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Research Scientist - mmWave/THz Wireless Technologies

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Date: Jul 5, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51339


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 the Position:

We are offering a unique job opportunity to conduct research in an exciting field of next-generation communications systems! This job provides a wide range of opportunities to invent and bring to realization new life-changing next-generation Communication technologies for the 5G and future 6G Mobile Communication era. 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 – including performing channel sounding measurements for developing statistical channel impulse response models in time and space for Corning’s future products. In addition, the candidate will play a key role in designing and implementing experimental laboratory capabilities for generating, transmitting, and evaluating high-frequency radio signals. 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 involving mmWave and THz systems and radio propagation investigations

• Perform channel sounding measurements for developing statistical channel impulse response models in time and space.

• 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:

• Strong background in communications theory, with emphasis on mmWave and THz wireless systems and related technologies.

• Direct hands-on laboratory experience designing, implementing and testing mmWave and THz systems

• Ability to analyze and resolve highly complex technical problems quickly and independently.

• Familiarity with LTE and NR standards, 5G and 6G concepts

• Familiarity with channel and propagation characterization (channel impulse response models in time and space) at mmWave and THz frequencies.

• Proven track record of research contributions and publications in leading and internationally recognized conferences and journals


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

• Experience with mmWave signal interaction with materials (including diffraction, scattering, etc.) and devices. 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 does support immigration sponsorship.


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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