Assistant Professor of Sport Analytics

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 7, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Mathematics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Recreation & Leisure Studies
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 076044 Job Title Assistant Professor of Sport Analytics Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with Experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Per department chair. Job Type Full-time Rank Assistant Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
Syracuse University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Sport Analytics in the Department of Sport Management.

Teaching expectations include teaching courses at the graduate and/or undergraduate level; serving as a student academic advisor; the faculty member is expected to conduct an active program of research. Service to the school, college, university, and the profession is also expected. The Department of Sport Management is housed in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics. The Sport Analytics degree is an academically rigorous, business-based 126-credit hour curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, the first of its kind in the nation. It prepares students for immediate entry into the sport industry or graduate school. For more about the program:

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. Job Specific Qualifications
“none” Responsibilities
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.


Physical Requirements
“Not Applicable” Tools/Equipment
“Not Applicable” Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter, published research samples and teaching evaluations.

About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEO Statement
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. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 10/07/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Priority Consideration 01/31/2022 Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants

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