Equity Research Associate – Biotechnology

Equity Research Associate – Biotechnology

 

NYC

This individual will work directly with the senior research analyst to maintain coverage of existing and newly covered biopharmaceutical company stocks; in this capacity they will also work closely with institutional salespeople to respond to client inquiries and requests and will develop direct relationships with institutional investor clients.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect and analyze data related to therapeutics and various diseases, including scientific papers, clinical data, and prescription trends
  • Draft market research surveys and analyze results
  • Incorporate research findings into tabular and graphical exhibits and prepare written documents describing methodology, results and implications
  • Interview company executives or medical/industry consultants to develop and maintain expert insights into emerging trends, threats and opportunities in biopharmaceutical markets
  • Build, update and maintain market, industry and company financial models
  • Formulate investment recommendations based on fundamental analysis, valuation and risk assessment of individual companies
  • Develop, draft, edit and complete research reports and notes about markets, products, companies and stocks for distribution to the sales force and institutional clients
  • Monitor and respond to market, medical and scientific news
  • Attend selected medical, scientific and industry conferences and prepare notes summarizing presentations and content of relevance
  • Respond professionally and promptly to inquiries from internal and external clients, particularly when senior analyst is unavailable

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Qualified candidates will possess either: PhD in pharmacology, molecular biology, physiology, or some directly medically relevant discipline; or MD, with or without post graduate medical training.
  • Prior business education: MBA or CFA, or other formal business training
  • Prior business experience: at least 2 years of consulting experience at a leading consulting firm; or two years of industry business development experience at a leading pharmaceutical or biotechnology firm; or 2 years of investment banking analyst training in healthcare at a recognized investment banking firm
  • 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 interpret scientific and medical publications
  • Strong quantitative, financial modeling, forecasting and Excel skills
  • General understanding of statistical analysis techniques
  • High attention to detail and ability to work independently, multi-task and manage tight timelines

qualified candidates should email resume and cover letter to jobs@tseworldwide.com

Author: TSEWORLDWIDE

Michael is a 1996 graduate from Rutgers, The State University of NJ where he majored in Political Science. After Rutgers, Michael spent a year in Israel studying and working with early stage tech companies. After returning to the US, Michael spent 5 years with The Princeton Review in Operations of their graduate level courses. In 2001, Michael joined a staffing company where he led his office in sales of IT consulting services. In 2003, Michael started TSE and quickly found a niche in Strategy Consulting. He has formed partnerships with some of the leading consultancies in the areas of portfolio strategy, commercial assessment, market assess, payer strategy and operational effectiveness. Michael has helped consultancies and client side companies make key hires. In addition to recruiting, Michael helped Rutgers University create their Center for Innovative Ventures of Emerging Technologies and served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Sounding Board Member for 5 years. He continues to stay active in the field of higher learning helping students of the sciences think about careers in the pharmaceutical industry.