Introduction

Karsten Schmidtke-Bode

Dr. Karsten Schmidtke-Bode

Researcher (post-doc) in the ERC-funded project "Explaining grammatical universals"
Leipzig University
Department of English
Nikolaistrasse 6-10, 04109 Leipzig
kschmidtkebodeATgmailDOTcom

Lecturer in English language and linguistics
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Department of English and American Studies
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8, Office 609, 07743 Jena
karstenDOTschmidtkebodeATuniMINUSjenaDOTde


Previous positions

Interim professor of English Linguistics, Department of English and American Studies, Friedrich Schiller University Jena [September 2015 - July 2016]

Lecturer, Department of English, CAU Kiel [2015]

Academic staff ('Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter'), Department of English and American Studies, Friedrich Schiller University Jena [2010-2014]

Academic visitor, Research Centre of English and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge (UK) [2008-2009]

Academic staff in the research project Principles of Linearization in Complex-Sentence Constructions (Principal investigator: Prof. Holger Diessel; funded by a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG)) [2007-2010]


Education

2014: Ph.D. in English Linguistics (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)

2007: M.A. in English Linguistics, Teaching German as a Foreign Language and Intercultural Business Communication (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)

2006: Leipzig Spring School on Linguistic Diversity (MPI and University of Leipzig)

2004-2005: Visiting student (Department of Linguistics, University of California at Berkeley (USA))

2003-2007: Student research assistant, chairs of English Linguistics: Language and Cognition (Prof. Holger Diessel) and Language and Communication (Prof. Dr. Axel Hübler), Friedrich Schiller University Jena

2003: Summer Academy on Teaching English as a Foreign Language (University of Luton (GB))

2002: Summer Course on The Language and Culture of Great Britain (Southampton English Language Centre (GB))

2000: Abitur (A-levels equivalent) (Albert Schweitzer Gymnasium Ruhla)


Grants

2002-2007: Scholarship recipient of the German Academic Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)


Practical experience

2005: Internship with KHUSHII (Kinship for Humanitarian, Social and Holistic Intervention in India) in New Delhi and Neemrana, India (Work in urban and rural development projects, consultant in a case study on possibilities and limitations of computer-based learning in Neemrana)

2005: Practical training as teacher of German as a foreign language (Department of German, University of California at Berkeley (USA))

2002-2006: Translator and interpreter (German-English) for several local companies

2000-2001: Community service (elderly care)