Dr.rer.nat. (“summa cum laude”, equivalent to PhD with honours), Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, Germany.
Diplom-Geologe (equivalent to Msc.), TUM
Senior lecturer – Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
4/2011 - 1/2019
Lecturer – Department of Earth Sciences, Tectonophysics, Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany.
10/2008 - 03/2011
Research Fellow – Microstructural Modelling – School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
03/2008 - 05/2008
Chercher Invité (Invited Researcher) – National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France.
05/2003 - 12/2007
Research & Teaching Assistant – Tectonics and Material Fabrics Section, TUM, Munich, Germany.
Supervisor of one PhD , Master and Bachelor students.
LECTURES AND LAB-COURSES
Annual 5 weeks course in structural geology for undergraduate students.
2012 - 2018
“Maps and profiles (e-learning)” - annual lecture and labs for undergraduate students.
“Tectonics (e-learning)” - annual lecture and labs for undergraduate students.
Invited lecture (one day workshop) – 6th International Conference on Fractals and Dynamic Systems in Geoscience. Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Universià di Perugia, Perugia, Italy.
“Microtectonics” - annual workshop for graduate students (4 days).
“Rheology of the solid earth” - annual lecture for graduate students.
Invited lecture at the Universidade de São Paulo and Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (four weeks workshop) – Rock microstructure quantification.
“Microscopy” - Lectures and labs in microscopy of rock forming minerals for undergraduate students, and igneous and metamorphic rocks for graduate students.
FIELD-AND MAPPING COURSES
Several field and mapping courses
Annual two weeks mapping course, Elba, Italy.
Annual 4 days tectonic excursion (together with Prof. Cees Passchier), Rhenish shield, Germany.
Co-Supervisor of a one week mapping course in Cadaques, Spain.
Co-Supervisor of a 4 days mapping course in the Rhenish Shield, Kirn, Germany.
Annual 4 days tectonic excursion, Western Alps, Swiss and Italy.
Demonstrating – One week field and mapping course (Prof. Christopher J.L. Wilson) Mallacoota, Australia.
Demonstrating – Three weeks field- and mapping course (Prof. Jörn H. Kruhl), Scotland.
Annual two weeks mapping course (together with colleagues), Elba, Italy.
TEACHING AND LEARNING PROGRAMME
Participant of the „Hochschullehre Kompakt-Kurs” (teaching at the university intensive course), within the program of academic teaching advancement, Carl von Linde Akademie, TUM; Munich, Germany.
Institute of Geosciences, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 21, D-55128 Mainz, Germany