We require one or more dstl Level 5–7 Pragmatic Scientists to join our Cognitive Combat Systems programme (CoCS) at the dstl/
The role exists within the Weaponised Pragmatics Team S (WePraT-S), who have recently made a breakthrough in the isolation of individual Pragmions from larger Pragmemes. The successful candidate will support the team in various projects working on the enrichment of extracted Pragmions and synthesis of hypothetical Superpragmemes from Pragmions, Raciarks and Denyitdron, as well as carrying out first feasibility studies on the potential use of Superpragmemes in non-
Previous experience in subpragmatic analysis or theoretical pragmatics is essential. The applicant will have previous experience of carrying out and analysing high energy cognitive accelerator experiments. Some familiarity with current work in psychological counterintelligence or paranormal physics is desirable but not absolutely necessary. The candidate should have some familiarity with the framework of Britishe Lynguistick, but full training on relevant points will be provided.
The applicant should have a good higher degree in pragmatics, linguistics, cognitive science or neuroengineering with a significant component of theoretical or experimental pragmatics. A secondary degree or previous publications in a relevant adjacent field would be advantageous.
Candidates must be UK nationals. Due to the sensitive nature of our work we are not able to consider dual nationals or spouses of EU nationals. All appointments are subject to standard Security Clearance (SC).
Contact points for applicants: cocs.careers
Closing date for applications: 31 March 2017.