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Analyst/ Associate- Equity Research, Biotech

Bank of America

Bank of America

IT
New York, NY, USA · United States · Remote
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description:

The SMid-Cap Biotechnology Equity Research team covers companies spanning three main disease areas of oncology, central nervous system disorders, and rare diseases. The lead analyst is top three ranked in the Institutional Investor vote for the smid biotech category. In 2021 the team worked on several priced IPOs and add ons and is currently vetting a number of additional transactions. This means that the candidate for this position should be intellectually curious and have a deep desire to learn.

The ideal candidate possesses a life science background and experience with financial modeling in either sell-side research or healthcare investment banking.

He or she will work alongside the Senior Analyst and Associates in all aspects of the research process, from idea generation to modeling, including but not limited to the following:

  • Write industry and company reports and company launch initiations
  • Develop doctor/patient surveys and conduct doctor interviews to understand market dynamics, demand and future projection
  • Build financial models to quantitatively analyze company valuations
  • Demonstrate industry knowledge (such as regulatory, pricing) from early stage study to market approval
  • Build relationships and facilitate information flow with contacts at covered companies
  • Seek out new, value-added and/or unusual sources of information
  • Have ability to monitor news flow and highlight stock-impacting updates when the Senior Analyst is traveling
  • Interact regularly with sales, trading and external clients and if performance on team is strong enough, take on coverage of individual names over time

Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of experience (Advanced degree in life science discipline is a plus but not required)
  • Strong writing and financial modeling skills is a must
  • Ideal candidate would have 1-4 years of experience in biotech in equity research, buy side experience or investment banking experience
  • Must enjoy following the stock market and doing desktop and field research
  • Academic background in a life science field and should have basic understanding of economics, macroeconomic factors and policy
  • Must have excellent communications skills, written and verbal
  • Must have strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task
  • Must work well in a collaborative team environment
  • Must have strong desire to be a team player and view team’s success as a reflection of individual success

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40