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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

Flight Dynamics Systems Engineer – Mission Design

Posted on: January 15, 2020

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a Professional Research Assistant with Flight Dynamics System (FDS) experience to perform the Mission Design for one of several proposals that have been submitted.

Flight Dynamics System Engineer – Autonomous Navigation

Posted on: January 14, 2020

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a Professional Research Assistant with Flight Dynamics System (FDS) experience to support the development of autonomous navigation systems for one of several proposals that have been submitted.

Flight Dynamics System Engineer – Navigation and Maneuver Design

Posted on: January 14, 2020

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a Professional Research Assistant with Flight Dynamics System (FDS) experience to develop the ground-based Navigation and Maneuver Design system for one of several proposals that have been submitted.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Posted on: January 7, 2020

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to support space flight instrumentation designs and proposal efforts.

Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Engineer

Posted on: December 18, 2019

LASP is seeking a Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) engineer to support the development and flight of future spacecraft.

Quality Assurance Engineer

Posted on: November 11, 2019

Become a member of the Quality Assurance team in the Engineering Division of the University of Colorado’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) in Boulder.

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

George Ellery Hale Postdoctoral Fellowship Position in Solar, Stellar and Space Physics

Posted on: December 11, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder is seeking applicants for the George Ellery Hale Postdoctoral Fellowship in Solar, Stellar and Space Physics.

Postdoctoral Researcher with the MAVEN Imaging UltraViolet Spectrograph Team

Posted on: September 18, 2019

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder is seeking a talented scientist to work with the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) team on the MAVEN mission.

Administrative Support

Travel Specialist

Posted on: January 6, 2020

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a Travel Specialist to join our team.

Mid-Level Financial Analyst

Posted on: January 2, 2020

Job Summary We are seeking a dynamic financial professional to further the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) science mission by providing coordination and support to individual programs as well as to aid LASP faculty in managing sponsored research programs. Duties include research, selection, and compilation of financial data from multiple sources, such as… Read more »

Information Systems Application Support Specialist

Posted on: December 3, 2019

Job Summar The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is looking for an Information Systems Application Support Specialist who can provide support for a variety of administration applications that relate to Administration: Finance, Human Resources, Facilities Operations, and Contracts and Compliance. As a valued team member, your main duties will be: Resolve, develop technical solutions… Read more »

Mission Operations & Data Systems

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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

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Mission Operations & Data Systems

Undergraduate Job Opportunities in Space Flight Operations

Posted on: January 7, 2020

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 12th 2020 and applications will be accepted until all slots are filled. Learn how to apply here.

Undergrad Student Software Engineer

Posted on: December 17, 2019

Undergrad Student Software Engineer Employment Opportunity for LASP Starting May 2020 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… Read more »

Undergraduate Student Data Science Employment Opportunity

Posted on: December 2, 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

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Information Technology

LASP IT Helpdesk Student Support

Posted on: January 21, 2020

The LASP Information Technology team has an immediate opening for an undergraduate student to assist in supporting our growing laboratory […]

Science Research

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Visiting Fellows

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