Associate, Cowen Healthcare Investments

Investment Management

New York, NY

Cowen Investment Management is seeking a research associate to join our Cowen Healthcare Investments team.  The role is based in New York City and will support our investment team with a primary focus on private investments.




  • Monitoring and analyzing a portfolio of private biotechnology and healthcare companies.
  • Sourcing investment opportunities.
  • Conducting company-specific investment research across a range of healthcare subsectors, with a focus on biopharmaceuticals.
  • Interviewing physicians and industry consultants.
  • Maintaining and developing company models.
  • Updating research databases; and supporting general investment activity.




  • Exceptional academic record; preference for a higher degree in a life science-related field (MD or PhD) and prior experience in relevant areas of the biopharma industry.
  • Prior work experience on the sell-side or buy-side with coverage of biotechnology companies.
  • Outstanding analytical skills. Ability to do deep primary research, analyze and draw conclusions from information.
  • Has a desire to become deeply involved in the biopharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work well on a small team, self-motivated, and a willingness to work hard.