Why work at ARU?

We’re an ambitious university with an enthusiasm for imagination and collaboration. If you can work to these values, then consider a career with us.

Every person we employ is a champion for academic ambition and innovation and we encourage entrepreneurial role models.

We welcome talent from a diverse range of backgrounds and our roles vary enormously; you could be lecturing students, building relationships with stakeholders, or supporting others as part of a team. But we’re all ambassadors for our University, living and breathing the same values and united by the shared conviction that together we make a great community.

Our community is incredibly important to us and, as an employer, we're proud of the role we play in our cities and the wider region – including the positive effect on jobs and the local economy.*


There are many reasons to come to work at ARU. As well as great benefits, you'll access a range of development opportunities, included those offered by Anglia Learning & Teaching, and be part of a culture which offers open and honest feedback.

Many of our researchers are recognised as leaders in their respective fields. For more information, explore our world of research.

How to apply

Have you already applied?

Our FAQ section may help if you have any queries about your application and our recruitment process.

Interested in working in the UK?

We’ve put together some advice for international applicants.

* Research carried out by Hatch Regeneris for the University and College Union, 2020.