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Ls/ Tools/ Diagnostics Analyst

Pura Vida Investments

New York, NY

Posted January 13

Job Description

Role Description

Research Analyst focused on evaluating competing technologies and new innovations in the field of molecular diagnostics and life science tools. 

Key Responsibilities

Working with the investment team on existing investments and generating new ideas.  Engaging in independent research to evaluate technologies in designated subsectors.  Understanding industry trends and outlook and researching competing products and companies. Comprehensive understanding of value proposition of technologies and how that translates into appropriate valuation for companies.  Meeting with company management teams and joining calls with physicians and key opinion leaders.

Ideal Qualifications & Experience

M.S. or Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biology, Cell Biology, Genomics, Immunology, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Computational Biology, Neurobiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Cancer Biology or similar field.  Insights into genomics, molecular diagnostics, molecular biology or sequencing, with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely about the underlying science.  Equity research background or knowledge of accounting, finance, and valuation methods is a plus.  

About Pura Vida

Founded in 2012, Pura Vida is a healthcare-focused hedge fund with a market-neutral approach. Since inception, the firm has generated superior returns and was named Best Emerging Manager in Global Equities by Absolute Return in 2018. The firm invests across the healthcare space including medical technology and devices, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, healthcare services, as well as the legal cannabis space. 

Pura Vida provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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