The Windsor Law Centre for Cities is hiring

We are looking for smart, creative Windsor Law students with excellent organizational and/or research skills and a big interest in inclusive and sustainable cities!

We have at least 5 Research Assistant positions available for summer 2021, as well as part-time work in the 2021-2022 academic year. Windsor Law students entering second or third year are encouraged to apply.

Positions available:

  • Centre for Cities Summer Research Associate – 144 hours total, flexible during Summer 2021, ideally continuing part-time 2-3 hours per week through 2021-2022 academic year (1 position): we’re looking to hire at least one summer student to support the ongoing build-up of the Centre for Cities (governance, strategic planning, advisory board, website, etc).
  • Centre for Cities 2021-2022 Research Associates – part-time 2-3 hours per week (2-3 positions): we’re looking for students with an interest in blogpost writing, social media, event organization and more.
  • Research Assistant to Centre for Cities Director Dr. Anneke Smit – 240 hours total, flexible during Summer 2021 and ideally continuing into 2021-22 (1 position): research areas include municipal climate policy, municipal emergency governance, expropriation/land use, migration policy
  • Housing policy ADU (Additional Dwelling Unit) Project Research Assistants to support externally-funded research and data tool creation project, with community and university partners, on housing policy/additional dwelling units (ADUs). 240 hours each between approximately late April and 30 June 2021 (3 positions). Further details here.

All work for all positions is virtual for the moment and may be conducted virtually for the full employment period. Experience in/coursework in any of the following is considered an asset: Municipal Law, Land Use Planning and Planning Law, Administrative Law, Indigenous Legal Orders, Race and the Law, Environmental Law, Construction Law, Real Estate Law, municipal and organizational governance, grant-writing, placemaking principles, community organizing.

Deadline for all positions is 4 p.m., Tuesday 30 March. Please note that position responsibilities and hours are appropriate at this point and will be tailored to suit individual candidates and team needs.

To apply: send a brief cover letter outlining relevant experience, training and interests to Dr. Anneke Smit, Director, Windsor Law Centre for Cities c/o Tiffany Brown ([email protected]). Any questions may be addressed to Dr. Smit.

Please include: cv, official or unofficial law school transcripts, and the names and contact information for two academic or professional references. Please indicate for which position(s) you would like to be considered and highlight any particular interests or skill sets related to any of the positions.

Remuneration at faculty rates.

Interviews to be held April 1 and possibly April 5, or at a mutually convenient time.

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