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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

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Information Technology

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Science Research

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.

Research Associate: Post Doc

Posted on: March 7, 2014

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a position of Post-Doctoral Research Associate to work on data returned from the MAVEN mission. The MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) spacecraft arrives at Mars in September, and will study the upper atmosphere and ionosphere, the interactions with the Sun and the solar wind, and the loss of atmospheric atoms and molecules to space. The person hired will spend approximately a third to a half of their time on science operations planning activities, and the rest of their time integrating data analysis and theoretical modeling in an area relevant to the science of the mission or in related interdisciplinary areas.

Administrative Support

Receptionist

Posted on: March 27, 2014

LASP has an opening for Professional Research Assistant to further its science mission by providing coordination and support to individual projects and across a number of projects.

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Lead Database Administrator

Posted on: February 27, 2014

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for the position of Lead Database Administrator. 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. The position furthers the LASP science mission by working closely with scientists, engineers, and other personnel to develop, deploy, manage, troubleshoot, and optimize relational databases that contain large amounts of scientific and non-scientific data in a production environment. LASP is a large, multidisciplinary research institute located in the rapidly developing CU-Boulder East Campus.

Graduate Student Positions

Engineering

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Mission Operations & Data Systems

Graduate Student Software Engineering Job for NASA Satellite Missions

Posted on: April 15, 2014

  If you’re a graduate student (MS or PhD) at CU and you’d like to get some career-enhancing hands-on experience writing software, apply for a job at CU’s own Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP).  LASP currently operates five NASA research satellites from our Boulder East Campus facility, including CU’s own MAVEN mission to […]

Science

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Undergraduate Student Positions

Administrative Support

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Mission Operations & Data Systems

Software Engineering Student Support

Posted on: February 25, 2014

  The Data Systems Group at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) has immediate openings for three undergraduates to help with software development. These students will help an existing team develop data processing and analysis software that’s written in Java and a language called IDL.   No experience is required for students who are eager […]

Engineering

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Information Technology

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Science Research

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Visiting Fellows

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