LLM Student Position in Law & Disability: Access to Healthcare for people with disabilities in the community

The Law, Disability & Social Change Project at Windsor Law is looking for an LLM student with research interests in access to healthcare for persons with disabilities to work on a research project on access to medical services in the Windsor Essex region.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a demonstrated interest in access to justice, disability rights, law and health and/or community health, as well as an interest in theoretical frameworks. They must meet the criteria for admission to the Windsor Law LLM program and be offered admission to that program for September, 2018 (The Windsor Law LLM program application deadline is  March 15, 2018; the application is available at this website: http://www.uwindsor.ca/graduate-llm . Please indicate in your application that you are interested in this opportunity.). Funding of $16,000/year will be provided.

The successful applicant will conduct qualitative research as part of their LLM thesis. They will also contribute to a larger team project on access to healthcare for persons with disabilities. This project is run by The Law, Disability & Social Change Project at Windsor Law in affiliation with the Beyond Disability Rehabilitation Network of Windsor Essex. The ideal student should be able to work both independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Students will be supervised by Professor Laverne Jacobs (Windsor Law) and Dr Nathania Liem (HDGH).

Students admitted to either the one-year LLM or the two-year LLM with Certificate in University Teaching & Learning are eligible although students in the two-year program are preferred.

Additional questions may be directed to Professor Laverne Jacobs: ljacobs@uwindsor.ca