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Dr. Sandra McGury

Dr. Sandra McGury

Dr. Sandra McGury

ZHAW School of Applied Linguistics
Institute of Language Competence
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 66 32
Sandra.McGury@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Research Associate | Language Management and Globalisation
Manager | Swiss Global Competence Lab

www.zhaw.ch/en/linguistics/research/language-management-and-globalisation/

Expertise and research interests

Linguistics, foreign and second language acquisition incl. didactics and pedagogies, L2 writing, syntax, internationalization of the curriculum, globalization in higher education,

Educational background

2018 - Ph.D. in Linguistics (University of Georgia, USA)

Professional milestones

since June 2022
Research Associate| Institute of Language Competence, Language Management and Globalisation
Manager | Swiss Global Competence Lab
ZHAW School of Applied Linguistics

ZHAW School of Applied Linguistics

March 2021 - July 2022
Lecturer, Department of English and American Studies
Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany

September 2020 – March 2021
Project Researcher, Project House
Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany
Project: International teaching collaborations

August 2019 – July 2020
Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, School of Modern Languages
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Programs: German and linguistics

April 2019
Guest Lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages and Translation
University of Agder, Norway

September 2016 – July 2019
Research Associate, Department of English, and Department of German
Linguistics and Literature (shared appointment)
University of Education Freiburg, Germany
Programs: German as a Foreign/Second Language; English Teacher Education

September 2017 – October 2018
Managing Director of the Language Center
University of Education Freiburg, Germany

October 2017 – April 2018
Teaching Fellow, Frankreichzentrum
Freiburg University, Germany

October 2016 – September 2017
Lecturer, Department of Business and Healthcare Management
Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University, Germany

August 2012 – July 2016
Instructor of Record, Teaching Assistant, and Assistant Director of
Freiburg Study Abroad, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages
The University of Georgia, USA

June 2016
Teaching Assistant, Language for Business and Technology Program
Germany
The Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

August 2014 – May 2015
Head Lecturer, Department of Adult Education
Athens Technical College, USA

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