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

Calibration and Test Engineer

Posted on: February 20, 2018

LASP 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.

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.﴿.

Information Technology

No Current Listings

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

Administrative Research Procurement Expeditor

Posted on: March 15, 2018

The primary role of the Research Procurement Expeditor is to process and facilitate a wide variety of procurements, both goods and services, required for the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, LASP.

Contract Administrator

Posted on: March 1, 2018

Under the supervision of the LASP Contracts and Compliance Manager, this position will assist in the administration of all LASP sponsored research agreements ﴾both contracts and grants﴿ and commercial agreements.

Mission Operations & Data Systems

LASP MO&DS Division Director

Posted on: April 9, 2018

The Director of Mission Operations and Data Systems (MO&DS) at LASP at the University of Colorado (CU) in Boulder, Colorado will provide vision and leadership for an outstanding team of professionals and students.

Senior Web Infrastructure/Operations Expert

Posted on: March 13, 2018

The successful applicant will provide day‐to‐day operational support for our web servers and other system infrastructure.

Senior Scientific Programmer

Posted on: February 26, 2018

Join a team of scientific programmers and software engineers to support processing, calibration, characterization, visualization, and presentation of science data from NASA space science missions.

Web Infrastructure/Operations Expert

Posted on: February 23, 2018

LASP is looking for a systems administrator comfortable at work on web infrastructure. The successful applicant will provide day‐to‐day operational support for our web servers and other system infrastructure. Responsible for performing a variety of tasks requiring excellent technical / problem solving skills and maintaining solid understanding of modern web ecosystems and software operations.

Front End Developer

Posted on: February 23, 2018

The Front End Developer will work closely with scientists, engineers, and other personnel to design, develop, integrate, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot web platform applications and tools. Duties include building front‐end systems with data driven visualization to support space research projects, as well as collaborating with backend development team.

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

No Current Listings

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

No Current Listings

Undergraduate Student Positions

Administrative Support

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

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

No Current Listings

Information Technology

No Current Listings

Science Research

No Current Listings

Visiting Fellows

No Current Listings