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Friday, Feb. 8, 2013

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.

Animal magnetism: How salmon find their way back home (NPR)

Magnetic detection “is one part of their toolkit for being really efficient navigators,” says the study’s lead author, Nathan Putman, a postdoctoral researcher at Oregon State University in Corvallis. The fish also use their sense of smell to help them locate the exact stream of their birth. (see also Smithsonian, Wired,Wall Street Journal, New York Times)

Are scientists underestimating ‘super quakes’? (Christian Science Monitor)

“These areas had been written off as places incapable of producing a great earthquake,” said Chris Goldfinger, a marine geologist at Oregon State University in Corvallis.

Police offer reward for information that leads to arrest in Corvallis attacks (KLCC)

There is now a one thousand dollar reward being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the person who attacked and assaulted 2 women in the Oregon State University neighborhood in Corvallis last month. (see also KVAL, KMTR)

Oregon State’s online degrees program rated in nation’s Top 10 (OregonLive)

Oregon State University’s Ecampus program is the eighth-best online university in the country in 2013, based on factors including academic quality, student satisfaction and value, says the online university rating organization SuperScholar. (see also Portland Business Journal)

OSU addresses sexual violence in wake of attacks (Gazette-Times)

Two 20-year-old women were attacked last month within 11 days of each other — one on Oregon State University campus and the other less than a mile north of campus. Although statistics reveal a woman is much more likely to become a victim of sexual assault among acquaintances than by a stranger, the seemingly random assaults have opened a dialogue on campus about sexual violence in general. (see also Register-Guard)

Derelict boat, possible tsunami debris, removed from Gleneden Beach (The News Guard)

The craft was removed by Drayton Excavation and taken to a local landfill. Biologists Steve Rumrill and Justin Ainsworth with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, and a team of scientists from Oregon State University — Jessica Miller, John Chapman, and Gayle Hansen — inspected the debris. (see also Statesman Journal, Register-Guard)

State will allow canola to be grown in the Willamette Valley (Statesman Journal)

Oregon will allow canola to be grown in the Willamette Valley for the first time despite objections from organic seed farmers concerned that canola production will harm their delicate crops.

Cross-cultural lessons (Individual.com)

Fred Smith, tour guide for Anglatin Travel and professor emeritus of agricultural economics at Oregon State University, said Peruvian varieties of potatoes might fit right into an expanding market of gourmet varieties that Skagit County specializes in growing.

Today

Half price today only Mardi Gras rummage sale: Come by Kerr’s 4th Floor Lobby today from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. We’re selling books, music, movies, electronics, baby clothes and more. And with our Mardi Gras theme, we’ll also be selling Mardi Gras beads and masks!

NASA Student Symposium: The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium will host the 2013 NASA Student Symposium on Friday, Feb. 8, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union Journey Room. The Symposium features a morning poster session and afternoon oral presentations by student interns, scholars, and teams. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/student-symposium.

Webinar: TAC.FM, with Mark Dinsmore (TAC) & Stevon Roberts (TAC/CTL). Drop in on our Friday morning TAC Technology webinars. Each week we will take a look at technologies of interest to teaching faculty at OSU. Check out our program offerings, topics and show notes at http://oregonstate.edu/tac/tacfm. Fri. Feb. 8, 10 to 10:50 a.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/UhNKG4

Friday Cheese Sales:Students in Dept. of Food Science offer their Beaver Classic Cheese for sale every Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Wiegand Hall 108. See our video or order online at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/foodsci

Music a la Carte
: The Lyric Trio: A musical journey through English and American poetry, songs for soprano, oboe and piano. Noon, Feb. 8, MU Lounge.

Piano master class with Inon Barnatan: The public is invited to observe this concert pianist while he works with piano students at Benton Hall. 3 p.m., Feb. 9, Benton Hall Room 303.

Genomics lecture: Patrick Phillips, biology professor with University of Oregon, will speak on “Stress and Death: A nematode model system for molecular quantitative genomics,” Feb. 8, 3:30 p.m. in ALS 4001.

Saturday

Between the Cracks: Tess Brinckman, classical flutist. 7 p.m., Feb. 9, The Arts Center, 700 S.W. Madison Ave. $10 adults, $5 Arts Center members, students free. Supported by the OSU Music Department.

Sunday

Piano concert: Corvallis-OSU Piano International presents the second concert in the 2012-2013 Steinway Piano Concert Series. Israeli pianist Inon Barnaton will perform on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. OSU students and youth ages eight through 18 are admitted for free.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Pride Center card making event: “Queer Card Making.” Feb. 11-14, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., OSU Pride Center.

NEW! Webinar: PowerPoint Multimedia I, with Mark Dinsmore (TAC). Learn the difference between linking and embedded audio and video in PowerPoint and how to improve the performance of your presentation playback. Mon. Feb. 11, 10-10:50 a.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/UhNWF9

NEW! Master Interpretive Guide Information Session: OSU Professional and Noncredit Education will host an online information session for the new Master Interpretive Guide online certificate program. The program is designed for those who work in or are seeking jobs in museums, aquariums, informal science or environmental organizations and want to expand their interpretation skills. The information session takes place at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11. Sign up here.

NEW! Grad Student Financial Support Workshop: The Winter 2013 Grad Student and Faculty Workshop series offers the Graduate Student Financial Support session on Feb. 12. Register for this session (and the final remaining offerings) at http://bit.ly/graduate_workshops. Questions?  Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

NEW! PCOSW general meeting: The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW) welcomes all to a general meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. in MU206. As a direct link to President Ray, PCOSW actively helps women on campus to succeed, creates awareness of women’s issues, and investigates and advocates against sexism and institutional sexism. Please visit http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/pcosw/home

NEW! Meet with Ed Ray: The Faculty Senate invites all faculty (academic, research and professional) to participate in a small group session with President Ray on Feb. 12 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. This is an opportunity for faculty to share their concerns, suggestions and experiences. To register for this session, please access the form at https://secure.oregonstate.edu/facultysenate/reg/sml_grp_ses2013/

NEW! Webinar: PowerPoint in the Classroom, with Joni Tonn (TAC).  Learn researched techniques for PowerPoint that can strengthen your use of PowerPoint as an instructor.  Topics include: themes to keep in mind when preparing presentations, directing attention, teaching and displaying qualitative and quantitative data, and also includes time for specific questions. Tues. Feb. 12, noon to 12:50 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/UhNXck

NEW! SIFC Open Hearing: The Student Incidental Fee Committee will set final fee levels for all student fee funded organizations. This hearing is open to the public and public input is very welcomed. Student fees this year are set at $447.57 per student for F/W/S terms, and $320.10 for Summer ’13. The hearing will start at 5 p.m. in the MU Ballroom on Feb. 12.

NEW! 10 Tips to Building a Stand-Out Resume:   Writing a stellar resume can be challenging. These 10 tips can help you make it stand out. Nancy Hawkins, Regional Human Resource Business Partner for Trimble Navigation Ltd. will present on Feb. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. in the OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

NEW! Negotiating Pay Benefits and Weighing Job Offers:  Congratulations you’ve been offered a job!  Find out how to negotiate the best job offer!  Doug Rice, Talent Acquisition Manager, will present Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. to noon in OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Professional faculty to meet with President Ray and Provost Randhawa: Professional faculty are invited to attend a conversational meeting Feb. 11, 3 to 4 p.m. in the MU Journey Room. This meeting will be recorded and can be viewed at http://live.oregonstate.edu.If you have questions or suggestions for discussion, contact Andrea Bisson (andrea.bisson@oregonstate.edu).

Lectures and seminars

NEW! Silencing the Past:  Historiographical categories such as The Enlightenment, the Scientific Revolution, Puritanism, the Reformation, and the Renaissance are blinding.  These categories churn out endless condescending, patronizing narratives of the global south and they have marginalized entire territories –  rendering invisible the richness, complexity, and intellectual vibrancy of Hispanic societies.  Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra will present the George and Dorothy Carson Memorial Lecture in LaSells Stewart Center C&E Auditorium on Feb. 11, 7 p.m.

NEW! The ‘Republic of Letters’ in Colonial America: (But…Whose Letters?): This narrative of the Republic of Letters and the Public Sphere might work well in Anglo America and parts of France but it fails dismally elsewhere. Historians are hard pressed to find evidence of publics and republics in the Iberian Atlantic such as humanist epistolary networks, coffee shops, salons, and print culture.   At 11 a.m. on Feb. 12 in the MU Boardroom, Cañizares-Esguerra will seek to identify the kinds of epistolary networks that actually existed in colonial Spanish America.

NEW! Plastics in agriculture seminar series: Recycling Efforts for Agricultural Plastics. Allen Jongsma, Agri Plas Inc. Kidder Room 278, Feb. 13, 4 to 4:50 p.m.

Corvallis Science Pub: Andrew Blaustein on the consequences of amphibian extinction. Feb. 11, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Old World Deli, 341 2nd St. in Corvallis.

Science Lecture: Feb 13, noon, Ballard Extension Hall 200. “Economic impact assessment of innovation: Analysis lessons from ag biotech” by Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, an Endowed Professor of Agribusiness Strategy and the Director of the Economics and Management of Agrobiotechnology Center at the University of Missouri.

Impact of genetically engineered crops: Public lecture, Feb 13, 7 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes is an Endowed Professor of Agribusiness Strategy and the Director of the Economics and Management of Agrobiotechnology Center at the University of Missouri.  Global Economic Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops: Who are the Winners and Losers?

Food drive events

NEW! LPI Soup and Bread Lunch: Join us Tues., Feb. 12, noon to 1 p.m. in LPSC 402. Enjoy lunch prepared by LPI cooks – always healthy, always delicious! Lunch is $5, dessert is $1. View the Linus and Ava Helen Pauling display, including a letter to Dr. Pauling from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

NEW! Recreational Sports Valentine’s Silent Auction: On Feb. 12 at Dixon Rec. Center from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., come bid on items for your sweetheart (or yourself!). Past auction items included: food items and goodies, gift baskets, gift certificates to local restaurants, flowers, artwork, crafts, jewelry, massages, cooking class, gourmet coffee, Beaver stuff and more!

NEW! Valentine’s Day Bake Sale!  The Arts & Sciences Business Center is holding a bake sale on Feb. 14, beginning at 10 a.m., in the main lobby of Cordley Hall (East side of the building). We will have individually packaged goodies priced at no more than $1.  All proceeds go directly to Linn Benton Food Share.   Stop by our table on your way to class or on your break.  Feed others while you satisfying your sweet tooth!

NEW! Zoology & Biology Silent Auction: Win a day of fishing, Peace Lily plant, ionic air purifier, OSU-themed basket, hand-bound journal, Tyee wine, gift certificates to local restaurants and businesses, hand-knitted items, stained glass suncatcher, gift packs and much more! Come by Cordley 3029, Feb. 25, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Feb 26-27, 8-5, or Feb. 28, 8-4 to place your bid!

Plant “Sale”: A fair variety and large quantity of plants are available for donation. Come by Ballard Ext. Hall 303 M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Feb. 11 until March 1. All proceeds benefit the Food Drive. Questions? Contact: laura.relyea@oregonstate.edu.

Singing Telegrams for Valentine’s Day: It’s Valentine’s Day! Want to send someone a telegram on campus? Let me know when and where, and I’ll show up with a complimentary “rose” and a song! Contact leonora.rianda@oregonstate.edu and make a donation to the Linn-Benton Food Drive.

Mardi Gras cajun feast: Celebrate Fat Tuesday in style on Feb. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in the fourth floor lobby of Kerr Admin. For a $5 donation to the Food Share you’ll receive a full New Orleans lunch, including main entree (meatless option available) a side dish, dessert and a drink, plus a mask! You can also purchase Mardi Gras beads.

Recreational Sports Valentine’s Silent Auction: On Feb. 12 at Dixon Rec. Center from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., come bid on items for your sweetheart (or yourself!). Past auction items included: food items and goodies, gift baskets, gift certificates to local restaurants, flowers, artwork, crafts, jewelry, massages, cooking class, gourmet coffee, Beaver stuff and more!

Bake Sale: Stop by Magruder Hall Lobby Feb. 12-15, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. to pick up delicious baked goods! The College of Vet Med is supplying a great variety individually sold of baked goods, ranging from 50 cents to $2.

College of Education Raffle: Prizes include jewelry from Alta’s Antiques and Designs by OC, gift cards from Animal Crackers, Broken Yolk, Creative Crafts, Flat Tail, First Alternative Co-op, The Retreat Day Spa and Salon, and Vertebrata Chiropractic. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Drawing is on Feb. 28. Stop by Furman 104 or email amy.beaderstadt@oregonstate.edu to buy tickets.

Campus Operations 50/50 Raffle: The prize is 50 percent of the ticket sales! Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Drawing will be held March 1 at 12:30 p.m. Tickets available from Christine Atwood (christine.atwood@oregonstate.edu), Keahi McFadden (keahi.mcfadden@oregonstate.edu) or JayLene Seeley (jaylene.seeley@oregonstate.edu).

Food Drive Raffle: Enter to win one of three fabulous gift baskets: Beer Basket, Home Sweet Home, or Sweet Tooth! Tickets are $1 with all proceeds going to the OSU Food Drive. Purchase tickets at Waldo 102 between 8 a.m. & 5 p.m. Monday – Friday by Feb. 28. Visit our website for more info.

Research Office Online Auction: Bid in our online auction Feb. 4-12, for a chance to win several items including a week’s reserved parking, jewelry, candy baskets and bouquets, and bragging rights for Rick Spinrad shaving his head! Items on display in A312 Kerr. Place your bids at http://oregonstate.edu/research/2013fooddrive.

Valentine Cake Walk & Name that Baby Contest: Who doesn’t love delicious desserts just in time for Valentine’s Day? On Thurs., Feb. 14, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., for only $2, enter to win a delicious cake and have fun with your colleagues in the process! At the same time, we will be having the first ever MIME “Name That Baby” Contest. MIME faculty & staff have submitted baby photos and if you can guess who all the “Babies” are, you win a prize. Only $1 to enter. Event location TBA. Email michelle.eck@oregonstate.edu.

Chemistry/Physics Departments Food Drive Raffle: The Chemistry and Physics Department is raffling off a variety of items to raise money for Food Drive February. They include soup delivery for a month, a night of star gazing and more. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Purchase your tickets in 153 Gilbert Hall, M-F 8-5. Drawing will be held Feb. 28.

Flower Power: Email JoLynn.OHearn@oregonstate.edu to be added to the order site for Gift Wrap, Dahlias, Freesias, Tiger Lilies, Anemones, Peonies and Black Gladiolus. 50% of the profit goes to Linn Benton Food Share. Brought to you by OSU Libraries/ E-Campus/ Outreach & Engagement.

See’s Candies: Email JoLynn.OHearn@oregonstate.edu to order from the Spring Candies Selection. 25%-50% profit goes to Linn Benton Food Share. Brought to you by OSU Libraries/ E-Campus/ Outreach & Engagement.

Raffle for prizes: Enchanted Forest passes, Bi-Mart Gift Certificate, Animal Crackers Gift Card, and more! Come to the 4th floor Administration Desk in The Valley Library to buy your $1 raffle tickets. Brought to you by OSU Libraries/ E-Campus/ Outreach & Engagement. For more information contact JoLynn.Ohearn@oregonstate.edu.

Izzy’s Coupon books for $5: Come buy coupon books at the 4th Floor Reception Desk in The Valley Library! Brought to you by OSU Libraries/ E-Campus/ Outreach & Engagement. Questions? Contact JoLynn.Ohearn@oregonstate.edu.

OSU Extension Linn County’s 12th Annual Soup Bar: Our fundraiser to benefit Linn Benton Food Share is on Fri, March 1, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. It’s $4 for a bowl with bread, beverage and cookies or $6 for a bottomless bowl, bread, beverage, and cookies. 104 4th Ave. SW, Albany. Contact Rosemary Weidman: rosemary.weidman@oregonstate.edu.

Second Annual Prettiest Pet Contest: Is your pet the cutest? Enter the Prettiest Pet contest to benefit the Food Drive. Submit a photo & $1 entry fee at 300 Kerr Admin Bldg.; entries accepted Jan. 28 through March 1. Vote for your fave by donating from Feb. 4 through March 1; the pet with the most donations wins. Email jessica.king@oregonstate.edu.

News for Employees

NEW! Reward offered on assault case: An anonymous donor is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the unknown suspect who attacked and assaulted two females in Corvallis on Jan. 15 and Jan. 26. A tip line has been established to receive information from the community. Anyone with information that could assist law enforcement is asked to call the Corvallis Police Department at (541) 766-6924, or Oregon State Police University Area Command (541) 737-3010 option 2.

NEW! Valentines Day kicks off the First Annual February Heart Challenge: The individual and/or team that logs the most activity minutes will receive a Faculty/Staff Fitness (FSF) t-shirt and recognition on the FSF website http://health.oregonstate.edu/faculty-staff-fitness. Register by emailing febheartchallenge@gmail.com with your name, department and team name (optional) by Feb. 14 to compete in this two week challenge!

NSF – Next-Generation National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NG NNIN) Letters of Intent: The Research Office, Incentive Programs is requesting letters of intent for the NSF – NG NNIN program. The NSF has announced an open competition to establish a NG NNIN for Fiscal Years 2014-2018. Guidelines for letters of intent: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/nsf-ng-nnin. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Submission deadline to the Research Office: Feb. 11.

NEW! Manager training: OSU managers and supervisors are invited to attend a 2-Day Core Curriculum for Managers and Supervisors program (http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/training/core), scheduled for March 11 and 12 (8-5 daily). The session is sponsored by Training & Organizational Effectiveness and is free. Up to 16 hours of prerequisite online training is required, so sign up early. Register by email to Leigh Larkin at leigh.larkin@oregonstate.edu before Feb. 15.

Watch student fee hearings: KBVR-TV has been recording the Student Incidental Fee Committee Hearings for students. These hearings decide budgets for various student organizations, as well as the amount that each student pays for Student Incidental Fees. For more information on the hearings, visit the SIFC website at www.oregonstate.edu/sifc/home. The videos will be posted on KBVR-TV’s YouTube channel, which can be found at www.youtube.com/user/kbvr26.

DPD seminar: Applications for The Summer 2013 DPD Faculty Seminar are now available. The seminar will run from June 17-July 5, 2013 from 9 am to 1 pm. Applications are due on April 1, 2013. Information and the application for the DPD seminar are available here: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/dpd/dpd-faculty-seminar

Science and Engineering Workshop: A free workshop, “Discovering the Scientist Within,” for 6th-8th grade girls will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at OSU. The workshop includes fun, hands-on activities, and the opportunity to meet successful woman engineers, research scientists, university professors, and OSU undergraduate and graduate students. To register: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/cosey/discovering-scientist-within. Info: 541-737-6422. Registration is limited to the first 85 girls.

Fall 2013 On-campus Housing Move-In: This coming Fall 2013 move-in for the residence halls and co-operative houses will take place on Sept. 24- 25. Much of campus will experience some impact including limited parking, street closures, and other delays. A taskforce is meeting monthly to evaluate these impacts. To see the Housing Move In schedule visit: http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/move-in-guide. For more information contact Brian.Stroup@oregonstate.edu

Baccalaureate Core Grants: The Office of APAA announces grant funding for two awards of $5,000 each for academic units or a group of faculty to gather student learning data for Baccalaureate Core assessment undergoing review this year and next year (Speech, Mathematics, Fitness, DPD and certain WIC courses). Additional details can be obtained at http://oregonstate.edu/admin/aa/apaa/assessment/home. For more information, contact Stefani Dawn, 541-737-0919 or Stefani.dawn@oregonstate.edu. Proposal deadline: Feb. 22.

Black History Month Display “Creating an Archival Collection”: the St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Parish Records” showcases the history of the parish and the creation of an archival collection of the church’s records. The exhibit can be found on the fifth floor of Valley Library in the display case across from the main elevators and will be up through the end of the month. Find out more on the Oregon Multicultural Archives Blog Post and check out the Digital Collection on Flickr . For more information contact: Natalia Fernández, Oregon Multicultural Librarian, and visit the Oregon Multicultural Archives .

Long-Term Research Rooms: Applications are being accepted for the use of long-term (6, 9, or 12 month) research rooms in The Valley Library. Three rooms are available at this time. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 15. To apply, visit http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/files/LongTermResearchApp.pdf

Student engagement survey results: See what our incoming students had to say on the Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement , take a look at upcoming assessment based workshops. It is all in the OSU Perspective—now on line here.

Traffic and maintenance

Austin Hall construction: As part of the excavation and site foundation development for the new College of Business Building, Austin Hall, please expect street congestion, noise and vibration associated with this project, including Jefferson, Washington and 30th Street. Bicyclists and pedestrians are especially warned to look out for construction vehicles, which have a longer breaking time than most cars. Austin Hall will be located to the west of Fairbanks and the Women’s Building. Dates: Jan. 30-April 19.

Oak Creek Building: Due to repairs to the building water system, the domestic cold water will be temporarily shut down while the building back flow devices are repaired and tested. This will affect the entire building. Date: Feb. 12, 6:30 a.m. to noon.

Cordley West parking closure: Due to crane staging and roof top equipment installation the West Parking lot at Cordley Hall will be temporarily closed. Date: Feb. 8, 7 a.m. to noon.

Jobs

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

Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The VP for Research Office/Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development (formerly the Office of Technology Transfer) invites applications for a full-time, 12 months, classified, Fiscal Coordinator 1, position. Posting #0010156. Closes Feb. 8.

Construction Manager: Campus Operations invites applicants for a full-time Construction Manager position. The individual in this position will oversee construction administration and support planning, design and construction on capital and non-capital projects. Posting #0010199 Closes Feb. 10.

The Oregon University System, Treasury Operations Division, is seeking a full-time Treasury Operations Coordinator. For a complete job announcement and application requirements, please visit http://www.ous.edu/about/employment/. Closes Feb. 11.

Accountant 1, Arts and Sciences Business Center at Oregon State University. F/T, starting at $3048/monthly + benefits. Posting # 0010229. Closes Feb. 12.

The Residential Education unit of University Housing and Dining Services invites applications for an Assistant Director for Living-Learning Communities. This position will be responsible for development and oversight of Living-Learning Communities within UHDS. Posting #0010132, Closes Feb. 15.

The Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position. This will be a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month position with a primary focus in the discipline of Agricultural Business Management. The position will begin on Sept. 15. Posting #023550. For full consideration, please submit applications by Feb. 15.

Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is recruiting for a full-time, tenure-track, Associate Professor faculty position. The individual in this position will develop and lead a hospitality management program to be offered at OSU-Cascades. Posting #0009798. Full consideration Nov. 30. Closes Feb. 15.

Associate Director Design & Construction – Campus Operations is accepting applications for a full- time Professional Faculty position. The individual in this position will be responsible for decision making affecting the Campus Planning, Design and Construction, and Construction Contracts units. Posting #0010148. Closes Feb. 18.

Primary Care Physician – Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Physician. Posting #0010206. Closes Feb. 18.

Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, Marketing Communications Manager position. Closes Feb. 21. Posting #0010249.

Occupational Safety Officer- The Environmental Health and Safety unit of Campus Operations is recruiting for a full-time, Professional Faculty position to manage the statewide Occupational Safety Program, assist departments in the implementation of the OSU Safety Management Program, and perform as the backup for the statewide Environmental Protection Compliance Program. Posting #0010157. Closes Feb. 22.

The Oregon University System, Controller’s Division, is seeking a full-time Manager of Reporting. For a complete job announcement and application requirements, please visit http://www.ous.edu/about/employment/. Closes Feb. 25.

The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management invites applications for a .75 FTE 12-month, or full-time 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position. Posting #0010127. For full consideration by Feb. 28. Closes Mar. 30.

The Oregon State University Foundation is seeking a dynamic and successful major gift fundraiser to lead its efforts to significantly increase the level of philanthropic support for Oregon State University Athletics from private donors through the development of a comprehensive major, annual and regional gifts program.   View a complete job description and how to apply information for the position of Director of Development for Athletics.

The Oregon State University Foundation has an opening for an experienced and capable Assistant Director for Information Technology Services to assist in the building of a “Best in Class” ITS department. The OSU Foundation offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The annual salary range for this position is $75,000 – $85,000. If you are interested in advancing your career in an organization that is making a difference, please complete the Foundation’s job application and send your cover letter and resume to Patricia Kenney, Senior Director, Human Resources

INTO OSU is recruiting for Human Resources Manager. Primary duties include performing generalist duties in a human resource manager role, with additional office administrative tasks. Salary is $50,000 to $55,000 plus benefits. Position is open until filled. For a full description and/or immediate consideration, reply to the link https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=5018712

The Oregon State University Foundation is recruiting for an experienced and capable Foundation Services Coordinator and Administrative Assistant for Gift Planning. If you are interested in advancing your career in an organization that is making a difference, please complete the Foundation’s job application and send your cover letter and resume to Fran Judy, Sr. HR Coordinator. The OSU Foundation makes hiring decisions on the basis of merit and ability, and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. All positions will be open until filled.

Weather

Corvallis: “The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.” — William C. Bryant. Today’s dense fog will gradually lift, and we could see clearing by this afternoon. Tomorrow will be another foggy morning followed by a cloudy day, but Sunday looks brighter. Today’s high will be 46 with a low tonight of 31.

Central Oregon: Sunny days and clear nights will be the rule this weekend, with highs in the 30s and lows in the low 20s.

Newport: Fog and sunshine today, followed by fog and drizzle tomorrow, but Sunday’s shaping up to be a lovely day on the coast. Highs in the 40s, lows in the upper 30s.

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