Your career at The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) can help speed a cure for Parkinson's disease. MJFF is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on a diverse staff and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
How We Work: A Message from Michael J. Fox
Since opening our doors, our Foundation has brought a distinct sense of urgency and efficiency to the Parkinson's research landscape. We're always challenging how we can advance research better and faster. Our people are determined, collaborative and smart. I hope this also describes you. Thanks for your interest in working at The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and helping us end Parkinson's disease (PD).
What We Bring to Our Work
Similar to our community, we are impatient for change. We work to deliver results each year through our high-risk, high-reward business model and focused research agenda, which drives the most promising research from bench to bedside.
Our resources, whether donor dollars or industry collaborations, are used wisely to optimize priority projects. We tackle challenges along the way with nimbleness and creativity to make seismic impacts.
Leading by example is key. We demonstrate our core values in our daily work and hold ourselves accountable to the entire PD community.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation offers a dynamic team environment and seeks intelligent, driven and innovative individuals committed to finding a cure for Parkinson's. Our benefits take effect the first of the month following date of hire, with the exception of our 401(k) plan. The 401(k) Plan is effective the first of the month following three months of employment. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:
- medical coverage
- dental coverage
- vision coverage
- life insurance
- short and long term disability coverage
- critical illness, hospital indemnity and accident insurance
- 401(k) plan with 6 percent company contribution
- flexible spending accounts
- commuter benefits
- employee discount program
- 18 days paid time off (PTO), 12 sick days
- summer Fridays
- summer holiday week
The Michael J. Fox Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on a diverse staff and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Employee Resource Groups at the Foundation
The Michael J. Fox Foundation values the important work its Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) contribute to fostering a supportive and inclusive working environment. They serve as a resource to its members and the organization, helping to advance the Foundation’s mission to find treatments and a cure for the entire Parkinson’s community and creating value for all staff and our culture. Learn more about career opportunities with The Michael J. Fox Foundation.