Current Position

2017 - present Akademischer Rat a.Z.
Chair of Sociology / Urban and Regional Studies
Sociology Section, Ruhr-Universitšt Bochum

Previous Positions

2016 - 2017 Visiting Professor (Vertretungsprofessor)
Chair of Methods of Empirical Social Research
Institute of Social Sciences, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
2013 - 2017 Akademischer Rat a.Z.
Chair of Sociology and Empirical Social Research
Department of Sociology, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
2011 - 2013 Post-doctoral Researcher
Project "MOHSL - Mobility of High Skilled Labor" &
Interim Coordinator of the Research School Business and Economics (RSBE)
School of Economic Disciplines, University of Siegen
2008 - 2011 Research Fellow
Graduate Program "Transnational Spaces"
Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences, European University Viadrina Frankfurt/O.
2006 - 2008 Research Assistant
Project "New Multi-local Household Types"
Institute of Sociology, Chemnitz University of Technology

Visits

2015 - Visiting Lecturer
Institute of Sociology, University of Hanover
2013 Visiting Fellow
EUROLAB, GESIS Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences, Cologne
2013 Visiting Fellow
ETH Wohnforum - ETH CASE Centre for Research on Architecture, Society & the Built Environment, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
2013 Visiting Lecturer
Department of Sociology, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
2012/13 Visiting Lecturer
Institute of Sociology, Chemnitz University of Technology
2012 Visiting Lecturer
Institute of Sociology, University of Leipzig

Education

April 2018 Thesis submitted for Habilitation in Sociology
Faculty of History and Social Sciences
Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
2011 Dr. rer. pol. (summa cum laude) in Sociology
Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
University of Leipzig
2005 Diploma in Sociology (with distinction)
University of Leipzig
2000 - 2005 Studies in Sociology (major) and Psychology (minors)
University of Leipzig

Memberships

International Sociological Association (ISA)
(RC33 - Logic and Methodology )
European Sociological Association (ESA)
(RN17 - Work, Employment and Industrial Relations)
(RN15 - Global, Transnational and Cosmopolitan Sociology)
European Survey Research Association (ESRA)
German Sociological Association (DGS)
(Section Methods of Empirical Social Research)
(Section Model Building and Simulation)
(Section of Urban Sociology)
Research Cluster "International Student Mobility and Migration", Network International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion (IMISCOE)  
Research Cluster "Mobility of the Highly Skilled", German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW)  
European Network on Regional Labour Market Monitoring
International Network on Multi-Locality  
German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (DHV)