EAP/ESP Instructor

Bilkent University
Ankara (TR)
Closing date
Feb 21, 2022

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University language instructor (https://w3.bilkent.edu.tr/bilkent/), teaching credit bearing English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and/or English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses to degree students in an internationally ranked university. Bilkent University’s Faculty Academic English (FAE) Program (http://fae.bilkent.edu.tr/) is seeking highly qualified instructors of EAP & ESP. In their first year FAE instructors are required to teach three sections of English 101 in the fall term and three sections of English 102 in the spring. English 101 and 102 require students to read and analyze academic texts, plan and compose academic essays, engage in independent research projects, plan and deliver oral presentations, and develop their language and academic skills proficiency as learners of a foreign language.

The FAE program also offers more advanced EAP and ESP courses. These courses provide students with the skills required to understand philosophical texts, communicate effectively in business settings, and develop language awareness and presentation skills. Some instructors may be asked to teach these classes in lieu of English 101 and 102.

Job Benefits

Full-furnished, rent-free private accommodation on campus.

Air fare and baggage allowance at the beginning and end of contract.

Residence permit, work visa, and airport transfer.

Private and state medical insurance.

Free Turkish course.

Monthly lunch allowance.

Cambridge, DELTA and / or CTEAP (BUSEL Certificate in Teaching English for Academic Purposes) on scholarship.

Instructors of EAP/ESP Position Minimum Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Linguistics, Language and Literature, Comparative Literature, Teaching or Educational Sciences (pedagogy), and minimum two years of full-time relevant teaching experience.


A bachelor’s degree and Cambridge CELTA or DELTA qualification, and minimum two years of full-time relevant teaching experience


Master’s or Ph.D. degree in one of the following: Linguistics, Language and Literature, Comparative Literature, Teaching or Educational Sciences (pedagogy), and minimum two years of full-time EFL/EAP teaching experience at tertiary level.

Those who also have experience in content-based instruction, course design and delivery also have a distinct advantage

Successful applicants for the position are expected to use an interactive teaching style that promotes critical thinking.

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a fully-completed application form, which can be accessed at web page: http://busel.bilkent.edu.tr/?page_id=533#

Forms should be sent to intrec@bilkent.edu.tr together with a recent photo in JPEG format.

The BUSEL recruitment team reviews all applications, and only shortlisted candidates are contacted.

Interviews with shortlisted candidates are held over ZOOM or in person (if possible).

Start date: September 2022


Founded in 1984 as Turkey's first private, non-profit university, Bilkent University has quickly established itself as a major center for research and teaching, attracting world-renowned scholars to its faculty and many of the very best high school graduates to its student body. In 2010-2011, Bilkent University was named by Times Higher Education, UK, as one of the top 200 universities in the world and the best university in Turkey, ranking 112th worldwide and 32nd in Europe. The university consists of nine faculties, six graduate schools (institutes), thirteen research centers and five vocational schools including the School of English Language. There are more than 10,000 students enrolled at Bilkent University, and approximately 25% of these students are on full scholarship. Bilkent University School of English Language (BUSEL) offers EFL (English as a Foreign Language) courses at a variety of levels to undergraduates entering degree programs, as well as credit bearing courses as part of undergraduate or graduate degree programs.

Find Us
+90 312-290-1461
Bilkent University School of English Language
SA Building, Room 132
Main Campus

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