Teaching and Work Experience


Since 08/2018 – BA/MA Courses in English linguistics and literature
School of Education, FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

  • English Linguistics 1: Sound to sentence

  • The English Language in Use

  • Literature in English: Poetry

02/2013–01/2018 – BA Courses in English linguistics (undergraduate level)
Universität Basel, Switzerland

Since 02/2013 – Supervision of BA proseminar and seminar papers


Non-academic Teaching

10/2015–01/2016; 10–12/2016; 11–12/2017– Substitute Teacher English and German
Bildungszentrum KvBL, Liestal, Switzerland

Since 12/2014 – Expert for Matura exams
Gymnasium Laufenthal-Thierstein, Switzerland

01/2013 – Teacher of German as Foreign Language
Flying Teachers, Zürich, Switzerland

09/2011–01/2015 – Grammar school teaching and teacher observation in English and German as part of Teaching diploma for upper secondary education (45hrs of teaching, 40hrs of observation)

  • Kantonsschule Baden

  • Kantonsschule Hottingen, Zürich

  • Kantonsschule Zug

  • Kantonsschule Büelrain, Winterthur

  • Kantonsschule Rychenberg, Winterthur

10/2004–03/2005 – English Teacher, private lessons for primary school pupils


Administration and academic services  

07/2015–01/2017 – Representative of the assistants and doctoral students (‘Gruppierung III’) in the Schulfächerkommission (school subject committee), University of Basel, Switzerland

03/2014 – Main organiser of SWELL (Swiss Work of English Language and Linguistics) conference 2014, University of Basel, Switzerland

02/2013–01/2017 – Administrative tasks in connection with assistantship: 

  • assisting BA information events for grammar school graduates

  • assisting MA information events for BA graduates

  • cataloguing of library acquisitions in linguistics

 02/2006–08/2008 – Board member of Fachverein Score (official student organisation at the Department of Film Studies, University of Zürich)

Selected Other work experience

02/2011–12/2011 – Freelance translator English/German

01/2011–02/2011 – Internship at the text archive and library of the German Film Insitute (Deutsches Filminstitut DIF) in Frankfurt/Main

01/2004–12/2009 – Film journalist for the Landbote in Winterthur

01/2008–10/2008 – Editor and translator for the catalogue of shnit short film festival in Berne