Jobs

LASP is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado Boulder. CU receives more NASA funding than any other public university.

LASP has been growing consistently and is currently at its highest level of activity with multiple complex programs totaling over $60 million in expenses per year. The increase in workload and high number of new employees has created some unique opportunities.

LASP is particularly proud of a work environment that supports employee creativity and productivity, and offers opportunities for diverse experiences and a broad range of responsibilities. When you become an employee of LASP, you become a CU employee. Please see the CU Human Resources page for Information for Prospective Employees.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including veterans, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or disability.

Professional Positions, Graduate Student Positions, Undergraduate Student Positions, Visiting Fellows


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Professional Positions

Engineering

Electrical Assembler

Posted on: August 16, 2019

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado is seeking an Electrical Assembler. In this role, you will handle Electrical Assembly of PWBA and/or Harnesses.

Senior System Engineer

Posted on: August 16, 2019

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is seeking applications for a system engineer for proposal developments.   Responsibilities -Lead the systems engineering effort for designated proposals, from kick-off to proposal submission. -Design the technical implementation that meets stakeholder needs, within cost, schedule, and technical constraints. -Take ownership of the technical aspects of assigned… Read more »

Information Technology

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Science Research

Space Plasma Physics Postdoctoral Researcher

Posted on: July 10, 2019

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) develops, designs, and builds instruments and spacecraft for space-based observations of the Sun, Earth, and planets. LASP has built instruments and participated in missions to every planet in the solar system. LASP manages the financial aspects for over 170 active grants and contracts, from proposal through award…. Read more »

Postdoctoral Research Position in Solar Physics

Posted on: March 22, 2019

Job Summary We invite applications for an NSF/NASA-funded postdoctoral position starting June 1 2019 or later. The initial length of appointment is 1 year but has potential to be extended. Application deadline is April 15, 2019 or until filled. The goal is to improve our understanding of solar active region magnetic structure and energy budget… Read more »

Administrative Support

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Satellite Systems Engineer/Operator

Posted on: July 24, 2019

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado is seeking a junior spacecraft systems engineer/operator to participate in the development and operations of state-of-the-art space mission systems for present and upcoming NASA space science projects.

Software Engineer with Functional Programming Emphasis

Posted on: July 17, 2019

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at CU is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Web Team, developing back-end solutions for data retrieval and analysis problems that use scientific research data.

Scientific Engineer/Scientific Programmer

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Job Summary The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at CU is looking for a highly motivated individual to join a team that develops and supports data systems to process and distribute scientific data from NASA space science missions. Projects include development of data analysis tools, implementation of scientific processing algorithms, maintenance and improvement… Read more »

Scientific Programmer

Posted on: June 12, 2019

This individual will join a team of software engineers to support and develop data centers that process and distribute science data from NASA space science missions.

Graduate Student Positions

Engineering

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Mission Operations & Data Systems

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Science

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Undergraduate Student Positions

Administrative Support

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Undergraduate Student Data Science Employment Opportunity

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Undergraduate Student Data Science Employment Opportunity The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder. LASP leads with a science driven approach, and is the only research institute in the world that has sent an instrument to every planet in the solar system,… Read more »

Undergraduate Software Programmer/Developer for Web Team

Posted on: December 19, 2018

Mission Operations and Data Systems Web Team Undergraduate Student Employment Opportunity The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned research facility that is a notable contributor to many NASA programs. Join the LASP Web Team and work on web infrastructure to serve the needs of scientists, engineers, satellite operators and science data… Read more »

Engineering

Electrical Engineering Undergrad Student Position

Posted on: July 12, 2019

Engineering Student Employment Opportunity The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder on east campus. The in-house engineering group supports the design and manufacture of space-based and suborbital instruments and small spacecraft for LASP and partner institutions. LASP has developed scientific instrumentation… Read more »

Information Technology

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Science Research

Mechanical/ Aerospace Engineering Undergraduate Position

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Engineering Student Employment Opportunity The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder on east campus. The in-house engineering group supports the design and manufacture of space-based and suborbital instruments and small spacecraft for LASP and partner institutions. LASP has developed scientific instrumentation… Read more »

Visiting Fellows

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