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...

Technical

Posted: January 20, 2023
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: January 13, 2023
Provide day-to-day operational support for Windows or Linux system infrastructure. Responsible for performing a variety of tasks requiring highly competent and current technical problem solving skills, a solid understanding of...
Posted: December 21, 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: December 21, 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: December 21, 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: December 21, 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: December 21, 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...
Posted: December 21, 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: December 19, 2022
LASP is seeking a FDS Lead for the mission design and navigation system development for an exciting and challenging asteroid exploration mission planned for launch in Q1 of 2028.

Business Facilitation

Posted: January 4, 2023
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: December 21, 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...
Posted: December 21, 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...

Graduate Student Opportunities

Science

No positions currently available.

Technical

No positions currently available.

Business Facilitation

No positions currently available

Undergraduate Student Opportunities

Science

Astrophysics Rocket Lab Assistant

Posted: January 27, 2023
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 approach and is...

Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities

Posted: January 16, 2023
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

MAX Visualization Software Engineer

Posted: January 26, 2023
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 engineering group supports the...

MAX Simulation Software Engineer

Posted: January 25, 2023
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 engineering group supports the...

Undergraduate Job Opportunities in Space Flight Operations

Posted: January 25, 2023
Undergraduate Job Opportunities in Space Flight Operations CU’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics is hiring students for its Space Flight Operations Team. LASP currently operates two NASA missions, multiple...

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...

Business Facilitation

Financial Analyst Undergraduate Research Assistant

Posted: January 11, 2023
Financial Analyst Undergraduate Research Assistant Position Summary: The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) develops, designs, and builds instruments and spacecraft for space-based observations of the Sun, Earth, and...

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.