Come work with C4C – Research Assistant, McDougall Street Corridor project

We are seeking a motivated Windsor Law student to work with an interdisciplinary, multi-organization team on an exciting project related to cultural district designations, the history of Windsor’s Black communities and urban planning history and policy.  The project is part of a larger placemaking project centred around the history of the Black community in Windsor’s McDougall Street Corridor.

The successful candidate should have some or all of: 

  • relevant work and/or educational experience related to Black history, anti-Black racism or related (required)
  • experience with legal and social sciences doctrinal and archival research and strong research skills
  •  grounding in methodologies related to dismantling anti-Black racism and/or eagerness to learn 
  • an ability to work independently and to deadline but as part of a team
  • strong writing skills, ideally with policy- or report-drafting experience
  • a background in urban planning and/or municipal law and policy

The position would ideally be held on a full-time basis from early/mid-July until late August.  Possibility for the position to run part-time instead and stretch into September/October according to the preferences of the successful candidate.  Remuneration at Faculty of Law Research Assistant rates.

For more information please contact Dr. Anneke Smit, Director, Centre for Cities, Windsor Law at [email protected], and/or Irene Moore Davis, President, Essex Region Black Historical Society (ERBHS) at [email protected].

Applications should include a brief cover letter outlining relevant experience and interests, a cv, and a law school transcript (unofficial is fine). 

Deadline for applications is Tuesday 5 July at 4 p.m.  Please submit your application to Tiffany Brown at [email protected].

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