Early Stage Biotech VC Role – Atlas Venture
Atlas Venture is initiating a new search for an investment professional to join our Life Sciences team in the next 6 months. The new team member will be an integral part of our global investment team based in London and Boston. S/he will identify new investment opportunities, lead diligence on prospective investments through market analysis, technical evaluation and financial modeling. S/he will also be involved in management of portfolio companies by working with company management and founders on fundraising, operational issues, and assessment of strategic alternatives.
The successful candidate will have a strong science background with the capability of understanding and interpreting leading edge innovation and associated market dynamics. A combination of scientific, medical and business expertise is crucial in this role. Preferred professional credentials include:
• Advanced technical degree (MD or PhD) from a top-tier university
• Analytic and quantitative skills needed to review financial and market projections, balance sheets, and operating plans of potential and existing investments
• A key member of a well regarded BD&L team within the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical or medical technology field; alternatively
• Three or more years work experience at a top-tier firm working in consulting, principal investing or investment banking, with focus in the life sciences
Atlas Venture has a non-hierarchical organizational structure, and the candidate will operate at a senior level and participate in the final analysis and the approval process of investments made by the partnership.
Personal qualities of integrity, focus, and maturity are key. Crucially, the person should be a team player who will enjoy working in a close-knit and collaborative firm culture.
The successful candidate will have and will continue to cultivate a broad network of contacts in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry as well as the investment sector.
For those interested in the role, please send a resume/CV to Bruce Booth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Atlas Venture is a leading early-stage international venture capital firm that invests in technology and life sciences businesses in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Since inception in 1980, its partners have helped build over 300 companies in more than 16 different countries. In the past decade, 44 portfolio companies have been acquired and 47 are now public companies with an aggregate market capitalization of over $15 billion. Atlas Venture manages over $2.5 billion in capital through offices in London and Boston. For more information, visit www.atlasventure.com