, writers, project managers, and project assistants. We build close relationships not only with our alumni, donors, volunteers, and faculty partners, but also with each other.  

Setting you up for success

We are devoted to your career success and thereby our team’s success.

When you join our winning team, you get rock-solid support from the first day. New members participate in a rich and structured employee orientation, including personalized onboarding experiences and access to leadership.

We invest in our team members right away through advanced fundraising writing classes, presentation and delivery skill building sessions, and campus-wide workshops.

Why join us now?

In October 2014, the University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact launched in the public phase. This is a unique career opportunity to work with a dynamic organization driving the visionary and fundraising themes for the $4.5B University-wide Campaign, $1.2B of which will support medicine and biological sciences. The quiet phase has already generated more than $500 million in support of research, patient care, and education & training programs, including several transformational initiatives. 

Imagine adding to your list of professional accomplishments campaign experience at a world-renowned institution. Now imagine owning a part of that campaign and celebrating its successful completion with a team of respected and talented colleagues.

Couple that with the following:  

  • a competitive salary and benefits package
  • breathtaking city and lake views from our downtown Chicago office with easy access to everything the city has to offer, including public transportation

In all we do, we are driven to dig deeper, push further, and ask bigger questions.


Thank you for considering us in your career plans.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing recruitment@uchicago.edu with their request.