CURRICULUM VITAE

 

POSITIONS

11/2016 – today: Psychologist at the Centre for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, ZIP, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel (Germany)

11/2015 – 11/2016: Psychologist Behavioural Medicine (28h/week), Mühlenbergklinik – Holsteinische Schweiz, Bad Malente (Germany)

10/2014 – 09/2015: Marie-Andeßner Fellow (University of Salzburg)

12/2012 – 09/2014: Senior Scientist (40h/week) at the Department of Psychology, Division of Physiological Psychology, University of Salzburg (Austria) associated with Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Klimesch.

02/2011 – 11/2012: Research assistant (20h/week) engaged in the project 'Sensorimotor conditioning as a primary insomnia treatment' (principal investigator: Manuel Schabus, PhD) funded by the Austrian Science Fund ('Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung', FWF).

2010 - 2011: Research and teaching assistant (20h/week) at the Department of Psychology, Division of Physiological Psychology, University of Salzburg (Austria).

 

EDUCATION

02/2012 – 10/2015: PhD student, Member of the DK+ “Imaging the Mind”, University of Salzburg (Austria), PhD thesis ‘EEG Synchronization and Complexity in Different States of (Un-)Consciousness’. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Manuel Schabus, Prof. emerit. Dr. Wolfgang Klimesch. PhD awarded Oct 2015.

10/2006 – 12/2011: Psychology, University of Salzburg (Austria). Graduation with 'Mag. rer. nat.' (equ. MSc.; graduation with distinction). Diploma thesis: 'Cognitive processing in Minimally Conscious State (MCS) and Vegetative State (VS) patients: Insights from EEG time-frequency and phase locking analysis'.

06/2006: Graduation from high school (Ludwigsgymnasium Straubing, Germany).

 

CLINICAL TRAINING

01/2016 – today: Psychotherapy training (BT) (dt. “ Psychotherapie Ausbildung (VT)“), IFT-Nord, Kiel

07/2009 – 08/2009: Clinical intern at the 'Kreiskinderhaus Straubing e.V.' (children´s home in Straubing (Germany), 200hrs in total).

 

SCIENTIFIC TRAINING

01/2014: MEG training (Donders Institute for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Supervisor: Ole Jensen)

08/2013: 4 week research stay at the ISERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit (Director: Stanislas Dehaene), Paris (France). Supervisor: Jacobo Sitt.

04/2013: Participant in Toolkit of Cognitive Neuroscience ‘Advanced analysis and source modeling of EEG and MEG data’, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen (The Netherlands). Organizers: Robert Oostenveld, Jan-Mathijs Schoffelen.

05/2012: Participant in ‘Sleep Staging Workshop’ (University of Salzburg), Instructor: Marion Böck (Austrian Sleep Research Association, ASRA).

06/2011: Participant in 'Functional Connectivity Workshop 2011', Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen (The Netherlands).

02/Feb 2011: Participant in two-week workshop 'Clinical assessment, EEG and fMRI in MCS, VS and LIS patients.' Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Liège and Cyclotron Research Centre, University of Liège (Belgium). Supervisor: Caroline Schnakers, PhD.

02/2011: Participant in workshop ‘EEG Alpha and Consciousness’, Strobl (Austria).

09/2010: Research intern (280hrs in total) at the Department of Psychology, Radboud University/Donders Institute, Nijmegen (The Netherlands). Analysis of fMRI data on movement perception with SPM8. Supervisor: Emily S. Cross, PhD.

11/2009 – 01/2010: Volunteer at the laboratory for sleep and consciousness research (head: Manuel Schabus, PhD), Department of Psychology, Division of Physiological Psychology, University of Salzburg (Austria).

 

TEACHING AND OTHER

2017-2018 Psychiatry for medical students

2014-2015 Co-supervision of Master Students

2014 Empirical seminar EEG Methodology (Teaching instructor)

2013 Empirical seminar EEG (Teaching instructor), Bachelor seminar Biological Psychology (Teaching instructor)

2012 Empirical seminar EEG (Teaching instructor),  Seminar EEG Analysis (Teaching instructor)

2013 – 2015 Erasmus coordinator Department for Psychology (University of Salzburg, partners: University of Surrey, University of Galway, University of Maribor)

 

FUNDING AND AWARDS

2014Marie Andeßner’ scholarship (granted by the University of Salzburg, 1 year, 23,600. - €)

2013 Award for excellent master thesis in natural sciences (awarded by the University of Salzburg, 800.- €)