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

Test Facility Lead

Posted on: May 16, 2017

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics invites applications for the position of Calibration Engineer who will be responsible for the enhancing, maintaining, and operating our expanding LASP Test facilities.

Mechanical Assembler

Posted on: May 8, 2017

Join a design team that develops instruments for use on space flight programs. For this position, we are looking for individuals who are skilled in assembly of precision optical/mechanical/electrical assemblies.

Mechanical Engineer

Posted on: May 1, 2017

The successful candidate will be interfacing with a multi‐disciplinary team developing an instrument that will orbit Mars, documenting interfaces and requirements, designing specialty mechanical hardware ﴾mainly structural components﴿, modeling hardware in SolidWorks, and performing other mechanical engineering tasks including mass properties, harness routing, analysis, production planning, creating drawings, etc.

Systems Engineer

Posted on: April 18, 2017

LASP is seeking a System Engineer with at least 2 years of professional experience to support the instrument Lead System Engineer with all aspects of the SUDA system engineering effort, including requirements development and management, interface definition, technical resource management, and interfacing with the JPL Europa Clipper mission systems engineering team.

Mechanical Engineer – Cubesat

Posted on: April 17, 2017

LASP is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to interface with a multi‐disciplinary team, document interfaces and requirements, design specialty mechanical hardware ﴾mainly structural components﴿, model hardware in SolidWorks, and perform other mechanical engineering tasks including mass properties, harness routing, simple analysis, production planning, creating drawings, etc.

Calibration Engineer

Posted on: March 28, 2017

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics invites applications for the position of Calibration Engineer/Scientist who will be responsible for the characterization and calibration of photometric devices, optical components, and flight instruments operating in various regions of the electromagnetic spectrum from the Extreme Ultra‐Violet ﴾20 nm﴿ to the Near Infrared ﴾2.4m﴿.

Electrical Engineer

Posted on: March 16, 2017

LASP is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer with capabilities in digital and analog design, layout and test.

Quality Assurance Engineer

Posted on: February 2, 2017

LASP is seeking a member of an instrument team that will develop, fabricate and test space flight hardware and implement project quality requirements by performing a wide variety of QA functions.

Information Technology

LASP IT Senior Windows Administrator

Posted on: April 24, 2017

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks and should display excellent technical problem solving skills, a solid understanding of Windows network operating systems, advanced knowledge in Exchange administration and strong understanding of LAN/WAN networking.

Science Research

Research Associate

Posted on: February 2, 2017

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in the areas of laboratory and spaceflight instrumentation, development of instrument concepts for future NASA missions, and observational studies ranging from extrasolar planet atmospheres to supernovae.

Research Associate

Posted on: December 15, 2016

The Solar Influences Group at LASP invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the areas of solar physics and planetary atmospheric science.

George Ellery Hale Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted on: November 22, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder is seeking applicants for the George Ellery Hale Postdoctoral Fellowship in Solar and Space Physics. This two-year research fellowship accompanies the relocation of the National Solar Observatory (NSO) headquarters to Boulder.

Administrative Support

Financial Grant Manager

Posted on: April 24, 2017

We are seeking a dynamic Financial Grant Manager to further LASP’s science mission by providing fiscal coordination, analytical support, and management of projects funded by federal and commercial grants, as well as to assist LASP faculty working on grant funded projects.

Operations Support and Services Manager

Posted on: April 6, 2017

The Operations Support and Services Manager will be responsible for the administrative coordination of LASP support services to include management of front‐office receptionist activities, internal event management and facilitation, control of common office supplies and equipment, utilization and sustainment of personal work spaces, scheduling and maintenance of common areas and conference rooms, physical security access control processes and procedures, parking management for both employees and visitors, and efficient operation of the mailroom and other lab wide communications.

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Scientific Programmer

Posted on: March 17, 2017

As a Scientific Programmer, you will join a team of scientists and engineers to support processing, calibration, characterization, and presentation of science data from NASA space science missions.

Satellite Systems Engineer/Operator

Posted on: February 14, 2017

LASP 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.

Assembly Test and Launch Operations Engineer

Posted on: February 1, 2017

LASP is seeking an experienced spacecraft Assembly, Test, and Launch Operations (ATLO) Engineer to support the Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) project.

Graduate Student Positions

Engineering

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Mission Operations & Data Systems

Graduate Student Software Engineer Position at LASP

Posted on: November 30, 2016

Graduate Student Software Engineer Employment Opportunity at LASP Starting December 2016 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 »

Science

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Undergraduate Student Positions

Administrative Support

IT Network Student Support Position

Posted on: May 14, 2017

Information Technology Helpdesk Student Support Employment Opportunity 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, Pluto, and beyond (Voyager). We have 23 instruments currently operating on 14 NASA satellites and are developing 14 new instruments… Read more »

Mission Operations & Data Systems

MODS Web Team Undergraduate Student Employment Opportunity

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Mission Operations and Data Systems Web Team Undergraduate Student Employment Opportunity LASP (Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics) is a world-renowned research facility that is a notable contributor to many NASA programs. Visit http://lasp.colorado.edu for more information. Hourly Positions Open January 2017 – Undergrad Research Assistant Positions We need programmers and web developers to develop supporting software… Read more »

Undergrad Software Engineer Position at LASP

Posted on: November 30, 2016

Undergrad Student Software Engineer Employment Opportunity at LASP Starting December 2016 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 »

Engineering

Undergrad Mechanical Engineering Employment Opportunities

Posted on: January 18, 2017

Engineering Student Employment Opportunities 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

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Visiting Fellows

No Current Listings