Since November 2012 Chair of Art History at the Georg-August University Göttingen

2010-2012 Professor of Art History/Visual Studies, University of Passau

Winter semester 2009/2010 Substitute professor (W3) of Art History, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Spring semester 2009 Lectureship at the University of Zurich (substitute chair)

2006-2008 Lectureship in Art History of the early modern era at the Department of Art History the University of Basel. Habilitation at the University of Basel in March 2008 (Friedrich Overbeck und die Bildkonzepte des 19. Jahrhunderts), published in Regensburg 2013), since 2008 ibid. Privatdozent

May 2006 Appointment as head (W2) of an Independent Junior Research Group at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck Institute

2005-2006 Research assistant at the department of Art History, Freie Universität Berlin

2003-2005 Research fellow of the German Research Foundation and the Max Planck Society

2000-2002 Research assistant at the Staaatliche Museen zu Berlin (Picture Gallery and Print Room)

2000 PhD doctorate at the Freie Universität Berlin with an interdisciplinary work on the reception of Ovid in the early modern period (Lügenhafte Bilder. Ovids favole und das Historienbild in der italienischen Renaissance , Göttingen 2002)

1997 Magister Artium, Freie Universität Berlin (Parmigianinos Rochusaltar in S. Petronio in Bologna)

1995-1997 Research assistant at the Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known to the Rennaissance, Humboldt Universität Berlin

Studies in Art History, Classical Archaeology, Early Christian Archeology and German Literature in Kiel, Würzburg, Bologna and Berlin.