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Lecturer, Recreation and Leisure Studies

University of Waterloo

The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo invites applications from exceptional teachers for a Definite Term Lecturer position (2-Year term with possibility of reappointment) in recreation and leisure studies, broadly defined, beginning April 1, 2020 (negotiable).

The successful candidate must have a minimum MA Degree and demonstrated teaching excellence in recreation and leisure studies, sport management, therapeutic recreation, tourism, event management, or a related discipline. Consistent with the University, Faculty and Department strategic plans, applicants must be able to foster and enhance the integration of critical thinking skills, work-integrated learning approaches, problem-solving skills, and various forms of communication (presentations, written work, debates, etc.) into classroom pedagogy. The ability to develop and teach an array of traditional and online courses is an asset. Duties include teaching six undergraduate and/or graduate courses per year, with some potential new course development or course revision development, and possible contributions to undergraduate honours thesis supervision and graduate committees. Salary range of $65,000 to $80,000 based on qualifications will be considered.

The closing date for applications is February 14, 2020. Three letters of reference will be requested for applicants invited for an interview. Applications should include curriculum vitae, cover letter, evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for three academic referees, and may be submitted by email attachment to Dr. Troy Glover, Chair, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo at with a copy to Sandy Heise, Department Administrator at

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact Dr. Troy Glover, Chair, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies,, 519-888-4567 ext. 33097.

The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous persons (First Nations, Métis and Inuit), persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation”. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.

Three reasons to apply: