Since March 2012:

Professor for Methods of Empirical Social Research
at the University of Kassel

September/2009 – March/2012:

Professor for Sociology with a Special Focus on Longitudinal Educational Research
at the Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg

Membership in Professional Associations

Member of the „American Association for Public Opinion Research“ (AAPOR).

Member of the “European Survey Research Association” (ESRA).

Member of the International Sociological Association „Research Committee on Social Stratification” (RC28), „Research Committee on Logic and Methodology” (RC33), and „Research Committee on Rational Choice” (RC45).

Member of the German Sociological Association (DGS), sections „Social Inequality and Social Structure Analysis“ and „Modeling and Simulation“.

Member of the “Network of Excellence: Economic Change, Quality of Life and Social Cohesion” (EQUALSOC), supported by the European Union.