2010 - present: University Lecturer - Dept. of Petrology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2004 - 2010: Researcher - Dept. of Petrology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1997 - 2004: Head of the Geochemical Laboratory - Dept. of Petrology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1996 - 1997: Senior Scientific Officer (SSO) at NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory, Keyworth, UK.
1992 - 1996: Post Doctoral Research Assistant at Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, UK.
1987 - 1992: PhD student at University of Utrecht. PhD degree: 16-11-1992 (Cum Laude).
1982 - 1987: University of Utrecht, Major in Geochemistry; Minor in Isotope geology. MSc: 6-4-1987 (Cum Laude).
1975 - 1982: VWO (Dutch Secondary School).
- Research geochemist with 23 years experience in the field of radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry of modern and Archean magmatic and sedimentary rocks.
- Geochemical cycles in modern subduction zones.
- Conditions for the development of Early Life.
- Core formation processes in planetary bodies.
- Development of novel in-situ analytical geochemical tools.
- Cross-disciplinary research with biologists.
2010 NWO Visiting researcher grant for visit of Dr H. Tsikos. €9900.
2010 NWO/SRON PhD project “Tracing Early Planetary Life using combined Fe and S stable isotopes”. k€294.
2009 NWO open competition. “Exploring Earth’s earliest oceans with silicon: magnitudes of isotope fractionation”. k€290.
2008 NWO/SRON PhD project. “Planetary core formation: constraints from experimentally determined iron and silicon isotope fractionation”. k€284
2006 Van Rijn gelden, student assistant “Laser ablation MC-ICPMS analysis of Sr isotopes of plagioclase from Stromboli volcano” (€9000).
2005 Van Rijn gelden, student assistant “Fe isotopes in BIFs” (€9000).
2004 NWO open competition 3-year postdoc project. “Quantifying the different source inputs in arc magmas: HFSE evidence from the Sunda-Banda and Sangihe Arcs, Indonesia”. k€226.
2000 NWO Groot investment award for a LA MC-ICPMS. “Acquisition of a multicollector ICP-magnetic mass spectrometer with laser ablation capability (LA-MC-ICPMS)”. k€958