since October 2019: Professor for pragmatics and comparative linguistics (acting), Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)
since September 2014: Post-doc researcher in the department of Dutch linguistics, Freie Universität Berlin (currently on leave)
Title of docent for Romance and Creole Linguistics, University of Turku, Finland ('Adjunct Professor')
Coordinator of degree programmes offered by the IZ "Europäische Sprachen": BA Sprache & Gesellschaft, MA Sprachwissenschaft
PI of the project Linguistic and social dynamics in hierarchic relationships between dominant and non-dominant languages in cooperation with the University of Eastern Finland, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Visiting scholar at University of Eastern Finland (Joensuu) and University of Turku - September 2017
September/October 2015 & February 2016
Visiting scholar at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris
Member of the board, IZ "Europäische Sprachen", Freie Universität Berlin
Guest lecturer at University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu
Post-doc researcher at the Chair for Contemporary German Language, Potsdam University
Post-doc researcher in the transfer project T1 ("The many sides of German") of the collaborative research area "Information Structure" (SFB 632), Potsdam University
PhD in French linguistics, Potsdam University
Member of the research group "Philology and Racism in the 19th Century" (funded through the Emmy Noether programme of the German Research Foundation DFG), Potsdam University
Interdisciplinary Studies on Contemporary France (Freie Universität Berlin, Institut d’Études Politiques Strasbourg): French linguistics, European law, political science
Travel grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for attendance of the Colloque International d'Études Créoles, Mahé/Seychelles.
Research grant by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for research stay in Finland, bilateral cooperation, workshops and invitation of guest scholars
Travel grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for attendance of the Colloque International d'Études Créoles, Guadeloupe.
Travel grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for attendance of the conference "Sociolinguistics of Globalization", Hongkong.
Erasmus grant for exchange as guest lecturer at University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu.
Travel grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for attendance of the FINKA Symposium "On the border of language and dialect", Joensuu, Finland
Funding for printig costs of the thesis "Die französische Kreolistik im 19. Jahrhundert" (Hamburg: Buske), Potsdam Graduate School
Funding for printing costs of the volume "Selected Works from 19th Century Creolistics" (Hamburg: Buske) through the Philosophical Faculty's programme for young researchers, Potsdam University
Travel grants by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Potsdam Graduate School for attendance of the summer conference of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics, Accra, Ghana
Research grant by the Franco-German Youth Office for archival research in La Réunion
Travel grant by the Potsdam Graduate School for the attendance of the Summer School „Créolité – Créolisation“, La Réunion.