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

Junior Software Engineer

Posted on: January 22, 2018

Participate in the development and test of embedded microprocessor flight software for present and upcoming space science projects.

Junior Software/ECE Engineer

Posted on: January 19, 2018

Join LASP as a computer hardware/software engineer to participate in the development and test of embedded microprocessor flight software and Ground Support Equipment ﴾GSE﴿ for present and upcoming space science projects.

Electrical Assembler

Posted on: September 5, 2017

LASP is seeking an Electrical Assembler responsible for producing high quality electrical flight products ﴾PCBA, cables and harnesses, test fixtures etc.﴿.

Assistant to Configuration Management and Procurement

Posted on: August 17, 2017

The successful candidate that will work with the engineering and production teams to design and build instruments for use on NASA flight programs.

Information Technology

Senior UNIX Administrator

Posted on: January 12, 2018

The Senior UNIX Administrator will provide day‐to‐day operational support for our Unix servers and other system infrastructure and be responsible for performing a variety of tasks requiring excellent technical problem solving skills, a solid understanding of the network operating systems, and strong understanding of LAN/WAN networking.

Science Research

Research Associate

Posted on: January 26, 2018

The successful candidate will focus on data analysis from the Langmuir Probe and Waves (LPW) instrument with support of data analysis from all other instruments on the MAVEN spacecraft. The LPW instrument main observation regime is in the ionosphere.

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.

Administrative Support

Building Engineer

Posted on: February 9, 2018

The Building Engineer will provide infrastructure maintenance and repair support and as a point of contact under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, for building occupants to request preventive and responsive facility services and support.

Research Financial Manager

Posted on: January 10, 2018

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

Export Compliance Administrator

Posted on: January 10, 2018

The successful candidate will provide guidance and advice to the LASP Empowered Official and LASP management, as well as other LASP personnel on the application of U.S. Government export/import regulations including, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ﴾ITAR﴿, the Export Administration Regulations ﴾EAR﴿, and the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Grant Business Analyst

Posted on: January 9, 2018

LASP is seeking a dynamic Grant Business Analyst 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 researchers working on grant funded projects.

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Software Engineer

Posted on: February 6, 2018

LASP is seeking a Software Engineer to support processing, calibration, characterization, and presentation of science data from NASA space science missions.

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: January 8, 2018

Graduate Student Software Engineer Employment Opportunity at LASP 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… Read more »

Graduate Software Programmer/Developer for Web Team

Posted on: January 4, 2018

Mission Operations and Data Systems Web Team Graduate 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 »

Science

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Undergraduate Student Positions

Administrative Support

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Mission Operations & Data Systems

Undergraduate Research Assistant – TSI Data Science Employment Opportunity

Posted on: February 9, 2018

Undergraduate Research Assistant – TSI Data Science Employment Opportunity LASP is seeking an upper-level CU undergrad to assist with a research-oriented data science project. Work with professional scientific programmer and research physicist to develop algorithms and code for merging related stochastic time series using wavelet decomposition, forecasting, and Bayesian methods. Research, code, and test methods… Read more »

Undergraduate Student Data Science Employment Opportunity

Posted on: February 6, 2018

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 »

Undergrad Software Engineer Position at LASP

Posted on: January 8, 2018

Undergrad Student Software Engineer Employment Opportunity at LASP 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… Read more »

Undergraduate Software Programmer/Developer for Web Team

Posted on: January 4, 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

Undergrad Quality Assurance Student Assistant

Posted on: February 8, 2018

Undergraduate Quality Assurance Assistant Employment Opportunity 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 is the only… Read more »

Information Technology

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Science Research

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Visiting Fellows

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