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since 06/2012 Akademische Rätin (Associate Professor)
University of Stuttgart, Institute for Natural Language Processing

10/2011-12/2016 DFG Heisenberg Fellow
University of Stuttgart, Institute for Natural Language Processing

10/2006-09/2011                  Senior Researcher
University of Stuttgart, Institute for Natural Language Processing
Collaborative Research Centre 732 "Incremental Specification in Context"
Project: Modular Lexicalisation of Probabilistic Context-Free Grammars

06/2009 Habilitation
Saarland University, Faculty of Philosophy
Thesis: Theoretical Adequacy, Human Data and Classification Approaches in Modelling Word Properties, Word Relatedness and Word Classes

04/2004-09/2006 Post-Doc in Computational Linguistics
Saarland University, Computational Linguistics and Phonetics
International Graduate School Saarbrücken/Edinburgh "Language Technology and Cognitive Systems"

04/2004-12/2004 Freelancer Language Technology
Brockhaus Duden Neue Medien GmbH

09/2003-03/2004 Product Manager Language Technology
Brockhaus Duden Neue Medien GmbH

08/2000-07/2003 PhD in Computational Linguistics
University of Stuttgart, Institute for Natural Language Processing
Graduate School 609 "Linguistic Representations and their Interpretation"
Thesis: Experiments on the Automatic Induction of German Semantic Verb Classes

10/2001-11/2001 Collaboration with Bibliographisches Institut & F.A. Brockhaus AG
Project: Comparison of Lexical Verb Entries

04/1999-07/2000 Researcher
University of Stuttgart, Institute for Natural Language Processing
Collaborative Research Centre 340 "Linguistic Theory and the Foundations of Computational Linguistics"
Project: Statistical Grammar Models and Lexicon Acquisition

10/1993-12/1998 Diploma in Computational Linguistics
University of Stuttgart, Institute for Natural Language Processing
Thesis: Automatic Semantic Classification of Verbs According to their Alternation Behaviour

10/1996-09/1997 MSc-Program in Cognitive Science and Natural Language
University of Edinburgh, Centre for Cognitive Science
Thesis (Studienarbeit): Resolving Bridging Descriptions in High-Dimensional Space

08/1990-07/1993 Dual Studies in Computer Science for Industrial Requirements
Berufsakademie Emsland e.V. in cooperation with Deilmann Erdöl Erdgas GmbH
Thesis (in German): Entwicklung eines Informationssystems zur Verwaltung und Überwachung der EDV-technischen Einrichtungen der Deilmann Erdöl Erdgas GmbH

08/1983-07/1990 Gymnasium Georgianum, Lingen (Ems)