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Careers

HIC attracts and selects high-caliber accomplished executives with well documented track records of success from top-tier global healthcare Centers of Excellence, venture funds, and Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology corporations to be a part of the fund’s Investment Team.  By joining the HIC team, one can look forward to:

  • Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders

  • Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment

  • Accelerated exposure and responsibility

  • Global career development opportunities

  • Being motivated every day by HIC’ important social purpose, tenured track record of investment success, and deep-seeded operating principles of transparency, respect, and aligned incentives

  • A deeply rooted culture of intellectual curiosity, partnership, and high performance

  • Shared passion for performance excellence, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest-level integrity

Current Open Position: Scientific Venture Fellow

Health Innovation Capital’s (HIC) Venture Fellows Program offers a unique entry into the venture capital industry. As an important member of HIC’s investment team, the Venture Fellows will spend 3-6 months working in two critical areas of the fund investment team: Search and Screening (“Origination”) and Investment Management (“Execution”). As a Venture Fellow, one will get experience in evaluating new investments and learning, from the ground-up, how a sector-specific venture capital investor identifies, evaluates, and executes investments in a diverse set of companies. Venture Fellows are responsible for supporting the due diligence and research efforts of a deal team and on occasion will work with portfolio company executives (CEOs, COOs, etc.) to employ HIC’s investment and operating model to drive investor returns. Over the course of her/his tenure with HIC, the Venture Fellow will evaluate hundreds of investment opportunities, gain strong industry and business model expertise, and develop one’s abilities as a venture capital investor. 

Scientific Venture Fellow Description 

 

Search and Screening (“Origination”) 

Venture Fellows are on the front lines identifying and screening deals as well as presenting prospective opportunities to the investment team and General Partners. These responsibilities include: 

 

  • Perform scientific and market research to help identify new investment trends and research and innovation opportunities within the specific sectors of Cancer, Infectious Diseases, select Rare/Orphan designations. 

  • Deal screening: call and/or meet with potential portfolio companies and to support in the evaluation of said opportunities. 

  • Research industry dynamics. 

  • Analyze and compare viability of science and technology being presented. 

  • Documentation: summarize call notes, enter deals into CRM (Customer Relationship Management that helps organize the opportunities we receive through our pipeline). 

  • Network with peers in other Venture Capital Firms. 

  • Perform initial Due Diligence on pipeline opportunities. 

  • Gather information from the target company and industry experts.  

  • Research and talk to existing references and management team. 

  • Research potential competitors to the target company. 

 

Investment Management (“Execution”) 

Venture Fellows assigned to this role will support all aspects of a deal, from due diligence to execution. With due diligence, as a part of a Venture Team, will produce the initial analytics that lead HIC’s General Partners and Investment Team to pursue or reject a potential investment opportunity. Page Break 

As an opportunity  moves into later stages of analysis, financial modeling, market intelligence, and capital allocation consideration, Venture Fellows will continue to work side-by-side with the Venture Team in executing all aspects of a potential investment including, but not limited to:  

  • Gather information from the target company and industry experts.  

  • Research and talk to existing references and customers of the target company. 

  • Research and talk with technical/business consultants to evaluate the target company’s technology including Ips. 

  • Help to prepare internal investment memos and present to partnership. 

  • The Venture Fellow in this role needs to be proficient in technical diligence being able to understand and provide expert insight on the science being presented. 

  

Credentials 

  • Education: Candidates who either currently have one or more of the following degrees: MD, Ph.D., and MBA. In addition, HIC will also consider candidates who are in the process of pursuing said degrees.  

  • Excellent academic record. 

  • 1-2 years of scientific (laboratory, clinical, translational, epidemiological) research, healthcare operations, healthcare entrepreneurship. 

  • Outstanding analytical skills, detail-oriented, proactive and self-motivated.  

  • Strong knowledge of Excel including advanced function.  

  • Ability to conduct and summarize scientific literature searches to support diligence efforts. 

  • Ability to produce well-designed, professional PowerPoint presentations.  

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Self-starter with a track record of going above and beyond what is asked. 

  • An ability to build and maintain good relationships with colleagues, partners and entrepreneurs. 

  • Venture Fellows will report to and work closely with all members of the Health Innovation Capital team. 

  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 

  • HIC is a firm that invests globally; multilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply. 

For consideration, please submit your CV and appropriate materials to: careers@healthinnovation.vc