Professor of Linguistics

University of Tubingen

Professor of Linguistics

Application deadline: 21.08.2024

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tübingen invites applications for the position of

Tenure-Track Professor of Slavic Linguistics (m/f/d)

to commence on April 1, 2025.

A proven focus on Russian and another Slavic language, preferably from the field of Western or Southern Slavic Studies, is expected. A broad Slavic approach compatible with general linguistics and other philologies is desirable. A willingness to participate in the department's research networks is a prerequisite. Experience in acquiring third-party funding and in internationalization is an advantage.

The position has a teaching load of four hours per week prior to interim evaluation, and six hours thereafter.

Required qualifications include an outstanding doctorate in a pertinent field, as well as teaching experience.

This Tenure-Track position is subject to an interim evaluation after four years and a final evaluation after six years. If the final evaluation is positive, this professorship will be upgraded to a full (W3) professorship with no re-advertising of the position. Those who have completed a habilitation will be excluded.

Detailed information on this employment category and the criteria underlying the interim evaluation and promotion to the tenured position may be found in our guidelines for tenure review under the following link: There you can also find information on this employment category.

Applicants for a Tenure-Track professorship with a PhD from Tübingen must have changed universities after completing their doctorates or have worked in academia and/or research for at least two years somewhere other than the University of Tübingen.

The University of Tübingen is committed to equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. Female scientists, in particular, are explicitly invited to apply, as are applicants from outside Germany.

Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

General information on professorships, hiring processes, and the German academic system can be found here:

Applications including all required documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of degree documents/ diplomas/ certificates, list of publications and teaching experience, research and teaching state-ment) as well as a selection of relevant publications (self-authored monographs and five essays) must be submitted exclusively via the university’s Appointment Portal ( by August 21, 2024. Enquiries may be directed to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Prof. Dr. Dietmar Till (bewerbungspam