Associate/Senior Associate, Asset Acquisition

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BridgeBio finds, develops, and delivers breakthrough medicines for genetic diseases. The company bridges remarkable advancements in genetic science with the entrepreneurial engine required to rapidly create lifesaving medicines for patients with unmet needs. Founded in 2015 by a team of industry veterans, the company has built a portfolio of 20 transformative drugs ranging from pre-clinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas, including genetic dermatology, oncology, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, renal disease, and ophthalmology. The company’s focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, and Raleigh with small satellites in other parts of the country. 

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The asset acquisition team is responsible for seeking and developing therapeutic ideas for the creation of new BridgeBio affiliate companies. This position will help set the culture and business development for the company will be the face of the organization, and will be a critically important player in building the company. The Associate/Senior Associate will research different aspects of the therapeutic areas that the company is planning to invest in and will help to evaluate new opportunities for company investments. 


  • Deeply evaluate the genetics, biology, data, and development plan behind therapeutic approaches that fit our investment thesis to target the genetic source in disease
  • Build a scientific and business case for each potential investment
  • Interface with leading academics, patient advocacy groups, biotechs, and entrepreneurs
  • Lead internal investment meetings with management
  • Establish a focused investment strategy and follow through to identify new investment opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to express ideas concisely and cogently in writing and PowerPoint

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements

  • An advanced technical degree, i.e., MD or Ph.D. preferred
  • Previous experience working at one of the following:
  • Top tier consulting firm in the life sciences
  • Venture capital
  • Biotech or life science startup business development role
  • Will also consider post-docs with some experience or strong interest in the business of biotech
  • Experience in and confidence with working across a wide range of therapeutic areas
  • Broad knowledge of biotech and pharmaceutical companies in the precision medicine area
  • Curiosity, a strong work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • A strong aptitude for and interest in science
  • A self-starter who loves to learn and will bring great energy to work each day
  • A passion for helping patients

What We Offer

  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion – with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so

Associate/Senior Associate, Asset Acquisition

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