JMP Academic Ambassador

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ | US-MA-Boston | US-FL-Miami | US-DC
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 Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?” 


If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless. 


What we do:

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live. 


JMP statistics software helps you visualize and discover patterns in data that impact research, development, and production activities. JMP is used worldwide to develop products, reduce defects, streamline operations, improve quality and optimize resources. Universities on every continent rely on JMP to make teaching and learning statistics relevant and fun.  JMP is a subsidiary of SAS.


What you'll do:

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.


You will:

  • Drive wider use of JMP at the university level
  • Visit top research universities and other 4 year college campuses
  • Effectively present JMP Software in live and virtual presentations to department chairs, faculty, graduate students and researchers
  • Network and consult with professors on how to teach with JMP effectively and to develop and provide support materials and follow up
  • Develop new teaching and learning resources as needed
  • Foster research and book publications that reference JMP software
  • Attend and speak at academic conferences
  • Perform other duties as assigned


What we’re looking for:

  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.
  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Analytics, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Market Research or closely related field
  • Experience teaching statistics at the college or high school level.
  • 5 years of experience in technical sales, consulting, marketing, technical support, information systems, or other customer facing field.
  • Ability to travel 50% or as business needs dictate.


The nice to haves:

  • PhD Degree in Statistics, Analytics, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Market Research, Psychology, Public Health, Biology or related field
  • 3 years of programming in SAS, JSL or another high-level language or developing SAS applications with at least two interactive operating systems supported by SAS


Other knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Knowledgeable of the pedagogical challenges and trends in teaching and learning 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 (SAS, Minitab, SPSS, R, Python, Tableau)
  • Position is based in the US with preference for east coast.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.



  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.


Additional Information:

SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the Pay Transparency notice.


Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


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