Academic Writing Instructor

The Academic Writing Program at Koç University invites applications for multiple full-time Instructor positions to commence in January or September 2020. 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 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.

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 and

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
● 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. Merve Dalyaprak


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