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Equity Research Associate - Biotech/Specialty Pharma

Wolfe Research

New York, NY

Posted January 4

Job Description

Biotech/Spec Pharma Associate

Wolfe Research is seeking a Biotech/Spec Pharma Research Associate to join its Midtown New York based office. We are a premier research boutique with a commitment to best-in-class content and ongoing strategic growth. Our firm is built around the mission of research excellence. Wolfe Research was voted #7 overall on a weighted basis during 2019 by II. The firm’s clients include many of the world’s largest asset managers with mutual funds, pensions, and hedge funds as the primary constituents.

Job Description

NYC-based equity research job covering: Biotech, Pharma, Life Sciences. This is an opportunity to work with a highly regarded analyst at a top tier research boutique as an associate on an expanding equity research team. The associate will report to the Senior Analyst and will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the Senior Analyst’s franchise including modeling, note writing, clinical data evaluation + IP diligence. Strong writing, modeling, Excel, and PowerPoint skills required. As the associate develops, responsibilities will expand to include communicating with clients and sales/traders and participating in the creative process.

What to expect

We are a large team and work very closely together. We have a very active dialogue with investors and C-level teams of pharma companies. There is a clear expectation that the candidate has a good attitude, is self-driven, very intellectually curious and can figure things out very quickly + work well in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

Skill set you will develop

-          Financial modeling

-          Ramping up on a new therapeutic area 

-          Dissecting clinical data 

-          Patent law & litigation

-          Public speaking & professional relationships



We are considering 2 different backgrounds for this position 1) individuals with hard sciences backgrounds or 2) individuals with a financial background that are willing to put in the hours to learn healthcare quickly.

-          1-2 years of experience in sell-side research, buy-side, investment banking program, public accounting, HC Consulting firms or industry experience is desirable

-          MD, PhD may apply but are not required

-          Comfortable working investment banking hours (including late nights and weekends)

-          A basic understanding of financial modeling


BA required, concentration in science, finance, medicine, accounting, or math preferred.


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