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

Test Facility Lead

Posted on: May 16, 2017

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics invites applications for the position of Calibration Engineer who will be responsible for the enhancing, maintaining, and operating our expanding LASP Test facilities.

Mechanical Assembler

Posted on: May 8, 2017

Join a design team that develops instruments for use on space flight programs. For this position, we are looking for individuals who are skilled in assembly of precision optical/mechanical/electrical assemblies.

Mechanical Engineer

Posted on: May 1, 2017

The successful candidate will be interfacing with a multi‐disciplinary team developing an instrument that will orbit Mars, documenting interfaces and requirements, designing specialty mechanical hardware ﴾mainly structural components﴿, modeling hardware in SolidWorks, and performing other mechanical engineering tasks including mass properties, harness routing, 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.

Information Technology

No Current Listings

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

Receptionist/Office Assistant

Posted on: June 15, 2017

LASP is seeking an extremely reliable, organized, personable, professional and accountable Front Desk receptionist and office assistant.

Financial Program Analyst

Posted on: June 5, 2017

We are seeking a dynamic financial professional to further LASP’s science mission by providing coordination and support to individual programs as well as to aid LASP faculty in managing sponsored research programs. This is an advanced level of professional financial analyst work.

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.

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 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

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

Student Configuration Management/Procurement support Job Opportunity at LASP for Summer 2017

Posted on: June 7, 2017

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado at Boulder. In the engineering division, professional engineers and mentored students work closely with scientists in designing and building space flight hardware. Undergraduate Hourly Position open immediately  Responsible for supporting LASP Configuration Management, Procurement and… Read more »

Undergrad Engineering Student Employment Opportunity

Posted on: May 30, 2017

  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 for twelve deep-space… 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

No Current Listings

Science Research

No Current Listings

Visiting Fellows

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