Biopharmaceutical Analyst

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Boston, USA
Oct 18, 2019
Nov 16, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset management group that provides a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions for individual, institutional and corporate clients around the world. With more than 2000 people including over 450 investment professionals based in North America, Europe and Asia, we manage over $400 billion of assets (as of May 2018) across developed and emerging market equities, fixed income, asset allocation solutions and alternatives. Our priority is the investment success of our clients. We know investors want strong and repeatable risk-adjusted returns and we aim to deliver this through an active and consistent investment approach that is team-based, risk-aware and performance-driven.

Job Description:

Columbia Threadneedle Investments, the global asset management subsidiary of Ameriprise Financial, is seeking a Biopharmaceutical Analyst to be based in Boston, MA.

  • Conduct primary research on the broader industry and specific companies through key opinion leader calls, earnings calls, management interactions, company visits, medical meetings, and sell-side events.
  • Find clinically relevant innovations that could lead to large market opportunities.
  • Formulate hypothesis on therapeutic innovations and identify investment ideas that can best leverage the hypothesis.
  • Identify and maintain clinical catalyst calendar including clinical trial data, regulatory events or other important events relevant to the industry.
  • Proactively work with Healthcare team analysts and portfolio managers to formulate thesis on investment ideas.

Required Qualifications:
  • MD/PhD or equivalent in the sciences, clinical science or medicine.
  • 7-10 years of dedicated clinical, laboratory or patient care experience at an academic institution or industry participant such as a drug development company or contract service clinical provider.
  • Tacit understanding of clinical trial design and drug pathways.
  • Ability to analyze preclinical and clinical data, and adjudicate trial conduct.
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA and/or CFA.
  • Experience as a buy-side equity analyst.
  • Ability to create detailed financial models, valuation analysis, and written reports to support stock recommendations.


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