2003 Cand. Scient. in analytical chemistry, University of Tromsø.
Thesis: 'Metodeutvikling og kvantifisering av flavonoider i krekling, Empetrum nigrum L og Empetrum hermaphroditum Hagerup' (Method development and quantification of flavonoids in crowberry, Empetrum nigrum L and Empetrum hermaphroditum Hagerup)
2008 PhD in analytical chemistry, University of Tromsø.
Thesis: ‘Pharmaceuticals in the environment; Occurrence of selected antidepressants in the Norwegian environment'
2001-2002: 50 % employment as engineer at the Department of Pharmacy/Norwegian College of Fishery Science, UiT.
2002-2003: engineer at the Department of Pharmacy/Norwegian College of Fishery Science, UiT.
2003-2008: PhD-student at the Department of Pharmacy, Section of Medicinal Chemistry, UiT. In periods granted leave for being employed as engineer to maintain certain service duties at the faculty such as running MALDI-MS analysis on proteins.
2008-2009: Associate Professor at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Tromsø
2009-2011 : Scientist at MabCent/Department of Pharmacy, University of Tromsø
2012-2016: Scientist at Norut
2017-: Ass Professor at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, part time post at Norut.