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Job Title: Baseball Research Fellow

Department: Baseball Operations

Reports To: Director, Baseball Research

Start Date: Start dates are flexible between January and August 2021.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until October 30th, 2020.

Position Summary: The Twins are looking for data scientists with a passion for baseball and baseball analysis. New research fellows will work with a variety of data sources to generate insight and have the ability to impact front office decision making, player development, domestic and international scouting.

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop tools and analysis to support baseball operations
  • Build and evaluate statistical models
  • Collaborate with data scientists, player development staff, coaches and coordinators and other members of baseball operations

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, economics, or other STEM fields related to data science are preferred. Relevant work experience in a data science role will also be considered.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Proficiency with one or more numerical computing languages (R, Python, Matlab)
  • Deep understanding of statistical fundamentals and ability to apply generate and validate statistical models
  • Love of baseball and desire to learn

Preferred: 

  • Familiarity with R
  • Experience with programmatic visualization (ggplot or equivalent)
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Experience with agile software development, dev ops and/or version control
  • Experience with baseball data

To Apply: 

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/nghome.guid?c=1080741&d=External&prc=RMPOD1&r=5000652469006#/

The Minnesota Twins is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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