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Equity Research Vp - Biotechnology


New York, NY | San Francisco, CA

Posted April 15

Job Description

Top investment bank is seeking an equity research vice president to support senior biotechnology analyst covering mid- and small-cap companies out of our New York or San Francisco offices.

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:

  • 3+ years of experience in biopharmaceutical investment research, consulting, or industry
  • CFA and/or programming skills a plus
  • Advanced degree (PhD/MD/PharmD) in life sciences preferred
  • Proficiency in written/verbal communication
  • Experience building financial valuation models using excel as a plus
  • Motivated, hard-working, attention to detail, team player

The senior analyst covers small- to mid-cap biotechnology companies at Jefferies LLC. He joined Jefferies in 2015 following one year of covering biotech and pharma at Guggenheim Securities. He completed a post-doctorate fellowship at The Yale School of Medicine in Rheumatology, received a Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Notre Dame, and graduated from Wabash College with a B.A. in Biology.

Primary Location Full Time Salary Range of $175,000-$235,000. 

The salary offered will take into consideration an individual’s experience level and qualifications. In addition to salary, Jefferies offers, for eligible employees, an annual discretionary incentive and retention bonus, competitive employee benefits, including: medical, dental & vision coverage; 401(k); life, accident, and disability insurance; and wellness programs. Jefferies also offers paid time off packages that include planned time off (vacation), unplanned time off (sick leave), and paid holidays and paid parental leave. 

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