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June 20-24, 2016

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.

Weasels are built for the hunt (New York Times)

“The weasel heart beats at up to 400 pulses per minute,” said Mark Linnell, a faculty research assistant who studies mustelids at Oregon State University. “They’re geared to run at full speed, and they’re always high-strung.”

Sperm whales have an ‘Eve’ (Hakai Magazine)

Mitochondrial DNA is only passed from mother to child, explains the study’s lead author Alana Alexander, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Kansas, who conducted the research while she was a doctoral student at Oregon State University (OSU).

The huge flaw in how Congress is approaching burning wood for energy (Washington Post)

“It takes decades to centuries for carbon to accumulate in what I call the forest carbon bank,” said Beverly Law, a professor of global change biology and terrestrial systems science at Oregon State University. On the other hand, burning trees for energy releases all their carbon into the atmosphere immediately. This means that biomass energy has an immediate effect on the climate, one that would take years of tree-growing to reverse.

Newberry still in the running for geothermal lab (Bend Bulletin)

Now, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington leads the effort to make Newberry the research lab for enhanced geothermal, partnering with Oregon State University, GE Global Research and Statoil, a Norway-based oil and gas company; as well as Seattle-based AltaRock, which leases about 15,000 acres of Newberry land outside the boundary of the national volcanic monument from the U.S. Forest Service. By fall, the Energy Department could further narrow the field of potential sites from five to three.

Colleges use sober dorms to combat opioid epidemic (PBS News Hour)

The nation’s opioid epidemic is focusing new attention on a strategy Rutgers pioneered back in 1988. Oregon State University will offer substance-free housing to students this coming school year.

Climate change may bring this tiny, unsung oyster back to plates (Popular Science)

For the last hundred years, the Olympia has been overshadowed by its more popular cousin. However, a recent study from Oregon State University has found that in one significant respect, the Olympia tops the Pacific–and it could have big implications for the future of oyster cultivation and consumption. (see also CBC)

There’s a whole new threat to Florida reefs damaged by pollution and overfishing (Miami News Times)

The four-year study, which was conducted on a coral reef off the coast of Key Largo, was authored by a team of researchers from Oregon State University, University of Florida, North Carolina-based SymbioSeas, and University of California–Santa Barbara, including Andrew Shantz, who recently earned a PhD from Florida International University.

Scientists: Drop Arctic from plans for offshore drilling (Elko Daily)

Nearly 400 scientists have signed a letter urging President Obama to eliminate the possibility of Arctic offshore drilling in the near future by taking the Arctic Ocean out of the next federal offshore lease sale plan. The scientists include Jane Lubchenco, Obama’s former administrator of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, now a researcher and teacher at Oregon State University.

Cats comprehend some of the laws of physics, say researchers (Mother Nature Network)

“We still have a long way to go until we have an inclusive body of research on cat cognition,” a trio of Oregon State University scientists wrote in a 2015 review of feline behavioral science. “Many questions are still largely unexplored.”

Warm Springs seeks niche for drone testing (Bend Bulletin)

The conference attracted representatives from Gov. Kate Brown’s office, Oregon State University, the Oregon Department of Aviation and other groups to speak about different aspects of the future of drones in the state.

Scientists, advocates spar over role of biomass energy in climate change policy (Utility Dive)

“It takes decades to centuries for carbon to accumulate in what I call the forest carbon bank,” Beverly Law, a professor at Oregon State University, told the Post. “On the other hand, burning trees for energy releases all their carbon into the atmosphere immediately. This means that biomass energy has an immediate effect on the climate, one that would take years of tree-growing to reverse.”

SoCal native, Kentucky State University football player shot to death in Inglewood (ABC 7)

The man was later identified as 24-year-old Joshua Williams. The athlete attended Oregon State University from 2011 until 2013 then transferred to KSU for the 2014-2015 year. (see also Oregonian)

Study details the economic impact of farming, fishing and logging in the Pacific Northwest (The Chronicle)

The study, which looked at the combined economies of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, was commissioned by Northwest Farm Credit Services and conducted by Oregon State University Extension Service Rural Studies Program and the University of Idaho Extension Service.

Scientists discover novel way to recycle plastic (Voice of America)

A stunning 8 trillion microbeads a day, according to research from Oregon State University. And while the beads themselves aren’t dangerous, they soak up toxic waste and contaminants that end up in marine wildlife and fish, and from there they move right up the foodchain to us.

STEM-p out boredom this summer (Oregon Coast Today)

A free camp in Newport will offer middle school kids who like to create, build and find out how things work the chance to tinker to their hearts’ content this July 6 and 7. The two-day Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM, camp is offered through a partnership between the Oregon Coast STEM Hub and Oregon State University Precollege Programs.

Study: Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997 (Newsflash News)

“These finding have potentially serious consequences for life in the oceans as well as for patterns of ocean circulation, storm tracks and storm intensity,” said Oregon State University marine sciences professor Jane Lubchenco, the former chief of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Douglas fir meltdown (Register-Guard)

Grand is the Oregon State University Extension Service’s new forestry agent for Lane County. She’s only been on the job for a few months, and she’s spent a good portion of that time reassuring people that it isn’t a disease or pest that’s turning their Douglas-fir trees brown. It’s drought stress.

On Father’s Day, remember that the world’s Number 1 dad is the dad who is there all the time (Pasadena Star News)

We see plenty of dads, happily carrying their babies in Snuglis, and men’s bathrooms have changing tables, so all must be well. Not so fast, say Oregon State University professor Richard A. Settersten Jr. and assistant professor Doris Cancel-Tirado in their study, “Fatherhood as a Hidden Variable in Men’s Development and Life Courses.”

Tips for growing perfect potatoes (Bend Bulletin)

Yukon Gold, Red Norland and Viking Purple will all “produce ample crops in Central Oregon,” according to Oregon State University Master Gardener Nancy Glick. These and other common varieties can be found at local garden and nursery retailers. For special varieties, seek out an online retailer such as potatogarden.com, where Fields purchased his this year.

‘Keystone species’ ecologist Paine dies (The Columbian)

“His legacy is immense. He’s had an incredible effect on the entire field of ecology, not just marine ecology,” said Bruce Menge, integrative biology professor at Oregon State University, who was in Paine’s first cohort of graduate students.

OSU launches online map of Oregon’s gardens, forests and farms (Salem News)

An exciting new map brings information to your fingertips. Now the public can easily explore Oregon’s forests, farms, history, public gardens and more this summer through an online mapassembled by Oregon State University.

The mysterious phenomena known as “Icicles of Death” (The Science Explorer)

“In areas that used to have the brinicles or underneath very active ones, small pools of brine form that we refer to as black pools of death,” Andrew Thurber, a professor at Oregon State University, told Wired. “They can be quite clear but have the skeletons of many marine animals that have haphazardly wandered into them.”

Watershed tour highlights benefits of area conservation efforts (Argus Observer)

Use of straw mulch or polyacrylamide, known as PAM, helps clean the water before it leaves the fields. Those methods are much less expensive, Oregon State University extension agent Bill Buhrig said.

Cloquet grad shares tales of whales and research (Pine Journal)

Now a graduate student at Oregon State University pursuing a master’s degree in OSU’s fisheries and wildlife program, Pallin is working with Dr. Ari Friedlaender in the Marine Mammal Institute at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Itsy bitsy spider a garden friend (The News Star)

Adding more trees, shrubs and perennials to provide anchor points for web-building spiders to spin their webs, said Gail Langellotto, an entomologist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. (see also LaCrosse Tribune)

What’s up with tough and stringy beans? (Oregonian)

In the early stages, they will need constant water to get established. Once they have a better root system they will be better to able find moisture deeper in the soil. How often and how much really depends on your soil. Read the OSU Extension story on How Much and How Often to Water.

Feast your eyes on naked barley (East Oregonian)

Golden wheat swayed in the breeze Thursday afternoon as researchers with Oregon State University updated farmers on the latest statewide variety trials in Morrow County.

Oregon Coast Citizen Science Day and talk on tsunami debris (Oregon Coast Connection)

The day before, on Friday, June 24, marine debris researcher John Chapman will give a talk on what scientists been learning from the last four years of incoming tsunami debris. It takes place at 6:30 p.m. at the Oregon Coast Community College’s Lincoln City branch (3788 High School Dr.), in Room 208. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event, sponsored by the CoastWatch program, is free and open to all; a $5 donation is suggested.

Monday

NEW! FSF classes: Summer term Faculty Staff Fitness classes begin today! If you would like to register for a FSF class, come to Langton 123 to register in person, or register online here.  We still have many spots open, so come in and sign up today.

NEW! Motorcyclist Visibility Day: OSU Motorcyclist visibility day is Monday, June 20 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  Anyone with a motorcycle is invited to park their bike in front of Gill Coliseum by the book store.  There is no charge and everyone is welcome to attend.  Several bikes will be on display and Team Oregon will have a booth setup.  Contact Kevin Christman for more information.  Kevin.Christman@oregonstate.edu, 737-6212.

Tuesday

NEW! OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Wednesday

NEW! Wednesday WebEx – CORE Feature-Exporting Reports: A WebEx training session will be offered on Wednesday, June 22 at 2 pm, to make up for the missed session last week. Diana Lindsley will be sharing information about the CORE reports export feature; formats Excel, CSV and  saving as a pdf. Diana will walk participants through the steps for exporting a report. Pre-registration is not required. To participate copy and paste this link into your preferred browser: https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/j.php?MTID=mfcfaac9ba569864fb4a49a0a2c14d4e7. Enter meeting number 923 272 920 as directed.

Thursday

The Integrated Scenarios webpage’s data and visualization tools: Katherine Hegewisch, postdoctoral researcher in the Applied Climate Sciences Lab at the University of Idaho, will discuss the Integrated Scenarios (IS) of the Future Northwest Environment project, which resulted in several datasets describing projected changes in climate, hydrology and vegetation for the 21st century over the Northwestern US. This presentation will present the data/visualization tools on the webpage: http://climate.nkn.uidaho.edu/IntegratedScenarios   June 23, 10-11 a.m. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5663140566815495428

Upcoming events

NEW! Fair Labor Standards: OHR Classification and Compensation Team will be hosting an informational session to discuss the final rule issued by the Department of Labor to update the Fair Labor Standards Act, Tuesday, June 28, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Kidder Hall, 202.  Space is limited; therefore, we will be live-streaming (available at http://live.oregonstate.edu) with live-chat included, and recording the session to be available following the session.

NEW! International Conference on Biological Ontologies:  The ICBO conference to be held in OSU will host top level international and national scientists working on computational biology and biomedical informatics: Prof. Jacqueline McGlade Chief Scientist of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Prof. Bill Hersh from OHSU, and Prof. Dennis Stevenson from the New York Botanical Garden will be keynote speakers. The conference will be held in CH2 Alumni Conference Center from Aug. 1-4.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Last Chance to Save on 20% OSU’s Web Development & Coding Online Courses! Learn to code and develop websites in weeks with our new pro-led online coding boot camps. Learn more and register here.

NEW! Gain Career-Ready Lean Process Management Skills with OSU Online Certificate! OSU’s new online Six Sigma Lean Green Belt Certificate program offers high-demand, career-ready lean skills in just months. Save 20% when you register now.

News for Employees

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Summer Injuries.  It’s important to have knowledge about different injuries and what steps to take if one should occur. Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

NEW! Clinton Global Initiative University Innovation Fund Application: The CGI U Innovation Fund will source, support, and feature the most effective, high-impact college student entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world by providing critical, early-stage seed funding for their Commitments to Action. All applicants must be above the age of 18 and actively enrolled in an institution of higher education to be considered for funding. To apply: https://www.clintonfoundation.org/clinton-global-initiative/meetings/cgi-university/innovation-fund/apply Pre-applications must be submitted by Monday, June 27, 2016.

Volunteers needed for OSU hazelnut study (Corvallis): Role of Hazelnut Consumption in Improving Micronutrient Status in Older Adults. Principal Investigator: Maret Traber, Linus Pauling Institute, OSU. If you are healthy, age 55 or older, don’t use tobacco, don’t take vitamin E and are not allergic to nuts, you may qualify to participate. Participants will eat hazelnuts daily for 16 weeks.  Contact Alexander Michels for more information: Alexander.Michels@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-8730.

Jaspersoft Ad Hoc reporting system replacing BI Query – Finance Data Warehouse to sunset, Dec. 31: With the development and release of the Cooperative Open Reporting Environment (CORE) system and the implementation of the Jaspersoft ad hoc reporting tool, we are entering the first phase in the deactivation of old reporting systems. On Dec. 31, the BI Query, Finance Data Warehouse will sunset and no longer be available for use. In an effort to ensure ongoing access to data necessary for employees to perform the duties of their positions, we are offering training sessions for finance only data users at this time. The Business Intelligence Center is encouraging current BI Query finance data users to participate in an upcoming Jaspersoft training series. Prior to attending you must complete and submit a Request for Access form, and in sufficient time for processing and to have your access status set to Approved-Pending Training. Seating is limited so preregistration is required. For questions, contact Diana Lindsley at 541-737-5981 for assistance.

2016-17 Permit Sales: Just a reminder that the same-zone renewal date is fast-approaching. Permit sales information for 2016-17 annual permits can be found at http://transportation.oregonstate.edu/parking/permit_renewal.

News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences: As we prepare to celebrate our newest alumni, we invite you to learn about an outstanding Kinesiology graduate, an inspiring community service project, two recent college events and a recent visit from an Ethiopian university here and in Synergies. http://eepurl.com/b4gaOP

Beaver Champion: Every year on University Day the President awards the Beaver Champion Award to an individual (or individuals) for outstanding effort, the achievement of excellence, extra effort beyond that requested, and performance of the highest quality.  The President’s Office is seeking nominations for this award.  Please send nomination letters to Edward J. Ray, President, Office of the President, 600 Kerr Admin. Bldg. or to pres.office@oregonstate.edu.  The submission deadline is Aug. 19.

Salem to Corvallis Valley Vanpool: http://www.cwride.org/Page.asp?NavID=85 AM Schedule: Leaves West Salem Safeway at 6:30 a.m., pick-up at Monmouth Bimart 6:45 a.m, arrive at Corvallis HP/Oregon State University/Benton County Health at 7:30 a.m. PM Schedule: Leaves Benton County Health/Oregon State University/HP at 4:30 p.m., drop-off at Monmouth Bimart 5:10 p.m., Salem at 5:30 p.m. Contact Morry McClintock at 503-910-1459 or morry.mcclintock@co.benton.or.us for more information. Cost is $120 monthly for full time riders; $135 for part time riders (21 pre-paid rides).

Traffic and Maintenance

Beaver Bus Summer Route: Starting Monday, June 13, one Beaver Bus will operate on a Summer Route. More information can be found at http://fa.oregonstate.edu/transportation-services/osu-beaver-bus.

29th Street: Construction on NW 29th Street will mean periodic street closures between Tyler and Grant Avenues starting on June 20. The project, which will replace aging sanitary sewer lines and mains, is already underway, but closures will be required from about 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily as the project proceeds this month. Up to two blocks will be closed at any given time for roughly three weeks per section as the project move north on 29th Street. Corvallis Transit System (CTS) will alter bus routes around the construction site.

26th Street: As part of the 26th and Campus Way Accessibility Improvements project, the intersection of SW 26th St. and Campus way will be closed June 13 through July 1,  to complete the reconstruction of the intersection to improve pedestrian access and safety. (view map) In addition, SW 26th St. will be closed beyond this date due to improvements to the road surface on 26th from this intersection north. Be advised:  this project will create some dust and noise during demolition.

Washington Way: The city will be reconstructing the railroad crossing at 35th Street and Washington Way this summer.  During the reconstruction of the railroad at-grade crossing, road and rail work are to take place, which will result in sidewalk and roadway closures of 35th Street July 25- Aug. 26. Additional information on closure details and duration will be shared as information is received from the city.  For questions or additional information, contact Nathan Patterson.

Hwy 20 Eddyville project update: The road will be open with minimal delays between now and July 15. Expect some delays of up to 20 minutes as the project moves forward. These are unscheduled delays that occur for various construction activities. There will be some brief delays to let trucks on and off of the highway at the west end of the project. Short delays of five minutes or less may also occur as construction signs are installed. To do this a lane or shoulder is briefly closed. Most work is taking place away from the existing roadway.

Jobs

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

Job postings: Oregon State University is transitioning to a new jobs website. During the transition, there are two different locations to search job postings, depending on the date that the job was posted. If you visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs you’ll have access to both sites for your search.

Office Specialist 1 – University Shared Service Enterprise in Corvallis invites applications for a part-time (0.49 FTE), 12-month Office Specialist 1 Position, posting # P00302CT.  Closes June 20.

Program Technician 1 – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Program Technician 1 position. Posting # P00299CT. Closes June 20.

The Harney County Extension Office at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2.  This position will be located in Burns, Oregon.   Posting #P00303CT.  Closes June 22.

Assoc Dir-MBA Recruitment – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director of MBA Student Recruitment.  Posting #P00364UF.  For full consideration apply by June 23.  Closes July 31.

NEW! Director of Video – The Department of Athletics invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Director of Video. Posting number P00418UF. Closes June 24.

Human Resource Manager – University Business Center in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Human Resource Manager Position.  Posting # P00376UF.  Closes June 24.

Human Resources Consultant 2 University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month Human Resources Consultant 2 Position, posting # P00416UF. Closes June 24.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – The Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Human Resources Consultant 1 position. Posting # P00370UF. Closes: June 24.

 The Office of Undergraduate Studies is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost and Dean. Posting # P00405UF. Closes June 24. 

The Office for Research is seeking an Executive Assistant. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President for Research. Posting # P00353UF.  Closes June 25.

NEW! Human Resource Manager (developmental opportunity) – Business and Engineering Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month developmental opportunity in the Human Resource Manager Position.  (Internal Employment Opportunity) Full consideration date is June 26.  Instructions for application:  Contact BEBC-HR@oregonsate.edu for the application packet. Send a cover letter addressing your interest and how you meet the qualifications listed in the position description, along with a resume and contact information for your current supervisor to luke.mcilvenny@oregonstate.edu.

Program Coordinator (Northern Europe & Oceania) – IE3 Global invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Program Coordinator (Northern Europe & Oceania) position. Posting #P00375UF. Closes June 26.

Assessment Analyst – The Office of Academic Programs, Assessment, & Accreditation invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assessment Analyst position. Posting #P00390UF. Closes June 26.

The Department of Outreach and Engagement invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term, OSU Open Campus Education Coordinator appointment. The responsibilities of this position are as follows: 0.50 FTE Tillamook Bay Community College assignment and 0.50 FTE OSU Open Campus.  Posting #P00351UF.  Closes June 26.

NEW! Finance Coordinator – The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Finance Coordinator position. Posting number P00426UF. Closes June 27.

Academic Technologies is seeking an Analyst Programmer.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), competency level 2 position at Oregon State University (OSU).  Posting #P00286CT. Closes June 27.

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences located in the Lane County Extension office invites applications for one part-time .75 FTE (approximately 30 hours per week), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant (EPA1) appointment based in Eugene and serving Lane County. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 1 year from the appointment begin date.  Posting #P00264CT.  Closes June 27.

The Extension Service at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a part-time (approximately 38 hours per week), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) serving Morrow and Umatilla Counties. This position will be located in Irrigon, Oregon.  Posting #P00309CT.  Closes June 30.

Institutional Research – Institutional Research invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior Institutional Research Analyst position. Posting #P00366UF. Closes June 30.

 Student Workers, Memorial Union Guest Services: PT 10-20 hours/week starting fall term. Memorial Union Guest Services is looking for dynamic student workers to fill positions in event support and the information desk. Closes June 30. Applications can be picked up at the MU Info Desk. Learn more at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/26339 and https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/26369 .

The Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term, 12-month Faculty Research Assistant positions serving the Eastern and South East regions of Oregon in applied research and stakeholder involvement in enhancing greater sage­grouse habitat.  Posting #P00322UF.  Closes June 30.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (.75 FTE) intermittent Food Service Worker 1 position for the Oregon 4H Conference and Education center at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in rural Salem, Oregon. Posting # P00090CT. Closes June 30.

NEW! Veterinary Technician:  The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on July 6.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00135CT no later than midnight on July 5.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

EXTENDED! Procurement Contract Officer Business Affairs in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Procurement Contract Officer Position.  Posting # P00395UF, closes July 6.

The Office of Academic Technologies is seeking a Director-Academic Technology. This is a full-time(1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost. Posting #P00417UF.  Closes July 8.

Administrative Program Specialist (Internal Employment Opportunity) – School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist position. Posting # P00278CT. Closes July 31.

Assoc Dir-Undergrad Recruitment – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director of Undergraduate Student Recruitment.  Posting #P00348UF.  Closes July 31.

 Dir – Strategic Partnerships – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Director of Strategic Partnerships.  Posting # P00306UF.  Closes Aug. 1.

Student Worker, Foundation Services:  PT 20 hours/week starting July 1.  The OSU Foundation is looking for a student worker to provide administrative and office support to the Director and Assistant Director of Foundation Services.  The Foundation Services program oversees and facilitates the development and programmatic administration of private foundation proposals for multiple units to meet the priorities of Oregon State University.  Learn more and apply at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5296.

The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration is seeking a Contract Officer. This is a full-time (1.00FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00399UF. Closes July 4.

Assistant Professor (Practice) The College of Public Health & Human Sciences at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time 12-month 4-H Assistant Professor of Practice in Jackson County.  Posting #P00379UF closes July 5.

Faculty Research Assistant.  The Department of Microbiology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position in a molecular microbiology research laboratory.  The duties of this position include testing new antibiotics in mouse models of infection, and in standard clinical laboratory assays.  Applicants must have research laboratory experience working with research animals (preferably mice), and pathogenic bacteria. Applications accepted through July 5. https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/24786

The Division of University Outreach and Engagement/Extension Administration at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Conference and Event Manager position in Corvallis.  Posting #P00394UF.  Closes July 6.

NEW! Work Life Coordinator – Academic Affairs Administration invites applications for a part-time (0.50 FTE), 12-month, Work Life Coordinator position. Posting #P00433UF. Closes July 7.

NEW! The Deschutes County Extension Office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor of Practice position serving the Central Oregon Region. The position will be based in Redmond, Oregon.  Posting #P00428UF.  Closes July 17.

Student Worker, Donor Relations: The Oregon State University Foundation is seeking an innovative Oregon State student to work in the Donor Relations department.  The student worker in this position will provide administrative support for donor recognition and stewardship activities to help assure that donors are stewarded in a thoughtful, timely, and ethical manner. This position works a maximum of 20 hours per week.  Students must be available during summer months.  Hourly wage is $10 – $12.  Visit About Us at the OSU Foundation website http://www.osufoundation.org to learn how to apply.

 The Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center is hiring temp seasonal lifeguards. The lifeguard position maintains constant surveillance of swimmers or canoers, monitors activities, provides instructions, helps prevent accidents; provides general information on waterfront operations to guests; cautions swimmers and canoers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces waterfront rules and regulations; responds to all illness and injury incidents around the waterfront facilities immediately and appropriately. Please send resume to elaine.laizure@oregonstate.edu

Weather

Corvallis: “We shall awaken from our dullness and rise vigorously toward justice. If we fall in love with creation deeper and deeper, we will respond to its endangerment with passion.” ~ Hildegard of Bingen. Sunny and in the 70s most of the week. slight chance of showers Thursday and Friday before the sun returns. Lows in the lower 50s.

Central Oregon: Sunny all week, highs in the upper 70s to 80, lows in the upper 40s.

Newport: Partly sunny, highs in the lower 60s, lows in the lower 50s. Chance of showers Wednesday and Thursday.

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

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