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Biologist skilled in systematic planning and analysis, I thrive with facts, details and results. 

Research experience including observational and experimental studies. International collaboration. Statistical methods and software. Peer reviewed publication record.

Botanist: Excellent skills in species determination.

Teaching experience at bachelor-level: statistics, calculus, botany, ecology.

Laboratory work qualifications: Microscopy, organic analytical chemistry (plant extraction, GC, HPLC). Measurements of dried plant material, seed counts, monitoring of germination rate. Propagation of bacterial strains.

Key words: Data analysis, inferential statistics, descriptive statistics, MS Excel, R, Evolutionary Ecology, aromatic compounds, terpenes, allelopathic effects, local adaptation, facilitation, natural plant communities, species-species interactions, quantitative and qualitative analysis. 


Past Experience

  • Assistant Professor Aarhus, Denmark
    July 2015 --- June 2017

    Assistant Professor, teaching Tools for Quantitative Analysis (applied mathematics and statistics) at the international bachelor program of Value Chain Management at VIA Business (part of VIA University College).

  • Lecturer
    February 2015 --- June 2015

    Teaching Tools for quantitative analysis 2 (statistics for business students).

  • PhD student
    August 2010 --- April 2014
    During my PhD project I have been working on the aromatic plant genus thyme, investigating the effect of different chemical compositions in its essential oil on the surrounding biotic environment. Main focus was on plant-plant, plant-insect, and plant-microbial interactions and co-evolution of these systems.

  • Research Assistant
    May 2010 --- June 2010
    Vegetation analysis at St. Martin de Londres, Southern France.

  • Botanist
    June 2009 --- October 2009
    Monitoring of protected areas

  • PhD student
    January 2008 --- May 2009
    The impact of cultivation-induced stress on flavonols in buckwheat as medicinal plants

  • Academic employee
    May 2007 --- December 2007
    Pollen analysis, identification of carbonized and/or waterlogged wood, and selection of applicable wood samples for C14-analysis.

  • Assistant teacher
    July 2006 --- July 2006

    Systemøkologisk sommerkursus - field course on system ecology

  • Teacher Assistant
    September 2003 --- January 2004
    "Planter" - a basic course on plant structure, function and reproduction.


Self Assessment :
Attention to detailKindnessOptimismOrganizationInterest in knowledgeIndependenceFlexibilityEfficiencyCuriosityCreative thinking


LinkedIn Assessment :
EcologyBotanyBiologyBiodiversityField WorksciencePlant EcologyScientific WritingEvolutionary BiologyGeneticsLifesciencesStatisticsEnvironmental ScienceEvolutionLife SciencesRInvasive SpeciesScience CommunicationConservation IssuesExperimental Designspecies-species interactionsextended phenotypesMicroscopyUniversity Teaching

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skillscollaborate in research projects at universitiesConduct university research Coordinate projectsDesign scientific experimentsTeach university studentsStatistical analysisPublish scientific projectsManuscript review


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from University of Southern Denmark in 2014
  • M.Sc. in Ecology and Genetics from Aarhus Universitet in 2007
  • B.Sc. in Biology from Aarhus Universitet in 2004


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
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Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Research Assistant Research fellow Wetenschappelijk medewerker Research associate Biologist Botanist Administrative Assistant Laboratory Assistant Assistant Professor Project Engineer
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Austria Belgium Czechia Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    10-100% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    1-40 Hours per week
    BrightOwl employee :    10-100% FTE
  • International:


    Expert has 5 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

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Driving License
  • Yes