Since May 2015: Senior Research Fellow, head of the research field “Human, Medicine and Society”, Orient-Insitut Istanbul (Turkey), Max Weber Foundation (Germany)
Nov 2015: Dr. rer. soc., Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Institut für Soziologie, entitled: “Neuroscience in Practice. Zur Ko-Konstitution des techno-zerebralen Subjekts in den Neurowissenschaften”, published Aug 2016: Şahinol, Melike (2016): “Das techno-zerebrale Subjekt. Zur Symbiose von Mensch und Maschine in den Neurowissenschaften”. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag
Jul 2011 – Jan 2015: Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Ingo Schulz-Schaeffer, Institute of Sociology, Chair of Sociological Theory, University of Duisburg-Essen
Research Manager of the Research Project: “Collaborative Technologies and Practices in Projects of Transnational Software-Development” (TRANSSOFT)
August 2011: 4S Fellow (Society for Social Studies of Science) at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory | European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBL|EMBO) Science and Society Summer School „The Human Animal: Scientific, Social and Moral Perspectives“, Heidelberg (Germany).
Jun 2011 – Sep 2011: Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Roger Häußling, Institute of Sociology, Chair of Sociology of Technology and Organization, RWTH Aachen University (Germany).
Fall 2009: Fellow at the Programm „Science, Technology and Society“, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge (MA).
2008 – 2011: Stipendiary, doctoral student and member of the Postgraduate Programme “Bioethics”, a Research Training Group of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the International Centre of Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW), Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany).
2008 – 2013: Ph.D. fellowship in the project “TRANSDISS- disciplinary research in transdisciplinarity” which is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Germany).
Oct 2007 – Mar 2008: Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Manfred Max Bergman, Institute of Sociology, Chair of Methodology and Political Sociology, University of Basel (Switzerland).
May 2007 – Jun 2007: Research Assistant to Visiting Professor Dr. Jutta Weber, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany).
Sep 2006 – Apr 2007: Student Assistant to Visiting Professor Dr. Jutta Weber, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Duisburg-Essen
Jan 2006 – Feb 2006: Student Apprentice, Research Group ‘Governance’ of the Institute of Political Science, “Modern Democratic Governance” (Chair: Prof. Dr. Karl-Rudolf, Korte), University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany).
Apr 2002 – Aug 2006: Student Assistant for the Institute of Sociology, Institute of Sociology, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany).
Sep 2001 – Mar 2007 (education): Social Sciences with the main focus on Sociology, minor Political Science and Psychology at the University of Duisburg-Essen, MA in Social Sciences (Dipl.-Soz.-Wiss.) with the final grade of 1.0 (distinction)
MA thesis “Sociology of Innovation: The Social Construction of Smart Homes“, within the scope of the research subproject “Sociological Studies of Technology: Smart Home Research“, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Supervisors: Prof. Karen Shire, Dipl. Soz. Diego Compagna.
Jun 1999 – Aug 2001: Management Assistant in Data Processing (Information Systems), Debeka Head Office (class of insurance), Koblenz (Germany).
Aug 1996 – Aug 1999 (education): Management Assistant in Data Processing, Apprenticeship at Debeka Head Office (class of insurance), Koblenz (Germany).