07.2009-present: Auxiliary Researcher in the Centre of Oceanography, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon; also executes functions of an Invited Auxiliary Professor at the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Lisbon (Portugal).
 11.2002-06.2009: Post Doc Fellow in the Institute of Marine Research/Department of Oceanography and Fisheries at the University of the Azores (Portugal)
 2001-2002: Post-Doc Fellow at the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre (Norway).
 1999-2001: Research Fellow of the St.Petersburg branch of State Oceanographic Institute (Russia).
 1996-2001: Teaching Assistant and later Assistant Professor at the St.Petersburg State University, Faculty for Geography & Geoecology, Department of Oceanography (Russia) .