Koç University, Academic Writing

Position Title: Academic Writing Instructor
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Istanbul, Istanbul 34450, Turkey [map]
Subject Areas: Writing Studies / Applied Linguistics, Communication Studies, Composition, Creative Writing, Creative Writing or Professional/Technical Writing, English, ESL, Professional writing, including business and science writing, Public Address, Rhetoric, Rhetoric and Composition, Rhetorical Studies, Writing about quantitative data in the sciences or social sciences
Appl Deadline:2021/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/10/11, finished 2021/03/10)
Position Description:    

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Koç University, Istanbul Turkey Academic Writing Program

The Academic Writing Program at Koç University invites applications for multiple full-time Instructor positions to commence in September 2021. Qualified candidates should have an MA or PhD in a relevant field and have at least three years of successful experience teaching university-level academic writing. Candidates with experience teaching legal, business, medical or technical and scientific writing are encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience tutoring in a writing center will be given priority.


Successful candidates will be expected to teach four courses per semester within any of the three areas of the program: first-year writing, writing in the disciplines or consulatations in the Writing Center. The Academic Writing Program employs content-based pedagogy to introduce students to academic discourse in first-year writing courses while using a research-based program for the advanced discipline-specific writing courses.


Koç University is a highly respected, private institution located in Istanbul, Turkey. More information about Koç University and the Academic Writing Program is available at http://www.ku.edu.tr and http://writingcenter.ku.edu.tr.


Interested applicants should submit applications electronically in pdf format to the email address below. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled, but candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please submit the following documents:


        Application Cover Form

        Cover letter

        Curriculum vitae

        A statement of teaching philosophy

        An academic writing course syllabus that you have taught in the past 3 years

        Three letters of reference. The referees should directly email a signed pdf copy of the reference letter to the email address below. The referee should insert the following in the email subject line: Reference for [Applicant’s full name]


Please address all correspondence to Mr. Paul Newton


Email: pnewton@ku.edu.tr

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Koç University, Rumelifeneri Yolu 34450 Sarıyer Istanbul

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