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Administrative Positions

since 2017Member of Scientific Advisory Board of Medizinischen Hochschule Brandenburg
since 2014Mitglied des wissenschaftlicen Beirats des Zentrums für Interdisziplinäre Forschung, Universität Bielefeld.
since 2014Mitglied der Internationalen Kommission des Elitenetzwerks Bayern
since 2014Member of Editorial Board International Journal of Psychology
since 2013Mitglied des Promotionsausschusses der Humanwissenschaftlichen Fakultät
since 2011Sprecher der TELOTA Steuerungsgruppe der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
since 2009Mitglied der TELOTA Steuerungsgruppe in der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften („The Electronic Life Of The Academy“)
since 2007Mitglied des Wissenschaftlichen Beirats des Zentrums für Sprache der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
since 2007Member of Editorial Board "Journal of Eye Movement Research"
since 2003Member of Editorial Board of
"Experimental Psychology"
since 1993Member of Editorial Board of "Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition"
2015-2016Managing Director of Department of Psychology
2014-2018Member of Lifetime Mentor Award Committee of Association for Psychological Science
2014-2015Mitglied der Kommission „Qualität der psychologischen Forschung“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie
2012-2016 Mitglied des wissenschaftlichen Beirats „DARIAH-DE“
2012-2015Stellvertretender Sprecher der Interdisziplinären Arbeitsgruppe „Die Zukunft des wissenschaftlichen Kommunikationssystems“ in Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
2011-2014Mitglied des Strategiekommission der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
2011-2014Sprecher der FAG „Psycholinguistik / Kognitionspsychologie“ im Projekt CLARIN-D
2010-2015Member of Editorial Board Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology & Measurement
2009-2013Member of scientific advisory board of Courant Research Center „The Multi-layered Text Protocol: Micro and Macro Level Structures in Written Discourse“, Universität Göttingen
2008-2014Director of Center of Excellence "Cognitive Sciences" of University of Potsdam
2008-2010Member of DFG Senate Committee on Strategic Planning
2007-2013Member of Senate of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
2007-2013Member of Advisory Council of Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Processes and Human Performance, University of Haifa, Israel
2007-2012Mitglied der Auswahlkommission für den Potsdamer Nachwuchswissenschaftler –Preis der Stadt Potsdam
2007-2010Speaker of DFG Research Group Computational Modeling of Behavioral, Cognitive and Neural Dynamics
2007-2008Managing Director of Interdisciplinary Center of Cognitive Studies
2007-2008Managing Director of Department of Psychology
2006-2008Member of scientific advisory board of MSc-Program Neuro-cognitive Psychology at LMU München
2006-2007Organizer of 14th European Conference on Eye Movements
19-23 August, 2007, Potsdam (with Ralf Engbert)
2006-2010Project Leader of ESF European Collaborative Research Project "Eye-movement control during reading: Basic and applied issues of fixation and saccade generation".
2006-2008Member of Board of External Scientific Advisors of MSc Program Neuro-Cognitive Psychology, LMU Munich
2004-2009Member of Editorial Board of "Psychological Review"
2004-2010Member of Stipend Selection Committee of
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
2001-2005Member of Board of External Scientific Advisors of Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research, Munich
2000-2007Elected reviewer for experimental psychology for Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft; re-elected 2004; 2004-2007 speaker of review panel for psychology
1999-2003Associate Dean of Faculty of Human Sciences
1997-2000Member of Faculty Council
1997-2000Chairperson of Committee for Development, Planning and Finances of the Faculty of Human Sciences and faculty representative in University budget committee
1995-1997Chairperson of University Committee for Awarding Doctoral Fellowships (Graduiertenförderderung)
1994-1995Managing Director of Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam
1994-2008Member of Board of Directors of Interdisciplinary Center for Cognitive Studies, University of Potsdam (Managing Director 1994-2000)
1992-2003Member of Editorial Board of "Psychology and Aging"