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Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Chair of the Department of Languages and Cultures. Nominees and applicants must hold a tenured appointment at Western. All candidates affiliated with Languages and Cultures will be considered.

The Chair appointment will be effective July 1, 2023, for a five-year term, renewable. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in both teaching and research, as well as significant administrative experience and a commitment to fostering collegiality, equity, diversity, inclusion and interdisciplinarity. Closely aligned with the University’s strategic plan, particularly with tenets such as engaging the world and working internationally, the Department of Languages and Cultures is a diverse and multicultural community, with undergraduate and graduate students coming from every continent. Committed to adapting programs to offer contemporary degrees (from Certificates to PhDs), the department welcomes nominations and applications of candidates with a global vision and an inter-cultural understanding of the Humanities. 

Nominations and applications should be sent to:

Chair of the Selection Committee for the Chair of Languages and Cultures
Michael Milde, Dean (Email:; cc: )
Faculty of Arts and Humanities University College, Rm. 2220G
Western University London ON N6A 3K7

The committee will commence its review of nominations and applications after January 3, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a CV and a statement of intent and qualifications.