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Equity Research Associate - Biotechnology


Boston, MA

Posted May 23

Job Description

Jefferies Group LLC, the largest independent, global, full-service investment banking and capital markets firm headquartered in the U.S. focused on serving clients for 60 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. We offer deep sector expertise across a full range of products and services in investment banking, equities, fixed income, asset and wealth management in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East and Asia. Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a diversified financial services company. Summary: Top investment bank is seeking an equity research associate to support senior biotechnology analyst covering mid-and small-cap companies out of our Boston office. Responsibilities will include: • Conducting proprietary research evaluating biotech companies’ therapeutic pipeline by analyzing scientific literature, attending medical conferences, and consulting industry experts • Writing research reports for initiations of coverage, analysis of data, deep dive in disease/ technology, and industry/ company news • Building and maintaining financial models • Conceiving and executing on differentiated project ideas • Interfacing with company management teams, internal sales and trading personnel, and institutional investors Key qualifications: • Advanced degree (PhD/MD) in life sciences, with oncology/immunology/virology experience as a plus • ~1+ years of experience in biopharmaceutical investment research, consulting, or industry • Proficiency in written/verbal communication • Experience building financial valuation models using excel as a plus • Motivated, hard-working, attention to detail, team player Senior Analyst Bio: The Senior Analyst has over a decade of professional experience with a focus on biopharmaceutical, including biotechnology equity research analyst at Jefferies, strategy consultant at a leading consulting firm, investment profession at private equity and venture capital funds, and marketing/sales management at a major medical device company. At Jefferies, he covers small/mid cap biotechnology companies across a broad range of therapeutic areas and technology modalities, including targeted/precision oncology, immunology/inflammation, and vaccine. He holds an MBA degree from Duke's Fuqua School of Business. He completed his training of clinical medicine and received a medical degree from the Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University. He is also a CFA charterholder. At Jefferies, we believe that diversity fosters creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives. We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for all employees regardless of our differences and supports a workforce that is reflective of the communities where we work and live. As a result, we are able to pool our collective insights and intelligence to provide fresh and innovative thinking for our clients. Jefferies is an equal employment opportunity employer. We practice equal opportunity for all, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, genetic information, reproductive health decisions, or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. As part of this commitment, Jefferies will extend reasonable accommodations to individuals with qualified disabilities, as appropriate, under applicable law. It is Jefferies’ policy that all employees be fully vaccinated with a booster against COVID-19 in order to enter any Jefferies office or participate in any Jefferies or client event in person. Should an offer of employment be made, your acceptance of that offer means that you will comply with this policy. You will be advised of your anticipated schedule to be in the office should we move forward with the offer. Please note that all visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter a Jefferies office.

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