Associate/Senior Associate, Life Sciences Investment


San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on May 28, 2024

Job Title: Associate or Senior Associate, Life Sciences Investments

Location: San Francisco, CA or New York, NY

Job Type: Permanent, full-time

Company Overview

Incorporated in 1974, Temasek is a global investment company headquartered in Singapore and supported by 13 international offices. Temasek’s S$382 billion portfolio

As an institution, we have a stake in the well-being of our communities and recognize that environmental, social and governance factors can impact them as well as the long-term sustainability of companies. Additional information about Temasek can be found at

Job Description

Temasek is looking for an Associate or Senior Associate to join our growing US Life Sciences practice. This is an important role with significant opportunity for progression, and we are interested in individuals that combine a proven passion for the life sciences with a robust financial analysis toolkit.

The role will involve:

  • Conducting fundamental research on life sciences trends to form differentiated views
  • Identifying and assessing investment opportunities across different company stages (venture, growth, mature), including private and public equity
  • Supporting science/tech, business, financial, legal, and other due diligence workstreams
  • Preparing financial models and decks, and recommending deals to the firm’s investment committee
  • Monitoring portfolio companies to identify value creation, investment, and divestment opportunities

Qualifications & Experience

The ideal candidate(s) should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a top tier academic institution; ideally in science, engineering, or finance
  • Advanced degree candidates are welcome (e.g. MD, PhD, MBA, MPH, BME)
  • Between 1 and 4 years of relevant business experience in the field of life sciences, including investment banking, equity research, strategy consulting, or business development role
  • Demonstrated interest in finance and investing
  • Strong analytical capabilities and initiative to learn new skills quickly
  • Proven ability to manage priorities and work independently in a professional setting
  • Good communication, interpersonal & team skills
  • Flexibility to work in a cross-border, multi-cultural, team-based environment

Other Requirements

All candidates must be authorized to work in the United States (visa sponsorship not available)

Salary Range: Base salary of US$120K – US$195K per annum (compensation structure includes various additional incentives payable in April, August and October annually)

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