Careers

Careers

Want to help deliver the future of space science?

As the only academic research institute in the world to explore every planet in our solar system, our societal impact is measured at truly cosmic scales. At LASP, we are on a mission to transform human understanding of the universe. Each day, our nearly 600 team members pioneer innovative technologies and unique approaches to space science while mentoring the next generation of explorers. We are serious about what we do and are committed to creating a supportive culture where you’re surrounded by people who challenge, boost, and inspire you to reach for the stars.

For questions about LASP employment ads, please contact LASP Human Resources at hr@lasp.colorado.edu.

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Jobs

Professional & Postdoctoral Opportunities

Science

Posted: October 11, 2022
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to start in August 2023 in the general field of...
Posted: August 30, 2022
The Space Plasma Group at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), University of Colorado, Boulder (CU) invites applications for Research Scientists in Space Physics at a ranking of...

Technical

Posted: November 2, 2022
LASP at the University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for a Data Systems Engineer II-III!  This role will support software engineering and/or scientific programming skills to assist science data processing...
Posted: November 1, 2022
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) began in 1948, a decade before NASA. We are the world’s only research institute to...
Posted: October 4, 2022
On the Operations Software team, you will work with other software engineers, systems engineers, scientists, and mission operations personnel to support satellite interface software throughout mission lifecycles, including instrument development...
Posted: September 26, 2022
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado is encouraging applications for an Electrical Assembler to join our team. In this role, you will handle...
Posted: September 23, 2022
The Senior Ground Station Engineer will be responsible for maintaining the current ground station configuration, planning/implementing expanded radio compatibility, collaborating with colleagues across the science, engineering, and mission operation divisions,...
Posted: September 2, 2022
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is encouraging applications for people with spacecraft and instrument testing and operations experience to support the development and operations of NASA and...
Posted: September 1, 2022
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is encouraging applications for people with spacecraft and instrument testing and operations experience to support the development and operations of NASA and...
Posted: August 30, 2022
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) encourages applications for a Thermal Engineer IV to join our team. This position will participate in the design, development, testing, and operations...
Posted: August 8, 2022
LASP is seeking a System Engineer to support development of space flight hardware. You will participate in development of the Geospace Dynamics Constellation (GDC) Atmospheric Electrodynamics probe for THERmal plasma...
Posted: August 5, 2022
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is looking for a senior Systems Engineer to join an intriguing asteroid exploration mission currently at the definition stage. The role will...
Posted: July 8, 2022
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is encouraging applicatons for a Mechanical Engineer to support space flight instrumentation designs and proposal efforts. This role will invent solutions to...
Posted: July 6, 2022
Are you eager to take your leadership and program management skills to a new level? Then The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP)is the place for you! As part...

Business Facilitation

Posted: September 15, 2022
LASP is 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...
Posted: July 26, 2022
The Proposal Support Engineer will coordinate and support proposal development efforts at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics. This role will work closely with the Proposal Manager and the...

Graduate Student Opportunities

Science

No positions currently available.

Technical

No positions currently available.

Business Facilitation

No positions currently available

Undergraduate Student Opportunities

Science

Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities

Posted: August 30, 2022
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities The LASP Science Division consists of four research areas departments: Earth Atmosphere, Planetary Science, Solar & Stellar, and Space...

Technical

BOT Student Engineer

Posted: November 4, 2022
Engineering Student Employment Opportunity 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...

Web Application Developer

Posted: November 3, 2022
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...

Student Scientific Programmer

Posted: October 17, 2022
Student Scientific Programmer  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...

Business Facilitation

Front Desk Administrative Support

Posted: September 14, 2022
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics is now accepting applications for the Front Desk Administrative Support team. This is a part-time student position and will be responsible for providing...

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.