Since 2012: Junior Professor in Marine Ecology at the GEOMAR- Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, and at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
Since 2011: Honorary Research Fellow, University of Auckland, New Zealand
2011-2012: Research Assistant, University of Oxford, U.K.
2010-2011: Researcher Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society Inc.
2007-2011: Doctorate at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
2006-2007: Research Assistant Leibniz Institut für Meereskunde IfM-GEOMAR, Germany
Food web dynamics and quantification of food web interactions under changing environmental conditions, integrating novel genetic approaches with classical methodologies;
Niche-partitioning and foraging ecology in seabirds.