For your info.
DRDC has advertised publicly, including for candidates with expertise in:
-Criminology & Deviance,
-Political Sociology,
-Defence Studies,
-Intelligence Studies and
-National Security Studies.

Hiring Defence Scientist
Reference number: DND17J-014083-000060
Selection process number: 17-DND-EA-ADMST-413852
National Defence – Defence Research & Development Canada
Suffield (Alberta), Dartmouth (Nova Scotia), Downsview (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), National Capital Region – Other locations (Ontario), Gatineau (Québec), Valcartier (Québec), National Capital Region – Other locations (Québec)
DS-03 – DS-04 – DS-05. The rate of pay on initial appointment shall be a rate consistent with the appointment level and assessed state of professional development. https://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pol/doc-eng.asp
$68,678 to $128,620
For further information on the organization, please visit National Defence
Defence Research & Development Canada
Closing date: N/A
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Important messages
When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
Research scientists perform their work in pursuance of departmental mandates in order to attain specified outcomes and to conceptualize, identify, formulate and set in motion new outcomes in delivering programs, meeting the future needs of the department.
Work environment
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is the national leader in defence and security science and technology. As an agency of Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND), DRDC provides DND, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and other government departments as well as public safety and national security communities the knowledge and technological advantage needed to defend and protect Canada’s interests at home and abroad. DRDC is comprised of eight research centres across Canada. The agency comprises 1400 employees.
Positions to be filled: 12
Information you must provide
Your résumé.

A covering letter in 9,999 words (maximum)

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Graduation from a recognized university with a Master’s degree or higher in one or more of the following disciplines, or another relevant discipline:
Anthropology, Applied Human Physiology, Biomechanics, Biomedical Science, Commerce, Computer Science, Criminology, Economics, Education, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Engineering (i.e., Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Human Factors Engineering, Mechanical Engineering), Geography, Health Science, History, International Relations, Kinesiology/Exercise science, Law, Linguistics, Management Science, Medical Science, Organizational Science, Political Science, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology.