Materials R&D Scientist – Somerset, NJ – OFS FITEL LLC – Somerset, NJ

About OFS

OFS Laboratories is a world class Center of Excellence for optical innovations, complemented by Furukawa’s own first-rate R&D capabilities. OFS Laboratories generates commercially viable technological breakthroughs that OFS business divisions take to market quickly.

Scientists with OFS Laboratories have invented and developed innovative fiber-optic technologies, now ubiquitous in the industry. Based in Somerset, NJ, OFS Laboratories continues to push the boundaries of optical sciences.

About the Job

We have an exciting career opportunity for Materials Research and Development Scientist to join OFS Laboratories located in Somerset, NJ. Individuals will be expected to develop an independent program focused on optical materials for both telecom and non-telecom applications in advanced transmission fibers, specialty optical fibers, fiber lasers, sensors and photonic devices. This position includes fabrication of glass bodies, processing of optical glass preforms, drawing of novel glass fibers and other ongoing projects at OFS Laboratories. This will also entail close collaboration with technical teams engaged in design and applications of optical fibers and photonic devices.

Position Requirements:
Ph.D. in physical sciences or engineering with a strong interest in novel optical materials and processing

Experience in optical materials, primarily silica

Knowledge in optics and waveguide design desirable

Strong computer skills preferred

Working at OFS means having the opportunity to realize ideas, experience innovation and discover new solutions for the future. In addition to our dynamic work environment, we offer competitive salaries and generous benefits programs, including medical, dental and a matching 401(k) plan.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume by clicking on the button below to begin the self-identification process.

OFS Fitel, LLC, a Georgia based global company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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