41409 – Other professional occupations in social science

 

41409 – Other professional occupations in social science
Other professional occupations in social science include anthropologists, archaeologists, geographers, historians, linguists, political scientists, sociologists and other professional occupations in social science. They are employed in universities and throughout the public and private sectors.

 

Profile
Index of titles
Anthropologist
Applied anthropologist
Applied geographer
Applied linguist
Archaeological consultant
Archaeological field worker
Archaeologist
Biogeographer
Biological anthropologist
Criminologist
Cultural anthropologist
Cultural geographer
Diplomatic historian
Dramatic arts historian
Economic geographer
Economic historian
Educational sociologist
Ethnographer
Ethnologist
Etymologist
Genealogist
Geographer
Gerontologist
Graphoanalyst
Graphologist
Handwriting analyst
Handwriting expert
Historian
Historical geographer
Industrial geographer
Industrial sociologist
Linguist
Linguistic anthropologist
Medical sociologist
Military historian
Penologist
Philologist
Philosopher
Physical anthropologist
Physical geographer
Political geographer
Political historian
Political scientist
Politicist
Psycholinguist
Psychometrician
Psychometrist
Quantitative historian
Research anthropologist
Research archaeologist
Rural sociologist
Scientific handwriting expert
Social and cultural anthropologist
Social anthropologist
Social ecologist
Social historian
Social scientist
Sociolinguist
Sociologist
Theatre historian
Urban geographer
Urban sociologist

 

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Anthropologists
Conduct studies of the origin, development and functioning of human societies and cultures and of human evolution, changing physical characteristics and geographical distribution.

Archaeologists
Study artifacts (objects and structures) to reconstruct past economic, social, political and intellectual life.

Criminologists
Study crime, criminals, prevention and rehabilitation, and may assist and counsel individuals on their social reintegration.

Geographers
Study and analyse the spatial distribution and interrelationship of physical, biological, cultural and social patterns.

Historians
Conduct research into one or more phases or aspects of past human activity and interpret and document findings.

Linguists
Study the origin, structure and development of languages and apply linguistic theory to problems in teaching, translation and communications.

Political scientists
Conduct research into the theory, origin, development, interrelationships and functioning of political institutions, political movements and individual political behaviour.

Psychometricians
Develop psychological tests, scales and measures, and may administer or apply and interpret such tests, scales and measures. Psychometrists administer and score psychological tests, usually under the supervision of a registered psychologist.

Sociologists
Study the development, structure, social patterns and interrelationships of human society.

Other social science professionals
Specialize in particular areas of social sciences and humanities disciplines. These include gerontologists (specialists in the phenomena and problems of aging), graphoanalysts (specialists in handwriting analysis) and others.

 

Employment requirements
A master's or doctoral degree in the discipline is usually required.
In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body for criminologists is required to use the title “Criminologist”.

 

Additional information
Specialization usually exists within each of these occupations and is usually obtained through university study or through experience.
Specialize in particular areas of social sciences and humanities disciplines. These include gerontologists (specialists in the phenomena and problems of aging), graphoanalysts (specialists in handwriting analysis) and others.

 

Exclusions
College and other vocational instructors (41210)
Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts (41401)
Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries (21210)
Psychologists (31200)
Secondary school teachers (41220)
Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers (41403)
University professors and lecturers (41200)

 

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