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Senior Analyst Or Analyst

Velan Capital

New York, NY

Posted April 9

Job Description

The Firm:

Velan Capital is a healthcare-dedicated long/short equity fund focusing on small and mid-cap companies with asymmetric return profiles. It serves as the public investing arm of healthcare investment firm Avego and encompasses the aggregate operational knowledge of the investment firm and associated portfolio companies. Velan seeks above-market returns based on deep fundamental analysis with a well-defined process that results in a concentrated portfolio. The fund selectively engages in activism to catalyze the change necessary to unlock shareholder value.

The Portfolio Manager has a career spanning two decades in the healthcare industry, both as an operator and as an investor.

The Role: Investment Professional (Senior Analyst or Analyst)

We are seeking a driven Analyst to join our team in NYC. The role will involve collaborating closely with the portfolio manager and the broader team to support the long/short portfolio. The title will be determined based on experience and track record.


It is expected that candidates will:

  • Conduct fundamental due diligence on existing and potential investments across the healthcare universe
  • Participate in investment and medical conferences, interacting with management teams, physicians, and research scientists
  • Build and maintain financial models to inform investment decisions
  • Analyze industry trends and capital market dynamics


  • Strong academic background in a relevant scientific discipline (MSc, PharmD, PhD, MD, or undergraduate hard science degree)
  • Minimum of three years of relevant, healthcare-focused work experience, with previous buy-side experience preferred
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage professionally with external and internal stakeholders
  • Passion for healthcare investing


Our compensation philosophy aims to attract and retain top talent, offering a competitive salary and bonus structure. We believe in paying for performance and recognizing sustainable results.

The total compensation includes base pay and bonuses, with the anticipated base salary range of $175,000 to $225,000.

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