Prof. Dr. Michael Veith

akademischer Werdegang:

  • 1978–1986:
    Study of biology at the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany.
  • 1986:        
    Diploma thesis (Prof. Dr. H. Hemmer) on the “Biochemical systematics and taxonomy of European newts (genus Triturus)”
  • 1989:
    Research associate at MIGAL, Galilee Technological Institute, Kiryat Shmona, Israel (with Dr. G. Degani)
  • 1991:
    PhD thesis at the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz (Prof. Dr. A. Seitz) on “Genetic and morphological differentiation of salamander populations (Salamandra salamandra) on different geographical scales”
  • 1991–1996:
    Postdoc at the Zoology Department of Mainz University
  • 1994–2003:
    Field trips to the Pyrenees (3x), Turkey (4x), Sardinia (1x), Borneo (2x), Sumatra/Java (1x) and Kenya/Uganda (2x), South Africa (1x).
  • 1995:
    Research associate at the Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA (with Prof. Dr. A. Meyer)
  • 1997:
    Lecturer at the Zoology Department of Mainz University
  • 1998:
    Habilitation at Mainz University (Prof. Dr. A Seitz) on the “Genetic differentiation of arthropod populations in fragmented landscapes”
  • 1998–2000:
    Hochschuldozent (German equivalent to ‘Assistant Professor’) for Ecology at the Zoology Department at Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany
  • since 2000:
    Hochschuldozent (C2) at the Zoology Department of Mainz University
  • 2004–2005:
    Professor (apl) for Zoology at Mainz University
  • 2005–2007:
    Chair (professor) for Animal Systematics and Zoogeography at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • since 2007:
    Chair (professor, W3) for Biogeography at the Geography Department, Trier University, Germany