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Driehaus Capital Management

Chicago, IL

Posted July 28

Job Description

Driehaus Capital Management LLC is looking to add an Analyst with 1-3 years of Life Sciences sector experience to their Life Sciences strategy.


Firm Overview

Driehaus Capital Management LLC is a Chicago based privately-held, independent investment adviser with more than $9 billion in assets under management, that provides discretionary advisory services to its institutionally-focused investor base.  The firm manages domestic, global, ex-U.S. and dedicated emerging market equity strategies as well as long/short credit investment strategies. 


Life Sciences Strategy Overview

We invest in public and private life sciences companies, focusing on preclinical/clinical stage biotech companies and early-growth stage device, diagnostic and tools companies.  We believe the only durable value that gets created in these industries comes from products that reach the market and have the potential to changes peoples' lives.  Because of that, our process and philosophy is oriented toward finding those opportunities. 


We are building the premier life sciences investment institution in Chicago.  We intend to be at the forefront of the life sciences investment industry, rivaling our peers on the coasts, as the industries move into the next phase of their evolution. 



The analyst we hire will grow to be a major contributor in an organization with the capabilities, access, and security of an established, multi-billion dollar fund, but the agility and opportunity for growth of a post-proof-of-concept start-up.


Position Description

The Life Sciences Analyst will work shoulder-to-shoulder with the portfolio managers in executing the following tasks:




Our ideal candidate is a mix of the following:




If this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please send your resume and responses to the questions that follow.  Please note that resumes without responses to these questions will not be considered.


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