Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions

October 2019 -
Research Group Leader
Acoustics Research Institute
Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria
Chair of the Acoustic Phonetics Group
April 2015 -
Research Group Leader
Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing
Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
PI in Emmy Noether project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
April 2019 -
October 2019
Professor, Chair of the Institute of General Linguistics
[Vertretungsprofessur]
Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
December 2012 -
March 2015
Research Fellow
Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing
Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
- Dec.2014-Mar.2015 funded by a Bavarian Equal Opportunities Sponsorship
- Dec.2012-Nov.2014 funded by the Humboldt Foundation
December 2011 -
November 2012
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Psychology
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
May 2010 -
November 2011
Postdoctoral Researcher
Adaptive Listening Group
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
September 2009 -
March 2010
Visiting Scholar
Department of Psychology
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
funded by the German Research Foundation, DFG

Qualifications

2016 Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany
Habilitation, venia legendi: Linguistics: Phonetics and Psycholinguistics
thesis: Perceptual learning in speech: insights into the mechanisms of speech processing and phonetic category representation

2006-2009/2010 Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
PhD, position funded by the Max Planck Society, Language Comprehension Department
thesis: Processing the fine temporal structure of spoken words
defended: June 2010, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2002-2003 Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Exchange student (ERASMUS-Program, 9 months)
2000-2006
2005-2006
2003-2006
2000-2005
University of Vienna, Austria
Graduate studies in General and Applied Linguistics
Slavic Languages, Polish
Master in General Linguistics (distinction)

Additional Training, Softskills

2017 Gender Awareness: seminar for members of the equal opportunities committee at LMU
2016 Project Management; seminars at LMU
2015-2016 Bavarian Certificate of University Teaching; seminars on education as part of the ProfiLehre (i.e., professional teaching) program at LMU
2015-2016 Leadership; seminars on various aspects of how to successfully lead research groups (Center for People Management, LMU)

Project Collaborations as Student Assistant

2005-2006 Department for Linguistics and Communication Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences: "Morphonotactics" project
2004-2006 Audiovisual Research Archive (Phonogrammarchiv) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences: digitizing and post-editing of field-work data
2004-2005 Department for Linguistics and Communication Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences: "Standardization of the ELA ('Everyday Life Activities') photo-series with linguistically healthy people aged 60-95"