Özlem Camkıran Evans started working as an instructor for Ankara University TÖMER, Turkish and Foreign Languages Research and Application Centre after graduating from the department of English Language and Literature , Ankara University, She continued working there as the Director of Studies until she joined Izmir University of Economics. She worked in this institition as an Academic Coordinator and now works as an instructor. During her teaching career, she attended numerous seminars on a variety of ELT issues and received certificates .She has an MA in Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language from Dokuz Eylul University. She taught Turkish to American students as a part of ARIT (American Research Instite) project.