JMP Academic Ambassador

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Are you a problem solver? A connector? Someone who enjoys helping others? JMP is committed to empowering scientists and engineers via our statistical discovery software. 


If this interests you, keep reading. You might just be the next person to join this dynamic, growing, and global team.


What we do:

For more than 30 years, we’ve been making JMP statistical discovery software tailored to the needs of scientists and engineers. John Sall, SAS co-founder and Executive Vice President, is also the creator of JMP. What started out as Sall’s passion project has grown -- by leaps and bounds -- into a family of statistical software products that are used worldwide in nearly every industry.


We say that great software in the right hands can change the world. We say it because we’ve seen it. We’ve seen scientists and engineers use JMP to speed new drugs to market, to design better products and processes, to figure out how to restore ecosystems. You get the idea. Advancements are made when brilliant people use JMP statistical discovery software to see what they’ve not seen before.


JMP works with some of the world's most successful brands. Read more about how JMP's customers are changing the world in our Customer Stories.


It’s spelled J-M-P but pronounced “jump.” You can remember us this way: JMP users don’t jump to conclusions; they spring into action.


Why JMP:
No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.  We work to maintain a culture of camaraderie that allows the personalities of our diverse and inclusive employee base to shine through.


JMP core values include ensuring that all staff members have meaningful roles, feel connected to JMP users, connected to each other, and are positive about their futures. And our leadership believes in finding the right balance between work and life, knowing that happy and healthy people bring passion and energy to their jobs.


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:

  • Visiting university and college campuses
  • Presenting JMP Software at the department/school/regional level to department chairs, faculty, graduate  Ph.D. 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
  • Driving wider use of JMP at the university and high school level, including webinars for JMP for academic users.
  • Fostering research publications that reference JMP software
  • Speaking at academic conferences
  • Performing other duties as assigned


  • 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
  • Experience teaching Introductory Statistics at the college level or AP Statistics at the high school level
  • Ability to travel 50% or as business needs dictate


  • Knowledgeable of the pedagogical challenges and trends in teaching statistics.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills both in Japanese and English.
  • 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.
  • Position is based on the Tokyo or accessible remote area of Japan


  • Master's Degree and/or teaching certificate
  • Sales and/or marketing experience
  • 3 years of programming in a high-level language or developing SAS applications with at least two interactive operating systems supported by JMP 


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