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So, is it correct to use "von" (and not "aus") in yes it is Is the change of preposition due to "dort"? that's the point. Changing from "Niederlande" to "dort" changes the preposition from "aus" to "von".
Only "an der" is correct unless you're not teaching at this university, then you would work "für die"university. If you would say, I work "bei der" university, then you'd only work nearby."In der" would be correct but it's pretty outdated to say.
I think you have (at least) three possibilities here: You take the genitive of the personal pronoun (male, singular) which is seiner: Anstatt seiner habe ich sie gewählt. Since nobody uses the genitive form seiner in every-day speech, you can use the dative form ihm; my guess is that is the most common version but prescriptivists won't like it: Anstatt ...
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