Equity Research Associate - Biotechnology

Piper Sandler - Chicago, IL 60606 (The Loop area)+1 location
$85,000 - $150,000 a yearFull-time

At Piper Sandler, we connect capital with opportunity to build a better future.

We believe diverse teams with unique backgrounds, skills and experiences yield more innovative solutions. Our mission is to recruit, develop, retain and engage a diverse, high-performing team. Our business enables bright, committed people working in partnership within an environment that allows each person to achieve at a high level. We commit to encouraging and valuing inclusivity because every partner brings unique perspectives that help us better serve our clients.

Piper Sandler is currently seeking an Equity Research Associate to join our Biotechnology team in Chicago.

In equities, our sales & trading teams facilitate public offerings in our core sectors and dedicate significant levels of firm capital to ensure the highest aftermarket support. We are a market maker and/or transact in 2,500 securities, offering traditional, algorithmic and program trading approaches. Our 50+ senior analysts produce industry-leading, deep-sector research on more than 1,000 stocks under coverage, including the largest small/mid cap coverage on the Street. We empower our investors with focused, best-in-class macro research. Our Institutional Investor top-ranked analysts utilize independent processes that provide impartial insights into economic trends, energy, portfolio strategy, technical analysis, policy actions and political developments. Learn more about our equities team here.

The Equity Research Associate position offers a unique opportunity for an ambitious professional seeking to play a meaningful role in our Biotechnology group. The Associate will:

  • Work in partnership with the senior analyst to conduct extensive company and industry research

  • Create financial models and valuation analyses

  • Write company reports, industry reports and investment recommendations

  • Meet with company management teams and interview company customers, suppliers and competitors

  • Make company visits and attend trade shows and industry conferences

  • As associates develop industry expertise, they will have additional responsibility for marketing their team's research and investment recommendations to our sales force and to institutional investors, venture capitalists and private and public companies

Attracting only the very best professionals has been and will continue to be a key element of our success. We are focused on hiring candidates with genuine potential and interest for advancement within our firm. A successful candidate will possess the following characteristics:

  • The associate position is a demanding and fast-paced job that requires the ability to think quickly on one's feet and work independently

  • Strong candidates will have an intense interest in the stock market and a demonstrated record of professional, academic and personal achievement

  • Outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Outstanding quantitative and organizational skills

  • A strong competitive spirit balanced by a proven ability to work as part of a team

  • Bachelor’s degree in science related field preferred but not required

  • Strong interest in healthcare/biotechnology field required

  • Strong writing and modeling experience required

  • SIE, Series 86 and 87 required (or willingness to obtain within 90 days)

Piper Sandler values a strong culture dedicated to the emotional and physical well-being of our employees. Learn more about our commitment to our employee’s health and well-being. Learn more about our benefits program and how we are here for our employees and their families today, tomorrow and beyond.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran or status with regard to public assistance.

The anticipated starting salary range for New York City-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $85k-150k per year. Placement within this range is dependent upon level of experience. This position is eligible for annual incentive compensation which will be a part of the total compensation. Total compensation for this position will be competitive with the market.

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