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Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45341


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.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Purpose of the Position


This is a hands-on position, located in the Product & Process Development Center, Hefei, Anhui Province, China.


Day to Day Responsibilities


  • Working under scientists’/engineers’ supervision to carry out scientific & technical experiments in at least one of these fields: mechanical, materials, chemical, and optical. Experiments can be in labs or on production lines.
  • Sample preparation, setting up experimental apparatus, and executing test according to plan, collecting and analyzing data.
  • Routine maintenance of lab equipment


Education and Experience


  • Attention to details
  • Strong hands-on skill
  • Team player, ability to work with people of diverse background
  • Ability to follow scientists’ direction and carry out experiments independently and reliably
  • Strong work ethic
  • Effective communication among team members
  •  4-year technical degree in one of the following fields: Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, (Optical) Physics, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical discipline.
  • 2-3 years’ experience as a R&D assistant in industry or academic environment.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or 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.