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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

IT Procurement Expeditor

Posted on: July 24, 2014

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a dynamic, world-renowned research facility that is a notable contributor to many NASA programs. LASP is in need of a procurement professional located at the University of Colorado Boulder East Research Park. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks related to procurement, maintenance and tracking of IT related commodities and services in support of LASP research programs.

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Data System Software Engineer

Posted on: July 24, 2014

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a dynamic, world-renowned research facility that is a notable contributor to many NASA programs. LASP is in need of a Software Engineer located at the University of Colorado Boulder East Research Park. This software engineer will work within a team to develop and maintain science data systems for NASA space science missions. The successful candidate will work closely with scientists and engineers in the development, operation, and maintenance of systems for processing, management, analysis, and visualization of mission data.

Junior Spacecraft Systems Engineer/Operator

Posted on: July 1, 2014

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado Boulder 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. LASP is one of the top space science research institutes in the country with facilities in Boulder, Colorado employing approximately 450 scientists, engineers, support personnel, and students. This individual will work closely with scientists, engineers and other space system mission operators in the development, operation, and maintenance of spacecraft mission operations. This person may also supervise one or more student assistants.

Web Application Engineer

Posted on: May 9, 2014

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a University of Colorado space research lab at the Boulder campus. As an Institute of CU-Boulder, LASP is at the international forefront of space science research in solar, planetary, atmospheric and space plasma physics. LASP’s record of excellence in space instrument and spacecraft construction, mission operations, and science data analysis for Earth, planetary, and deep space missions is supported by organizational expertise in space-flight electronics, mechanisms, detectors and optics across a wide spectral range — including sensors for energetic particle, dust, electric field, and magnetic field measurements.

This individual 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 supporting back-end development to a lesser degree.

Graduate Student Positions

Engineering

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Mission Operations & Data Systems

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Science

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Undergraduate Student Positions

Administrative Support

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Mission Operations & Data Systems

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Engineering

Mechanical Engineer Student

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Engineering Student Employment Opportunities at LASP starting Fall 2014 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 […]

Information Technology

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Science Research

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Visiting Fellows

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