Why Kineticos

Kineticos is a life sciences investment firm focused on early and growth-stage companies focused on cell and gene therapy, oncology, rare diseases, neurosciences, and AMR.

If you are looking for your next career move and Kineticos sounds like a good fit for you, be sure to check out the opportunities we have posted below.

Our Values



We provide in-depth reporting and insight into strategy, decision-making, and outcomes.



We encourage cross-team, cross-company, and cross-partner engagement to ensure goals are met.



We support our portfolio companies with growth initiatives through hands-on support.



We create optionality in the workplace and within our portfolio companies.

Available Positions

Why Us?
Kineticos Life Sciences’ portfolio of investments is made up of biotechs and life science companies striving to disrupt how drugs are developed, diseases are diagnosed, and patients are treated. The Kineticos fund focuses on significant, unmet medical needs in oncology, neurosciences, and rare diseases. In addition to targeting these disease states with patients in need, we look for
biotechs and life science companies utilizing disruptive technologies such as cell and gene therapy, gene editing, and mRNA/RNAi, all technologies dramatically changing how medicine is practiced. While financial resources are essential for the growth of emerging biotechs, the addition of in-depth industry knowledge, industry relationships, a community of advisors, and thoughtful execution are critical for these young companies to succeed. Kineticos forms comprehensive
relationships and is thoroughly involved in the effort to help companies grow and develop – early funding is just the beginning.

What Department will you be working in?
This intern will be based in the Investment Operations Team. It is a team of 1 that works closely with the CEO and General Partners collaborating on company evaluations to build out Kineticos’s portfolio.

What projects will you be working on?
Kineticos is seeking an intern who is interested in gaining insight into a venture capital career within life sciences. This internship is focused on supporting our internal diligence and investment operation needs. Interns at Kineticos get involved in a variety of internal initiatives around diligence and portfolio management, gaining valuable exposure tot he life sciences industry and experience in a dynamic venture capital firm.


  • Conduct secondary market, competitive, therapeutic, disease, and technology research.
  • Create primary research surveys.
  • Analyze and organize primary and secondary research data.
  • Support identification and evaluation of potential portfolio companies and new technologies.
  • Support report writing and creation.
  • Any other project work or initiatives within the investment operations team.
  • Manage workload to project timelines and quality expectations.

What are we looking for?
Kineticos Ventures Interns demonstrates exceptional interpersonal communication and collaboration skills, high initiative and self-starter qualities, creative problem-solving skills, a talent for translating complex information into a manageable format, ability to manage a complex workload in a compressed time frame, flexibility in application of knowledge and skills, and the willingness and interest to learn and synthesize new information quickly.

  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Able to work with time sensitive requirements

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

Job Description:

Kineticos seeks to add a Principal / Managing Director to the team. This position will play a pivotal role in the evaluation, execution, and management of private equity investments. The Principal/ Managing Director will work closely with senior leadership and collaborate with cross-functional teams to maximize returns for our investors. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with a strong background in finance, strategic thinking, corporate development, and an appetite for high-impact decision-making.


Key Responsibilities:

Financial Analysis and Modeling:

  • Create and maintain complex financial models to analyze investment opportunities and track portfolio performance.
  • Conduct sensitivity and scenario analysis to assess potential risks and returns.

Deal Evaluation and Execution:

  • Stay updated on industry trends, market dynamics, and competitive landscapes.
  • Conduct due diligence on target companies, including financial analysis, competitive positioning, and risk assessment.
  • Evaluate the potential for value creation and growth within prospective investments.
  • Lead and support the execution of investment transactions, including negotiations, legal documentation, and financing arrangements.
  • Collaborate with legal, financial, and operational experts to ensure a smooth and successful transaction process.

Portfolio Management:

  • Work closely with portfolio companies to drive growth, operational improvements, and value creation.
  • Monitor and assess the financial performance and strategic direction of portfolio companies.
  • Develop and execute exit strategies, including IPOs, mergers, or secondary sales.

Reporting and Communication:

  • Prepare investment memoranda, reports, and presentations for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Communicate investment progress and updates to senior management and investors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, or a related field (MBA or CFA preferred).
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in private equity, investment banking, or a related field.
  • Life Sciences or Biotechnology experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Strong financial analysis and modeling skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team and under tight deadlines.
  • A passion for learning, working towards common goals, solving difficult problems, and creating processes and teams from the ground up.
  • Strong ethics, transparency, and integrity in all business dealings.


  • Be a “first ten” team member of an emerging manager with large aspirations and resources to grow.
  • Performance-based bonuses and incentives.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and retirement plans.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

Kineticos is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.