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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Entry-level position designed to provide exposure to the Baseball Research department.

  • Gain experience by providing analyses, tools, and recommendations that improve decision-making processes for all part of Baseball Operations, including Amateur Scouting, International Scouting, Advance Scouting, Player Development, and Player Personnel.

  • Work to process, clean, and verify integrity of data used for analyses, evaluate and build statistical models, and guide end-user consumption of analytical products.

  • Some administrative and logistical support is expected.

Requirements

Required Experience and Education:

  • Rising college senior, current graduate student, recent graduates, or others beginning their careers.

  • Academic professional, or other demonstrable experience equivalent to an undergraduate or graduate degree in Math, Statistics, Economics, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, or Data Science is preferred.

  • Some knowledge (academic, work, or other) of the following research skills: Statistical Concepts (e.g., probability, linear regression, Bayesian inference); Statistical Programs (e.g., R, Python, MATLAB); and Data Manipulation/Querying (e.g., SQL, Spark, dplyr, pandas).

  • Understanding of baseball.

  • Appropriate written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with building statistical or Machine learning models using statistical computing software is preferred.

  • Experience generating complex data visualizations, using specific communication tools such as reports, notebooks, and custom applications or practical familiarity with baseball technology such as ball tracking systems (e.g., Hawk-Eye, Trackman, Rapsodo), motion capture (e.g., Simi, KinTrax, 4D Motion, Hawk-Eye), and training tools (e.g., Blast, Hittrax) is preferred.

Time Commitment: February 2023 - October 2023 OR June 2023 - August 2023

Hours: 45 hours/week

Location: Target Field or Remote

Pay Rate: $17/hour

All applicants for employment with the Minnesota Twins are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to produce proof of fully-vaccinated status prior to their first day of employment. If you have any questions regarding this requirement, your vaccination status or reasonable accommodation requests, please contact HR.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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