The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), an innovative national philanthropy devoted to biomedical research located in Chevy Chase, MD, is seeking an Investment Analyst to support the management of its $16 billion endowment. This position is for a two-year appointment, renewable for up to one additional year. The Analyst will support investment decision making in two broad areas: (1) markets and/or economic research and (2) investment strategy and manager evaluation. Analysts may participate in the evaluation of investment opportunities across all major markets including global public markets, hedge funds, real assets, and private equity.
The Analyst will support investment decision making in:
Markets and/or economic research
Investment strategy due diligence
Manager evaluation across all global markets including equities, hedge funds, real assets, and private equity.
Preparation of internal and investment committee discussion reports
Conducting ad-hoc quantitative analysis and what-if scenarios
Asset allocation analysis
Academic degree from a top-tier institution
Ability to prioritize and understand salient points of analysis
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Strong critical thinking skills
Ability to synthesize large amounts of information
Strong spreadsheet and analytical skills
Willingness to make independent assessments and recommendations with limited information
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to meet deadlines for ad-hoc research assignments
Desire to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Proven history of success and achievement
HHMI offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
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