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Student Assistant

Job ID JR100851 Date posted 01/31/2024

A student assistant position will be immediately available in the Interdisciplinary Science Department, Energy Systems Division. The duration of the position will be three months in the summer of 2024 (from May to August 2024). The student will be expected to work 40 hours per week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The major responsibility of the student will be the performance of power grid modeling and simulation, statistical analysis and machine learning applications in power system control or cybersecurity, and the implementation in Python and Matlab.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • PhD. or Master’s students with training to perform research and development under some guidance.
  • The candidates should have a major in electrical engineering, computer science, or applied mathematics.
  • Background in electric power systems modeling and simulation and data analytics and machine learning techniques.
  • Software development skills using programming languages such as Python or Matlab.
  • Experience with OPAL-RT preferred.

Other Information:

  • Brookhaven Laboratory is committed to providing fair, equitable and competitive compensation.The full salary range for this position is $16.00 - $28.75 p/h. Salary offers will be commensurate with the final candidate’s qualification, education and experience and considered with the internal peer group.
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Energy and Photon Sciences Directorate are committed to your success. We offer a supportive work environment and the resources necessary for you to succeed.

Brookhaven employees are subject to restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation at the time of hire for review by Brookhaven. The full text of the Order may be found at:

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Brookhaven Science Associates is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. BSA takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We 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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