Academic Writing, Koç University

Position ID:KU-ACWR-INSTRUCTOR [#10149]
Position Title: Academic Writing Instructor
Position Location:Istanbul, Istanbul 34450, Turkey [map]
Subject Areas: Writing Studies / English, Creative Writing or Professional/Technical Writing, Rhetoric
Appl Deadline:2017/12/01 finished (posted 2017/10/12, finished 2018/06/03, listed until 2017/12/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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 either January or September 2018. 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 tutoring in a writing center and/or teaching legal, business, medical or technical and scientific writing are especially encouraged to apply. 

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 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  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 Ms. Ahu Erkmen ( 

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:
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Koç University
Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Rumelifeneri Yolu, 34450 Sarıyer İstanbul, Turkey

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