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Research Scientist - Electrical Engineering Modeling

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Date: Dec 29, 2020

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 37965


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:

The Research Scientist is responsible for advancing our fundamental understanding of electrical and electromagnetic field interaction with various materials through model development and simulations. The candidate must have an in-depth knowledge of electrical engineering with expertise in mathematics and numerical simulation. This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively across multiple organizations in Research, Development, Engineering and Manufacturing.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

1. Break down technical electrical engineering challenges into tractable models and simulations to identify potential problems, define suitable operating conditions, and optimize designs.

2. Propose and develop measurement techniques to obtain the necessary information to accurately model the system of interest.

3. Validate the model results with experimental or manufacturing results by working with experimentalists.

4. Attend project meetings, provide modeling updates and interpret results to address real-world problems.

5. Document critical results in technical reports and patents.


Travel requirements (please note if international): Expected travel time <10% (domestic)

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40 hours per week but some flexibility is required


Education and Experience: PhD in Electrical Engineering or a related field


Required Skills:

1. Experience and in-depth knowledge of electrical properties of bulk materials and/or surfaces,

2. Experience in modeling and simulation techniques for solving Maxwell’s equations applied to a variety of materials and devices.

3. Experience in code development and simulation analysis.


Desired Skills:

1. Problem solving skills including developing and testing hypotheses on product or process related issues.

2. Knowledge of numerical simulation software such as ANSYS, COMSOL, HFSS, Microwave 3D Studio, and open-source code such as OpenFOAM.

3. Knowledge of high-performance computing and large-scale data analysis.

4. A strong record of peer-reviewed journal publications.

5. Experience in a specific area that merges the electrical performance of materials, such as electrostatic charge generation and discharge, metamaterials, electrical shielding, signal propagation through materials, and antenna/transmission line analysis.


Soft Skills:

1. Must be self-motivated and demonstrate strong curiosity of the technical work.

2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

3. Respect others and be willing to work across diverse cultures.

4. Able to work both independently and with a team.

This position supports immigration sponsorship.

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.

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