2010 – present: Associate Professor, Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St.Petersburg State University
2007 – 2010: Director, Program on Semiotics and Communication Theory, Faculty of Philology, St.Petersbrug State University
2005 – 2011: Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Cognitive Studies, St. Petersburg State University
2002 – 2008: Head of the Department of Ethnology, European University at St. Petersburg
1996 – present: Associate Professor at the Department of Ethnology /Department of Anthropology, European University at St. Petersburg
Also taught at: University of Helsinki (Dept. of Musicology), Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis (Ljubljana, Slovenia), University Paris IV-la Sorbonne, University of St. Quentin-en-Yveline (France), American University at Prague, Center for Independent Sociological Research (St.Petersburg, Russia)
Since 2006, leads regular Open Seminar on Visual Anthropology in European University at St.Petersburg and in WordOrder Bookshop.