Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 6:33 AM
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 and 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 and 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:
ThisOptics Tech II positionis in the Micro and Nano Optics (MNO) department of the Science and Technology Division of Corning. MNO combines deep understanding of display and telecommunication systems with fundamental research in structured materials to develop new advantaged optical products. We seek out technicians with excellent hands:on problem solving and data analysis skills to collaborate with our scientists to execute experiments and analyze data. The ideal candidate should have experience with aligning optical systems, executing optical measurements, and managing experimental data. Our projects are fast:paced, and we expect our technicians to have the curiosity and drive to learn new areas quickly. We constantly add to our experimental capabilities, which today include the full range of display system measurements, scattering measurements, waveguide measurements, and various linear and nonlinear spectroscopies. Our product design length scales go from tens of nanometers to tenths of millimeters ::: requiring the use of a wide array of measurement techniques and management of spectral and imaging data.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
:Work with scientists to design, set up, and execute optical measurements.
:Manage the flow of samples to be measured and maintain the data for each sample
:Document experimental results in formal and informal reports
:Collaborate with project team members in other departments to solve technical problems
: 10, some international travel possible
Hours of work/work schedule/flex:time: 40 hours/week
BS in Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Biology
:Hands:on experience in executing experiments or fixing/maintaining lab equipment
:Ability to execute experiments consistently and document what was done
:Experience in plotting and processing data in Excel, Matlab/Octave, R, Python, or similar packages
:Excellent oral and written communication skills
:Excellent organizational skills
:Demonstrated experience in optics
:Demonstrated experience designing and executing experiments
Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):
:Ability to prioritize tasks across multiple projects
:Passion for getting technology into the world
:Ability to work with people having different styles and perspectives
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.
• Location: Elmira-Corning, painted post
• Post ID: 31889627 elmira