Biotech Analyst - hedge fund

New York, USA
VERY competitive compensation package
21 Aug 2022
10 Sep 2022
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Will gather and analyze industry information, build financial models and write reports on the biotech sector, market trends and biotech companies.

This role will utilize a broad range of disciplines and expertise both scientific (in-depth knowledge of therapeutic areas pursued by covered companies, drug mechanisms, their associated safety/efficacy profiles and clinical design strategies) and non-scientific (analyzing intellectual property, financial status and capital markets trends).

Position is a unique combination of science, medicine and finance at an investment management firm using multi-disciplinary approach for its investment process.


• Perform technical analysis for both prospective and existing public and private biotech investments

• Review, synthesize and present disease pathophysiology, drug mechanism of action, PK/PD, pre-clinical and clinical data, CMC/regulatory considerations and prevalence/incidence data for internally-generated reports and presentations

• Know, or be willing to learn, how to evaluate the above data points to generate actionable investment theses

• Monitor a variety of data sources to detect changes in fundamental and sentiment changes for companies and areas of interest while also identifying potential risks

• Maintain a skeptical approach to data interpretation with a focus on independent verification of assumptions

• Self-starter, quick learner, able to work with minimum supervision

Experience/Skills Requirements:

• Evaluate the full spectrum of early stage private to mature public biotech companies without using a fixed mindset

• Balance fundamental analysis with an appreciation for markets driven guidance, sentiment and indicators when performing research

• A strong passion for biotech investing in both the public and private spheres

• Experience at synthesizing highly complex information, distilling information into key/succinct questions, generating an investment thesis and testing one's thesis objectively is required

• Minimum of 4 years of experience in the healthcare or healthcare finance industry; this experience can be in venture capital, public investing, clinical or regulatory roles at a biotech or pharmaceutical company

• Excellent analytical, organizational, written and verbal communication

• Ability to take detailed notes in real time during presentations, company meetings and calls

• Excellent analytical, organizational, written and verbal communication


Position offers:

• Great opportunity, role involves collaborating with top investment/portfolio manager, and biotech scientific and business community

• Firm offers very competitive compensation package, generous salary, bonus, benefits

• Collegiate/collaborative/professional culture

Please contact us for more details and confidential consideration

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