Curriculum vitae


Name: Dr. Jan-Philipp Söhn
Current address: Taläcker 28, D-72108 Rottenburg, Germany
Date/Place of Birth: 08/23/1976; Wilhelmshaven
Nationality: German
Family status: married, two sons
School: 1987–1996
Graduation:
High School (Gymnasium) in Memmingen
06/28/1996; Diploma (German Abitur)
University: 1997–2003: Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Subjects: General Linguistics, Computer Science, Psychology
2000–2001: Academic year at University VII "Denis Diderot" in Paris, France (Erasmus/Socrates program)
Graduation: 07/21/2003; Degree: Magister Artium (M.A.)
2003–2005: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Graduation: 07/26/2005; Degree: Doctor philosophiae (Dr. phil.)
Further education: 2002–2003: A course for two semesters (program "Studium & Beruf" by Federal Employment Office, CCI and the University of Tübingen)
with the following topics: business studies, key qualifications, marketing and e-commerce, labor legislation, presentation/visualization
Internship: 07/29/2002–
10/05/2002:
Internship at IBM (Böblingen/Germany), Dept. of Information Mining
Development of a grammar for automated name extraction in texts
Occupation: Since 11/01/2008: Computational linguist / project manager at PONS GmbH
04/02/2007–
07/06/2007:
Research visit at Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle
    (CNRS and Université Paris 7)
02/01/2007–
01/31/2009:
Head of a project funded by the "Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg"
10/01/2005–
10/31/2008:
Coordinator of the Collaborative Research Center 441
08/01/2005–
10/31/2008:
Researcher in a project (A5) about polarity items in formal grammar
    Collaborative Research Center 441, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
08/04/2003–
08/03/2005:
Researcher in a project about idioms in formal grammar
    financed by the German Research Foundation
    at Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Conference Organization: Programme committee co-chair for HPSG 2006;
Member of local organizing committee: "Linguistic Evidence" 2006 and 2008; the SFB workshop on "Negation and Polarity" 2007
Reviewing: Reviewer for the journal "Linguistik Online"; GLDV 2007
Languages: German (native), English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (reading)
Grant: Eliteförderprogramm für Postdoktoranden der Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg
Membership: Europäische Gesellschaft für Phraseologie
My full CV is available upon request.