Life Sciences Associate/Senior Associate

Menlo Park, CA, 94025, United States of America

Posted on 10/09/2020

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Life Sciences Associate

San Francisco, Boston, San Diego or Seattle

This position is with a Venture Capital group based in the Bay area with approximately $5B in assets under management. Their focus is in everything from pre-clinical drug discovery groups all the way through established companies. This group has recently gone through a new round of funding and is adding to their team as they continue to grow.

Associates at this group will work on all aspects of deals including identification of companies to invest in, assets to form new companies around, technical due diligence, creation of business plans/investment angles, and term sheet preparation.

  • Advanced degree (MD, PhD preferred) in medicine or the life sciences
  • Significant work experience (2-4 years) in biopharmaceuticals / drug development, including venture capital or other healthcare investing, management consulting, investment banking, business development, or R&D management
  • Outstanding analytical and modeling skills and strong medical and scientific acumen; able to distill the key issues around complex decisions

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