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Equity Research Associate – Biotechnology

Guggenheim Securities

New York, NY

Posted April 10

Job Description

Position Summary
Guggenheim is seeking an exceptional candidate to join as a sell-side Equity Research Associate to help cover the Biotechnology sector. This person will be responsible for following the progress of public/private Biotechnology companies and will support the research team in its efforts to analyze companies and make stock recommendations to institutional investor clients. In addition to a background in the life sciences, the ideal candidate will have interest in equity research and financial modeling, specifically in the Biotechnology sectors with a focus on immunology. The position is in New York.
Essential Job Functions
  • Provide support to the Senior Analyst through fundamental analysis and investment research in equity markets with an emphasis on original, bottom-up research in the Biotechnology sector
  • Analyze individual Biotechnology companies to build and update fully integrated financial and valuation models
  • Write comprehensive research reports and present findings; draft reports/notes on relevant investment themes, events, and breaking news
  • Conduct primary research through industry sources including, but not limited to, financial analysis, due diligence clinical data and industry trends, company management and strategies
  • Organize physician calls for investors and investor events
  • Update analyst marketing handout regularly
  • Interact with Firm’s institutional sales force and investor clients
  • Respond to client and internal inquiries regarding research findings and directives
Preferred Qualifications
  • Exceptional academic pedigree, including a higher degree in a life science field (MD or PhD)
  • Experience in immunology is a plus
  • Prior experience at a bio-pharmaceutical company is preferred
  • Exceptional analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Ability to search, understand, and interpret scientific and medical publications and presentations
Work Location 
  • Currently, this role is expected to be in the ­­­­New York office at least 4 days per week.
  • Annual base salary between $100,000 and $165,000.
  • The base salary range represents the low and high end of the anticipated base salary range for this position. Actual base salaries may vary depending on factors such as location and experience. The range listed reflects base salary only, and the total compensation package may include other components such as incentive compensation.

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