Professorship in Tibetology

University of Bonn



We are looking for a person who is able to represent the subject of Tibetology in both research and teaching in its entire breadth and who has an historical research focus. A proven expertise in philology is required. We expect an interdisciplinary and methodically reflected research approach, the willingness to work together with neighboring fields in the Department of Oriental and Asian Studies and the Faculty of Arts, collaboration with the Collaborative Research Centre 1167 “Macht und Herrschaft – Pre-Modern Configurations in a Transcultural Perspective” and the cluster “Beyond Slavery and Freedom: Asymmetrical Dependencies in Pre-Modern Societies”, as well as participation in other research projects of the Faculty of Arts and participation in committees of academic administration.

The conditions of employment are according to § 36 Hochschulgesetz NRW.

The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It is certified as a family-friendly university and has a dual career program. It aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are under-represented and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges women with relevant qualifications to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with the Landesgleichstellungsgesetz (State Equality Act). Applications from suitable individuals with a certified serious disability and those of equal status are particularly welcome.

The University of Bonn expects that the successful applicant will move to Bonn or to the region.

Applicants are expected to send their documents electronically as one PDF file with max. 15 MB (CV including teaching experience, research interests, teaching evaluations, copies of university certificates and a list of publications) to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts/Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Bonn (

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