since 02/2018Teaching associate at the Language Competence Center / ZHAW (Zurich University of Applied Sciences)
since 02/2018Senior Research and Teaching Associate, Englisches Seminar, University of Zurich (Oberassistenz)
02/2014-01/2018PhD fellow in Linguistics
Research Group: Quantitative Lexicology and Variational Linguistics Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Supervisors: Prof Benedikt Szmrecsanyi / Prof Marianne Hundt / Dr Jason Grafmiller
Title: Regional variation in probabilistic grammars - A multifactorial study of the English dative alternation
09/2016-01/2017Research stay at the University of Toronto (Canada)
Working title of project: Particle placement in Ontario English
Supervisor: Prof. Sali A. Tagliamonte
10/2013-01/2014College Teacher at Kantonsschule Ausserschwyz (Switzerland)
08/2011-01/2014Independent research project
Working title: Syntactic weight as a determinant of grammatical variation in British and American English
Supervisor: Prof. Marianne Hundt, English Department, University of Zurich
09/2010-12/2010Postgraduate Researcher at the University of Manchester (UK)
07/2010Fieldwork in Suva (Fiji): data acquisition for ICE-Fiji (PI: Marianne Hundt, University of Zurich)
02/2009-07/2011Master of Arts / Postgraduate Studies, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
09/2005-07/2008Bachelor of Arts / Undergraduate Studies, University of Basel (Switzerland)

Grants

2018Travel grant of 1'000.-CHF for conference participation (Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences [Switzerland])
2017Travel grant for conference participation (FWO grant no. K102218N)
2016Travel grant Long Stay Abroad (Research Foundation Flanders / FWO [Belgium], grant no. V428916N)
2012Travel grant / doctoral grant (Swiss Society of Linguistics [Switzerland])
2010Semester award for the seminar paper “Origin and functions of the particle eh in Channel Island English: A historical and comparative analysis”, University of Zurich