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Associate at EQT Life Sciences
Closing Date
15 Aug 2022
12 months
EQT Life Sciences, formerly LSP, is one of Europe’s largest and most experienced healthcare investors, targeting innovative life sciences and health care companies. With a track record going back 30 years, EQT Life Sciences has raised more than €3 billion, and invested in over 150 private companies. With a dedicated team of highly experienced investment professionals, coming from backgrounds in medicine, science, and industry, EQT Life Sciences backs the smartest inventors who have ideas that could truly make a difference for patients. The team combines deep sector knowledge, analytical skills, and investment experience to provide the added value that inventors seek. Nowadays, too many people suffer from diseases that are not diagnosed accurately, not treated properly, not cured satisfactorily, or not cured at all. EQT Life Sciences is passionate about transforming innovative scientific innovation into impactful healthcare solutions to address these challenges. We believe that the only way to do this sustainably, is by identifying the most innovative solutions to the greatest unmet clinical needs, and to repeatedly generate superior returns for our investors. We are proud to see the results of our work improving the quality of life for patients all around the world. For our Amsterdam office we are recruiting an Associate per September 1st, 2022, specifically for the Dementia Fund. The position is open for individuals with a strong scientific background and specific interest in neuroscience. About the role We are looking for an Associate (12-month contract) for our Dementia Fund. This person will be supporting the Dementia Fund team along the investment process. The essential tasks of the Associate are expected to be varied, and consist for example of: ? Sourcing interesting deal flow at academic institutions and Tech Transfer Offices; ? Initial screening and documenting of deal flow; ? Performing deep dives into one or more technology areas that could be of interest; ? Assisting in (scientific) due diligence on companies of interest; ? Maintaining relationships with strategic investors; ? Supporting along the deal process, including the relevant documentation. June 2022 What we expect ? A life sciences Ph.D. degree or equivalent scientific track record; ? Strong interest in and exposure to neuroscience is a plus; ? Previous experience in the life sciences industry is a plus; ? Demonstrable affinity for entrepreneurship or translating biomedical innovations into novel applications; ? Strong analytical skills; ? Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills; ? Excellent oral and written communication skills. You can formulate analyses clearly to team members; ? The ability to work independently and form your own hypotheses; ? Flexibility, a strong motivation and self-organization; ? Prior experience in health care, tech transfer, venture capital or biotechnology would be a plus; What we offer ? A 12-month contract at one of the leading life sciences investors in Europe; ? Amazing learning opportunities by becoming part of the day-to-day operations in our private Dementia Fund, and obtain experience in both Bio- and MedTech; ? A highly international working environment with fun but high-performing colleagues; ? A competitive base salary. Are you interested? We are looking forward to getting to know you! Please address your convincing application (cover letter, resume) to (Vice President) and (Partner)

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