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Faculty Announcements – 9/10

September 10, 2010

1. German Reunification Brownbag

2. European Union Specialist Position

3. CIBER Business Language Conference – Call for Proposals




1. German Reunification Brownbag

20th Anniversary of German Reunification

Discussion and Brown Bag Lunch

Stefanie Sigrid Rehm, Liaison for the Brussels Office of the State Chancellery of Saxony

Thursday, September 30, 2010

12:30 – 2 p.m.

Maple Room, IMU

2. European Union Specialist Position

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor whose major research interest is European integration and/or the EU’s external relations. The ideal candidate would also be able to teach courses in International Political Economy and contribute to the mission of the European Union Center of Excellence at Georgia Tech. Applicants should show promise or evidence of outstanding scholarly achievement. The Sam Nunn School is multidisciplinary and has growing undergraduate, graduate, and overseas programs, including joint undergraduate degrees with Modern Languages and Economics. The School’s programs focus on understanding the global context of advances in science and technology. The Sam Nunn School has 21 faculty members; more than 400 undergraduate majors and 75 Master’s degree students; and a newly launched selective Ph.D. program in International Affairs, Science, and Technology. Georgia Tech enrolls over 20,000 students and is consistently ranked as one of the top seven public universities in the country. Georgia Tech is located in midtown Atlanta. A unit of the University System of Georgia, Georgia Tech is an AA/EO employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by October 15, 2010 (or until the position has been filled) and should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and examples of scholarly work. Applicants should also send a graduate transcript and three current letters of recommendation.

Materials should be sent to: Chair of EU Specialist Search Committee, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, 781 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318. Position is subject to budgetary developments.

3. CIBER Business Language Conference – Call for Proposals

The 33 Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) are pleased to announce the Call For Proposals  (CFP) – papers, sessions and workshops – at the 2011 CIBER Business Language Conference to be hosted by the University of South Carolina CIBER in Charleston, South Carolina, March 23-26, 2011.

The theme for this year’s conference is:  BRINGING LANGUAGES AND BUSINESS TOGETHER: NEW DIRECTIONS FOR A CRITICAL NEED, and calls for an exchange of ideas and perspectives on how foreign language educators can best assess and meet the current and future linguistic and cross-cultural needs of leaders in global business and the professions.

The link to the CIBER Business Language Conference CFP webpage is:

All proposals are to be submitted in PDF format as per instructions on the CFP to T. Bruce Fryer at no later than October 23, 2010.

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