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.

Professional Positions, Graduate Student Positions, Undergraduate Student Positions, Visiting Fellows


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Professional Positions

Engineering

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.

Mechanical Engineer

Posted on: November 16, 2016

The Mechanical Engineer will work on the team designing and building a mission to study dynamic changes in the atmosphere of Mars for the Emirates Mars Mission.

Engineering Information Technology Support

Posted on: September 20, 2016

This person will represent Engineering Division IT needs to larger LASP IT group and work with them to create hardware and software system solutions to meet the evolving needs of the Engineering division.

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.

LASP UNIX Administrator

Posted on: March 1, 2017

The successful candidate will provide day‐to‐day operational support for our Unix workstations and other system infrastructure and is 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: 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.

Web Tools Administrator

Posted on: February 24, 2017

This is an operational support position on the Web Team, which develops and operates web applications for the lab. The successful candidate will have demonstrated technical skills in a Linux environment with some aspects of: system administration, collaboration tools, software development, and security.

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

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Graduate Student Data Science Employment Opportunity, Summer 2017

Posted on: March 27, 2017

LASP (Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics) is looking for a graduate student at CU to assist with a research-oriented data science project. LASP is a world-renowned research facility that is a notable contributor to many NASA programs. Visit http://lasp.colorado.edu for more information. You will work with a professional scientific programmer and a research physicist… Read more »

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

No Current Listings

Undergraduate Student Positions

Administrative Support

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Undergraduate Student Data Science Employment Opportunity

Posted on: March 27, 2017

LASP (Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics) is looking for an upper-level undergrad at CU to assist with a research-oriented data science project. LASP is a world-renowned research facility that is a notable contributor to many NASA programs. Visit http://lasp.colorado.edu for more information. You will work with a professional scientific programmer and a research physicist… Read more »

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

Undergraduate Engineering/Production Student Assistant

Posted on: April 10, 2017

Engineering/Science Student Employment Opportunity at LASP Starting April 2017 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… Read more »

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