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Sr. Development Scientist, Glass Processing

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Date: Jul 15, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47769


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 Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):

(1) Product and value prop development for Gorilla Glass and new Glass Ceramic materials

(2) Lead Raman metrology development and operations for glass ceramics

(3) Coordinate IOX and IOX metrology projects, and data analysis for key customer  


Day to Day Responsibilities:

(1) Work with cross-functional team on product and value prop development

(2) Design and execute on experiments and test plans, analyze and interpret the results

(3) Work with IOX metrology team on development on metrology for compositions and materials, including glass ceramics and opaque glass ceramics

(4) Work with Glass Research and Development, and with Raman SMEs on developing Raman metrology code for new materials, and transfer to the production team.

(5) Manage lab ops for Raman metrology

(6) Ensure quick results delivery on customer facing requests.  


Travel Requirements (please note if international):

10%, may be international  

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40hours/week with flex time  


Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration)

At least a Master’s/PhD in Material Science/Engineering, Physics, Chemical, Mechanical or related field. Experience: Some experience is desired, but not necessary  


Required Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess)

(1) Knowledge of materials and structure/properties relationships

(2) Familiar with design of experiments and data analysis skills

(3) Process development skills  


Desired Skills (These are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess)

(1) Knowledge of waveguiding optics

(2) Knowledge of Raman spectroscopy and characterization methods for crystal phases

(3) Knowledge and experience with ion diffusion and/or ion exchange

(4) Failure mode analysis experience  


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

(1) Team player, able to work with others

(2) Ability to work on fast paced projects

(3) Effective communication skills

(4) Scientific curiosity and desire to dig into fundamentals and drive projects


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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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