12/1994–09/1998 Research Assistant at Department of Plant Sciences, Oxford University  
10/1998–06/2001 Bioinformatician at Department of Genetics & Evolution, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena  
07/2001–12/2002 Bioinformatician at LION Bioscience AG, Heidelberg  
01/2003–02/2008 Professor of Bioinformatics at the University for Applied Sciences, Weihenstephan  
since 03/2008 Research Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön  
12/2013 Honorary Professor for Bioinformatics at Lübeck University