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

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


Professional Positions

Engineering

Aerospace Machinist/Metrologist Position

Posted on: September 18, 2014

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado at Boulder, with an environment where professionals and students work closely with scientists in designing and building space flight hardware. LASP is seeking a member of the production team in the Engineering Division to work […]

Thermal Engineer (RF01781)

Posted on: September 12, 2014

As a thermal engineer, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary project team:

•Responsible for performing thermal design and analysis of spaceflight hardware, including passive and active thermal control systems, structures, mechanisms, electronics, optical systems, and cryogenic components.

Systems Engineer (RF01782)

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Systems Engineers provide a broad set of engineering skills and technical leadership to support design of space flight programs at the mission and/or instrument levels.

Flight Software Engineer (RF01794)

Posted on: September 12, 2014

LASP is seeking software engineers to participate in the development of embedded microprocessor flight software for present and upcoming space science projects.

Information Technology

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Science Research

Education and Public Outreach Manager

Posted on: October 26, 2014

We are seeking a dynamic Education and Public Outreach (EPO) leader to further the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP’s) mission by managing our highly successful and nationally recognized science-based education and public outreach program emphasizing our research in atmospheric, planetary, solar, and space sciences. The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership in the […]

Research Associate: Post-Doc

Posted on: March 21, 2014

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral in Theoretical Solar and Stellar Astrophysics. LASP is a full-cycle, space institute, combining all aspects of space exploration through our expertise in science, engineering, mission operations, and scientific data analysis. LASP is a large, multidisciplinary research institute located in the rapidly developing CU-Boulder East Campus.

Administrative Support

Research Financial Manager

Posted on: October 14, 2014

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) develops, designs, and builds instrument and spacecraft for NASA’s space-based observations of the Sun, Earth, and planets. LASP has built instruments and participated in missions to every planet in the solar system, and supports over 160 grants and contracts, spending around $50M annually. LASP is a research […]

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Data System Software Engineer

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Are you interested in writing Python code to support NASA space science missions?

We have an opening for a software engineer at the Laboratory of Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), part of the University of Colorado, Boulder. The successful applicant will implement and support software to process space instrument data. Your software will directly impact several crucial 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

LASP IT Helpdesk Student Support

Posted on: October 9, 2014

The LASP (lasp.colorado.edu) Information Technology team has an immediate opening for an undergraduate student to assist in supporting our growing laboratory. Primary responsibilities will include assisting staff, scientists, and operations personnel in the daily use and problem solving of issues as they occur in the environment. We are looking for a student with excellent communication […]

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Undergraduate Job Opportunities in Space Flight Operations

Posted on: January 7, 2015

The LASP Mission Operations and Data Systems group is looking for undergraduate students to join our Command Controllers team. Students will participate in an exciting, hands-on experience with responsibilities including spacecraft event planning and scheduling, orbit and attitude control, and daily mission operations. This program begins May 26th 2015 and applications will be accepted until all slots are filled. Learn how to apply here.

Engineering

Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Position

Posted on: October 3, 2014

We are looking for an undergraduate electrical engineering student to do FPGA work and to help with electronics board testing. This student engineer will be working on a NASA instrument program.

Mechanical Engineer Student

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Engineering Student Employment Opportunities at LASP starting Fall 2014 The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder. In the Engineering division, professional engineers mentor students in designing and building space flight hardware and software. LASP leads with a science driven approach, and […]

Information Technology

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Science Research

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Visiting Fellows

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