Since 2010 Professor of Behavioral Ecology at the University Leipzig (UL), Bridging Professorship between UL and Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI EVA) Leipzig, Germany.
-2007-2014 Head of the Jr. Research Group of “Primate Kin Selection” at the MPI EVA, Emmy-Noether Group funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
-2006-2007 Guest scientist MPI EVA
-2004-2006 Duke University, NC (USA)
1997-2002 Humboldt University Berlin, Germany