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

Mechanical Assembler

Posted on: February 14, 2020

LASP encourages applications for a Mechanical Assembler to join our team.

Flight Software Engineer

Posted on: February 10, 2020

Job Summary The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a Flight Software Engineer to join our team. This position will participate in the development of embedded microprocessor software for present and upcoming space science projects. Engineers with different levels of experience ranging from the ability to manage a team of engineers… Read more »

NASA Program Planner/Scheduler

Posted on: January 29, 2020

Job Summary The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a NASA Program Planner/Scheduler. This position coordinates complex schedules for the assembly, integration, and test of NASA space missions. Specifically, s/he is responsible for the coordination, preparation, monitoring and maintenance of Microsoft Project Master Schedule from which various levels of schedules are… Read more »

Electrical Engineer

Posted on: January 27, 2020

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a Professional Research Assistant with Electrical Engineering experience to help develop system and design components for one of several proposals that have been submitted.

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.

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

KU Mars Postdoc

Posted on: February 14, 2020

Job Summary The Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) science team and Khalifa University (KU) encourages applications for up to five postdoctoral research fellowship positions. Our team seeks candidates interested in spacecraft observations and models of the Martian atmosphere (including the upper atmosphere) relevant to EMM observations. EMM will launch in July 2020 and arrive at Mars… Read more »

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Solar Physics

Posted on: February 14, 2020

Job Summary The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a two-year NSF/NASA-funded postdoctoral position starting June 1, 2020, or later. The goal is to improve our understanding of solar active region magnetic structure and energy budget before and during solar eruptions. This is an outstanding opportunity that will bridge expertise of… Read more »

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

Training, and Diversity and Inclusion Specialist

Posted on: February 10, 2020

LASP encourages applications for a Training, Diversity, and Inclusion Specialist to develop the LASP workforce learning and development strategy, manage its implementation and measure its impact. Strategize and execute programs that will build an effective managerial career development training program, and enhance a diverse and inclusive work environment at LASP.

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.

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

IT Client Support Technician II

Posted on: January 27, 2020

Become a member of LASP and help support these awe-inspiring employees with Tier-1 help desk support calls to address end-point workstation issues. Address, analyze, and resolve end-user issues in a responsive and effective manner to minimize downtime.

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

Student Flight Software Engineer

Posted on: February 7, 2020

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder. We are a non-profit organization with over 400 professionals and over 150 students with broad technical capabilities who highly value our culture of excellence. The LASP Engineering division designs, builds, fabricates, and tests science… Read more »

Undergraduate Mission Ops Software Engineer

Posted on: February 4, 2020

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 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.

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

Undergraduate Computer Science Engineer

Posted on: February 21, 2020

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 for twelve deep-space missions,… Read more »

Undergraduate Instrumentation Aerospace Engineer

Posted on: February 20, 2020

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 for twelve deep-space missions,… Read more »

Information Technology

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Science Research

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Visiting Fellows

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