Academic career Esther Rinke

Work experience

2019-           Spokesperson of the DFG Research Training Group "Nominal Modification"
2017-           Appointment as a W3 professor for Portuguese and Spanish linguistics, Goethe-University Frankfurt
2014-           Spokesperson of the GRADE Center 'Language', Goethe Research Academy, Goethe-University Frankfurt
2011-           Elected member of the Faculty Board of the Department of Modern Languages, Goethe-University Frankfurt
2016-2018    Vice dean, Department of Modern Languages, Goethe University Frankfurt.
2016             Offer of a professorship for 'Intercultural studies and Multilingualism', University of Vienna (rejected)
2012-2016    Senator (deputy), Goethe-University Frankfurt
2011-2013    Head of the Institute of Romance Languages and Literatures, Goethe-University Frankfurt
2010             Appointment as a professor for Portuguese and Spanish linguistics at Goethe-University Frankfurt
2009             Offer of a W2 professorship for Spanish and French linguistics at Bergische University of Wuppertal (rejected)
2008/9         Replacement for a C4-professorship in Romance Linguistics, Romance Department, University of Hamburg
2007-2010    Researcher. Romance department, University of Hamburg
1999-2007    Research assisstant and Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Collaborative research center on 'Multilingualism'/Uni Hamburg


2005           Ph. D in Portuguese Linguistics, University of Hamburg. Dissertation: 'Syntaktische Varation aus synchrnischer und
                   diachronischer Perspektive: die Entwicklung der Wortstellung im Portugiesischen' (Syntactic variation from synchronic and                              diachronic perspective: the development of word order in Portuguese).
1999           Magister' in Portuguese and German Language and Literature, University of Hamburg. Thesis: 'Zur Syntax des flektierten                          Infinitivs im europäischen Portugiesisch. Eine diachronische Studie' (About the syntax of the inflected infinitive in European                                  Portuguese. A diachronic study).
1991-1999  Studies in German Linguistics and Literature, Philosophy, and Portuguese at the Universities of Jena, Lisbon, and Hamburg.