Loughborough University

Several locations Loughborough, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
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Loughborough University is a fantastic place to work and we’re proud of our welcoming, supportive, and successful academic community.

Whether you're at the start of your career or looking to take the next step, Loughborough University is an amazing place for you to develop your better future and connect with global minds.

We have a global outlook and work collaboratively to create better futures for everyone, characterised by a trans-disciplinary academic approach, strong partnerships, and underpinned by a sense of purpose and confidence. 

The atmosphere and team spirit on campus inspire and empower people to achieve extraordinary things. This progressive and ambitious attitude is reflected in the success we achieve, as one of the top-performing universities in the country. 

We have two outstanding campuses: our Loughborough campus is based in the heart of England and is the University’s most glorious asset with world class facilities and plenty of green open spaces.  Loughborough University London is our incredible post graduate campus it is part of an exciting community of organisations, creatives, and education providers. 

Striving for excellence

We strive for excellence, and our achievements reflect this. We are consistently ranked among some of the top-performing institutions in the country and hold an array of awards and accolades that evidence our strong performance across all areas of our delivery, including research, sport, student experience and facilities.

  • Triple Gold Teaching Excellence Framework 2023
  • Number one in the world for sports-related subjects for the seventh year running in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2023
  • Top 10 in the ‘Table of Tables’ 2022 – Times Higher Education
  • 1st for University Facilities – Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023
  • Over 90% of Loughborough’s research is ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally-excellent’ – Research Excellence Framework 2021
  • Awarded 5 stars for research – International QS Stars Scheme 2023
  • Awarded 7 Queen’s Anniversary Prizes


We want to continue to build our thriving and inclusive community of high calibre staff from across the globe. 

The University is dedicated to supporting an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment.  The diverse backgrounds, characteristics and opinions within our community are our great strength and are key to our pursuit of delivering educational excellence, enterprise, research, and professional services. We welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds and minoritised groups as they are currently under-represented within our community.

We recognise the value of a fulfilling and balanced work and personal life which promotes wellbeing. We seek to support colleagues in achieving this balance and have family-friendly policies, flexible working arrangements and many roles can be suitable for dynamic working arrangement. This includes considering applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Join Us

Academic Opportunities at Loughborough University: 

We are recruiting stand-out Professors, Readers, Senior Lecturers and Lecturers in a variety of disciplines across our academic Schools to join us.  To find out more about the range of academic roles available please see roles below and for more information visit our dedicated website.


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