Anton Kühberger – Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1968-71: Elementary school in Austria
  • 1972: Grammar school in Austria
  • 1973-79: High school in Linz, Austria
  • 1979-86: University of Salzburg: Psychology (major), Psychiatry (minor) and Philosophy of Knowledge (philosophicum)
  • 1986: Ph.D. Thesis: “Entscheiden bei unvollständiger Information” (Decision making with missing information)
  • 2001: Habilitation at the Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg: “Rationality in risky decision making: Towards a better understanding of a multifaceted concept”
    Venia Docendi: Psychology

Employment History

  • 1986    Study Assistant at the University of Salzburg, Austria
  • 1987    Military service in the Austrian army
  • 1988    Research Assistant at the University of Salzburg, Austria
  • 1990    Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria (parttime) Lecturer
  • 03-2001 –    Associate Professor with tenure at the Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer for numerous international journals
  • Program Committee Member of international conferences
  • Author of more than 40 articles in refereed journals and books
  • Officer in Scientific Societies such as: Secretary of the Austrian Society for Psychology; President of the Salzburg Society for Psychology; Committee Member of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology
  • Member of the editorial board of European Psychologist; Journal of Behavioral Decision Making; Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
  • 2005-2007: Substitute Head of the Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg
  • 2007: 2011: Head of the Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg
  • 2011-2015: Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Salzburg
  • since 10-2011: Substitute Head of the Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg

Selected Research Grants

  • Simulation and Decision Making (P11397-SOZ, 1.7.1996 – 31.12.1998; ca. ATS 1,200.000,-; Fonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung).
  • Risikowahrnehmung und Verhalten von Radfahrern (1.2.1999 – 31.9.1999, ca. ATS 150.000,-; Kuratorium für Verkehrssicherheit und Verkehrssicherheitsfonds des Landes Salzburg).
  • Theory and Simulation in Decision Making (P16007-G05; 1.1.2003 – 31.08.2006; ca. € 95.000,-; Fonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung).
  • Reading other people’s mind by simulation: Is “being me” the basis for “knowing you”? (P20718-G14; 06-2008 -0.2011; ca. € 300.000,-; Fonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung).
  • Refurbished MRI-Scanner and a Professorship for Developmental Neuropsychology (€ 1.250.000,-will start in november 2008; Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung, F&E Offensive 2007/2008)

Organisation of Scientific Meetings

  • 16th Annual Meeting of the European Group for Process Tracing Studies (EGPROC), Salzburg, Austria, April 1995.
  • 9th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP), Salzburg, Austria, September 2000.
  • 25th Annual Meeting of the European Group for Process Tracing Studies (EGPROC), Salzburg, Austria, May 2004.