Job Posting: Minnesota Twins Baseball Research Fellowon October 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Job Posting: Minnesota Twins Baseball Research Fellow

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 30, 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, and domestic and international scouting. This position is paid.


  • 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.

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.


  • 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:
To apply, please complete the linked application found here.

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

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