Jobs

Although CU is under a hiring freeze, LASP still has active employment opportunities and we are currently hiring.

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

Pointing Controls Engineer

Posted on: November 30, 2020

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a Pointing Controls Engineer to be responsible for modeling, analysis, and implementation of feedback motion controls for a NASA-funded instrument that will provide remote sensing of the Earth.

Instrument Engineer

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=27095&emailCampaignId=168

Information Technology

No Current Listings

Science Research

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.

Lead of Office of Communications & Outreach

Posted on: September 18, 2020

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for a Lead for its Office of Communications and Outreach (OCO). The OCO is responsible for internal communications within LASP, external communications of LASP’s endeavors, outreach, and public education.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Solar Physics

Posted on: February 14, 2020

Job Summary The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a two-year NSF/NASA-funded postdoctoral position starting June 1, 2020, or later. The goal is to improve our understanding of solar active region magnetic structure and energy budget before and during solar eruptions. This is an outstanding opportunity that will bridge expertise of… Read more »

Postdoctoral Researcher with the MAVEN Imaging UltraViolet Spectrograph Team

Posted on: September 18, 2019

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder is seeking a talented scientist to work with the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) team on the MAVEN mission.

Administrative Support

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

Software Engineer II

Posted on: November 17, 2020

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado at Boulder is encouraging applications for a mid-level software engineer to develop applications for use on NASA satellite missions.

Flight Controller

Posted on: September 29, 2020

Thank you for your interest in LASP. For the full job posting and to apply, please visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=27142&emailCampaignId=168

Graduate Student Positions

Engineering

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

No Current Listings

Science

No Current Listings

Undergraduate Student Positions

Administrative Support

No Current Listings

Mission Operations & Data Systems

No Current Listings

Engineering

Undergrad Electrical Engineer

Posted on: October 1, 2020

Hourly Position Open Immediately – 1 Electrical Engineering Student The LASP Electrical Engineering student intern will join the Electrical Engineering Department and work under the mentorship of senior engineers to develop electronics for the next generation of space based scientific instruments and small spacecraft. This opportunity provides the student with practical, hands-on experience with electronics… Read more »

Information Technology

No Current Listings

Science Research

Undergraduate Astrophysics Communications Coordinator

Posted on: November 6, 2020

LASP Astrophysics Group Student Requirements and Job Description Job Description: The Astrophysics Division of LASP is seeking an undergraduate research assistant to serve as communications coordinator for the program. This job requires a creative interest in the sciences (especially astronomy), familiarity with web tools (WordPress and Twitter), and an interest in visual communication and media…. Read more »

Visiting Fellows

No Current Listings