The School of Human Kinetics and Recreation (HKR) offers a small school atmosphere with the benefits of a larger university. You’ll receive instruction from professors who get to know you and want you to succeed; you’ll engage with the community; and you’ll have the opportunity to conduct research alongside award-winning faculty. As a student, you can make a difference.

We pride ourselves on our student-centred experiential approach to teaching. In other words, you won’t just learn in the classroom – you’ll learn everywhere.

The School offers undergraduate degrees to get you started on your professional career path, and graduate degrees to support your career growth.

At the School of Human Kinetics, we dream big! We have a vision to be leaders in physical activity, leisure, and wellness with the purpose of advancing knowledge and benefiting people, communities, and society. Read more about our Vision, Mission and Values.

Academic Employment Opportunities

The School of Human Kinetics and Recreation is currently accepting applications for a lecturer (teaching term appointment) for Fall 2019.

Applications are also being accepted for a per course instructor for Spring 2019.

The School invites applicants for an assistant professor position in the areas of Physical Education, Recreation or Kinesiology.


School of Human Kinetics and Recreation

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000