02/2017–
Professor 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. Rösner (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg). Readers: Prof. Dr. Brüggemann-Klein (TU München), Prof. Dr. 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. Hausser and Prof. Dr. 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.