Cultural Sociologist / Anthropologist (Security Clearance Required)

Employer
SOSi
Location
Tampa, Florida
Closing date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Other
Discipline
Cultural Anthropology
Organization Type
Business
Overview

**** This position is contingent upon a contract award ****

SOSi is seeking a *Cultural Sociologist/Anthropologist* to join our Intelligence Solutions Group in support of a program in Tampa, FL. The candidate will Leverage sociological and analytical expertise to explore standard and non-standard historical sources to examine how events, actors and institutions acquire significance through cultural codes, narrative genres and metanarratives.

Responsibilities

* Leverages sociological and analytical expertise to explore standard and non-standard historical sources to examine how events, actors and institutions acquire significance through cultural codes, narrative genres and metanarratives
* Supports development of integrated approaches to explain the structures and changes in informative phenomena on the cultural plane
* Performs cultural code analysis of communicator motives, mutual relations, and relevant institutions
* Performs narrative strategy analysis, including historical analysis of how different narratives about specific events or institutions vary over time, and how different narratives vie for dominance
* Performs metanarrative analysis, determining extensive narratives constituting reference frames for events, individuals and institutions and supporting the development of understanding of symbolic boundaries and basic reference frameworks
* Provides advice and products supporting development or refinement of communication execution and assessment strategies

Qualifications

* Active in scope Secret Clearance / Top Secret is preferred. Selected candidate will be submitted for upgrade
* Bachelors' Degree in Sociology, Anthropology, or related fields
* 3+ years of experience in sociology or related fields
* Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
* Proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications

Preferred Qualifications

* Master's degree in Sociology, Anthropology or related field is desired
* Familiarity with PSYOP/MISO policy issues and practices is highly preferred
* Familiarity with Combatant Command operational environments is preferred
* Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required

Working Conditions

* Fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
* Must be comfortable working in a multi-cultural environment
* Some evening, weekend, or shift work could be required
* Some travel may be required
SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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