2017              Professor, Chair of Ecology, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

2016              Deputy professor (50%), BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

since 2014    Associate professor, Lund University

2013             Docent title (equiv. “Habilitation”), Lund University

2011-2013    Researcher (permanent 2013), Lund University

2010             1-month zoological expedition to Western Tibet

2007-2011    Postdoc research associate, JLU Giessen

2004-2007    PhD degree (Dr. rer. nat.), TU Darmstadt

2005             1-month visit Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

2005             3-months visit University of Kentucky

2002-2004    Research assistant, Namibia

2002              Diploma degree (Dipl. Biol.), TU Darmstadt

1999-2001    4 zoological expeditions, Tunisia