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Post-doctoral Researcher for Building Migrant Resilience in Cities, University of Windsor, Odette School of Business

15 Jan 2020 2:21 PM | Timothy Daniel Daus (Administrator)

Position: Post-doctoral Researcher for Building Migrant Resilience in Cities (BMRC) Partnership - Windsor City Network Co-ordinator

Organization: University of Windsor

Unit: Odette School of Business

Key Responsibilities:

A. Conduct research with BMRC co-investigators in the Windsor City Network 
  • The work will include working with the co-investigators for the research project: Exploring the Involvement of Institutions in Matching Immigrant Newcomers and Closing Family Businesses in Windsor and Toronto.
B. Coordinate Windsor City Network
  • Complete reporting, newsletters, and social media and webinar coordination for all the network projects (and liaise with BMRC reps);
  • Coordinate the organizing committee, and plan and execute a second BRMC forum in Windsor in the fall of 2020;
  • Attend BMRC steering committee meetings and update the Windsor network, if required.
  • Broad knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Prior research and/or experience working with migrants and international students, potentially with settlement agencies.
  • Prior research and/or experience working with economic development agencies, such as Chambers of Commerce.
  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • two (2) page outline of relevant research interests and relevant work experience;

Skills and Qualifications

Educational Qualifications.

The successful candidate will have received a Ph.D. in a relevant field within the past three years and it is preferred that the successful candidate will be qualified to teach in the Odette School of Business.

Training / Experience Required. 

Training / Experience Preferred:

Terms and Conditions

Interested candidates must submit directly to Dr. F. Schlosser at, by the deadline date of January 31, 2020:

Additionally, three (3) current letters of reference should be forwarded directly by the referees to Dr. F. Schlosser at by the deadline date of February 15, 2020.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. ensure letters of reference are. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the Appointments Committee.

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students.  We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.  If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator ( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

About the Odette School of Business:

Located at one of Canada’s major international intersections, the University of Windsor, considered to be Canada’s most personal comprehensive university, plays a leading role in the future of the region and the Province of Ontario.

The Odette School of Business takes a balanced approach to research and teaching. The School offers varied degrees in undergraduate Business Administration; a full-time MBA; specialized MBA degrees for managers and professionals; an MBA-PAS (Professional Accounting Specialization); an integrated MBA/JD; and a Master of Management. Approximately 1200 full-time, and 400 Masters-level students attend Odette. The Business School has strong contacts with business and other academic institutions. The School has recently completed an expansion strategy with approximately 65 full-time faculty positions and has been AACSB accredited since 2015.  For further information about the Odette School of Business visit our website at

About the BMRC/IRMU Partnership:

Established in 2016, Building Migrant Resilience in Cities (BMRC-IRMU) is a research partnership and a multi-sector collaboration. It draws on over 20 years of experience in bringing together a range of key actors working on issues of immigration and settlement through CERIS, a leading Ontario network of migration and settlement researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. Our unique initiative explores the concept of social resilience to examine how institutions can facilitate migrant settlement in urban areas across Quebec and Ontario. We are generating new knowledge for academic debate and discussion that will be made readily available to decision-makers and practitioners who strive to enhance migrant settlement.

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