Education & Positions

EDUCATION

Since 11/2014 PhD in English linguistics (Universität Hamburg): Final grade: magna cum laude

10/2008-10/2011 PhD dissertation: The discourse marker LIKE: a corpus-based analysis of selected varieties of English
1st supervisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Siemund
2nd supervisor: Prof. Dr. Markku Filppula

28/02/2008 Magister Artium (Universität Kassel): Final grade: 1.1 [1st class degree]

04/2007-10/2007 M.A. dissertation: Sprache und Raum im Lichte der Raumkonzeption Kants – Untersuchung der Beziehbarkeit von Kants Überlegungen zum Raum auf Thematisierungen des Raums in der neueren Linguistik (Language and space according to Kant – thoughts on the relationship between the concept of space in Kant’s philosophy and in modern linguistics)
1st supervisor: Prof. Dr. Winfried Nöth
2nd supervisor Prof. Dr. Dr. Kristian Köchy

09/2000-02/2008 Universität Kassel: M.A. studies
1st major: English Philology,
2nd major: Philosophy
Additional minor: Psychology

08/2006-02/2007 National University of Ireland Galway (Erasmus/Sokrates exchange)

1997-2000 A-levels (Final grade: 2.0): Albert-Schweitzer-Schule (upper-level grammar school, Hofgeismar)

POSITIONS

Since 7/2021 full-time permanent Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and Lab Director in the School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Queensland, Australia (UQ, 100%)

Since 6/2021 Associate Professor II and Principla Data Science Advisor in the AcqVA-Aurora Center at the Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø (UiT, 10%).

Previous Positions

Time Type of Position (Field) Employer (Percentage)
02/2021-05/2021 Associate Professor and Lab Director in the AcqVA-Aurora Center UiT (80%)
02/2021-06/2021 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Language Technology, School of Languages and Cultures) UQ (20%)
10/2018-01/2021 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Language Technology, School of Languages and Cultures) UQ (100%)
03-10/2018 Principal Investigator (VowelChartProject, Language Technology Group, Computer Science) UHH  (50%)
04-09/2016
(on leave 09/2016-02/2018)
Research Assistant (English linguistics) UKS (50%)
09/2016-02/2018 Interim professor (English linguistics) UHH (100%)
10/2015-03/2016 Lecturer (Cognitive Science/English linguistics) UKS (50%)
10/2014-08/2016 Post-Doctoral Researcher (English linguistics) UHH (50%)
4/2013-3/2015 Research Assistant (Laboratory for Empirical Research on Language in Action) LUL (50%)
1/2013-12/2013 Research Assistant (English linguistics) UHH (50%)
10/2011-12/2012 Research Assistant (State Excellence Cluster: Linguistic Diversity Management in Urban Areas) UHH (50%)
10/2012-4/2013 Lecturer (Structure of contemporary English) FUB (50%)
10/2011-09/2012 Research Assistant (English linguistics) EMA (50%)
10/2008-10/2011 Research Assistant/PhD candidate (English linguistics) UHH (50%)
2/2008-10/2008 Research Assistant (English linguistics and semiotics) UKS (50%)
11/2007-1/2008 Student Assistant (English linguistics and semiotics) UKS (50%)
11/2005-2/2006 Student Assistant (Education/Philosophy) UKS
12/2003-8/2008 Student Assistant (Education/Philosophy/Social Services) UKS

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FUB = Freie Universität Berlin
EMA = Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald
LUL = Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
UHH = Universität Hamburg
UKS = Universität Kassel
UQ = The University of Queensland, Australia
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(last updated 2021/03/22)

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