08/2014 - present: Research scientist. Max Planck Institute for Biological Intelligence (formerly Ornithology), Department of Evolutionary Physiology (Group Hau). P.I. DFG project 2017-2018.
2012-2014: Marie Curie FWO Fellow, University of Antwerp. Belgium
2008-2011: Marie Curie ERG Fellow, University of Parma. Italy
2006-2008: Marie Curie EIF Fellow, University of Groningen, Netherlands
2004-2005: Post-doc, University of Parma, Italy
2003: Post-doc, Association Ornis Italica, Rome, Italy
2000-2003: PhD student, University of Parma, Italy
Academic appointments and editorial activity
2022 - present: Associate editor of Journal of Avian Biology
2019 - 2022: Member of the Flanders Research Foundation (FWO) board Research Funding Panel Bio 3 (Biodiversity and Ecology). FWO Board of Trustees, Brussels.