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July 6-10, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Why seahorses have square tails (Smithsonian)

“Nature makes things just strong enough not to break, and then flexible enough to do a wide range or tasks,” paper co-author Ross Hatton, an assistant professor of robotics at Oregon State University, says in a statement. “That’s why we can learn a lot from animals that will inspire the next generation of robots.” (see also Discovery NewsThe IndependentLive Science)

OSU poised to expand research, Extension (Capital Press)

Oregon State University is poised to hire new agricultural research and extension employees with a $14 million funding increase recently passed by the Oregon House. The hike is part of broader higher education legislation, House Bill 5024, that must still be approved by the Senate. (see also Polk County Itemizer-Observer)

OSU-Cascades begins construction (Bend Bulletin)

After about a yearlong delay, construction has begun this week on OSU-Cascades’ west-side campus off SW Century Drive. (see also OPB, Register-Guard, KSL)

OSU’s Abbott named president at Wood’s Hole (Gazette-Times)

Mark Abbott, dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University, has been appointed president and director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution effective Oct. 1. (see also Boston Business Journal, Marine Technology News, Oregonian)

Child care in Oregon insufficient, costly, says new report (Oregonian)

Bobbie Weber, an Oregon State University expert on child care costs, has testified in support of HB 2015 but has told The Oregonian/OregonLive that current subsidies ultimately have little effect on child care costs because the costs are primarily market-driven. In other words, high-income parents who can afford to pay a lot for child care keep costs high for everyone else.

Hoffman to oversee OSU international programs (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University has chosen Mark Hoffman, an associate dean in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, to fill the post of vice provost for international programs.

Oregon bumblebee deaths prompt state investigation (Yahoo Maktoob News)

The linden tree originated in Europe, and North American bumblebees may not be able to handle a chemical that occurs naturally in its nectar, a hypothesis researchers at Oregon State University are exploring, Mitchell said.

OSU researchers need volunteers to track drought, effect of ‘blob’ (Oregonian)

Oregon State University researchers are looking for volunteers to run climate models on their computers. The simulations will compare thousands of Western United States winter seasons. (see also CBS San Francisco, Think Out LoudRegister-Guard)

Oregon researchers fabricate silver (Electronics Weekly)

There’s a great deal of interest in printed electronics, because they’re fast, cheap, can be done in small volumes and changed easily,” said Chih-hung Chang, a professor in the OSU College of Engineering, “but the heat needed for most applications of silver nanoparticles has limited their use.”

Oregon State researcher’s work to help children’s self-regulation gets $3.1 million in grants (Oregonian)

An Oregon State University early learning expert nationally recognized for her work on children and self-regulation has received two federal grants worth a total of $3.1 million to continue her research.

Warmest June on record for much of Oregon (Gazette-Times)

This June was the hottest on record for the mid-Willamette Valley, as well as much of the state, said Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University. And Oregonians should plan to get used to the relatively scorching weather.

Wildfire ‘reburns’ offer signals of forest recovery (KUOW)

The aroma of pine from shelves of wood samples permeates the air at the wildfire lab at Oregon State University. Forestry Professor John Bailey pulls out a large oblong tree cross-section. Every ten to 20 years, part of a growth ring is blackened, likely evidence of a wildfire. (see also KLCC)

Oregon medical marijuana growers prepare to expand into new retail recreational markets (Star Tribune)

Seth Crawford, who teaches marijuana policy at Oregon State University, does not expect any surge in demand, which has been served comfortably by the black market for some 40 years, and medical marijuana since 1999.

No pot at OSU: ‘Marijuana remains illegal according to federal laws’ (KPTV)

OSU sent out a release Wednesday, the day recreational possession and use of marijuana became legal in Oregon, stating that the university must abide by federal laws, regardless of the change in state laws.

OSU-Cascades makes suicide prevention part of campus culture (Bend Bulletin)

While the campus still consists of just one building at Central Oregon Community College and a graduate research center, OSU-Cascades is striving for a wellness culture that incorporates mental health and suicide prevention.

Oregon State bunch gathers grass (Nature World News)

Instructor Matt Shinderman and volunteers gathered plants including bunch grasses, wildflowers, and bushes from the 10-acre site where the campus will be built. Not only will the plants require zero watering and maintenance once they are established, they could become a “living laboratory” where OSU-Cascades students could learn about fire ecology, ecological restoration, and urban landscaping, according to the Bulletin.

Scottish explorer David Livingstone’s writings, drawings now available through online archive (Library Journal)

“The original Livingstone documents are scattered all over the world – in Africa, Scotland, England and in private collections,” said Megan Ward, an assistant professor at Oregon State University and associate director of the Livingstone Online project. “There’s never been a single physical location for these documents. We wanted to come up with a more comprehensive archive.”

Science leads foresters to fish-friendly practices (Register-Guard)

Even if a temperature increase of less than 1 degree occurs at the point of harvest, a 2012 Oregon State University study on several watersheds found that there were no perceptible temperature increases downstream from harvest activities.

Dr. Sex gives up column but will remain outspoken (Gazette-Times)

The Gazette-Times sat down Thursday with Greaves, also known as Dr. Sex. Greaves, a Tangent resident,  just finished her 20th year teaching human sexuality at Oregon State University. Greaves has pulled back from the Daily Barometer column that gave her the Dr. Sex nickname … but she’s not pulling back from being outspoken in class … and during interviews.

Is an invasive bug the answer to saving an iconic East Coast conifer? (TakePart)

Hemlock trees are a critical part of the East Coast’s forest ecosystem, with a natural range stretching from Maine to Georgia. “It’s one of the only conifers in a primarily hardwood forest, so it’s a keystone species that provides a lot of habitat,” explained Oregon State University entomologist Darrell Ross. (see also Register-Guard)

Scales, tails and sales (Oregon Coast Today)

If you feel a little unsure about how to walk the docks and shop for fish, you are not alone: a survey conducted by the Oregon State University Sea Grant Extension Service a few years ago found that the number-one reason people did not buy fish from the docks was that they felt intimidated by the process.

Christian Fragility (Huffington Post)

A piece by OSU’s Susan Shaw.

Jodie Taylor: Who is England’s World Cup heroine? (Sky Sports)

Despite applying for a place at Loughborough University, she took up a four-year scholarship at Oregon State University to study while playing for the Oregon State Beavers.

Fire-resistant landscape: Grow to create defensible spaces (Oregonian)

Fire specialists love to show us pictures of houses where people took precautions,” said Brad Withrow-Robinson, forester with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. “I’ve seen umpteen photos of land charred all around and a little house left standing in the middle. Not always, but often.”

Bend once again is becoming a hub for economic growth (Bend Bulletin)

“We have a much more diverse economy than we did 10 years ago, or even eight years as we entered into the last recession,” said Roger Lee, executive director of Economic Development for Central Oregon. “It’s a combination of things — manufacturing; high-tech; bioscience; health care has really expanded over here; education, with the (Oregon State University) growing, and tourism has been very strong the last four or so years.”

OSU partners with community to build new park at Monroe Grade School (Gazette-Times)

Kathi Holvey, the grade school’s principal, said groundbreaking and the first work by volunteers on the Nature Play Park was planned for Wednesday night on the $10,000 first phase of an ambitious park design made by Oregon State University students.

Inside look: Wellness centers (The Free Library)

The case for a comprehensive wellness center on campus has never been stronger, explains Jenny Haubenreiser, executive director of student health services at Oregon State University. “The need for primary care is acute in this country, particularly for students, and especially if they’re coming in from out of town,” she says. “There is a consumer literacy piece to the Affordable Care Act–including networks, copays, deductibles and more–that we can help with.”

Experts see Oregon hazelnuts crop poised for growth (Register-Guard)

A couple of decades ago, a deadly fungus threatened to wipe out an industry currently generating about $100 million a year in revenue. But scientists at Oregon State University swung into action, ultimately producing more than a dozen varieties that are resistant, though not entirely immune, to eastern filbert blight. (see also San Francisco Chronicle)

Parking issues return to the forefront (Gazette-Times)

The request comes from the Central Park Neighborhood Association, which covers a swath of town buffeted by Oregon State University traffic at its west end and downtown congestion on the east side.

OSU Master Food Preservers answer questions statewide (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University’s food preservation and safety hotline returns for its 35th year beginning July 13. With a renewed interest occurring within food preserving, the statewide hotline is as important as ever, according to Nellie Oehler, who helped create the OSU Extension Service’s Master Food Preserver program. The program trains volunteers to answer questions on the help line, as well as at events such as farmers markets and county fairs.

Water utility teams up with farmers to fight hazelnut worms (Capital Press)

The mating disruption technique reduced the filbert worm population. Some moths find each other by accident, but the process takes longer and weakens the reproductive cycle, Oregon State University horticultural entomologist Vaughn Walton said. Applied at a rate of 10 pheromone rings per acre, the option works as well as spraying and costs slightly more, Walton said.

OSU study touts benefits of light exercise (Democrat-Herald)

If you’re an older adult who wants to exercise regularly — but worries that the sort of moderate exercise experts recommend may be beyond your reach — a new study from Oregon State University has good news.

Tuesday

NEW! Seminar: Wu-Jung Lee, Johns Hopkins University, will present a seminar, “Understanding echoes; from echosounder to echolocation”  Tuesday, July 7, 11 a.m., Linus Pauling Science Center (LPSC) 402.  This seminar will be repeated, Wednesday, July 8, 11 a.m. – noon at the HMSC Seminar Room, Newport and will be broadcast live on Adobe Connect at http://oregonstate.adobeconnect.com/hmsc-fw407/

Wednesday

Complex Systems Faculty Candidate seminar: Shao-shan Carol Huang will present a seminar, “A constraint optimization framework for discovery of cellular signaling and regulatory networks”  Wednesday, July 8, 10 a.m., Kelley Engineering Center  (KEC) 1007.

NEW! Afternoon Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for its public sale Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Departments may shop 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, or during public sales on Wednesdays. For more information, visit our website.

Thursday

NEW! Free Outdoor Concerts: Thursdays, July 9 & 16 at noon, featuring OSU Chamber Music Workshop student ensembles. Starker Arts Park Amphitheater, 4485 SW Country Club Drive.

NEW! Graduate Publishing Tips and Zotero Workshops: The OSU Libraries Summer Grad Student & Faculty Workshop Series kicks off on July 9 with a session on key tips for graduate students who want to get started on publishing their scholarship. Follow that up by learning to capture, manage and cite your research sources with Zotero (Intro and Intermediate/Advanced sessions) on July 14. View all the offerings in the summer series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Saturday

NEW! Workshop Showcase Concerts: Saturdays, July 11 & 18, noon. Final student ensembles concert for each week of the workshop. Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 SW Research Way, free.

Upcoming Events

NEW! OSU Chamber Music Workshop Summer Concert Series: Workshop Faculty Concert, Wednesday, July 15, 7:30 p.m., featuring Jason Duckles, Anthea Kreston, Jessica Lambert, Rachelle McCabe, Michael Palzewicz, Anne Ridlington, Noah Seitz, Abigail Stoughton. Music by Schubert, Dvorak, Telemann, more. Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 SW Research Way, Corvallis. $10 at the door.

NEW! Weight Watchers Information: A 13 week series of WW begins Aug. 11.  WW Open House meetings will be held Tuesday Aug. 4 at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Moore Family Center, Milam Hall Room 105.  If you are a PEBB subscriber the cost of the meetings will be fully subsidized.  Next, call the WW/Pebb number 866-454-2144 and ask for a confirmation code.  Present the code at the first meeting.  For more information, 541-737-3106.

Fermented Foods Class Series: Three class offered: Sauerkraut and Kimchi on July 27, Pickles & Vegetables on Aug. 3, Kombucha and Infused Vinegars on August 10. All classes are on a Monday evening from 6 – 8:30 p.m. $12 a class or $30 for the series. Sign-up and pay ahead of time to reserve your spot. Call Benton County Extension Service at 541-766-6750 to register.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Graduate Publishing Tips and Zotero Workshops: The OSU Libraries Summer Grad Student & Faculty Workshop Series kicks off on July 9 with a session on key tips for graduate students who want to get started on publishing their scholarship. Follow that up by learning to capture, manage and cite your research sources with Zotero (Intro and Intermediate/Advanced sessions) on July 14. View all the offerings in the summer series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

News for Employees

NEW! Cancer fundraiser: A “gofundme” account has been set up to support Raquel Ndzeidze in Facilities Services, who is battling a rare form of ovarian cancer. Raquel has undergone all the medical treatment available in the U.S. and is seeking to raise $65,000 for naturopathic treatments at a clinic in Mexico. The 2011 business graduate has worked at OSU for eight years, first in the College of Agricultural Sciences, then Facilities Services. Her gofundme account is at: http://www.gofundme.com/v86ey8z4c. Oregon State University does not endorse any specific crowd-funding effort nor does it endorse or sponsor any organizations, methods or needs described or sought by employees in this context.  OSU provides this employee hardship information to its employees so they can determine if they want to personally participate.

NEW! OUS is no more: After 83 years, the Oregon University System (OUS) Chancellor’s Office and the Oregon State Board of Higher Education completed their official business last Tuesday, June 30. All web traffic to OUS.edu will be redirected to an informational site with contacts and links for each institution, including OSU. Please note that all OUS information has been moved to other sites, and those seeking information will be redirected to new sites and/or contacts.

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Wildfire:  Increasing numbers of people are making their homes in woodland settings, rural areas, or remote mountain sites. These residents face the danger of wildfires. Wildfires often begin unnoticed, however they spread very quickly. Reduce your risk by preparing now – before wildfire strikes. Meet with your family to decide what to do and where to go if wildfires threaten your area.  Copies of the flyer can be downloaded at:  http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/resources1.

NEW! Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operations Workshop: Environmental Science Applications: Sept. 24-25, Peavy Hall. The UAS Operations Workshop for environmental science applications offers practical information on UAS regulations, platforms, sensors, and software. A portion of the course will involve working with imagery from a UAS flight so that participants get experience with remote sensing applications in an applied exercise.To register: http://ais.forestry.oregonstate.edu/uasworkshops.

NEW! Res. Hall Donation Drive breaks record: Residents donated and Recycling/Surplus collected and processed 17 tons of donations this year, 1.5 times as last year and higher than ever since tracking started in 2010.  The majority of items will go to local non-profits. Learn more on Campus Recycling’s website.

NEW! CPR: Commit to keeping our Beaver Nation safe and healthy by becoming certified in CPR, First Aid and AED and by preparing your home and office space with a first aid kit. Recreational Sports is excited to extend safety class offerings and first aid kit sales to students, Recreational Sports members and OSU Community. Learn more about the Recreational Sports Safety Program and make a commitment to supporting health, safety and well-being in our campus community. (Note: Recreational Sports Safety Classes Summer Schedule).

NEW! Tickets for veterans: Oregon State University athletics is offering veterans and active personnel of the United States Armed Forces an opportunity to enjoy the Friday, Sept. 4 season opener under new head coach Gary Andersen when the football team hosts the Weber State Wildcats at Reser Stadium. 3,000 reserved tickets have been set aside for veterans, active personnel and their families to enjoy the season opener (up to four tickets per member). Tickets are first come, first serve and can be reserved at 800-GO-BEAVS, in person at the Gill Coliseum Ticket Office (Room 107) or by ordering online. The ticket office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (with extended hours until 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesdays in July and August).

STEM fellowships: The ESTEME@OSU Project and the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning  are welcoming applications from instructors and faculty teaching lower-division large enrollment science, mathematics, and engineering courses for action research fellowships. Applications are due July 6 at 5 p.m. Please see http://stem.oregonstate.edu/ad-action-research-fellowship for more information.

OSU Libraries Summer Workshops Open: The Grad Student & Faculty Summer Workshop schedule is posted. View the full series offerings at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Employees and dependents attending OSU: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount):  Deadline is July 17  to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU during Summer 2015.  Applications are to be submitted to your business center.  For additional information, please visit: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

Reminder – Academic testing and scanning services: Scantron scanning other academic testing services will be transitioning from Enterprise Computing Services (ECS) to OSU’s Printing and Mailing division beginning July 1. Faculty, GTAs and staff will continue to be able to request the same services that have been provided in the past (scanning of academic tests, miscellaneous formative course assessments, extension assessments, Scantron forms, etc.) via the Xpress Stop, Printing and Mailing’s on-campus location in the Memorial Union (MU 109). For questions, contact Kent Kuo kent.kuo@oregonstate.edu or Ari Grossman-Naples ari.grossman-naples@oregonstate.edu.

Beaver Community Fair Registration Open - This fall’s program will be held Thursday, Sept. 24, – the first day of classes.  Registration will be open through Friday, Sept. 11.  Event information as well as a link to register can be found online at http://sli.oregonstate.edu/bcf.  Questions?  Contact dante.holloway@oregonstate.edu.

Beaver Champion: The President’s Office is seeking nominations for the Beaver Champion Award. Deadline is Friday. Aug. 15. The Beaver Champion Award is presented at University Day to an individual or individuals for outstanding effort, the achievement of excellence, extra effort beyond that requested and performance of the highest quality. Send nomination letters to: Edward J. Ray, President, Office of the President, 600 Kerr Admin. Bldg., or e-mail pres.office@oregonstate.edu

Info for Faculty with Federal Research Grants: Federal agencies with research and development budgets of more than $100 million are now required to develop plans for providing public access to grant-funded data. Many agencies have begun publishing their implementation plans. For info about these plans and related services offered by the library, see the library webpage or contact Andrea Wirth, Michael Boock, Amanda Whitmire or Erin Clark at the Valley Library.

Traffic and maintenance

Austin Hall: As part of the LInC project, improvements are being made to adjacent building exterior areas. Modifications need to be made to the existing sidewalk area at the north side of Austin Hall as we integrate this area in to the LInC exterior work.  There will be a closure of part of the concrete area on the north side of Austin Hall and a detour for pedestrian traffic to the building beginning July 6-July 10.

Plageman: As part of the parking lot maintenance program, the Plageman Hall Parking Lot (Park Terrace Street East) will be closed for re-tarring from 6 a.m. – 5 p.m., July 6,-9. Signs will be posted. As part of a College of Engineering ODOT experiment project, a part of the Graf Hall Parking Lot located at 16th and Monroe (View Map) will be closed from 7 a.m. -5 p.m., on July 6 – July 9.

Strand: As part of the Strand Hall Renovation Project, the Brick mall NW of Strand will be fenced and closed (View Map) July 6 – Aug. 17. The newly fenced area is cross-hatched in blue on the map. The concrete walkway on the west side of the paved area will be kept open (indicated in red on the map), but will be restricted, with some areas only 3’ wide.

Child Care Center: As part of the Child Care Center Roof Replacement Project, 7 parking spots on 13th between Adams and Washington will be closed July 6 – Aug. 3.  Additionally, three parking spots in the Child Care Center parking lot will be used for staging (View Map) during this same time.

Hovland: As part of The LInC project, exterior improvements are being made to adjacent areas. Modifications to the south stairway and sidewalk at Hovland will be made to provide easier use. Please see the map for our next sidewalk/stairwell closure and alternate routes. The south Hovland entrance and a portion of the sidewalk will be closed from June 29- July 9.

Jobs

To apply for the below positions, visit http://jobs.oregonstate.edu unless otherwise specified.

Finance Coordinator – The Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Finance Coordinator position. Posting # 0015160. Closes July 6.

Procurement Manager – Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Procurement Manager position Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0015061. Closes July 6.

Regional Admissions Advisor – The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Regional Admissions Advisor position. Posting # 0015092. Closes July 7.

Laboratory Assistant, the Department of Chemistry at Oregon State University invites applicants for two full-time Laboratory Assistant positions for the Department of Chemistry at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting # 0015251. Closes July 10.

The School of Psychological Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 fte) 12-month Head Academic Advisor. Posting #0015239. Closes July 10.

Women’s Leadership Director College of Business invites applications for a, 9-month, .50 FTE Women’s Leadership Director position. Posting #0014939. Closes July 10.

Accountant 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Accountant 1 position for the University Administration Business Center (UABC) at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0015337. For full consideration, please apply by July 12. Closes July 19.

Education Program Assistant 1 – The Metro Urban Extension Office invites applications for a part-time (.95 FTE), fixed-term, Education Program Assistant 1 position. Posting #0015186. Closes July 12 .

Associate Director of Student Success (Administrator 2-Student Services) – OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director of Student SuccessPosting # 0015146.  Closes July 12.

Administrative Program Assistant – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #0015228. Closes July 13.

The Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society is seeking a Faculty Research Assistant. This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term position. Posting #015187.  Closes July 13.

Outreach Program Coordinator – The Outreach & Engagement program invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE), fixed-term, Outreach Program Coordinator. Posting #0015248. Closes July 13.

Information Technology Consultant – The Enrollment Management Information Technology department invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Information Technology Consultant position. Posting # 0015175. Closes July 13.

Human Resources Consultant 1, Arts and Sciences Business Center at Oregon State University.  F/T 1.0 FTE 12-month position, salary range is $40,000 to $45,000 + benefits. Posting #0015320.  Closes July 15.

Web Group Manager/Administrator – College  of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month Web Group Manager position. Posting # 0015113. Closes July 15.

Outreach & Capacity Building Coordinator - The AquaFish Innovation Lab at Oregon State University invites applications for an Outreach & Capacity Building Coordinator. This Faculty Research Assistant position is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position, and will support the outreach, research, training, gender integration, and capacity building duties of the AquaFish Innovation Lab. Posting #0015111. Closes July 15.

Faculty Research Assistant- The Linus Pauling Institute invites applications for a full-time 1.0, 12-month, fixed term Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Closes July 16.

Regional Admissions Advisor – The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Regional Admissions Advisor position. Posting # 0015310. Closes July 16.

College Alumni Relations Director – The OSU Department of Alumni Relations invites applications for an Alumni Relations Director for the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. Posting #0015199. For full consideration, apply by July 17. Closes July 27.

Administrator – Fiscal & Faculty – The Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies (CIMRS) in Newport invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrator – Fiscal & Faculty position. Posting #0015115.  Closes July 17.

Custodial Services Coordinator – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Custodial Services Coordinator. Posting # 0015328. Closes July 19.

Extended Campus is seeking an Instructional Design Specialist 2. This is a full-time(1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0015292. Closes July 19.

Associate University Librarian – Oregon State University (OSU) Libraries and Press invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenure track Associate University Librarian for Research and Scholarly Communication. Posting #0015257. For full consideration, please apply by July 20. Closes July 31.

The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed term, Associate Provost & Associate Director of OSU Extension Service. Posting #0014988.  Full consideration date: July 24.

Finance Director – The OSU Alumni Association invites applications for a Finance Director. View position description at www.osualum.com/jobs. Apply with a cover letter and resume to osualum.com@oregonstate.edu by July 25 for full consideration. Open until filled.

Oregon State University (OSU) – Cascades, in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a part-time (.40 FTE), 12 month, fixed term, Project Coordinator/Faculty Research Assistant (FRA). Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #0015081.  Closes July 30.

Oregon State University (OSU) – Cascades, in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, fixed term, Faculty Researcher (FRA) position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #0015076.  Closes July 31.

Department Head, Fisheries and Wildlife – College of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for a tenured administrator position as Department Head, Fisheries and Wildlife.  Appointment includes indefinite tenure on a 9-month basis at 1.00 FTE at the rank of associate or full professor within Fisheries and Wildlife.  Posting #0014684. Full consideration Aug. 31.  Closes Sept. 30.

The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology (BPP) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Faculty Research Assistant position. Posting #0013984. Closes Dec. 31, 2015.

Advanced Practice Clinician- NP/PA- Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant. Posting #0013622. Open until filled.

Weather

Corvallis: “He stood beside a cottage lone And listened to a lute, One summer’s eve, when the breeze was gone, And the nightingale was mute.” ~ Thomas K. Hervey. Hot again this week with highs in the 90s and lows in the 50s, cooling down into the 80s by the end of the week.

Central Oregon: Sunny and hot again this week, highs in the 90s, lows in the 60s.

Newport: Patchy fog, highs in the mid 60s lows in the 50s.

Statewide: For OSU employees around the state, find your local forecast here: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/pqr/

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