4/2012 to present: Full Professor
Department of English, University of Education (PädagogischeHochschule), Freiburg, Germany.
Responsibilities: director of the English department, teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, supervision of teaching practice (secondary school), conducting research in the area of TEFL and cultural studies, supervision of Ph.D students
2006-2010: Research associate
Department of English, University of Education (PädagogischeHochschule), Heidelberg, Germany.
Responsibilities: Ph.D. research project on task-based language teaching and teacher education, teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, supervision of teaching practice (secondary school)
2002-2006 / 2009-2012: Secondary School Teacher
Secondary schools in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
University of Education Heidelberg, Germany
2010: Ph.D. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Thesis title: Kompetenzen für aufgabenorientiertes Fremdsprachenunterrichten : eine qualitative Untersuchung zur Ausbildung von Fremdsprachenlehrkräften (Competences in task-based language teaching: a qualitative study in foreign language teacher education)
Research fields: task-based language teaching, foreign language teacher professional development, standards in teacher education
2006: M.A. in foreign language teaching
Dissertation title: Weblogs in the EFL-Classroom – A study on the relationship between audience and
Research fields: digital media in language teaching, classroom action research, writing processes