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Investment Associate, Health

Emerson Collective

Posted November 24

Job Description

Investment Associate, Health


Emerson Collective (EC) is a social change organization that uses a broad range of tools including philanthropy, investing, and policy solutions to create the greatest good for the greatest number of people. Established and led by Laurene Powell Jobs, we work to create new possibilities for individuals and communities. Our work is focused on advancing immigration reform, reimagining the future of high school, seeking an end to gun violence in Chicago, championing environmental justice, and accelerating cancer research and treatments. 

Emerson Collective is impatient but optimistic, and bold but pragmatic in its approach. We are seeking colleagues with both the audacity to dream up new ways to improve the world, and the determination to make them a reality.

The Opportunity

Emerson Collective Health Team is seeking an oncology-focused Investment Associate to work on the team’s investment efforts. The Health Team is forwarding its mission in oncology by partnering with researchers to accelerate transformative science, engaging in venture investing to support promising cancer therapeutics, diagnostics, research tools, and digital health companies; and empowering patients through unique projects and partnerships. 

Our success in the field of healthcare is dependent on building teams that include people from different backgrounds and experiences who can challenge each other's assumptions with fresh perspectives. As an Investment Associate on the Health Team, you will be involved in all aspects of the investment process, from idea generation and sourcing, through diligence, deal execution, and portfolio support. This role reports to the Director of Health Investments. 

Role and Responsibilities

Qualifications, Skills, and Requirement


This position will be based in Palo Alto and San Francisco, CA, but the Health Team will be remote until it is safe to return to the office (TBD). Some travel will be required but will generally not exceed 30%.


The salary for this role is highly competitive and commensurate with experience. Emerson Collective offers excellent organizational benefits.

To Apply

Send your resume and a short (<250 words) note about your interest in the role. Although all applications will be considered, we are unable to respond to inquiries.

Consistent with federal, state,and local law, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, Veteran status, or other protected category.


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