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Academic Curriculum Vitae

since 5.2014

(titel of) adjunct professor (fi. ›docent‹) for contrastive Finnish-German studies at the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Eastern Finland

since 8.1999

professor for Finnish studies (C3) at the university of Cologne, Department of Scandinavian and Finnish Studies

8.1993 –7.1999

assistant professor (C2) in translation studies (German) at the Department of Intercultural Studies at the University of Joensuu (nowadays University of Eastern Finland); on leave during 5.1996-6.1997

5.1996–6.1997

holder of a scholarship from the Humbold Foundation to do research at the University of Tübingen and at the ›Insitut für Deutsche Sprache‹ (Mannheim)

8.1992–7.1993 

substituting professor at the Department of German Studies at the University of Jyväskylä

6.1992–12.2007

(titel of) adjunct professor (fi. ›docent‹) for modern German studies at the Department of German Studies at the University of Jyväskylä

8.1991–8.1992

lecturer for German Linguistics at the University of Jyväskylä

26.3.1991

dr. phil., note ›laudatur‹

21.2.1989

lic. phil., note ›laudatur‹

9.1988–7.1989

holder of a scholarship from DAAD to do research at the ›Institut für Deutsche Sprache‹ (Mannheim)

9.1988 –8.1991

holder of a postgraduate scholarship from the Academy of Finland (›research assistant‹)

9.1985–7.1988

lecturer for German Linguistics at the University of Jyväskylä

7.1985

cand.phil. (M.A.), note ›eximia cum laude approbatur‹

9.1980 –5.1985

cand.phil (M.A.) studies with the subjects German Studies, Finnish Studies and Phonetics at the University of Jyväskylä

5.1979

certificated Translator (German)

9.1976–5.1979

translation studies with the languages German and English at the Tampere Language Institute (nowadays Departmet of Translation Studies at the University of Tampere)

1956

born in Hämeenlinna/Finland