Employee Benefits

The Morgridge Institute is committed to providing competitive and comprehensive benefit programs as a reflection of our commitment to our employees.  From health and wellness to professional development and work-life balance, these benefits are designed to address individual, as well as family, needs.  

Regular, full-time employees (including postdoctoral researchers) have access to a wide variety of benefits.

Health and Wellness:

  • Comprehensive Insurance Benefits that include Medical, Dental and Vision and include domestic partner coverage
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Voluntary Insurance Options: Critical Illness, Accident and Additional Life Insurance

Financial and Professional:

  • Fully-vested retirement contribution equal to 8% of the employee’s salary
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with an additional 3% matching contribution
  • Voluntary Employee Funded 403(b)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Financial Support for Professional Licensure/Certification, professional memberships and attendance at job-related conferences and seminars

Work/Life Balance:

  • Paid Vacation starting at 15 days per year, plus 3 additional personal days.
  • Paid Sick Time starting at 10 days per year.
  • Paid Volunteer Time
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and their household members
  • Use of University Facilities
  • Convenient, paid parking on campus
  • Paid bus passes