C CV

02/2017–

Professor (PAST-PTC) of Digital Humanities at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

10/2012–12/2016

Research Group Leader “Digital Humanities” at the Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz, Germany.

05/2009–09/2012

Senior Research Associate at the Law Sources Foundation of the Swiss Lawyers Society, Zurich, Switzerland.

01/2009–12/2009

Senior Research Associate at the Center for Computational Linguistics, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland.

08/2007–12/2008

Research Assistant at the Institute of Computational Linguistics (Prof. Dr. Michael Hess), University of Zurich, Switzerland.

04/2009

Doctorate in Computer Science (Dr.-Ing.) (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany)
Dissertation: Document-Oriented E-Learning Components
Grade: magna cum laude
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dietmar Rösner (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg). Readers: Prof. Dr. Anne Brüggemann-Klein (TU München), Prof. Dr. Helmut Schauer (University of Zurich).

08/2002–07/2007

Research Assistant and Ph.D. Candidate, Research Group “Knowledge-Based Systems and Document Processing,” (Prof. Dr. Dietmar Rösner), Department of Knowledge and Language Engineering, Faculty of Computer Science, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.

04/2001–07/2002

Software Developer with e/t/s didactic media GmbH, Halblech, Germany.

11/2000–04/2001

Lecturer in the Computational Linguistics Research Group (Prof. Dr. Udo Hahn), Albert Ludwig University Freiburg i. Br., Germany.

10/1998–10/2000

SGML Supervisor/Content Manager with Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany.

07/1998

M.A. in Computational Linguistics, English Philology, and Applied Linguistics (Friedrich–Alexander University Erlangen–Nuremberg)
Thesis: NLP-Supported Full-Text Retrieval, Grade: 1.0 (“excellent”)
Advisors: Prof. Dr. Roland Hausser and Prof. Dr. Hartmut Wedekind

10/1992–07/1998

Studies in Computational Linguistics, English Philology, and Applied Linguistics at Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.

1991

Abitur, Gymnasium Wertingen, Wertingen, Germany. Afterwards military service until 07/1992.