Job Req ID:  114046

Investment Analyst


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 $7 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.

Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship



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.  This position will be a part of the Investment Office’s analyst program, and 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:


  • Proactive with sense of urgency
  • Intellectually curious, relentless lifelong learner
  • Team-oriented, accountable, supportive, conscientious
  • 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 “quick and dirty” analyses
  • Pursuit of deeper knowledge, relationships and access to conflicting information
  • Collaborates with others on and outside team to gather information, find answers
  • Comfort thinking and acting contrary to the herd without concern for looking foolish
  • Strong professional and/or relationship networks


LOCATION: Baltimore, MD


COMPENSATION AND OPPORTUNITY: Competitive compensation and benefits



Classified Title: Investment Analyst

Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE
Starting Salary Range: ($100,000 - $140,000 ; Commensurate with Experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/JH at Keswick 
Department name: Investment Management Off of 
Personnel area: University Administration 



Total Rewards
The referenced base salary range represents the low and high end of Johns Hopkins University’s salary range for this position. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's geographic location, skills, work experience, market conditions, education/training and other qualifications. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Education and Experience Equivalency
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Applicants Completing Studies
Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Background Checks
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

Diversity and Inclusion
The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit

Vaccine Requirements
Johns Hopkins University strongly encourages, but no longer requires, at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. We still require all faculty, staff, and students to receive the seasonal flu vaccine. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. This change does not apply to the School of Medicine (SOM). SOM hires must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of vaccination status. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit and all other JHU applicants should visit

The following additional provisions may apply, depending upon campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

JH at Keswick

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore