Dr. Verena Jung

Professional Experience

2012 -current
Lecturer in ESP (English for Special Purposes) at the University of South Westphalia, Soest

2008-2012
Lecturer in Interpreting and Translation at the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences at Salford University

2003-2008
Lecturer in German in the School of Management and Languages, Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies at Heriot-Watt University,

September 1998-December 2002
Lektorin (DAAD) at the German Department of the University of Leeds

October 1996 to March 1998
Lecturer at the University of Düsseldorf

April 1996 -September 1998
Lecturer at the School for Medical Technicians, Düsseldorf

January 1996-October 1997
Graduate assistant to Professor Stein at the Linguistics Department Anglistik III, Düsseldorf

September 1995 - December 1996
Commissioned Translator for Peter Hutchinson

October 1995
Intern at Publishing House Verlag Volk und Welt, Berlin

September 1992 - September 1995
Student assistant to Professor Stein at the Linguistics Department

September 1991 – May 1992
Teaching Assistant at Mount Holyoke College , USA

Education

January 2003 to June 2004
PG CAP, Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Postgraduate certificate in lecturing pedagogy at Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh

April 1996-August 1999
PhD degree course with Professor Dr. Dieter Stein at the Heinrich-Heine University of Düsseldorf, sponsored by Ph.D grant of the University

October 1989 - October 1995
Diplom (MA) in Literary Translation (Degree Course in Translation Studies from English and French into German, English, French and German literature and linguistics) at the Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf

October 1993- June 1994:
Licence in Lettres Modernes at the Université de Haute Bretagne in Rennes, France

October 1992 - July 1994
Supplementary Degree in Teaching German as a Foreign Language

September 1991 - May 1992
Certificate in American Studies at Mount Holyoke College , Massachussetts, USA, Certificate in General Language Interpretation at the University of Massachusetts, USA