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February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Syracuse University

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Sports Management
Assistant Professor of Sport Analytics in the Department of Sport Management

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111468808
Date Posted: 02/01/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Sport Analytics in the Department of Sport Management
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Syracuse, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
Z2 -- Sports Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Syracuse University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Sport Analytics in the Department of Sport Management.

An earned doctorate in data science, analytics, statistics, mathematics, economics, finance, or a related terminal degree is required. Required skills include proficiency in modeling of relationships with sports data. A demonstrated excellence in research and teaching is necessary for the position, along with a strong background and knowledge of the sports industry. We are specifically searching for candidates with strong skills in Python and machine learning.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to, undergraduate and graduate instruction in the Sport Analytics degree programs. The ideal candidate will have strong mathematics and computer skills. Background and research interest in empirical modeling on the business-side, player/team-side, or both areas of the sports industry are essential to this position.

The ability to be able to teach and perform research on big data in sports using Python, Machine Learning techniques, visualization, and other related programs and skills are essential to this position.

The successful candidate will be expected to perform individual and corroborative research important to the field.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will assist with academic student advising, including course selection and strategic career planning; become an active participant in research, scholarly activities, and community service; and effectively handle other responsibilities associated with being a tenured faculty member. The successful candidate will also work collaboratively with other academic units and departments across the College, campus, and the local, regional, and national sport industry.

Application Instructions:
In addition to completing an online application at, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter, published research samples and teaching evaluations.

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2022