Since 1.IX.2014 Full professor (W3, chair) for German Linguistics, LMU Munich (in succession of Prof. Dr. Theo Vennemann)
2011-2012 Internal Senior Fellow at the Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies (FRIAS)
2009-2014 Full professor (W3) for German Linguistics, University of Freiburg (Germany)
2008-2009 Lecturer for German Linguistics, University of Manchester
Academic staff (teaching and research fellow), University of Zurich


2008 Habilitation (what's this?), University of Zurich
2006-2007 Postdoc, Universiy of Konstanz (SNF fellowship for advanced researchers)
2003-2004 Postdoc, Stanford University (SNF fellowship for beginning researchers)
2003 Doctoral degree, University of Zurich
1991-1998 Undergraduate studies of German and Slavic Linguistics and Literature, Universities of Zurich, St. Petersburg, Prague