Research Scientist-Materials/mmWave Radio Technologies | Corning, Incorporated

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

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Position Location: 
Painted Post, NY
Job Description: 

Requisition Number: 48178

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of the Position:

We are offering a unique job opportunity to conduct research in an exciting field of next-generation communications systems. This position provides a wide range of opportunities to invent and bring to realization life-changing next-generation Communication technologies for the 5G and beyond Mobile Communication era. The successful candidate will work closely with teams of outstanding Research Scientists and Engineers located at our state-of-the-art research center in Corning, NY, as well as other global locations. The successful candidate will drive research focusing on high-frequency (mmWave and THz) signal transmission/propagation and interaction with materials and devices. In addition, the candidate will play a key role in designing and implementing experimental laboratory capabilities for generating, transmitting, and evaluating high-frequency radio signals. He/she will be expected to generate and document relevant IP to protect key inventions related to the field of high-frequency radio technologies.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Propose, and execute research projects/activities involving high-frequency radio technologies • Investigate fundamentals of and develop models for various phenomena governing interactions between various materials and high-frequency signals
  • Develop concepts for high-performing mmWave and other high-frequency components and systems
  • Drive the fabrication of high-frequency components as needed
  • Design and execute laboratory experiments for mmWave and other high-frequency technologies.
  • Collaborate with other teams working on high-frequency radio technologies and drive technology transfer to various Development organizations within Corning.

Travel requirements: ~5 % travel - some international

Hours of work/work schedule: 40 hours/week, with extended hours if needed.

Education: MSc. or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Material Science or related field.

Required Experience:

Minimum 3 years industrial experience with emphasis on high-frequency radio technologies is required for MSc. degree holders. PhD degree holders without previous industrial experience are also eligible to apply.

Required Skills:

  • Strong background in material science with emphasis on high-frequency radio technologies.
  • Expert understanding of EM theory and high-frequency signal interaction with materials and components.
  • Direct hands-on experience designing and fabricating high-frequency components and devices • Ability to analyze and resolve highly complex technical problems quickly and independently.
  • Familiarity with mobile communication standards – including 5G
  • Proven track record of research contributions and publications in leading and internationally recognized conferences and journals

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of telecommunication systems
  • Experience with high-frequency circuit and electromagnetic (EM) simulators such as Cadence, ADS, MWO, and HFSS would be an advantage
  • Previous experience in leading projects

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work with multiple teams
  • Ability to work on multiple projects

This position does support visa assistance

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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