The Johns Hopkins University, one of the world's premier teaching, research and patient care institutions, is seeking candidates for the position of Investment Analyst within its Investment Office, reporting directly to the Managing Director of Investments. The Investment Office has responsibility for investing the endowments for the university, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and other related endowed entities totaling more than $5 billion, among many other assets. This position will expose the candidate to institutional money management at a premier endowment, shaping his or her knowledge in all major asset classes.
Johns Hopkins University was founded in 1876 and is one of the world's premier teaching and research institutions with nearly 22,000 students across nine academic divisions. The university attracts the finest undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, post-doctoral and professional degree students and more federal research and development funding than any other university in the United States.
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The Investment Analyst will be an integral member of the Investment Office, taking on key responsibilities that span the endowment and related portfolios. The position will play an important role in conducting due diligence on new and existing investment managers across public and private equity and credit, as well as other asset classes and investment opportunities. Over time, the Investment Analyst will develop more specialization and assume greater investment responsibilities. Promotion from this role is possible, with the potential for unlimited career growth.
The ideal candidate will:
Work closely with the Managing Director of Investments and other senior investment team members in managing overall portfolio allocation and risk, with responsibilities around manager allocations across asset classes
Conduct due diligence on existing and prospective investment managers by (a) evaluating the team and its strategy, (b) analyzing its portfolio holdings and performance, (c) visiting with managers and portfolio companies across multiple industries and geographies, (d) conducting reference calls, and (e) debating investment-related merits and risks with colleagues
Research broad investment and industry trends, and opportunistic investment projects as required
Organize and write detailed investment recommendation summaries
Take an active role in all investment team discussions and decision-making processes
Bachelor's degree with a record of outstanding academic achievement and 0-4 years of related work experience is required
Master's degree is preferred
The successful candidate will have a record of strong academic achievement, and demonstrable success in prior work experience (as relevant). The candidate will possess a passion toward conducting detailed research, demonstrate a desire to learn, and have the highest standards of personal and professional ethics and integrity. Attention to detail is another important quality.
Personal fit within a dynamic team is essential.
For our team, we generally seek and evaluate on the following Values, Abilities and Skills:
Self-aware, confident, non-defensive, willing to take risks
Honest and direct, transparent, ethical, mission-driven
Logical decision-making process incorporating analysis and judgment
Creative and intuitive thinking
Willingness to change one's mind quickly, absorb new information up steep learning curve
Persistent drive toward conclusions, decisions, and results
Concise and impactful communication – oral, written, and presentation
Analytical rigor through deep primary research and by organizing complex findings
Rapid development, and testing, of hypotheses with
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About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.