Employment Opportunities

Apply NowHuntington Medical Research Institutes is a state-of-the-art medical research facility. We offer a competitive salary and benefits in a friendly atmosphere.


HMRI utilizes application forms, interview processes, and pre-employment testing to assess whether an applicant possesses the skills, competency, and personal attributes necessary to meet performance standards.


HMRI seeks a President and Chief Executive Officer as described in the position description below. To apply for consideration or for further information, please contact or direct resumes and letters of interest to Jay Berger PhD at Morris & Berger, 500 North Brand Boulevard, Suite 2150, Glendale, CA 91203, (818) 507-1234, jberger@morrisberger.com. Electronic submission is strongly encouraged. Please do not contact HMRI directly.


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President and Chief Executive Officer (President & CEO) is responsible for driving the mission and strategic direction of HMRI, as well as for the fiscal health and structural soundness of the organization. This includes facilitating the organization’s strategic planning, as well as leading all day-to-day operations and overseeing the staff in the management, administration, and execution of all programs and services of the organization. The President & CEO is responsible for an annual operating budget of approximately $7 million and a total staff of 47 employees.

Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Leading and articulating both short and long term vision and strategic direction of HMRI’s programs and activities to the Board; developing strategic and operational plans with the Board and staff; setting clear goals, objectives and measures that drive organizational performance
– Collaborating with the Board on board development, recruitment, outreach and orientation. Enabling the Board to be fully informed of operations and the financial health of the organization, and fully engaged, so that each Board member can contribute up to his or her potential
– Serving as a key spokesperson and public face of HMRI while also establishing unified goals and messages that enable other senior staff to be publicly recognized as leaders in their area of expertise
– Working closely with the Chief Science Officer to identify and realize biomedical research opportunities and objectives
– Supporting the Vice President of Development and Communications and staff with fundraising and public awareness strategies to promote programs, gain recognition and increase funding to HMRI. Taking a leading role in generating, cultivating and maintaining donor relationships from various sources; working with staff to shape the concepts and content for proposals, effective partnerships and collaborations to attract new funding
– Working with the Vice President of Finance and staff leadership in the development and implementation of the strategic plan and overall administration of the organization including the development of the annual budget, monitoring of financial performance, appropriate operational infrastructure and human resources
– Providing management and oversight of direct reports with an eye to operational quality, financial health, best practices, transparency, and overall excellence. Striving for continuous improvement, strong internal communications, integration of programs and practices as the organization grows and expands, and instituting efforts that build leadership and staff development


HMRI seeks a visionary leader with the ability to create a collaborative, inclusive environment, conducive to open communication among the Board, the senior administration, staff, and other constituencies. The President & CEO must have strong leadership skills, sound fiscal management abilities, and be a relationship builder who will work diligently to be a successful fundraiser. The President & CEO will be a strong communicator, a good listener and an articulate and persuasive presenter to large and small groups. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, entrepreneurial and forward-thinking individual who has shown success in building widespread support for an organization through collaborative efforts with internal and external stakeholders. The President & CEO will have a commitment to continuous improvement of programs and systems and will have the capacity to create a community that embraces positive change. He/She should be a highly responsive, motivated, resourceful, results-oriented leader with the ability to think strategically, generate new ideas, prioritize, plan, and set goals and objectives, as well as implement and follow through. He/She will be a creative person with a strong business sense and an understanding of finance, fundraising and marketing in a nonprofit, private or public sector environment. The President & CEO will model integrity and promote high ethical and professional standards in all interactions with HMRI stakeholders.

The successful candidate for the President & CEO position will demonstrate the following abilities, skills and/or qualities:

– Appreciate and enthusiastically promote HMRI and its programs
– Demonstrate successful fundraising experience and expertise or relationship building
skills that would indicate the potential for assisting HMRI in securing funds for its future
– Collaborate closely with the HMRI Board of Directors in setting strategic goals and
ensuring the achievement of those goals
– Develop an understanding of the nature and importance of the science performed at
– Provide a positive and supportive work environment
– Communicate effectively, listen well and encourage open communication and respect
throughout the HMRI community
– Establish a presence and visibility to the work of HMRI within the local community and
to broader partners nationally and internationally
– Collaborate effectively and forge relationships with other organizations and audiences


Ideally, the President & CEO will possess a record of effective leadership as the CEO or in a #2 position, preferably although not necessarily, in the area of biomedical research. Candidates should have experience that demonstrates strategic, visionary and compelling leadership and successful management of dynamic organizations. The individual should have a track record of success in working at a high senior level where fundraising or building support for an organization is a key activity. Successful experience in general and financial management as well as strategic planning and external relations is also important. Successful candidates should have a range of well-developed skills that demonstrate the ability to conceptualize, plan, implement, administer, evaluate, and develop resources. It is preferred that candidates have experience working closely with board leadership. Demonstrated knowledge of or interest and experience in healthcare or biomedical research is essential.


An advanced degree is preferred.


A competitive salary and benefits package will be provided. Relocation assistance is negotiable,
if needed.


Our institute is an independent, nonprofit, public-benefit organization dedicated to improving health and prolonging life by enhancing knowledge of life processes and disease, and by developing technology to diagnose and treat diseases. The Advanced Imaging Center is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Radiology Technologist/ Research Associate with experience on GE MRI scanners.

Full-time or Part-Time. The MRI Tech/Research Associate will: assist in coordinating clinical and research programs; develop, test and implement protocols under the direct supervision of the Radiologist; screen and examine patients using appropriate safety measures; IV contrast injections as required under the supervision of the Radiologist; blood draws for research studies under the supervision of a MD; process, analyze and prepare data; ensure archival of data; obtain weekly QA scans for ACR; assist in drafting protocols and consent forms for research studies; assist in literature searches and grant-writing.


This position requires ARRT-MRI or ARMRIT certification and venipuncture certification. Phlebotomy license is strongly desired. Bachelors of Science degree is strongly desired.
The MRI Tech/Research Associate’s job requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, and awareness of the sensitivity and physical needs of patients and research participants.

Other Requirements:
– Minimum 3 years of clinical MRI experience
– Venipuncture license for contrast injections
– Phlebotomy license for blood draws a plus
– Experience in MR Spectroscopy a plus
– Minimum 3 years of experience on GE systems
– Experience in MR research strongly desired
– Experience with MR Safety
– Excellent computer skills
– Knowledge of Linux/Unix a plus
– Verbal Spanish a plus
– Must be dependable, organized, hard-working, detail-oriented.
– Must have the ability to follow instructions, to work well both under supervision and independently, and to bring projects to completion.

Please print and complete the job application form (using the orange “Apply Now” button) and email it along with your resume, CV and two professional references to jobs@hmri.org. Please use “MRI Tech / Research Asst” in the subject line of your email.

Successful candidates possess excellent problem-solving skills, individual initiative as well as participation in group efforts, along with fairness and appreciation toward fellow employees.


Management retains the discretion to change, modify or add to the duties of the above position at any time.


Huntington Medical Research Institutes is an Equal Opportunity Employer.