Biotechnology Jobs – Bordeaux – France


Novaptech is the French leading company in the oligonucleotide aptamer area. Novaptech provides custom aptamers to companies and academic laboratories in the health and life science sectors thanks to state of the art methodologies that are permanently improved. Novaptech also develops highly innovative aptamer-based tools for the agro-food and environment industry. Novaptech is always looking for new talent to join and strengthen its teams. Today Novaptech offers opportunities to hard working, highly motivated scientists.

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Novaptech is the French leading company in the field of oligonucleotide aptamers. In France and mainly abroad, we supply aptamers to companies in the Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics fields, and University laboratories, using cutting-edge methodologies that are constantly improved. Novaptech is also developing innovative tools based on aptamers for the Agri-food industry and the Environment. Today, Novaptech is opening a position for a motivated scientist, experienced in aptamer selection, their biophysical characterization, and the design of aptamer-based biosensors.

Scientist for aptamer characterization and selection

He/she will be in charge of Research and Development for both customers and in-house projects. He/she will contribute to the project from the design of the procedure to the scientific report. He/she will join the R&D Department under the supervision of the CSO (Chief Scientific Officer).


  • - PhD in biotechnology,
  • - Validated experience (publications, communications, …) in the selection of oligonucleotide aptamers, in particular to small molecules,
  • - Knowledge in selection strategies (standard SELEX, GO-SELEX, …),
  • - Expertise in biophysical methods (UV/visible absorption, fluorescence spectroscopy, SPR, BLI),
  • - Good knowledge in molecular biology,
  • - Practice of PCR methodologies,
  • - Additional knowledge in Next Generation Sequencing/bioinformatics would be a plus,
  • - Biosensor engineering (GO, LF, nanoparticles),
  • - Excellent English skills (written and verbal),
  • - Previous experience in a biotechnology company would be a plus.

Fixed-term contract – Duration: 18 months

Gross Salary: 32 k€ gross per annum, 25 k€ net prior taxes per annum


  • - Position available immediately.


Please send your application including a resume, together with a list of persons to provide references, and a cover letter stating why you would like to join our company.

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