Koç University, Academic Writing

Position ID:KU-ACWR-INSTRUCTOR [#19566]
Position Title: Full-Time Instructor Position
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, Screenwriting, Writing about quantitative data in the sciences or social sciences
Appl Deadline:2022/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/14, listed until 2022/02/01)
Position Description:    

*** the listing date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Academic Writing Program at Koç University invites applications for multiple full-time
Instructor positions to commence in Spring 2022. 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 and/or an educational/teaching background overseas will be given priority.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach five courses per semester within any of the three
areas of the program: first-year writing, writing in the disciplines or consultations 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. Depending on your start date and the circumstances
in Spring 2022, you may be asked to teach your courses online.

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:

● cover letter specifically written for the position of teaching of academic writing
● curriculum vitae
● statement of teaching philosophy
● 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 (pnewton@ku.edu.tr).

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://acwr.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 Turkey