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A 2-year postdoctoral industrial research position is available in the area of synthetic glycomics at Asparia Glycomics, in Donostia-San Sebastián (Spain).

The project is focused on the development and production of new synthetic and analytical tools for glycomics applications. The researcher will be involved in the synthesis of new glycan and glycoconjugate standards and will join and collaborate with a multidisciplinary group.



– R&D objectives consecution

– SOPs preparation

– Industrialize new products and processes

– Provide weekly/monthly status reports for assigned projects and product lines



– Experience in carbohydrate synthetic chemistry

– Knowledge of the current glycan analysis platforms and techniques.

– Problems & Solutions analysis using technical experience.

– Industrial vision of R&D



– PhD in Chemistry, Biology, Farmacy or related field.

– More than 2 years of experience in proteomics, glycomics or carbohydrate chemistry.

– Experience in industry will be valued.



– 2-year post doctoral research contract in industry

– Position located in Donostia-San Sebastian (Spain)


Starting date: July 2019

Send CV including a cover letter and the names and contact details of at least 2 references to

Ref: Post Doctoral Position 2019

Deadline: 31.01.2019

Asparia Glycomics a Basque biotechnology company, developing breakthrough solutions for glycoscience research and cancer diagnostics, is seeking a candidate to jointly apply for a (3+1 year) MINECO-funded industrial doctorate fellowship in chemical glycobiology.

The project which will be carried out in close collaboration with the glycotechnology group at the CIC biomaGUNE research center in San Sebastian, Spain ( led by Niels Reichardt, will focus on the development of novel methods and reagents for the analysis of O- and N-glycosylation in serum and tissue samples as an initial research step towards new product development.


– Diploma and/or Master Degree in Chemistry with above average results.

– Good theoretical background and experience in organic synthesis

– Additional experience and knowledge in materials science, mass spectrometry or nanotechnology are appreciated.

– Excellent knowledge of the English language

– Not have been beneficiary of a previous PhD fellowship within the Spanish National Plan or any other PhD fellowship for longer than 12 months.

– Not have a PhD yet.

– Compromise to accept the fellowship in case it is granted (tentative start end of 2019)



In case the grant application is successful, the candidate will be contractually employed by Asparia Glycomics on a temporary basis for 3 years and will be covered under the social security scheme. Financial support will cover salary, internships and tuition fees for the doctoral program at the University of the Basque Country.


Application procedure:

Candidates should submit their CV, a cover letter and the names and contact details of at least 2 references using the following form and indicating 302 as reference.

The position is responsible for promoting and selling Glycomics kits, reagents and analytical tools and providing technical support to customers.


– Meet monthly and quaterly sales targets as assigned by management. Sales targets are achieved via direct sales activity with customers worldwide.

– Establish strong relationships with customer end-users and management to successfully promote Asparia Glycomics products and services.

– Position Asparia Glycomics brand and present the technology during the customer acquisition process.

– Provide technical support in the different analytical technologies and solutions that meet customers expectations.

– Coordinate promotion, sales and support activities for the different product lines of the company.

– Report and communicate potential business opportunities and strategies to Asparia management through the CRM and sales funnel.



– Knowledge of sales methodologies and models.

– Understanding of key business drivers.

– Deep knowledge of the company technology.

– Problems & Solutions analysis using technical experience.



– Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Farmacy or related field.

– More than 3 years of experience in the biotech industry or research.

– Specialization in Marketing and Commercial Management will be valued.

– Minimum 1 year experience in sales.



– Base salary, to be negotiated and depending on experience and capabilities.

– Bonus upon objectives consecution.

– Fixed-term contract. Sales manager permanent position possibility

– Position located in Donostia-San Sebastian (Spain)


Starting date: September 2018

Send CV and cover letter to

Ref: Sales specialist 2018

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