Opportunities in Physical Education and Related Areas (OPERA) is a professional job posting service offered by NAKHE. Use the menu categories below or scroll through the recent postings to browse current job openings at higher education institutions. We wish you luck in your search!

If you would like to post a job advertisement, follow these steps:

  • Send your job advertisement to Hal Wilson and Carrie Sampson Moore in PDF or Microsoft Word format. Please include the following information:
    • Name of NAKHE member at your institution
    • Institution
    • Department
    • Position, Faculty Rank
    • Summary, Application Deadline/Screen Date, Position Start Date:
  • Submit $175 OPERA registration fee via PayPal link located below. An invoice can be provided, if needed. Note that the registration fee covers all job advertisements for the current fiscal year (July 1- June 30). Posting on OPERA is now free for NAKHE members!
  • Your job advertisement should be posted within one week.

Job Breakdown by Field/Discipline:


Recent Job Postings

Program Coordinator, Physical Education Program- UNLV

  • Posted July 3, 2017

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science- Neuroscience- Auburn Univ.

  • Posted July 3, 2017

3 Limited-Term Lecturers- Georgia Southern University

  • Posted June 2, 2017

Research Associate (Post-Doctoral Fellow)- Univ. of Northern Colorado

  • Posted May 26, 2017

Pre-Doctoral Research Opportunities (4)- Arizona State University

  • Posted Feb. 21, 2017

Chair of the Dept. of Human Sciences- Ohio State University

  • Posted Feb. 21, 2017

Pre-Doctoral Research Opportunity- Arizona State University

  • Posted Feb. 4, 2017

Full-Time Lecturer in Sport Psychology/Sociology of Physical Activity- Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

  • Posted Feb. 4, 2017

Assistant Professor of Physical Education Pedagogy- ETSU

  • Posted Dec. 12, 2016

Dean of the College of Health Sciences- UTEP

  • Posted Dec. 12, 2016

Assistant Professor- Univ. of Toronto

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016

Associate Dean- Louisiana State University

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016

Department Head, Health and Physical Education- Arkansas Tech University

  • Posted Nov. 9, 2016

Ast Professor of Kinesiology- Georgia Southern University

  • Posted Nov. 9, 2016

Clinical Assistant Professor in Exercise Science- Auburn University

  • Posted Nov. 9, 2016

Ast Professor of Exercise Science- Adelphi University

  • Posted Oct. 28, 201

Ast Professor of Sport Management- Adelphi University

  • Posted Oct. 28, 20166

Ast/Assoc Professor in Kinesiology- Univ. of Texas at El Paso

  • Posted Oct. 18, 2016

Ast Professor, Exercise Science- Metro State Univ. of Denver

  • Posted Oct. 17, 2016

Department Chair- Univ. of Central Missouri

  • Posted Oct. 13, 2016

Ast Professor (preferred) in Public Health- Cal Poly State Univ.

  • Posted Oct. 13, 2016

Department Chair - SUNY Cortland

  • Posted Oct. 13, 2016
  • Posted Oct. 13, 2016

Chairperson - Towson University

  • Posted Oct. 13, 2016

2 Ast Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology - UNCG

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2016

Ast/Assoc Professor in Exercise Physiology- Univ. of Oklahoma

  • Posted Sept. 23, 2016

Ast Professor of Exercise Physiology- Univ. of Central Missouri

  • Posted Sept. 23, 2016

Ast Professor, PE Pedagogy- Univ. of Central Missouri

  • Posted Sept. 23, 2016

Ast Professor, Sport Management- Texas Woman's University

  • Posted Sept. 13, 2016

Dean, College of Natural and Health Sciences- University of Tampa

  • Posted Sept. 13, 2016

Dean, School of Health Sciences- Elon University

  • Posted Sept. 2, 2016

Assistant Professor of Physical Education Teacher Education- Salisbury University

  • Posted Sept. 2, 2016

Post-Doctoral Research Associate/Fellow- Univ. of Northern Colorado

  • Posted on July 1, 2016

Associate Professor/Professor in Health Disparities- Auburn Univ.

  • Posted on June 7, 2016

Ast Professor in Biomechanics- Auburn Univ.

  • Posted on June 7, 2016

Teaching Ast Professor, Athletic Coaching Education with emphasis in Kinesiology- West Virginia Univ.

  • Posted on June 6, 2016

Assistant Professor in Sport Studies/Management- Mississippi State Univ.

  • Posted on June 6, 2016

PhD Research Assistantships & Post-Doctoral Fellowships- Univ. of Michigan

  • Posted on May 17, 2016

Teaching Assistant Professor of Athletic Coaching Ed. - West Virginia Univ.

  • Posted on April 21, 2016

President- West Texas A&M University

  • Posted on April 12, 2016

Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor, Sport Coaching - University of Denver 

  • Posted on March 23, 2016

Assistant Professor in Sports and Exercise Sciences- West Texas A&M Univ.

  • Posted March 7, 2016

Dean, Faculty of Health and Community Studies- MacEwan University

  • Posted on Feb. 25, 2016

Assistant Professor of Physical Education- SUNY Cortland

  • Posted on Feb. 25, 2016

Chair, Physical Education Department- SUNY Cortland

  • Posted on Jan. 26, 2016

Dean, School of Education- Westminster College

  • Posted on Dec. 15, 2015

Clinical Ast Professor of Physical Education/Teacher Education- Univ. of South Carolina

  • Posted on Nov. 23, 2015

Dean, College of Health Sciences- Texas Woman's Univ.

  • Posted on Nov. 23, 2014

Lecturer PED 101 Program- UNC Wilmington

  • Posted Nov. 23, 2015

Assistant Professor, Motor Learning & Development- Missouri State University

  • Posted Nov. 11, 2105

Assistant Professor, Physical Education Teacher Preparation- Missouri State University

  • Posted Nov. 11, 2105

Chair of Dept. of Kinesiology and Health Science- Cal State Univ., Sacramento

  • Posted Nov. 10, 2015

Chair, Associate/Full Professor- Troy (AL) University

  • Posted Nov. 4, 2015

Dean, School of Allied Health Sciences- University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Posted Nov. 3, 2015

Ast Prof. in Physical Activity Pedagogy- Univ. of Idaho

  • Posted Nov. 3, 2015

Ast/Assoc Prof. of Kines/Ex Sci- Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2015

Chair- Department of Kinesiology- Texas Woman's University

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2015

Chair/Professor- School of Health and Kinesiology- Georgia Southern Univ 

  • Reposted Nov. 2, 2015

Ast Professor of Exercise Science- Eastern Washington Univ

  • Posted Oct. 29, 2015

Ast Professor of Health & Human Performance- Univ of Tennessee at Chattanooga

  • Posted Oct. 28, 2015

Ast Professor of Kinesiology- Western Washington Univ

  • Posted Oct. 13, 2015

Ast Professor in Preparation of Teachers of Physical Education and Lifelong Physical Activity- San Francisco State Univ

  • Posted Oct. 13, 2015

Ast Professor in Adapted Physical Education/Activity- San Francisco State University

  • Posted Oct. 13, 2015

Ast/Assoc Professor of Kinesiology- Texas Woman's University

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2015

Ast Professor of Physical Education Teacher Education- University of Texas El Paso

  • Posted Sept. 30, 2015

Ast Professor of Physical Education- Oklahoma State University

  • Posted Sept. 23, 2015

Ast/Assoc Professor of Sport Management- Georgia Southern University 

  • Posted Sept. 21, 2015

Ast Professor of Sport Management- Georgia Southern University 

  • Posted Sept. 21, 2015

Ast Professor in Physical Education- Grand Valley State University 

  • Posted Sept. 21, 2015

Chair/Professor- School of Health and Kinesiology- Georgia Southern Uni

  • Posted Sept. 8, 2015

Clinical Professor- Health Education- University of New Hampshire 

  • Posted Sept. 8, 2015

Ast Professor- Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration- Missouri State Univ 

  • Posted Aug. 31, 2015