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Senior Research Scientist

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Pudong Shanghai, SH, CN, 201206

Company: Corning

Purpose of the Position:

This position is for a materials scientist/engineer to provide technical leadership in materials compositions and processes research, development and engineering. 


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research, propose and execute experiments and analyze data to test hypotheses and develop solutions.
  • Build fundamental understanding of material synthesis, advanced technical knowledge, data, and statistical tools to improve material performance.
  • Problem solving through comprehensive understanding on material and chemistry.
  • Drive the technology innovation to support cost efficient production with improved attributes.
  • Collaboration with members of immediate team as well as teams within global research and external academic or industrial experts.
  • Balance hands-on work-related activities with technical leadership
  • Prepare process and technology transfer documentation.
  • Actively file IP and write Internal Reports.

Education & Experience  

  • MS or PhD in materials, chemistry or related fields
  • >5 years of new process/product development experience


  • Deep understanding of the physics and chemistry of materials, and the relationships among material chemistry, structure and property of materials
  • Knowledge of materials characterization technics
  • Knowledge of inorganic material (glass and composites) will be a plus
  • Knowledge of common industrial processes
  • Effective communication and presentation skills to all levels in the organization
  • Ability to design, build and test novel experiments
  • Good at hands-on experimentation, project leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated and could drive the technical move forward;
  • Passion and interests on research.
  • Fast learning. Willing to learn and be open mind, glad to share ideas.
  • Excellent communication skill.
  • Clear thinker, deliver objectives effectively and resourceful.
  • Dedicated to technical collaboration and multi-functional coordination