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Job posting: Academic Ambassador for West Coast

What is this position?

As the JMP Academic Ambassador, you will build and maintain strategic working relationships by networking with top academic programs that produce JMP users in order to further our JMP Academic Program.

What will your responsibilities include?

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Driving wider use of JMP at the university and high school level.
  • Visiting university and college campuses.
  • Presenting JMP Software at the department/school/regional level and via live or recorded webinars to department chairs, faculty, graduate students and researchers.
  • Networking and consulting with professors on how to teach with JMP effectively and to develop and provide support materials, sample data sets, follow-up, etc.
  • Develop new teaching and learning resources as needed.
  • Fostering research and book publications that reference JMP software.
  • Attending and speaking at academic conferences.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • What are the essential qualifications for this job?

    • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Decision Sciences, Educational Psychology, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research or closely related field.
    • 5 years of experience in technical sales, marketing, technical support, information systems, or a related area of expertise.
    • Ability to travel 50% or as business needs dictate.
    • What additional qualifications are there? 

      • Knowledgeable of the pedagogical challenges and trends in teaching statistics.
      • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
      • Experience presenting papers at academic conferences or software training in commercial setting.
      • Possess strong command of JMP software and are able to relate its features to effective use in the classroom.
      • Experience and command with one or more statistical tools (Minitab, SPSS, R, Stata).
      • Position is based on the West Coast of the US, preferably in the San Francisco bay area.
      • For additional information about this job posting, including preferred qualifications, please see the listing on the SAS Careers site. That's also where you can apply for this job. Feel free to share this job posting to anyone who might be interested and qualified.
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