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Dr. Peter Monnerjahn.

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Curriculum Vitae

Work experience

  • Lecturer in Philosophy: JKU Linz.
  • Teacher for English and Computer Science, at a Berlin high school; assistant head teacher.
  • Lecturer for English and Business English: University of Applied Sciences Erding, Campus Berlin.
  • Teacher for English, Politics, History, Spanish, at Viktor-Klemperer-Kolleg, Berlin-Marzahn, a secondary school for adults.
  • Lecturer for Scientific Writing at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai.
  • Lecturer for Scientific Writing and Presentation Skills:

        Berlin Mathematical School; Graduate School of North American Studies; Dahlem Research School; Exzellenzcluster Languages of Emotion; Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies.

  • Lecturer for English, Scientific Writing, Public Speaking: Free University Berlin.
  • Freelance journalist, eg for: c’t, telepolis, Technology Review; Frankfurter Rundschau, Berliner Zeitung, taz, neues deutschland, der Freitag.
  • Intern with the business journal brand eins, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Trained as Journal Editor, c’t computer magazine, Heise-Verlag, Hannover, Germany.
  • Volunteer worker with the Queensland Conservation Council, Brisbane, Australia


Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Philosophy; JKU Linz (Prof. Gadenne).

Dissertation on “Karl Popper’s Critical Rationalism as the Enlightenment for the 21st century”.

Grade: “sehr gut – mit Auszeichnung” (equivalent summa cum laude).

  • BSc in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology; Free University Berlin. Students’ Union President.

Thesis on “3D classification of transcription factor binding sites”.

  • Dipl.-Übersetzer (equivalent M.A. in Translation Studies) for English and Spanish with a minor in Law; Mainz University (Germersheim). Thesis on “Quality in Translation”.

BA (Hons) in Modern Languages and European Studies; University of the West of England, Bristol