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Analyst/Associate- Equity Research, Smid-cap Biotech

New York, New York

Job Description:

Bank of America is seeking an Equity Research Analyst/Associate to support one of our Senior Biotechnology Analysts (Smid-cap Biotech).  This sector includes range of disease/therapeutic areas in oncology, gene therapy, gene editing, cell therapy, immunotherapy. Candidates should have strong familiarity with the Biotechnology industry preferably gained through experience in equity research, investment banking or consulting.  An advanced scientific degree (PhD or MD) or MBA/CFA is desired as it shortens the learning curve and facilitates communication with companies and clients, however is not required.

As a Research Analyst/Associate you will perform extensive fundamental research and analysis of Biotechnology companies and their various industries/market segments. You will create, maintain, and update detailed financial models, acquire in-depth industry expertise, and contribute extensively to the team’s written product. In addition to coverage of publicly traded companies, the team regularly vets a number of private biotech companies for potential IPOs.

The candidate will work closely alongside the Senior Analyst in all aspects of the research process, from idea generation to modeling, including but not limited to the following:

  • Write regular industry and company reports and company launch initiations from scratch
  • Perform complex financial modeling & valuation work
  • Develop databases integral to our research product
  • Demonstrate strong industry knowledge and business judgment
  • Work with Senior Analysts to develop key industry themes
  • Build relationships and facilitate information flow with contacts at covered companies
  • Participate and contribute to client meetings and events
  • Attend meetings and interact with key opinion leaders
  • Closely follow and understand market, industry and company specific activity, and relay to analyst when traveling
  • Seek out new, unusual sources of information
  • Leverage our robust network of industry contacts
  • Interact regularly with clients


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience, advanced degree (PhD, MD, MBA, or CFA) a distinct advantage
  • 1-3 years of work experience, ideally in a non-academic setting such as the biopharma industry, equity research, investment banking, or consulting
  • Strong writing and spreadsheet skills. Must be an expert at MS Word and MS Excel
  • Be intellectually curious and have a deep desire to learn
  • Must enjoy working in industry databases and websites, and doing desktop and field research
  • Must have strong modeling skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Must have strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task
  • Must work well in a collaborative team environment
  • The candidate MUST be able to thrive in a fast-paced and intense environment


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 


Learn more about this role

Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

New York pay and benefits information

New York pay range:

$110,000 - $160,000 annualized salary, offers to be determined based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.


This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, access to paid time off, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.

Street Address

Primary Location:
ONE BRYANT PARK, NY, New York, 10036