professional experience


Project Manager, strategic development project Federal Employment Agency, August 2017 to present.

Head of Regional Office, Landshut-Pfarrkirchen, Lower Bavaria Federal Employment Agency, August 2017 to July 2018.

Advisor to the CEO, Federal Employment Agency, January 2014 to July 2016.

Senior Researcher and Advisor to the Director, IAB – Institute for Employment Research, April 2013 to December 2013.

Labour Market Expert, Labour Market Report Federal Employment Service (Bundesagentur für Arbeit), August 2010 to April 2013.

Research Fellow, Jean Monnet Center for Europeanisation and Transnational Regulation, University of Oldenburg, April 2007 to August 2010.

Lecturer, Department for Social Sciences, University of Oldenburg, October 2009 to present.

Chercheur invité, Centre d’études européennes de Sciences Po, February to April 2010

Visiting researcher, Sapienza, Università di Roma, January to April 2006.

Research Fellow, The Open Method of Coordination, Project funded by the German Research Foundation, University of Bamberg, May 2005 to March 2007.

Research Fellow , EUROCAP, Social Dialogue, Employment and Territories. Towards a European Politics of Capabilities, University of Bamberg, November 2004 to April 2005.

Student research assistant, to Professor Richard Münch and Professor Christian Lahusen, Department of Sociology II, University of Bamberg, June 2001 to March 2002 and March 2004 to October 2004.

Student research assistant, The Institutionalization of Computer Networks, Project funded by the German Scientific Foundation, University of Bamberg, October 1998 to July 2000.

Student research assistant, MODUS, Institute for Economic and Social Research, Bamberg, June 1997 to July 1998.