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TIAA Sr. Research Analyst (Healthcare), TFI in San Francisco, California

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

Taxable Fixed Income Research Analyst

Gathers and evaluates information relevant to a given topic; presents conclusions and alternatives in the context of business goals.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Building spreadsheets, writing descriptive summaries of gathered data, organizing and prioritizing research for further review by senior managers and clients.

  • Implementing, applying and testing empirically based research models for use in areas such as marketing research, sales, and other relevant disciplines as directed.

  • Responding to requests from various business partners on investigational modeling and research studies.

  • Evaluating and testing new models, recommending and implementing revisions to improve model performance.


  • 3 Years Required; 5 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Qualifications Section:

  • 3 years of experience in leveraged finance covering healthcare (sell-side or buy-side)

Preferred Qualifications Section:

  • Strong Excel and Bloomberg skills

  • Strong critical thinking skills with deep understanding of business drivers and risks

  • Self-starter with the ability to work well under pressure, prioritize and multitask

  • Strong communication and writing skills

  • High attention to detail

  • Teamwork oriented

Additional Role Details Section:


  • Assume primary coverage for subsectors within the healthcare industry vertical, including medical devices, services, healthcare IT and CROs within the non-investment grade universe.

  • Underwrite new issues and secondary ideas across loans, high yield and convertible bonds.

  • Actively monitor investments and taking predictive approach to managing risk exposures.

  • Generate new ideas within coverage universe, both from a long and short perspective.

  • Perform ongoing ESG analysis and monitoring for portfolio companies; engage management teams on ESG related issues.


Nuveen Investment’s Leveraged Finance team is seeking to hire an experienced healthcare analyst to cover such subsectors as medical devices, services, healthcare IT and CROs across leveraged loans, CLOs, high yield, and convertibles. The Leveraged Finance platform at Nuveen applies a collaborative and team-based approach to rigorous fundamental underwriting across the capital structure and risk spectrum, from higher quality non-investment grade to distressed situations. The team’s philosophy is to invest in liquid capital structures, both long and short, where relative value dislocations and event driven catalysts exist. Leveraged Finance manages $34 billion in AUM, and its investment strategies include hedge funds, separately managed accounts, comingled strategies and sub-advisory mandates for both retail and institutional clients, including Nuveen’s parent company, TIAA-CREF.


Minimum Pay: $108,000.00

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

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