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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.

For questions about LASP Employment Ads contact LASP Human Resources at hrads@lasp.colorado.edu 

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


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Professional Positions

Engineering

Instrument Engineer III – Calibration Facilities Engineer

Posted on: May 11, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=30379

Mechanical Engineer

Posted on: March 12, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=29321&emailCampaignId=168

Instrument Engineer III

Posted on: March 5, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=29220

Specialist Electrical Assembler

Posted on: January 22, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=30801&emailCampaignId=168

Information Technology

IT DevOps Engineer

Posted on: April 30, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=30180

Science Research

Science Data Analyst for MAVEN/IUVS

Posted on: June 14, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=31136

Postdoctoral Researcher in Extragalactic Astrophysics

Posted on: April 23, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=30000 

Postdoctoral Researcher in Extragalactic Astrophysics and Instrumentation

Posted on: April 22, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=30001

2021 Postdoctoral Researcher with the IMPACT Group

Posted on: April 1, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=29553

Postdoctoral Research Position in Planetary Atmospheric Evolution

Posted on: February 22, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=29035

Space Plasma Research Associate

Posted on: October 27, 2020

The Space Plasma Group at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), University of Colorado, Boulder encourages applications for multiple open positions for research scientists in Space Physics.

Administrative Support

Deputy Director, Research Development & Communications

Posted on: June 4, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=30904

System Administrator

Posted on: May 10, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=30377

Contracts, Compliance, and Procurement Manager

Posted on: April 30, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=30095

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Software Engineer II

Posted on: April 9, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=29651

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

Undergraduate Finance Information Services Assistant

Posted on: May 3, 2021

Hourly Position Open Immediately – 1 Finance Information Services Assistant LASP is preparing to interview undergraduate students to hire for assisting with finance information systems and processing internal customer requests under the Information Services Supervisor. Student will be responsible for supporting LASP Administration and other staff across the Lab in the following activities: Job Details:… Read more »

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Student Software Engineer

Posted on: April 19, 2021

Student Software Engineer at LASP Starting Spring/Summer 2021 The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder. We are a non-profit organization with over 400 professionals and over 150 students with broad technical capabilities who highly value our culture of excellence. LASP is… Read more »

Engineering

LASP Undergrad Cleaning Lab Technician

Posted on: June 4, 2021

We are looking for a full-time (40 hr a week during the summer, 20 hr a week during the school year) laboratory cleaner that can assist in the cleaning required at our world renowned science research institute. Items that are sent into space must pass stringent cleanliness levels before being assembled and tested. Also the… Read more »

Undergrad Electrical Engineer

Posted on: April 15, 2021

LASP Electrical Engineering Student Assistant  LASP has multiple openings for electrical engineering and electrical and computer engineering undergraduate students to assist in the development of new science instruments for spacecraft based research projects.  The LASP Electrical Engineering student assistant will work under the mentorship of senior engineers to develop electronics for the next generation of… Read more »

Information Technology

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Science Research

Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities – Science Division

Posted on: January 21, 2021

Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities The LASP Science Division consists of four research area departments: Earth Atmosphere, Planetary Science, Solar & Stellar, and Space Physics. Each department consists of research scientists who may be aided by undergraduate research assistants.  Periodically throughout each semester, LASP hires several undergraduate research assistants… Read more »

Visiting Fellows

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