Position Description
Press University of Chicago Press
Acquisitions Editorial
Acquisitions Editor (Science)


The University of Chicago Press seeks a talented and committed acquisitions editor to assume responsibility for the Press's science list. The editor will oversee and evolve an established program focused on the life sciences (among them ecology, evolution, animal behavior, botany, marine biology, and natural history), and publish 15-25 titles a year, including trade, scholarly, course, and reference books. Working from the Press's offices at the University's Hyde Park campus, the editor will collaborate closely with other Press departments to manage projects throughout their lifecycle. The position is open with respect to rank, from associate to senior editor. The Press welcomes applications from experienced or early-career editors with a passion for the sciences, as well as from professionals and journalists in the field of science communication.

Bachelor's degree or higher required. Advanced degree preferred.

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 talentacquisition@uchicago.edu with their request.

Interested applicants should apply online at: https:jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=236862