Venture Fellow

United States
Job Posted Date: 
February 9, 2021
Internship Positions
Life Sciences

Venture Fellow – Sofinnova Investments – (Menlo Park, CA)

About Sofinnova Investments

Sofinnova, a leading biotechnology investment firm established in 1974, is seeking biomedical doctoral students, medical students, or postdoctoral fellows to join our venture team as Fellows. The Firm manages distinct venture and public equity funds with an approximate combined AUM of $2.3B. The funds invest in both private and public equities in the life sciences industries, with a focus on biotechnology and therapeutics.


Sofinnova is building the third annual cohort of Venture Fellows with a strong interest in biotech investing and a background in the biological sciences, chemistry, or medicine. Sofinnova Fellows will work as a team to execute in-depth analysis into a therapeutic area, which will be presented to our investment committee. In close collaboration with our investment team, Fellows will create an investment thesis based on scientific rationale, drug development risk, and commercial opportunity. In addition, regular meetings will incorporate an informal curriculum presented by leaders within our organization to explore the intricacies of drug development, deal dynamics, and the world of venture.

We are looking for candidates who can commit approximately 10 hours per week for the full calendar year (2021).

Job Requirements: 


• PhD, MD, MD/PhD candidate or post-doctoral fellow in the biological sciences or chemistry

• Demonstrated record of scientific rigor and curiosity

• Passionate about drug development and investing

• Enjoys working with a team to synthesize large volumes of information and communicate clearly

• Must be eligible to work in the US

We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply


How to Apply: 

Please submit resume and brief cover letter or statement of interest in a single document to [email protected] before February 20th, 2021

Greater Bay Area