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Thursday, April 25, 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.

Teachers inadvertently spread invasive species (Audubon Society Magazine)

Sam Chan, a biologist who researches invasive species at Oregon State University, is currently leading the collaborative project with U.S. and Canadian researchers. A survey of nearly 2,000 teachers found that schools had released dozens of well-known invasive species, like crayfish, waterweeds, mosquito fish, and red-eared slider turtles.

Benton County jobless rate continues to improve (Gazette-Times)

In the public sector, state government added 180 jobs in the past 12 months as Oregon State University continued to staff up. Local government hiring was flat, while federal employment was down 20 jobs over the year.

OSU research tracks stripe rust on susceptible wheat (Capital Press)

Stripe rust is spreading quickly on susceptible wheat varieties in Oregon State University test plots, extension cereal specialist Mike Flowers says.

It’s a big deal preparing schools for a big threat (OPB)

Central Elementary School is nearly 100 years old, and until recently, the state considered the historic building at “very high risk” of collapse, in an earthquake. And the risk of an earthquake happening? “There’s about a high 30’s to 40 percent chance that we’ll have one in the next 50 years. For statistics, that’s really high,” says Oregon State University geologist Chris Goldfinger. (see also Democrat-Herald)

Loss of oxytetracycline will leave gap in the tool box (Capital Press)

Ken Johnson, professor of plant pathology at Oregon State University, who was also at the Portland meetings, said, “Somebody on the board made the statement that the impact of plant antibiotic use is so small (as a reason for their vote). Organic standards don’t have to be 100 percent science-based.”

7 health problems eased with exercise (ABC News)

“Exercisers fall asleep faster, suffer fewer middle-of-the-night wake-ups and have a reduced risk of sleep disorders,” says study co-author Brad Cardinal, PhD, co-director of the sport and exercise psychology program at Oregon State University.

Fruit fly attacking Oregon berries (Fresh Plaza)

The fly came from Asia four years ago and has infested the entire United States, preferring to lay its larvae on cherries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, making them unfit to eat or market, said Rick Hilton, an entomologist with the Oregon State University Extension Service in Jackson County.

After the Boston bombings, what has Martin Luther King to teach us? (Portland Skanner)

A civil rights scholar on the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Kings Letter from a Birmingham Jail, by Jose-Antonio Orosco, associate professor of philosophy at OSU. (see also Huntington News)

Private forests home to essential wildlife (Portland Tribune)

Many organizations are exploring ways of compensating landowners who provide “ecosystem services” such as clean, cool water, or forests’ capacity to mitigate climate change by storing carbon. In addition, a “Ties to the Land” succession planning education program for family forest landowners is available through Oregon State University that helps prepare family forest owners for intergenerational transfer of their properties to their adult children.

Beaver athletes host art exhibit at Reser Stadium (Gazette-Times)

In the fall, Steven Christian is a defensive back for the Oregon State University football team. Year-round, Christian is a graduate student and an artist, and he is hosting an art show Saturday at Reser Stadium that will feature works from OSU athletes as well as other local artists.

SNNI’s proactive approach to healthier and safer nanomaterial (Micromeritics)

SNNI researchers have access to a vast array of shared-user facilities and labs across ONAMI at Oregon State University, the University of Oregon, Portland State University and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. These facilities provide advanced measurement and fabrication services that allow industrial and academic SNNI researchers to meet the initiatives goals.

How to keep eggs fresher and longer (Bend Bulletin)

In four weekly installments, Glenda Hyde, family community health staff with the Oregon State University Extension Service in Redmond, offers practical and safe food storage and handling tips for common household perishables.

Today

Campus Wellness Week April 22-28: Events and activities throughout the week highlighting the seven dimensions of wellness. Earn rewards for participation.  View the event calendar and print out your passport at:   http://oregonstate.edu/recsports/wellnessweek

Skyping with women in Gaza: OSU women are invited to come to the Women’s Center April 25, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., to Skype with women in Gaza in order to increase understanding and awareness about issues impacting them. Students, staff, faculty and community members welcome. Host partner is the American Language Center in Gaza City.

SEAC Community Conversations: Hot Topic-Gun Violence/Gun Control- Thursday, April 25, 11 a.m., MU 213-  “Living For 32” documentary screening and a facilitated conversation about gun violence and gun control in the United States. OSU students Drew Hatlen and Mohamed Elgarguri will provide argument for and against the concept of Gun Control. Facilitated conversation to follow. Refreshments provided. Request for accommodation: events.sli@oregonstate.edu #beBEAVERBOLD

Hybrids, The Future of Higher Ed: At the April 25 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Cub Kahn of Extended Campus will discuss the benefits of hybrid courses that combine online and face-to-face interaction. Triad meets in the MU, room 109A, from noon to 1 p.m. Guests are welcome to attend free of charge and pay $11 if they have lunch. Contact Nick Houtman, 541-737-0783, to save a seat.

Climate Club Sandwich Lunch: Conversations Across Disciplines series will focus on how other disciplines study climate change, present the latest findings in climate change research and scholarship, and provide an opportunity to meet colleagues interested in interdisciplinary collaboration.  This session will feature Allen Thompson,  Paige Fischer, and Gordon E. Grant April 25, noon to 1 p.m., StrandAg 348. RSVP’s appreciated: 541-737-5705

OSU Digital Publishing Strategy Roundtable: Faculty and staff are invited to an executive roundtable hosted by Adobe Systems, Inc., to present an overview of their Digital Publishing Suite, that allows users to create, distribute, and optimize digital publications for mobile delivery. Sponsored by the OSU Extension Service, this is an opportunity for discussion of a digital strategy that could affect publishing efforts across OSU. Information and registration: http://edu.adobeeventsonline.com/HED/DPS/OSU/invite.html.  Limited seating. April 25, 2 to 4 p.m., CH2M-Hill Alumni Center.

Sustainability Bike Tour Tour: We will visit 4 or 5 of the most popular sustainability features on campus during this hour long tour. Join the tour at 2:15 p.m., April 25, in the MU Quad and leave whenever you need. We will leave from the northeast corner of the Memorial Union quad. Bikes and helmets provided if needed, but please bring your own if you have them.

Global warming seminar: ”Global Warming: The Science is Settled (for Most of Us), Now What Do We Do?” a seminar by David Chapman of the University of Utah, will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25 in Gilfillan Auditorium on the Oregon State University campus

Sing Out! The Orange & Black Choral and Vocal Scholarship Concert (Corvallis.) Performance by OSU Chamber Choir, Bella Voce, and the OSU Meistersingers. April 25, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 N.W. Monroe. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door, available at  singorange.com

War and religion in America: “Lincoln’s Bequest: Losing and Finding Religion in a Time of War,” the Oregon State University Hundere Lecture with Ray Haberski, will be held on Thursday, April 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the OSU Memorial Union’s Pan Afrika Room. Haberski will address how the experience of war since 1941 has affected the tradition of Americans to interpret their history through a relationship to God. Information: http://oregonstate.edu/cla/shpr/

The Red Room Presents: Pianist Kayin Aaron. Thursday April 25 at 7 p.m. Aaron’s current work is an effort to meld the energy and motion of improvised piano structures with electronic sound scapes and rhythms. Aaron recently relocated to Corvallis from Michigan with his wife Wendy Rose Aaron (Assistant Professor in College of Education at OSU). Interzone Cafe, 1563 NW Monroe Ave. $5 at the door. Supported by the OSU music department.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Luau: Oregon State University will host its 58th annual Luau this Saturday, April 27, at Gill Coliseum – an event that includes an authentic Hawaiian dinner, a concert and show, and performances by a fire dancer and an Elvis impersonator. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 5 p.m. The show begins at 6 p.m.; the concert at 8:30 p.m. Advance tickets are priced at $25 for the dinner, show and concert; or $15 for the show and concert. They are available through April 26 in the Memorial Union quad from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets sold at the door will be $5 more.

NEW! Vietnamese Night:  Join the Vietnamese Student Association for their 41st Annual Culture Show: A Lapse in Time, this Sunday April 28 from 6-8 p.m. in the MU Ballroom.  Free, no tickets required but limited seating so get there early – doors open at 5:30 p.m.

NEW! Professional Faculty Job Groupings and Compensation Project Open Forum: Tuesday, April 30; 8:30 to 10 a.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Construction and Engineering Hall.   During this time attendees will learn about our progress made toward the competitive compensation assessment, our salary structure, and the upcoming steps with time for questions and feedback.  Pre-registration not required; forum will be live-streamed.

NEW! Kenya documentary: A documentary about a group of OSU student’s recent trip to Kenya will debut at Oregon State in a free public screening on Tuesday, April 30, in Kearney Hall Room 112. Doors open at 6 p.m., a photography exhibit of the people of Lela will be available for viewing in the lobby, and the 30-minute documentary will start at 6:30 p.m.  Following the screening, members of Oregon State’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders will share their personal experiences and answer questions. Seating is limited and available on a first-come basis. More information: on the Kenya project http://bit.ly/O7J7ij and the documentary screening http://poweredbyorange.com/kelwer/.

NEW! Sustainable Living Clinic – Home Energy Savings: Learn about energy efficiency. Enroll to receive a Home Energy Saver Kit – FREE including CFL’s, aerators, and showerhead. May 2, 1 to 5 p.m., Benton County Sunset Building Lobby, 4077 SW Research Way. Event free and open to the public For further information or questions call the Extension office 541-766-6750

NEW! Frisbee Dog Show and Contest. OSU Pet Day presents All Day Frisbee Dogs on Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Events include: free Frisbee dog clinic where you and your dog can learn the basics, a community Frisbee dog contest, and a show by Border Collie’s International K-9 Performing Team. For all the details, visit the Pet Day website.

Music à la Carte: Platypus Clarinet Orchestra University and private instructors and students from Eugene and Corvallis perform. Fri., April 26, noon. Memorial Union Lounge.

Centennial Tree Celebration: Celebrate ArborDay and Earth Week with a Tree Planting on the Library Quad. One hundred years ago the class of 1913 planted the majestic elm trees we now enjoy in the Library Quad. Come join in as we plant a tree as a gift to the next 100 years and honor and appreciate the gift of 1913. West side of the OSU Library Quad.  Along Waldo Place between Jefferson Way and Campus Way (across from the east entry to Strand Agriculture Hall) April 26, noon. Questions? Contact Norm Brown, Norm.Brown@oregonstate.edu

McCambridge honored at celebration: On April 26 at the OSU Alumni Association’s Spring Award Celebration, Mark McCambridge will receive the Honorary Alumni Award. A member of the university’s financial team since 1994, McCambridge has played a key role in reorganizing the university to make the best possible use of its resources, and he has championed the cause of fiscal transparency. The award is the highest honor the association can bestow upon those who are not alumni of OSU. To register for the event and to learn who the other award recipients are, please see www.osualum.com/honored

F&A Lunch Tour – Music Department: April 26, noon to 1 p.m. Tour the Music Department at Benton Hall.  The tour group will have the pleasure of hearing two of our premier choirs as they prepare for the Orange and Black concert: Bella Voce and Meistersingers.  To register please go to the Professional Development Training website at:  http://oregonstate.edu/training/index.php, or drop in.

Trans* Health 101 Friday, April 26, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Pride Center. Focus in on Trans* health and its various aspects, difficulties, and resources. Part of Queer Health Awareness Week.

Locker Room Health, Mental & Physical: Friday, April 26, 4 to 6 p.m., Upper Dixon Classroom. Learn and discuss about the many obstacles that those in the queer community and the heterosexual community face when using the locker rooms at Dixon. Part of Queer Health Awareness Week.

KBVR live band: This Friday, KBVR-TV’s live music show Locals Live will be featuring Tyler Stenson!  He will be playing an exclusive hour-long set in Snell Hall, Studio A this Friday, April 26 at 6 p.m., and is open to all OSU students for free. It will also be aired live on KBVR Channel 26, live-streamed online at www.kbvr.com, and posted to YouTube the next day.

Frida Kahlo play: “Frida, un Retablo,” a play detailing the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, will be presented at Withycombe Hall’s Lab Theatre on Friday, April 26, beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; latecomers will not be seated. The play was written by Dañel Malán of Portland’s Teatro Milagro (Miracle Theater), and follows Kahlo throughout her life.

Ride the Heart of the Valley benefit bike ride.  OSU College of Veterinary Medicine SCAVMA.  One Health fundraising event to benefit both animal and human medical charities.  Event held on Saturday, April 27, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at OSU CVM Equine Arena, 700 SW 30th St.  Pre-registration $30 before April 14 and $35 after.  More information and online registration: http://groups.oregonstate.edu/scavma/ride-heart-valley

Self-Defense Class Saturday, April 27,  10 a.m. to noon, Langton 301. Ronie Carper, the self-defense instructor will be giving a brief, crash course on self-defense for the OSU community. Part of Queer Health Awareness Week.

Drug Take Back Event: Free public collection of prescription medications: controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter substances from individual households will be collected. Before you go, please get the details at http://tiny.cc/takeback13. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 27, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St. This drive-through event will take place in front of the Carriage House. Look the for signs, as it will be well marked.

Artistic Beavers: April 27, 5:30 – 8 p.m., Club Level Reser Stadium. First ever event focused on highlighting the artistic talents of both local artists and student athletes at Oregon State University. Proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Special Guest speaker Coach Mike Riley.

Retirement celebration for Donetta Sheffold:  Donetta Sheffold will be retiring from her position in the Office of the Provost after 38 years of service to Oregon State University.  A reception will be held April 30, 4 p.m., in MU 206.

Lectures and webinars

NEW! EM Lab Director Candidate Seminar:  Zhiqiang (Tony) Chen will speak on “Skills in electron microscopy and how to translate it in the growth of the Oregon State University EM Facility.” Tuesday, April 30, 2 p.m., LPSC 402.

NEW! Investigative Reporting on Proteins, Getting the scoop on nature’s tiniest machines:  Andy Karplus, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, is the 2012 recipient of the F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Award.  His award lecture will be presented Tuesday, April 30 at 7:15 p.m in the Construction and Engineering Hall of LaSells Stewart Center.  The event is free and open to the public.

NEW! Graduate education forum: Graduate Dean Karen DePauw, Virginia Tech, will be giving a forum entitled “Transforming Graduate Education: The Future is Ours.”  The event will take place on Thursday, May 2 at 1:30 p.m. in the MU Journey Room.

Eating-to-Learn WIC Spring Lunch: “Teaching Science and Professional Writing: An Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion.”  Christine Pastorek (Chemistry), Ehren Pflugfelder (School of Writing, Literature, and Film), and Allen Sprague (WIC)  will offer ideas, insights, and strategies for helping students communicate as professionals in their field.  The panelists will speak on April 26, 12-1 p.m. in Milam 215.  Please register here.

“Health Impact Assessment: A Cutting Edge Tool for Bringing Public Health Science to Cross-Sector Policies,”: A research seminar by Brenda Hoppe with Oregon State University’s Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety, will be held at noon on Friday, April 26, in the Hallie Ford Center, room 115. Hoppe is a senior natural resource specialist for the Oregon Health Authority, performing research, modeling and data analysis related to climate change, health impact assessment, built environment and drinking water quality.

Bellah’s Lament: the Making of Civil Religion in America:  In 1967, Robert Bellah published an essay entitled “Civil Religion in America” – he regretted it ever since.  Bellah’s lament is based on the ironic relationship between the historical and the historiographical aspects of that essay and reveal a significant relationship between civil religion and war.  April 26, noon in Milam Hall 301.

Willamette Water 2100 Webinar: Naomi Tague, Associate Professor of Hydrology, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC-Santa Barbara and Elizabeth Garcia, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, UC-Santa Barbara, will give a webinar on “Modeling ecohydrologic processes in mountain watersheds—implications for the Willamette Watershed”. Friday, April 26, noon to 1 p.m., Kidder 202 and online at: http://live.oregonstate.edu .  The seminar is sponsored by the Willamette Water 2100 project and the Institute for Water and Watersheds.

The Trustworthy Leader: Amy Lyman, author of The Trustworthy Leader:  Leveraging the Power of Trust to Transform Your Organization, will give a public lecture on Monday, April 29, from 3: to 4:30 p.m. in the Hallie Ford Center (Room 115).  Amy Lyman is co-founder of the Great Place to Work® Institute.  A live stream will be available at http://live.oregonstate.edu.

News for Employees

NEW! PFLA board member nominees: We are soliciting nominations for PFLA Board Members for the following positions: President Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Professional Development Director, and Marketing Director.  To serve on the PFLA Board, you must be or must become a member of PFLA and you must hold professional faculty/staff status.  The position descriptions are available at http://oregonstate.edu/pfla as stated in the bylaws. Contact either Deb Walker (deborah.walker@oregonstate.edu) or Shelly Signs (shelly.signs@oregonstate.edu) with nominations.

NEW! Faculty mediators sought: The Faculty Senate is accepting applications from faculty (tenure-track, fixed-term, professional faculty) who are interested in filling one of several Faculty Mediator positions; applications are due May 6. The solicitation at http://oregonstate.edu/senate/FM_solicit.pdf  outlines the purpose and skills needed for one to serve as a Faculty Mediator, as well as the required materials to submit. Training will be provided to those who are selected.

NEW! University Day award nominations due: This is a reminder that nominations are due April 25 for several campus-wide awards to be presented at University Day that honor outstanding contributions and performance by OSU faculty. All nomination materials must be submitted to: Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee, c/o OSU Faculty Senate Office, 107 Gilkey Hall, Corvallis OR 97331-6203. The award criteria, eligibility, synopsis, guidelines and nomination materials are linked from http://oregonstate.edu/senate/awards/nom/. Contact vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu if you have questions related to the awards or nomination requirements.

NEW! NSF – Physics Frontiers Centers Letters of Intent: The Research Office Incentive Programs is requesting letters of intent for the NSF-PFC program. The program supports university-based centers and institutes where the collective efforts of a larger group of individuals can enable transformational advances in the most promising research areas. Guidelines for letters of intent: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/physics-frontiers-centers-pfc. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: May 10

NEW! NSF – Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Letters of Intent: The Research Office, Incentive Programs is requesting letters of intent for the NSF-MRSEC program. MRSECs provide sustained support of interdisciplinary materials research and education of the highest quality while addressing fundamental problems in science and engineering. Guidelines for letters of intent: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/nsf-mrsec. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: May 17

NEW! NSF – Online Resource Center for Ethics Education in Science and Engineering Letters of Intent: The Research Office, Incentive Programs is requesting letters of intent for the NSF-ORCEESE program. The program will fund an online resource center that will support efforts by scientists and engineers to incorporate ethical issues and reasoning into their pedagogy and research. Guidelines for letters of intent: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/nsf-orceese. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: May 17

AOP Spring Conference: Learn about Fresh Ideas for Cooking Healthy on a budget and Keeping your Body Fit when your job requires you to sit all day; Monday, May 6 in the Valley Library Willamette Rooms 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The registration fee is $5 and free to students. Open to everybody; Register by email to Charlene.Wilkinson@oregonstate.edu

AOP Boss of the Year Award: Nominate your outstanding Boss of the Year at http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition. Deadline: May 7, at 5 p.m. Then attend the Wednesday, May 22 AOP Awards Luncheon. For questions, contact Laura.Collins@oregonstate.edu

Staff tuition discount: Employees and dependents attending OSU, the Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount) deadline is April 26 to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU during Spring.  Applications are to be submitted to your business center.  For more information:  http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/benefits/stafffee

EmpCenter Training and Open Labs: Training is now available online for employees that will begin using EmpCenter on May 1(Classified Salaried Exempt and Classified Salaried Non-exempt employees). In addition, Open Labs have been scheduled for the next two weeks.  Training can be found at mytime.oregonstate.edu/empcenter-training.

IRB Express: The Research Office is working to continually improve processes that can assist the OSU research effort. For human subjects studies that meet the federal definition of “exempt”, a new express process is now available to investigators, this includes review of student-driven studies. Effective immediately, investigators can book a 30-minute face-to-face meeting with IRB staff for an express review. This in-person review bypasses the usual electronic process, thus enabling the review of your protocol to take place immediately.  Express review may be used for both initial applications and project revisions for exempt studies. In the great majority of cases, we anticipate approval of applications and revisions during that meeting. Express reviews by video conference are available to those off-site or with on-campus mobility issues. More information can be found at: http://oregonstate.edu/research/irb/

PaCS Presents Merchant Expo 2013: Merchant Expo is happening at LaSells Stewart Center on Thursday, May 30.  This is a great opportunity to connect with the vendors who can potentially fulfill your procurement needs. Find additional information and register online to attend at http://pacs.oregonstate.edu/merchantexpo/. Register by May 23 to have a chance to win a $50 Fred Meyer gift card.

Traffic and Maintenance

Washington Ave SE Lot Closure: Due to the ASCE PNW Student Conference the lot will be closed, April 26-27, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Langton Place: Due to the installation of new ADA parking and road work for Langton Place two parking spaces will be closed for the duration of the project, April 22-June 14, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The road will remain open during this work.

Electrical shutdowns: A series of electrical shutdowns around campus will take place in April and June. Below is a proposed schedule of shutdown locations, dates and times.
April 28
The following buildings will be without power from approximately 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Withycombe, Nash, Gilmore, Ballard Extension, Women’s Building.
June 16
The following buildings will be without power from approximately 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Withycombe, McNary, Wilson, Callahan.
These buildings will have the power shut off at 8 a.m. and re-energized at approximately 10 a.m. Then de-energized at 5 p.m. and re-energized at approximately 6 p.m.:Withycombe, Nash, Gilmore, Ballard Extension, Women’s Building, Snell, McAlexander Fieldhouse, Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center, Pharmacy, Women’s Center, Education, Kerr Admin.
Your contacts for questions and concerns regarding this shutdown are Stuart Larson (stuart.larson@oregonstate.edu) and Scott Drahn (scott.drahn@oregonstate.edu) .  You can also contact the Campus Operations Work Coordination Center (541) 737-2969.

Jobs

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

The Graduate School is accepting applications for one full time Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting # 0010458. For full consideration apply by April 25.

 Information Technology Consultant, Competency Level 2 – Technology Support Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Information Technology Consultant position. Posting # 0010471. Closes April 28.

Professional and Noncredit Education (PNE) is accepting applications for one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2.  Posting # 0010511. Closes April 28.

Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month fixed term Instructional Design Specialist position.  Posting # 0010508. Closes April 28.

OSU’s Division of Outreach and Engagement invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Instructional Design Specialist position. Posting # 0010505. Closes April 28.

The Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development (formerly the Office of Technology Transfer) seeks an individual with a background in engineering to join the office as a Licensing Manager.  The successful applicant must demonstrate passion to develop skills and excel in intellectual property management and licensing within a university setting. Posting # 0010502.  Closes April 29.

International Programs Manager – The College of Forestry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Programs Manager. Posting #0010534. Closes April 30.

The College of Business invites applications for a 1.0 FTE 9-month, Instructor of Finance position. Posting #0010431. Closes Apr. 30.

Administrative Manager  – The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Administrative Manager. Posting # 0010438  Closes April 30.

EXTENDED: Staff Psychiatrist –Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term Psychiatrist. Posting #0010416. Closes May 5.

Office Specialist 2 – Business Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0010561. Closes May 6.

The Office of Vice Provost for Student Affairs invites applications through May 7, for the Director of Student Affairs Research, Evaluation and Planning, a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  Posting: 0010510. Closes May 7.

The Health Sciences Business Center (HSBC) invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Fiscal Coordinator 1 position. Posting # 0010543.  For full consideration apply by April 23. Closes May 7.

The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for the position of Associate Dean. This is a 12-month, 1.0 FTE position.  The appointee to this position must be a tenured Associate or Full Professor at Oregon State University at the time of appointment. To apply for this position, please submit your resume/CV and a statement of interest to the search chair: Susana Rivera-Mills (Susana.Rivera-Mills@oregonstate.edu).  Deadline for full consideration of applicant materials is May 10 at 5 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.  Email subject line for your submission should be Associate Dean.

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards (SCCS) is seeking a Coordinator, Community Conduct. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # 0010569. Closes May 10.

The Aquaculture and Fisheries Collaborative Research Support Program (AquaFish CRSP)  seeks a Communication and Outreach Manager, full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position. Posting #0010601. Closes May 17.

The Aquaculture and Fisheries Collaborative Research Support Program (AquaFish CRSP) seeks a Faculty Research Assistant (Training, Gender, and Capacity Building Coordinator), full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position. Posting # 0010602. Closes May 17.

International Scholar Advisor – International Scholar and Faculty Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Scholar Advisor position. Posting #0010489. Closes May 31.  To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 30.  Applications will continue to be accepted after the “for-full consideration” date, until the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

The College of Business invites applications for a 1.0 FTE 9-month, Instructor – Statistics position. Posting #0010598. Closes June 1.

The College of Business invites applications for a 1.0 FTE 9-month, Instructor – Business Law position. Posting #0010600. Closes June 1.

The OSU Foundation is currently recruiting for the position of Administrative Assistant for Special Events in the Corvallis office.   This position provides administrative assistance and support to the Donor Relations and Special Events team.   The starting annual salary for this position is $32,868.

Weather

Corvallis:“Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.” -  W. Earl Hall. What? Another sunny day? It’s almost too good to be true! 75 and lovely today with a low tonight of 44. Could reach 78 tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Beautiful and sunny with a high of 71 and a low of 38.

Newport: Patchy fog and clouds with a high of 56 and a low of 43.

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

 

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