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Research Scientist - Radio Technologies

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Date: Feb 27, 2023

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58495


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 


Scope of the Position:

We are offering a unique job opportunity to conduct research in an exciting field of next-generation Radio Technologies! This job provides a wide range of opportunities to invent and bring to realization new life-changing next-generation radio technologies for a broad range of applications – including Imaging, IoT and 6G Mobile Communications. The successful candidate will work closely with teams of outstanding Research Scientists and Engineers located at our historical state-of-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 the interaction with various materials to create novel solutions for Corning’s future products. In addition, the candidate will play a key role in building new state-of-the-art laboratory capabilities for experimental investigations involving various radio technologies. 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 leveraging radio technologies for various applications – including 6G mobile and THz systems
  • Investigate fundamentals of and develop models for various phenomena governing interactions between various materials and high-frequency signals
  •  Design, implement and test high-performing devices and components for mmWave and THz applications
  • 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.



  • MSc. or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Electronics or related field.


Required Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years industrial experience with emphasis on mmWave system design and implementation is required for MSc. degree holders. PhD degree holders without previous industrial experience are also eligible to apply.


Required Skills:

  • 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 communications theory – including the propagation of mmWave and THz signals and related technologies
  • Proven track record of research contributions and publications in leading and internationally recognized conferences and journal


Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of digital signal processing techniques
  • 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


Travel requirements:

  • ~5 % travel - some international


Hours of work/work schedule:

  • 40 hours/week, with extended hours if needed.


This position supports immigration sponsorship


Corning Puts YOU First! 


We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 


  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals. 


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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