If you are an APS faculty and would like to advertise a research opportunity, please fill out this job ad. If you are a student and thinking about applying to any of the opportunties below, please read through the "Are You Ready For Research?" page and look over this sample resume


National Solar Observatory Research Topics

Description: Potential areas of research opportunities for undergraduates include imaging data classification and analysis, as well as development of software tools.

Supervisor:  Kevin Reardon

Preferred qualifications or courses completed: 

  • ASTR 2600 and/or 3400

Starting date (approx.): 2/8/21

End date: none

Approx. number of hours per week:  5-10

Available as independent study credit.

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and description of interests to: kreardon@nso.edu

Evaluation of candidates will begin after: 2/1/21


Ad Astra Program Assistant

Description: This position will work directly with CU STEM faculty and Fiske Planetarium staff to help develop and implement the Ad Astra Colorado Program. This program aims to immerse underserved middle- and high-school students in the excitement of space science and exploration through hands-on activities based on CU Boulder’s cutting-edge space research.

Supervisor:  Paul Hayne

Preferred qualifications or courses completed: 

  • Introductory astronomy, planetary science, and physics courses
  • excellent organizational and communication skills.

Starting date (approx.): Oct 4, 2021

End date: May 6, 2022

Approx. number of hours per week:  8-10

Available as paid work.

Please see the job listing here for more details or feel free to contact Carolyn Crow with any questions.

Evaluation of candidates will begin after: Sep 24, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.