ELIGIBILITY: Employees who work a minimum of 25 hours per week and are eligible pursuant to applicable plan documents.



Health Benefits:

    • Up to 80% employer match on medical insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
    • Free vision, dental, and a small group life insurance policy for employees
    • Short and long term disability insurance options

Retirement Benefits:

    • Employees who work a minimum of 20 hours per week can contribute to a 403(b)-tax deferred annuity. The employee may contribute immediately. After a 6-month waiting period, the employee is eligible to receive 100% matching of the employee’s contributions at a rate of 7% of salary or a maximum amount of $5,000 per year (maximum of $192.31 per pay period), whichever is less. Employees become fully vested after three years.
    • 403(b) retirement savings program with an employer match of up to 7%, not to exceed $5,000 per year provided by the Lincoln Financial Group

Public Loan Forgiveness Program (PLFP):

    • IMR is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which has been designated by the US Department of Education as a qualifying employer for purposes of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

Holidays, Vacations, and Days Off:

    • 11 paid federal holidays
    • 13 days of vacation can be accrued annually
    • 13 days of sick leave can be accrued annually
    • After 3 years, vacation is increased to 20 days, and employees with 15 years of service are entitled to 26 vacation days

Institute for Medical Research

In Service to North Carolina - Located in Durham

MAIN PHONE: 984-250-7013

PHYSICAL/SHIPPING ADDRESS: 411 West Chapel Hill Street, Suite 310 Durham, NC 27701

DVAHCS, 508 Fulton Street, 151-IMR Durham, NC 27705