Job Opportunity: Equity Research Associate

Kate Stuart
January 10, 2014

Associate to work with Cowen and Company's Specialty Pharmaceuticals Equity Research Team in New York City. Equity research analysts follow the progress of public pharmaceutical companies and make stock recommendations to institutional investor clients. Job tasks include analyzing clinical trials and scientific data, financial modeling, interviews with physician experts and company management teams, conducting surveys, scientific literature reviews, hosting industry conferences, writing reports, and making oral presentations. This position is ideal for someone with a passion and background in both science and investing who wants to become better skilled at applying their knowledge towards generating good investment ideas.

Cowen and Company is a mid-sized investment bank that specializes in health care, technology, consumer products, energy, and basic materials/industrials. Our healthcare team consistently ranks as one of the best on Wall Street. 


         Support senior analysts and work together with the team.
         Analyze individual specialty pharma companies and market trends.
         Compose company-specific and thematic research reports..
         Build and maintain financial models.
         Interview physicians and company executives.
         Interact with Cowen's institutional sales force and investor clients.


         Exceptional academic pedigree, including a higher degree in a life science-related field (MS, MD or PhD).
         Outstanding analytical skills. Ability to do deep primary research, analyze and draw conclusions from information.
         Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to perform in a team environment.
         Financial modeling skills.
         Hard work ethic, attention to detail, desire to learn about the pharmaceutical industry.
         A passion for investing.

Company Profile:

Cowen Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services firm and, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, provides alternative asset management, investment banking, research, and sales and trading services through its two business segments: Ramius and its affiliates make up the Company alternative investment segment, while Cowen and Company and its affiliates make up the Company broker-dealer segment. Ramius provides alternative asset management solutions to a global client base and manages a significant portion of Cowen proprietary capital. Cowen and Company and its affiliates offer industry focused investment banking for growth-oriented companies, domain knowledge-driven research and a sales and trading platform for institutional investors. Founded in 1918, the firm is headquartered in New York and has offices located in major financial centers around the world. Cowen Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Interested applicants can send their resume to Melissa Kelly at When submitting your resume, please include in the subject line, pec Pharma Associate Candidate.?

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