Research Technician

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Date: Jun 9, 2024

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 200031

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63211


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. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of light
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Purpose of the Position:
Function as a research assistant in CRCC to support PTA project.


Day to Day Responsibilities:
•    Design and operate lab experiments under guidance. 
•    Conduct material characterization and product testing.
•    Support the product analysis, build new characterization capability. 
•    Collect experimental data, maintain organized records, data analysis, and draft report. 
•    Support lab safety programs to provide a safe working environment.
•    Function as a collaborative team member on specified projects 
•    Propose ideas to technical challenge, able to validate and implement the solution.  


Education & Experience  
•    Bachelor in material science, chemical.  
•    >1 year of hands-on experience in material or chemistry. 
•    Familiar with material characterization is preferred. 

Required Skills                                                
•    Ability to follow safety rules and promote a safe workplace. 
•    Familiar with lab operation and able to perform the experiment efficiently.  
•    Knowledge of materials and the characterization. 
•    Capable of monitoring and executing designed experiments 
•    Good written and reading English skill  


Desired Skills  

  • Scientific curiosity 
  • Multiple work management  
  • Collaboration with global team  


Soft Skills                                                

  • Self-motivated 
  • Proactive and commitment attitude  
  • Good communication skill


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