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12/2016-Professor for Methods of Comparative Political Research, University of Cologne
09/2015-03/2016Paternity leave
09/2013-11/2016Professor for Political Science, Qualitative Methods at Bremen International Graduate School of Social Science (BIGSSS), University of Bremen
09/2013-11/2016Adjunct Professor, Jacobs University Bremen
04/2013-09/2013Visiting professor (Vertretungsprofessur, W2) for Methods for Empirical Political Science (Prof. Achim Goerres) at the University of Duisburg-Essen
07/2009-09/2013Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor, W1) for Comparative Social Research at the Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS), University of Cologne (on leave of absence during summer term 2013)
04/2008-06/2009Research associate, project The dynamics of interparty competition, Chair for Comparative Politics, Prof. André Kaiser, University of Cologne
07/2007-03/2008Research associate, project The quality of macrodata in the social sciences, Chair for Empirical Social and Economic Research, Prof. Hans-Jürgen Andreß, University of Cologne
04/2003-12/2007Research associate, International tax policy project, Prof. Philipp Genschel, Collaborative Research Center Transformations of the State, Jacobs University
04/2003-09/2007PhD studies at the Jacobs University, PhD in Political Science
10/1997-03/2003Studies in Political Science at the University of Konstanz Diplom (equivalent to M.A.) in Politics and Management