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Spathe Systems Senior Level Author/Researcher in MacDill Air Force, Florida

Spathe is currently searching for a Senior Level Author/Researcher to join our team in the Tampa, FL area.

Spathe Systems is a rapidly growing SOF led, 8(a) defense contractor headquartered in Tampa, FL with offices in Fayetteville, NC and strategic partner locations in Virginia Beach and Coronado. As a small business with a tight knit family feel, Spathe empowers its employees to solve problems and make decisions.

  • Serve as adjunct faculty, resource developing scholarly works, and act as research support to JSOU publications

  • Prepare and submit research proposals on selected topics and, if approved, research and write on the topic

  • Conduct technical editing, fact checking, and copy editing

  • Periodically plan and execute strategically focused senior-level symposia of comparable quality to nationally recognized colleges and universities

  • Lecture, facilitate seminars, and/or perform work on national security issues and the SOF community

  • Conduct research on, write, and publish scholarly works on national security issues critical to the SOF community


  • PhD in any field *All degrees used to qualify a candidate for a PTE position shall be from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or internationally recognized college/university


  • SECRET clearance required


  • Travel is required to various CONUS and OCONUS locations, including hazardous sites. The Contractor shall travel as initiated by written tasking.

Minimum Requirement

  • 15 years’ SOF or related experience and expertise in national security affairs, or recognized academic experts on SOF Ground, Sea, Land, Air/Space and Interagency subjects, with industry standard publication experience.

  • 15 years’ experience within special operations, the SOF operator, SOF operational enabler, and/or interagency partner community.

  • 15 years’ of research and professional publications experience.

  • Published article in recognized journal, authored books and/or published original, peer-reviewed research.

  • 10 years’ research design experience

Job Type:

  • Regular Part-time

Work Location:

  • One location – MacDill, AFB


  • Up to 20% travel during the year.

Requisition ID: MJ067LAR

External Company URL:

Street: 5200 Tampa Point Blvd

Post End Date: 12/31/2022

Telecommute: No