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Equity Research Associate - Biotechnology


Jefferies

Boston, MA

Posted December 15

Job Description


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/PharmD) in life sciences, with oncology/ immunology/ metabolism virology expertise 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

The salary range for this role is $135,000-$165,000. 

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, metabolic/obesity, 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.



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