Welcome to University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Development

The University of Chicago attracts the best minds in medicine and is educating the next generation of physicians and scientists, who will break new ground in their chosen fields.

>> And you can play a part.

When you join our team of more than 70 professionals, you are investing in your future, while contributing to the legacy of an extraordinary institution. Our employees are intellectually curious, lifelong learners, optimistic and energetic, and committed to making the world a better place.


  • has more than 90 Nobel laureates as alumni, faculty, and researchers
  • is ranked third in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report’s Best National Universities list
  • enrolls students from more than 100 countries around the world
  • is home to the Pritzker School of Medicine, ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the top medical school for research in Illinois and among the best in the country
  • is a leader in the burgeoning fields of big data, cancer immunotherapy, brain mapping, and the microbiome
  • is one of the largest employers in Chicago with more than 24,000 faculty and staff employed at the University, medical center, and affiliated national laboratories


  • the opportunity to gain campaign experience, and drive the ambitious fundraising goals of a global institution
  • a competitive salary and benefits package
  • breathtaking city and lake views from our downtown Chicago office
  • a collaborative and supportive work environment
  • one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry
  • meaningful relationships with donors and scientists at the top of their fields
  • robust in-house support for our fundraisers; areas of expertise include marketing and communications, design, research and analytics, events and outreach, project management, information technology, and operations

>> University of Chicago scholars have been at the forefront of medicine since the institution’s founding in 1890. UChicago scientists and physicians:

  • introduced hormonal treatment for cancer
  • identified the genetic basis for leukemia, confirming that cancer is a genetic disease
  • discovered the source of red blood cell formation
  • pioneered clinical medical ethics
  • performed the country’s first living-donor liver transplant


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.