Fellowship Opportunity - 5AM Ventures, San Francisco - Summer 2019

501 Second Street
Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94107
United States
Job Posted Date: 
April 16, 2019
Internship Positions
Life Sciences

5AM Ventures is looking for a Fellow to work closely this summer with our investment team in San Francisco. This person will have an exclusive opportunity to gain experience in both venture creation and venture capital.   

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing new insights in prioritized areas of science to craft an investment thesis,
  • Supporting scientific detailed diligence (e.g. research and talking to academics, KOLs)
  • Supporting new company formation activities with a focus on the scientific strategy

The time commitment will be 20+ hours per week for 3-4 months.

5AM Ventures is a leading venture capital firm focused on building next-generation life science companies capable of delivering outstanding returns to our investors. We support companies that are working to solve important healthcare needs via cutting-edge breakthroughs in medicine and science.

5AM Ventures was founded in 2002, has approximately $1.5 billion in capital commitments, and has invested in 73 companies to date.

Job Requirements: 

The successful candidate will ideally possess:

  • Strong scientific background in any area of biology/disease
  • MD/PhD students and/or Postdocs are encouraged to apply
  • Interest in computational biology/human genetics; microbiome; synthetic biology; immunology; and cell/gene therapy
  • Outstanding interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills


How to Apply: 

Please direct introductions and applications to [email protected] by April 26. Please indicate that you saw the posting on this job board. 

San Francisco
Greater Bay Area