Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Chair of the Department of French Studies. Nominees and applicants must hold a tenured appointment at Western. The Chair appointment will be effective July 1, 2019 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, diversity and interdisciplinarity. The committee will commence its review of nominations and applications after November 5, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a CV and a statement of intent and qualifications.