Cultural Advisor (Senior ) - Dari and/or Pashto

Job Locations AF-Kabul
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2/22/2021 1:01 PM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI
Job Requires Relocation


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


SOSi is seeking a Cultural Advisor supporting our United States Government (USG) customer. 


  • Provides regional or audience-specific linguistic, media habit/consumption, and socio-cultural information and advice to inform Information Warfare Task Force - Afghanistan (IWTF-A) operational initiatives.
  • Provides specialized knowledge acquired by living in a given region and/or through many years of study. Monitors and maintains knowledge of regional geopolitical events and issues and provides assessment of significant regional events.
  • Consults and advises on program strategy, execution and assessment.
  • Conducts research using behavioral science principles, methodologies, and technologies in an applied governmental setting.
  • Develops research designs, performs literature reviews, collects field data through interviews and focus groups, analyzes existing databases, and conducts statistical or descriptive analyses.
  • Describes results of research through briefings and technical reports.


  • Active in Scope TS clearance with SCI eligibility.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master's Degree preferred) in area studies, anthropology, history, sociology or related studies; significant experience may be considered in lieu of education.
  • 10+ years of experience providing cultural insight and advice.
  • Natives of the specified region highly preferred, ILR Level 3 fluency in English and Dari and/or Pashto  language required.
  • Proficient in operating personal computer and Microsoft Office suite.

Working Conditions

  • Occasional CONUS and OCONUS travel including hazardous duty locations.
  • Willing to live and work in Afghanistan in shared living quarters and function effectively in a region designated as a hazardous duty area.
  • Travel outside secure compounds independent of Coalition Forces, as 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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