Research fellow – GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg
Work package leader – “Comparing Crises. Lessons from «migration crises» in North Africa, the Middle East and the Greater Horn of Africa”. EU Horizon2020 project “Migration Governance and Asylum Crises” (MAGYC)
Principal Investigator – “Regional Centre for Sustainable Adaptation to Global Change in the Middle East” (SAGE Centre), Team Governance and Ethics, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Federal Foreign Office.
Member of Executive Board – German Network for Forced Migration Studies
Member of Academic Advisory Board – Forced Migration and Refugee Studies: Networking and Knowledge Transfer (FFVT)
Ethics Advisor – EU Horizon2020 project “HABITABLE – Linking Climate Change, Habitability and Social Tipping Points: Scenarios for Climate Migration“.
Non-Resident Fellow – Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy Hamburg (IFSH)
Postdoc – Climate Change and Security – Universität Hamburg, DFG cluster of excellence “Climate System Analysis and Prediction” (CliSAP) / CEN.
Research fellow – Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at Hamburg University (IFSH).
Mercator-IPC Fellow – Istanbul Policy Center – Sabancı University, Istanbul.
Acting professor – International Security Policy and Conflict Studies – Helmut-Schmidt-University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg, Germany.
Researcher for Peace Studies – Protestant Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies. Co-editor of the German Peace Report (2009-2011).