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Research Scientist

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Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Hsinshu, TW, 310

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50366



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.

Corning’s Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.



Scope of Position:

  • Primary function is to support research and development projects by developing and executing material characterization, process optimization, or/and new product application. The individual must have a solid technical background in Chemistry, Physics, or Material Science. Additionally, the individual is expected to have hands-on experiences in lab. In this role, the person will develop techniques and conduct experiments to address process issues if needed
  • The individual will have the opportunity to be a member of cross-functional project sub-teams, on both early and late innovation stage projects, through concept generation / certification, technology development, detail design / build, and the installation into manufacturing


Key Responsibilities

  • Interface and work with internal Research, Development and Manufacturing teams that are involved in the innovation process of new concepts and products
  • Work with other project team members on understanding and solving project related issues, and general process engineering, and process understanding
  • Utilize internal/external lab facilities and equipment to develop proof of concept prototypes
  • Individual must be capable of executing project assignments with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment and participate on a highly matrixed project team
  • Individual must investigate prior art and document any Intellectual Property developed as part of their project activities
  • Individual must document project learning, progress, and results in technical reports
  • Individual must present the project(s) they are involved with for review by peers and managers
  • Characterize surfaces, morphologies, structures, and compositions of various samples using standard technologies
  • Create presentations and analytical report to communicate with internal/external customers


Education and Experience:

  • MS/PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Material science, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical or other technical discipline (M.S. minimum)


Required Skills:

  • Technical matter expert in one of the areas of Thin film chemistry, Ceramics, Dynamics, and Mechanical mechanics
  • Depth of knowledge of characterization of materials by various analytical imaging techniques such as SEM, TEM, FIB, Microprobe and Optical Microscopy
  • Ability to demonstrate communication and collaboration skills by achieving designate results through a highly matrixed project team
  • Ability to effectively leverage internal and external resources to achieve deliverables


Desired Skills:

  • JMP/Origin/Excel


Travel Requirements:

  • Estimated travel at 10% - 20% depending upon specific project assignment.