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Brookhaven National Laboratory Student Assistant (Temporary) in Upton, New York

Student Assistant (Temporary) Job ID 3793 Date posted 05/24/2023 Brookhaven National Laboratory ( delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University. Position Description Student Assistant for summer employment. The student assistant will participate in the analysis of quantum error correcting codes in the context of hybrid analog-digital quantum computers. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assist in the design of code architecture and detection-correction cycles. Test results on classical and quantum computing platforms. Assist in preparation of the results for publications. Position Requirements Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Upper level college or graduate level student pursuing a STEM degree Ability to adopt and device appropriate mathematical tools to carry out analysis in topological quantum field theories. Familiarity with the basics of quantum information and topological quantum error correcting codes. Ability to code in Mathematica and Python. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Working understanding of with quantum mechanics Familiarity with quantum field theory OTHER INFORMATION: The duration of the project is 9 weeks, starting in June and ending in August. The student assistants is expected to work 40 hours /week during this time. Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) 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. BNL 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. *VEVRAA Federal Contractor 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: