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Joshua Berg

  • Senior Associate Dean and Chief Operating Officer

  • Contact:
  • Assistant: Kerensa Jackson-Burton
  • Office Location:
    Eckhardt Research Center
    Room 299A
    5640 South Ellis Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60637

Joshua Berg serves as chief financial and administrative officer for the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. He manages administrative staff and oversees organizational changes, coordinating with other leadership team members to support the school’s academic, educational, and outreach missions. His responsibilities include:

  • Budget management and resource allocation
  • Accounting
  • Procurement
  • Grants & Contracts Management
  • Faculty and staff payroll
  • Staff organization and performance management
  • Faculty and Academic search, promotion, and retention support
  • Strategic Marketing and Communications
  • Information technology
  • Administrative Support
  • Facilities & Space
  • Access and Security management
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Building Administration and Event Support
  • Laboratory Safety

Berg received his AB in psychology and MS in computational neuroscience from the University of Chicago, and his MBA in strategic leadership and management from the University of Kansas.  He founded two companies focused on choice behavior prediction and has served in research, operations, and administrative roles at the University of Chicago for over 20 years.