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

System Engineer

Posted on: June 6, 2018

LASP is seeking a System Engineer for proposal developments.

Proposal Support Engineer

Posted on: May 10, 2018

The Proposal Support Engineer will coordinate and support proposal development efforts at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics. This role will work closely with the Proposal Manager and the Proposal Capture Leads, Principal Investigators and Technical Teams to advance mission and instrument concepts for assessment by LASP leadership and submission in response to opportunities.

Information Technology

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Science Research

Research Scientist

Posted on: October 9, 2018

Position Summary The Space Plasma Group at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), University of Colorado, Boulder (CU), is seeking to fill at least two research positions. Applicants at the level of RS-I (post-doctoral), RS-II (research scientist), or RS-III (senior research scientist) will be considered. Research duties include conducting studies of plasma physics… Read more »

Research Associate in Planetary Science

Posted on: September 28, 2018

The newly formed Exploration of Planetary Ices and Climates (EPIC) group at the University of Colorado’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is seeking to fill a research position in planetary geophysics and remote sensing. Candidates at the levels of RS-I and RS-II will be considered.

Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) Postdoc

Posted on: May 15, 2018

The successful candidate will perform research on assimilating data from the GOLD mission as well as data from satellite and ground‐based observations of the space environment to address the science goals of the mission ﴾gold web site address﴿, submit the results of the research to refereed journals, and present results at scientific meetings.

Administrative Support

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

IT Helpdesk

Posted on: October 9, 2018

Job Summary As a member of the Helpdesk Team within the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), the IT Helpdesk position has the following purpose: Provide support to laboratory staff, and other recognized users of the facility, in the use of supported software and hardware. Maintain accurate record of equipment allocated to staff and… Read more »

Scientific Programmer

Posted on: October 5, 2018

This individual will join a team of scientists and engineers to support processing, calibration, characterization, and presentation of science data from NASA space science missions. Duties will entail data analysis, algorithm development, and software development using a variety of tools and techniques.

Software Engineer

Posted on: September 6, 2018

This individual will join a team of software engineers to support and develop data centers that process and distribute science data from NASA space science missions. Duties will include maintenance and improvement of existing systems and development for new data center functionality for both current and future space missions. You will work closely with engineers, scientists and other project participants.

IT Programmer Analyst

Posted on: July 11, 2018

The IT Programmer Analyst will be responsible for the implementation and management of enterprise workflow applications as well as the development of accompanying database structures.

Graduate Student Positions

Engineering

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

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Science

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Undergraduate Student Positions

Administrative Support

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Undergraduate Software Programmer/Developer for Web Team

Posted on: September 26, 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 Engineering/Production Student Assistant

Posted on: October 12, 2018

Engineering/Science Student Employment Opportunity at LASP Starting October 2018 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 »

Information Technology

No Current Listings

Science Research

Undergraduate Engineering/Production Student Assistant

Posted on: October 12, 2018

Engineering/Science Student Employment Opportunity at LASP Starting October 2018 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 »

Visiting Fellows

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