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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

Motors and Controls Electrical Engineer

Posted on: December 1, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Motors and Controls Electrical Engineer (colorado.edu).  

Lead Electrical Engineer

Posted on: November 19, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Lead Electrical Engineer (colorado.edu)

Spacecraft Electrical Power Subsystem Engineer

Posted on: November 18, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Spacecraft Electrical Power Subsystem Engineer (colorado.edu)

MAX Spacecraft Lead

Posted on: November 1, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit MAX Spacecraft Lead (colorado.edu).

Quality Assurance Engineer III

Posted on: October 20, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Quality Assurance Engineer III (colorado.edu).

MAX Flight Software Engineer II-IV

Posted on: September 23, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit the following pages. MAX Flight Software Engineer II or III: ESCAPE Flight Software Engineer II or III (colorado.edu) MAX Flight Software Engineer IV: ESCAPE Flight Software Engineer IV (colorado.edu)  

Instrument Engineer I

Posted on: August 31, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Instrument Engineer I (colorado.edu).

Information Technology

IT DevOps Engineer IV

Posted on: November 17, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit IT DevOps Engineer IV (colorado.edu).

Science Research

Hale Postdoctoral Fellow in Solar, Stellar and Space Physics

Posted on: December 3, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Hale Postdoctoral Fellow in Solar, Stellar and Space Physics (colorado.edu)

MAVEN Research Scientist

Posted on: September 8, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit MAVEN Research Scientist (colorado.edu).

Administrative Support

Contracts Coordinator

Posted on: December 7, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Contracts Coordinator (colorado.edu)

Financial Analyst III

Posted on: December 1, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Financial Analyst III (colorado.edu).

Recruiter

Posted on: November 23, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Recruiter (colorado.edu).

Employee Relations and Training Program Manager

Posted on: November 19, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Employee Relations and Training Program Manager (colorado.edu).

Subcontracts Manager

Posted on: November 12, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Subcontracts Manager (colorado.edu).

Financial Analyst II

Posted on: October 28, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Financial Analyst II (colorado.edu).

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

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Data Systems Software Engineer II, III, IV

Posted on: December 7, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Data Systems Software Engineer II, III, IV (colorado.edu).

Operations Software Engineer III

Posted on: November 30, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Operations Software Engineer III (colorado.edu).

Operations Software Engineer II

Posted on: November 30, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Operations Software Engineer II (colorado.edu).

Web Team DevOps Engineer II or III

Posted on: August 26, 2021

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit Web Team DevOps Engineer II (colorado.edu) and/or Web Team DevOps Engineer III (colorado.edu).

Graduate Student Positions

Engineering

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

No Current Listings

Science

Science/Engineering Graduate Research Assistant Opportunity

Posted on: August 3, 2021

The University of Colorado’s Laboratory of Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) has an opening for a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) to support the calibration of the Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM) to fly onboard NASA’s Total Solar Irradiance Sensors 2 (TSIS-2) satellite. TSIS-2 TIM will continue the 43 year continuous data record of Total Solar Irradiance… Read more »

Undergraduate Student Positions

Administrative Support

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

No Current Listings

Engineering

Cleaning Lab Technician

Posted on: November 19, 2021

Engineering/Science Student 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. 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 is the only… Read more »

Spacecraft Systems Engineer Student III-IV

Posted on: October 29, 2021

Systems Engineering Student III-IV The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is looking for a student intern to work under the mentorship of senior systems engineers with a wide experience base in the design, analysis, fabrication, integration, and testing of spaceflight hardware. This opportunity provides the student with practical, hands-on experience working on a… Read more »

Information Technology

No Current Listings

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

No Current Listings