Head of the Atmospheric Radiation Group at the Leipzig Institute for Meteorology
- Since April 2009: University Professor (W3) for „Mesoscale Processes and Numerical Weather Prediction“ at the Leipzig Institute for Meteorology (LIM), University of Leipzig
- Starting 2010: Coordinator of the DFG-SPP (Priority Program) 1294 to HALO (High Altitude and Long Range Research Aircraft)
- Since 2016: Speaker of the Transregional Collaborative Research Center TR 172: “Arctic Amplification: Climate Relevant Atmospheric and Surface Processes, and Feedback Mechanisms (AC)3”
Committee member since 2018.