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Equity Research Associate, Infectious Disease, Endocrine & Cardiovascular Disorders

SVB Leerink

New York, NY

Posted May 27

Job Description

Job Title:           Equity Research Associate, Infectious Disease, Endocrine & Cardiovascular Disorders

Reports to:        Sr. Equity Research Analyst

Department:     Equity Research

Location:           New York

This individual will work closely with senior equity research professionals to assist in preparing and executing innovative and thought-provoking analyses of functional and scientific areas within the therapeutics industry. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect and rigorously analyze data related to therapeutics and various diseases, including scientific papers, clinical data, and prescription trends
  • Draft market research surveys and synthesize results into targeted insights
  • Regularly collaborate with and interview company executives or medical/industry consultants to deepen knowledge base in preparation of analyses and reports
  • Build, update and maintain financial models
  • Formulate in-depth investment recommendations based on fundamental analysis, valuation and risk assessment of a diverse range of companies
  • Leverage scientific and financial mindset in writing research reports and notes on companies for distribution to the SVB Leerink sales force and institutional clients
  • Keep up to date on all sector-relevant market news and medical meeting presentations
  • Answer inquiries from firm personnel and external clients
  • Support senior equity research professionals by attending events of special interest

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Hard working self-starter with a creative and insightful approach to problem-solving
  • Qualified candidates will possess a science background academically:. PhD, PharmD, or MD
  • Prior business experience preferred: at least 1 year of consulting experience at a leading consulting firm; or 1 year of industry business development experience at a leading pharmaceutical or biotechnology firm; or 1 year of sell side associate experience
  • Familiarity and knowledge of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries including clinical development, regulatory affairs, business development and commercialization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to search, understand and distill complex scientific and medical publications into succinct insights
  • Strong quantitative, financial modeling, forecasting and Excel skills
  • General understanding of statistical analysis techniques

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