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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc Vice President – Life Science in Boston, Massachusetts

Vice President – Life Science

Location Greater Boston, MA

Job Function Life Science

Employment Status Regular, Full-Time, Exempt

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Alexandria’s Life Science Team supports the company by providing strategic, scientific and other tactical expertise to help guide Alexandria’s three major activities: real estate, venture capital investment, and thought leadership. This role will support all of these activities.

Real Estate activities include sourcing and underwriting potential life science, agtech, and technology tenants, as well as monitoring existing tenants through a review of financials and scientific milestones, as well as meetings with management. Additional activities include supporting the Company’s innovative real estate offerings, such as Alexandria LaunchLabs®, by sourcing and vetting potential companies and managing relationships with highly valued partners. Venture investment activities, conducted through the Company’s strategic venture capital platform, Alexandria Venture Investments, help the Company discover and invest in innovative biotech companies. Responsibilities span due diligence of potential investments, their therapeutic areas and respective competitive landscapes, and the strength and level of innovation of their technology platforms. Regional thought leadership and other business development activities include preparing for and organizing Alexandria-led and community life science events that convene, accelerate, and enable the growth of life science activities in Greater Boston.

We are seeking a Vice President – Life Science for our Greater Boston office. The individual will have a scientific background, strategic business acumen, and previous experience in some combination of biopharma operations, corporate strategy, business development, healthcare consulting, and/or venture capital. This individual will be a skilled cross-functional communicator and a true team player with the ability to lead various internal workstreams, manage other team members, engage the local Greater Boston life science ecosystem, and interact with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders in order to support the above activities.

Life Science Lead – Regional Strategy, Life Science Ecosystem Engagement & Business Development

  • Lead the Greater Boston Life Science Team that collectively oversees and contributes to regional strategy, engagement with the local Greater Boston life science ecosystem, venture investment activities, tenant portfolio management, and other strategic projects.

  • Develop insights based on these activities to help inform regional strategy, business development, and other activities.

  • Work closely with Greater Boston regional leadership and other functional groups to drive forward business priorities.

  • Maintain a strong presence and relationship network throughout the Greater Boston life science ecosystem, including academic, biopharma, and venture communities.

  • Meaningfully contribute to Alexandria thought leadership programs and initiatives across the Greater Boston life science ecosystem.

  • Lead or support internal projects that require coordination across multiple functional teams.

  • Gather data and derive insights from multiple sources to provide strategic and tactical recommendations.

  • Create written reports and presentations for executive management.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a life science related field required; MS or MBA required; PhD preferred.

  • Minimum 10 years of either biotech industry, consulting, or venture investment experience required.

  • Strong connections within the Greater Boston life science ecosystem (universities, venture community, companies, etc.) required.

  • Demonstrated track record of synthesizing data and presenting strategic concepts required.

  • Ability to multi-task and communicate effectively, including through excellent written communication and presentations.

  • Ability to be highly organized and diligent about documentation.

  • Strong research and analytical skills required; finance experience preferred.

  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, management, and others in a courteous and professional manner required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Some travel required.

Alexandria wouldn’t be the company we are without our incredible people, and we are pleased to provide the following industry-leading and comprehensive benefits:

  • 100% company-paid premiums (top-tier health, dental, and vision plan for you and your family)

  • Generous 401(k) profit sharing plan

  • Ample paid vacation, sick, and holiday time

  • Paid parental leave

  • Generous rewards and recognitions

  • Charitable gift matching

  • Annual paid time off for volunteering

  • Wellness and fitness incentives

  • Mentoring and career development opportunities

  • Life insurance, disability plans, and an Employee Assistance Program

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), an S&P 500® company, is a best-in-class, mission-driven life science REIT making a positive and lasting impact on the world. As the pioneer of the life science real estate niche since our founding in 1994, Alexandria is the preeminent and longest-tenured owner, operator, and developer of collaborative life science mega campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations, including Greater Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, Research Triangle, and New York City. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A/A+ properties clustered in mega campuses that provide our innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success. Alexandria also provides strategic capital to transformative life science companies through our venture capital platform, Alexandria Venture Investments. For more information, please visit .

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, marital status, registered domestic partner status, family-care status, veteran status, military status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance.