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Corning Incorporated S&T-Bioprocessing Applications- Co-op (Spring 2022) in Bedford, Massachusetts

S&T-Bioprocessing Applications- Co-op (Spring 2022)

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Date: Nov 5, 2021

Location: Bedford, MA, US, 01730-1414

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49492

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise inspecialty 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.

Odds are that the email you read this morning travelled over Optical Fiber built by Corning; the smartphone you used had a Corning cover lens; and the vehicle you took to work had cleaner emissions because of a catalytic substrate crafted and improved by Corning's inventive team. Time and again Corning Research & Development has cleaned our world, kept us informed, and strengthened our personal connections. We are committed to seeking out dedicated Scientists and Engineers who strive to see their research make a difference, and we empower and prepare them to pursue the breakthroughs that come from unexpected experimental outcomes and to take their discoveries across the chasm to commercialization.

Scope of Position:

This position will contribute to the development of new products/technologies for bioprocessing applications. The candidate must have the ability to work independently as well as the ability to work as a part of the team. Operating safely in the laboratory and instrument maintenance is also required.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

•Design, coordinate and execute cell-based experiments

•Record, analyze, interpret, and report data to the project team

•Perform routine cell culture procedures and maintain different cell lines

•Due to the nature of cell culture, the candidate must be willing to adopt a flexible work schedule

Travel Requirements: None

Required Education:

•Preferably a PhD candidate

Required Years and Area of Experience:

No prior experience

required. Previous industrial experience is a plus.

Required Skills :

•Strong background in bioprocessing, specifically in Cell and Gene Therapy workflows

•Expertise in mammalian cell culture

•Experience using bioreactor for viral vector or antibody production

•Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Skills:

•Knowledge and experience with downstream bioprocessing technologies/equipment is desirable

Soft Skills:

•Good team player with strong work ethics

•Demonstration of drive and commitment

•Value differences in people and ideas

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled

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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