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EFL/EAP Instructor

Employer
Bilkent University
Location
Ankara (TR)
Salary
Commensurate with credentials and experience
Closing date
Jan 6, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Focus Area
Adult Education
Job Type
Full-time

Job Details

Founded in 1984 as Türkiye’s first private, non-profit university, Bilkent University has quickly established itself as a major research center for research and teaching, attracting world-renowned scholars to faculty and many of the very best high school graduates to its student body. The university consists of nine faculties, six graduate schools (institutes), thirteen research centers.

The medium of instruction for all courses (except for Turkish law) is English. The faculty is comprised of academic staff from over 37 different countries. The university seeks for English Language Instructors for Faculty Academic English Program (FAE). These are non-tenure track positions with an initial contract of two years, renewable annually upon mutual agreement.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • a Master’s degree in TEFL, TESOL, education, English or a related field a minimum of two years relevant teaching experience at the university level experience in content-based course design and delivery teaching qualifications (CELTA, DELTA, TESOL Certificate, etc.) good interpersonal and organizational skills adaptability and flexibility experience in designing curricula and materials preferably experience living abroad

We offer:

  • a two-year renewable contract salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, quoted in US Dollars and Turkish Liras fully-furnished, rent-free private accommodation on campus residence permit, work visa, and airport transfer airfare and baggage allowance at the beginning and end of contract in-house Turkish language courses University gym membership meal vouchers private and state medical insurance cover an induction program to the University and the programs career expanding professional development opportunities membership of a vibrant community of international and local staff a top-notch library and electronic resources to support learning and career development opportunities to live and travel in an exciting and diverse culture

Additional Information: For additional information about Bilkent University and FAE programs, please visit:

Faculty Academic English Program https://fae.bilkent.edu.tr/ is seeking highly qualified instructors of credit-bearing first-year English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses for the 2024-2025 academic year. Instructors are required to teach three sections each semester (15 contact hours per week). In their first semester each instructor teaches English 101. The FAE Program also offers English 102 and other more advanced EAP courses, which instructors may teach in following semesters. English 101 and 102 aim at building academic English language skills through content-based instruction (CBI). These courses require students to read and analyze academic texts, plan and compose academic essays, engage in independent research projects, plan and deliver oral presentations, participate in academic discussions, develop their language and skills proficiency as learners of a foreign language, and improve their critical thinking ability.

More detailed information about FAE courses can be found:  https://fae.bilkent.edu.tr/courses/

For further information about career opportunities in the FAE Program and to access the application form, please visit http://busel.bilkent.edu.tr/?page_id=533#

Application Procedure: Applicants who meet the required qualifications are requested to submit an FAE application form together with a JPEG photo.

Download application form http://busel.bilkent.edu.tr/?page_id=533# and send to intrec@bilkent.edu.tr

All applications will be kept confidential. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the vacancies are filled. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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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.

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