2016.05- pres: Prof. , College of Oceanology and Food Science, Quanzhou Normal University, Quanzhou 362000, PR China
2011-2013: Research Scholar, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, USA.
2005-2006: Research Scholar, Natural History Museum, UK.
2002-2016.04: Prof., Institute of Genetic Resource, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.
1991-2001: Deputy Director, Institute of Bilogy, Guangxi Academy of Sciences, Nanning, Guangxi, China.