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VC Associate (Genomics) @ Lam Research Capital in Fremont, CA

Lam Research Capital (LinkedIn, Crunchbase) is the venture arm of Lam Research and is located in Fremont, CA. We are seeking an Associate/Senior Associate to work directly with the Principal of Life Sciences

Representative responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the venture capital investment process. Specifically, the individual will work with the Principal to:
    • Research key markets/market segments
    • Identify, evaluate and monitor investment prospects (scientific/technical and business evaluation)
    • Review business plans
    • Perform due diligence on prospect companies – Including building financial models and evaluating technical/scientific relevance of platform
  • Prepare consistent read-outs and updates for Board and Investment committee
  • Helping with business strategy, exit events and general support of its portfolio companies
  • Role is specifically focused on Genomics

Desired qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher biological sciences or biochemistry from top tier university – to facilitate a deep technical expertise – PhD preferred
  • Deep technical expertise in genomics and life sciences
  • Operating and technical experience in life sciences sectors
  • Ability to understand/simplify technical/scientific information and distil it down into relevant facts
  • Prior experience as an Analyst or Associate in related field VC/PE, investment bank and or Consulting is not required but a plus
  • Prior experience in business development, product management or upstream marketing at a life sciences tools company is not required but a plus
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Interest in growth equity and impact investing
  • Passion for identifying promising high‐growth businesses
  • Self‐starter, able to initiate projects and work independently
  • Excellent personal rapport and ability to engender trust and respect

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

November 8, 2017 at 10:15 pm

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