Social Scientist

Job Locations AF-Kabul
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2/22/2021 11:44 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI
Job Requires Relocation


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


SOSi is seeking a Social Scientist supporting our United States Government (USG) customer.



  • Provides the supported Combatant Command or Task Force with subject matter expertise related to social science research, research methodology, data collection, and analysis of target audience attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.
  • 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 peer-reviewed publications, briefings and technical reports.
  • Assists IO planners in operationalizing this information for a variety of projects and activities and provides planners with critical insight on how to achieve desired behaviors/effects.
  • Provides assessment subject matter expertise related to program evaluation and assessments of Information Operations.
  • Assists Analysis/Assessment elements in the development and operationalization of assessment frameworks, data collection and validation, and assessment reporting.
  • May be required to provide inputs to formal campaign assessment boards and briefings.


  • Active in Scope TS clearance with SCI eligibility.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in a Behavioral Science field such as Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice or related field.
  • 3+ years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

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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