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Friday, Oct. 18, 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.

OSU develops new way to kill ovarian cancer (KGW)

Scientists at Oregon State University have found a way to destroy ovarian cancer cells using nanotechnology, according to a new study released Thursday. (see also Northwest Cable NewsPhys.Org, Drug Discovery and Development)

Oregon Coast sneaker waves can take deadly toll (OPB)

Oregon State University oceanographer Tuba Ozkan-Haller says, “The ocean is never a low risk environment. That’s just a fact.” (see also Daily Astorian)

Oregon to help World Bank fix nation’s ocean issues (Sustainable Business Oregon)

The recommendations followed an extended inquiry by 21 experts from 16 countries, including two ocean experts with Oregon ties. Jane Lubchenco, former administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and a research professor at Oregon State University, and Dawn Wright, a former OSU professor and now a chief scientist at the Environmental Systems Research Institute in New York, participated in the work.

Shutdown caused financial stress for some Oregonians (OPB)

Anna Semple  is a faculty research assistant for a professor at Oregon State University. Today, she went back to work analyzing federal data to look for earthquake and volcanic activity.

OSU veterinary students to care for homeless animals (Gazette-Times)

This Saturday, a coalition of community groups will offer care for animals whose human guardians are homeless. The Street Dawgs and Cats Care Fair is planned for 1 to 4 p.m. in the Thompson Shelter at Avery Park.

5 ways the shutdown will continue to be a drag for early career scientists (The Equation)

“At Oregon State University, our doctoral students and post-docs have been locked out of their offices and had to find other places to work from, since the federal government owns the research facilities. People’s dissertation research, or more importantly, research vital to health and welfare of us all, now lays in ruins.

OSU researcher: Climate change will decimate oceans by 2100 (KGW)

A new Oregon State University-led report issued Wednesday warns that climate change will destroy the world’s oceans by 2100. The study, co-written by Andrew Thurber, an OSU oceanographer, concludes that by the year 2100, about 98 percent of the oceans will be affected by acidification, warming temperatures, low oxygen or lack of biological productivity. What’s more, “most areas will be stricken by a multitude of these stressors,” Thurber said. (see also OPBKATU)

New chemicals show promising bacterial kill (Digital Journal)

The research into the new chemicals was undertaken at Oregon State University. The findings have been published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, in a paper headed “Gene-Silencing Antisense Oligomers Inhibit Acinetobacter Growth In Vitro and In Vivo.” (see also Health News)

Sorority members promote fire safety (KEZI)

Sorority members from Oregon State University will go door to door this weekend to remind people to check their smoke alarms.

Washington hopes to build innovative manufacturing center (KPBJ)

Universities in Washington and Oregon have banded together to apply for federal funds to create a “regional innovative manufacturing facility” in each state, which would focus on each state’s technology expertise. Seven institutions so far supporting the Northwest proposal are Washington State University, University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Edmonds Community College, the University of Washington and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland.

Potato trials offer variety (Herald & News)

Clint Shock, director and professor of the Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station, cut open a potato and held it out. The pink colored flesh of the specialty spud stood out in the autumn sun. “A potato is a source of starch,” he said, “but it’s also a source of many other properties of human health.”

Today

Beavers Wanted:  How to prepare for Success at the Career Fair:  Employers come to Career Fairs to hire and network with Beavers.  Find out tips on how to make employers want to hire you!  Carolyn Killefer will speak on Friday Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. to noon in the OSU Library:  Willamette East & West Rooms.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Resume:  Can You Pass the 10 Second Rule?   Writing a stellar resume can be challenging!  Learn how to grab the employer’s interest in 10 seconds! Lea McLeod from Degrees of Transition LLC will present on Oct. 18  from 11 a.m. to noon in the OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Music à la Carte: Thunder Egg Consort, Anthea Kreston, violin; Kenji Bunch, viola; Jason Duckles, cello, and Monica Ohuchi, piano.  Friday, Oct. 18, noon, MU Lounge. For more information: oregonstate.edu/cla/music/music-la-carte-concert-series

School of Public Policy lecture: On Friday, Oct. 18 from noon-1:30 p.m. in Bexell 102, the School of Public Policy hosts Alfredo Burlando (University of Oregon Dept. of Economics), who will present “Power Outages, Power Externalities, and Baby Booms.”

Susan Matson retirement celebration: After more than 39 years working for Oregon State University, most of it with College of Business, Susan Matson will be retiring. On Friday, Oct. 18, there will be a celebration in her honor in Bexell Hall Room 202 from 3-5 p.m. (official toasts at 3:30 p.m.). Please help the College of Business celebrate your great colleague and help her start the next chapter of life.

Psychology colloquium: “An Experimental Paradigm for Exploring Childhood Socialization,” Oct. 18, 4 p.m., Room 111, Reed Lodge. Aurora Sherman of OSU will present as part of the School of Psychological Science Colloquium. For more information on the colloquium series, please see the SPS homepage: http://oregonstate.edu/cla/psych_science

Speech Communication Colloquium: Trischa Goodnow will present “Light from the Middle East: The Real vs. the Imagined in Contemporary Photography” on Friday, Oct. 18, from 4 to 5 p.m., in Shepard Hall 106. This research, an analysis of a photography exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, draws implications about photographs, rhetoric, imagination, and reality.

Saturday

Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives Brewery Crawl: Oregon has a rich beer history and recently OSU Libraries created the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives to help capture and preserve it. To celebrate Oregon Archives Month, OHBA has organized a downtown brewery crawl and talks on local brewing history on Oct. 19. Visit the Oregon Archives Month page (http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/archivesmonth.html) for your crawl guide, event details, and information about registration. Contact Tiah Edmunson-Morton at 541-737-7387 or tiah.edmunson-morton@oregonstate.edu with questions.

Book reading: Robin Kimmerer will read from her new book, “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants,” on Saturday, Oct. 19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Oregon State University’s LaSells Stewart Center, C&E Auditorium. She’ll be joined by poet Alison Hawthorne Deming for an event celebrating the 10th anniversary of OSU Spring Creek Project’s Long-Term Ecological Reflections program. The program is free and open to all.

NEW! Rainbow Continuum Fall Drag Show. Cheer on your favorite Drag Queens/Kings Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center. Doors/ticket sales open: 6:30pm. Tickets also available Friday in the SEAC (MU 103). Tickets $5, or get one free ticket with OSU Student ID. For more information, find us on Facebook  or contact Christine. Sponsored by SEAC, funded by Educational Activities.

Upcoming events

NEW! Voter forum: A voter forum sponsored by ASOSU, Faculty Senate and the OSU School of Public Policy will take place on campus Oct. 23, 5 p.m., in the MU Lounge.  The forum will focus on two levies that will be on the local ballot in November, Measure 02-86 and Measure 02-87, a local option tax levy and an annexation.

NEW! Chili for Scholarships: Join the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine at a Chili Cookoff to raise funds for veterinary student scholarships. A $5 donation gets you a bowl of chili and all the fixin’s plus 3 tickets to taste and vote on a variety of exotic chilis. The festivities take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, 5:30 pm – 7 p.m. in the Magruder Hall lobby.

Lectures and webinars

NEW! TAC Workshop:  Getting to Know Hitachi StarBoards with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). Learn the basics of how the Hitachi Starboard electronic whiteboard system works. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the functionality of the board and introduce ideas of how it might be effectively utilized in the classroom.   Monday, Oct. 21, 9-9:50 a.m., Waldo 320B.  Click here to register: http://bit.ly/1gbDJrc

NEW! TAC Webinar:  Introduction to Mind-Mapping with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). Learn what mind-mapping is and how you might utilize it in your classes to improve learning. This webinar includes a mixture of conceptual and practical application, as well as a brief overview of existing mind mapping software and its features.  Tuesday, Oct. 22, 11-11:50 a.m.  Click here to register: http://bit.ly/1gbE25i

NEW! Director of Shared Services forum: The Director of Shared Services is responsible for the oversight and guidance of OSU’s Business Centers. Candidates will answer the question,”Given the unique position OSU is in related to changes in our governance (i.e. we will have an independent Board as of July, 2014), what implications and opportunities does that have regarding our balance between risk, compliance and customer service?” followed by 45 minutes for questions and answers. Linda Powell:  Tuesday, Oct. 22,  2:15-3:15 p.m., MU, JPLC Journey Room.

NEW! A Toast to OSU’s Fermentation Science Program: At the Oct. 24 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Bob McGorrin of the Food Science and Technology Dept. will discuss a new research program in distilled spirits. Triad meets in the Agriculture Science Room at the La Sells Stewart Center, 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, by Oct. 21 to save a seat.

Benefits of an Open Access Policy Lecture (recorded):  As part of Open Access Week 2013, Redefining Impact, Rich Schneider, professor of Orthopedic Surgery at UCSF and advocate for open access, discusses how an open access policy benefits faculty.  Monday Oct. 21, 9 to 10 a.m., Valley Library, Willamette East. Refreshments will be served.

Fisheries and wildlife Monday morning meetings: Brooke Penaluna, USFS, will speak on “Examining the effects of forest harvest on trout in the context of climate change,” at 10 a.m., Oct. 21, in Nash Hall Room 32. Open to the OSU community.

So You Think You Can Interview?    Want to feel more prepared?  Learn how to polish your interviewing skills and ace your interview!  Miriam Lea from Rentrak will present on Monday, Oct. 21 in the OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West from 11 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by Oregon State University Career Services.

Faculty forum on OSU Divestment out of fossil fuel companies: This one hour (brown bag) noon-time forum will examine the upcoming proposed resolution to the faculty related to the OSU Foundation divestment out of fossil fuel investments. Meetings take place at noon  Oct 21, Strand 111; Oct 24, Womens Building 210; Oct 31, Kidder 128. The proposed (draft) resolution that will be the subject of discussion and vote by the Faculty Senate later in the quarter.

How You Can Use Social Media to Get a Job:  Discover how to efficiently use social media to get a job!  Karlina Christensen from the Statesman Journal Media will present on Monday, Oct. 21 from 1 to 2 p.m. in OSU Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Zoology seminar:  Jérémie Vidal-Dupiol ,OSU Zoology, postdoc (Weis Lab) will speak on “Coral stress responses to global changes, from transcriptome to epigenome,” Oct. 21, 3:30 p.m, ALS 4001.

Department of Food Science and Technology fall seminar: J. Antonio Torres, Associate Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology, will speak on “Risk Assessment Applications to Process Design and Shelf-life Assessment” Oct. 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Wiegand 132.

Statistics seminar series: Sastry Pantula, Dean of the College of Science, will speak on “ABCs @ NSF” on Oct. 21, 4 p.m., in Owen Hall 102. He will discuss funding and career opportunities at NSF.

New Measures of Impact for Faculty Lecture (recorded):  As part of Open Access Week 2013, Redefining Impact, Jason Priem, a leader in the Altmetrics movement, will explain new ways for faculty to measure the impact of their scholarship. Tuesday Oct. 22, 9 to 10 a.m., Valley Library, Willamette East. Refreshments will be served.

The Key to Better Health is in Your Hands: OSU Extension Service, Linn/Benton Family and Community health class, Oct. 22, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Learn to manage your own chronic disease, whatever it is. What can we do to help our quality of life and what are  local resources that can make a positive difference in life. Benton County Extension Service, 4077 SW Research Way, Corvallis.  Call 541-766-6750 to register.

Horticulture Seminar Series: Jeff Miller, Professor in the Department of Horticulture at OSU will present a seminar on “The Adventures of a Global Horticulturist.” He will speak on Oct. 22 from 4 to 5 p.m., in ALS 4000.

“The Art of Border Crossings: Reflections on the Future Practice of Science,” part of the 2013 Tsoo King  Memorial Lectures, Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, OSU campus, free and open to the public. Angela Gronenborn, the Rosalind Franklin Chair at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will explore bridging scientific disciplines as part of future progress in the natural sciences. A professional science lecture will be held on campus the next day. More info: http://biochem.science.oregonstate.edu/

Center for Teaching and Learning’s Fall Symposium: You’re Invited to CTL’s Fall Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 24, held at the Memorial Union. You can register for anything from a single hour-long session to a full day exploring the symposium’s three tracks: Promoting Learning, Ensuring Rigor, and Supporting Inquiry. Register at http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/fall-teaching-symposium.

Open Access and Article Metrics Lecture:  Dr. Peter Binfield, co-founder and publisher of PeerJ, will speak on Altmetrics in celebration of Open Access Week 2013: Redefining Impact.  Altmetrics is the study and use of scholarly impact measures based on activity in online tools and environments. Friday Oct. 25, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Library Rotunda, 2nd Floor.  Refreshments provided.

News for Employees

NEW! Faculty Release Time (FRT): The Research Office, Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the FRT Winter 2013-14 Solicitation (Spring 2014 Release). The program provides limited funding for individuals developing external grant proposals or who wish to further their scholarly activities. Program description and application: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/frt. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Nov. 18.

NEW! Oregon Archives Month at OSU: The 8th annual historic recipe event, the Taste of the ‘Chives, falls on National Food Day! This year we’re celebrating the launch of the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives with beer-infused foods and recipes with brewing ingredients. Cook these unique dishes and join the fun. Find out about all the events on our OAM website http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/archivesmonth.html. Info: Tiah Edmunson-Morton, 541-737-7387 or tiah.edmunson-mortion@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Accessibility Plan: Oregon State University’s Office of Equity and Inclusion, in collaboration with the Accessible University Advisory Committee and many other groups and offices, spent most of the 2012-2013 academic year studying the state of campus accessibility, in efforts to complete a draft Comprehensive Accessibility Plan for the Built Environment. We hope you will share any and all comments you might have about campus accessibility. The comment period will remain open through Fall Term, ending Dec. 20.

NEW! Accessibility Committee: The Accessible University Advisory Committee (AUAC) is building a shared momentum for prioritizing the process of making OSU physically accessible, and through that process has guided the campus in funding millions of dollars’ worth of accessibility improvements over the past few years. Individuals who may be interested in learning more, or joining the committee, should contact gabriel.merrell@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Accessible Parking: Campus Operations directed some significant improvements to accessible parking on campus over the past summer. Accessible parking was added between Waldo and Langton along Jefferson, at Plageman Student Health Center, behind Withycombe, and behind Dryden. Anyone with a disabled parking permit and valid OSU parking permit can park in accessible parking spaces on campus. The parking app website may be useful if you need to find accessible parking.

PFLA invites art submissions: The Annual Classified and Professional Faculty Art Exhibit co-sponsored by the Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA) and the Association of Office Professionals (AOP) is accepting submission/registration to the 2013/2014 show! Share your talent and creativity with the campus for display at the LaSells Stewart Center. The last day for submissions is noon, Nov. 15. http://oregonstate.edu/ua/events/classified-and-professional-staff-art-exhibit

Gun salute: The memorial service for Pvt. Cody James Patterson will be held at LaSells Stewart Center on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m.  Near the end of the service there will be a 21-gun salute.  The Office of Public Safety wanted the OSU community to be aware of the noise event.

Recreational Sports – payroll deduction: All payroll deduction forms for Recreational Sports memberships are due to Recreational Sports by Friday, Nov. 1. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to use payroll deduction to purchase your membership. Forms can be found by clicking here. Please contact Ali Casqueiro, Membership Coordinator, with questions.

Oregon Drive Less Challenge: Oct. 21 – Nov. 1. Track your trips by bike, bus, walking, carpool/vanpool and teleworking to help us eliminate a half-million vehicle miles statewide! Our goal here in Benton, Linn and Lincoln Counties is 78,000 miles. Sign up or log in at www.DriveLessConnect.com and click “Calendar” in the top blue bar to track your trips on your private calendar.You can win a Kindle, a $500 cash card, and much more. All the details are at: www.DriveLessConnect.com/Challenge/Prizes.

Cheese sale: Beaver Classic cheese is available for purchase every Friday during Fall Term from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the OSU Creamery, Withycombe 159.

National Work & Family Month: Last Day to Register for Beaver Strides at Student Health Services is Friday Oct. 18. For more information visit: studenthealth.oregonstate.edu.

Faculty development fund: Applications for the L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Fund are due Oct. 31. The L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Fund provides individual faculty members with grants of up to $2,200 for professional development activities that have a clear connection to the enhancement of teaching and student learning at OSU. Two grants for a maximum of $4,400 may be considered for exceptionally compelling and well-written proposals. Academic advising-related proposals are welcome. Applications and guidelines are available at: http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/grants

Employees and dependents attending OSU: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount):  Deadline is Oct. 28 to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU Fall 2013.  Applications are to be submitted to your business center.  For additional information, please visit:  http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/benefits/stafffee

Faculty Senate Elections – Faculty with Split Appointments: Non-tenured faculty who have split appointments between units may choose one to be apportioned for Senate purposes. This choice will determine Senate representation. Faculty who do not select one will be placed at the discretion of the Faculty Senate Office. Contact faculty.senate@oregonstate.edu by noon on Oct. 18 to indicate with which unit you wish to be apportioned. Provide the units you are split between, and the unit with which you prefer to be apportioned; please indicate ‘Split Appointment’ in the Subject line.

Faculty Senate Elections – Opportunity to Decline Senator Nomination:
All faculty represented by the Faculty Senate (academic, research and professional) are eligible during the Fall 2013 elections to be elected to a Senator position and represent faculty in their apportionment unit, unless they are a current Senator. Faculty wishing to decline to have their name placed on the nomination ballot should contact faculty.senate@oregonstate.edu no later than noon on Nov. 5. Please indicate ‘Decline Nomination’ in the Subject line.

PEBB Exercise Rewards Program: Recreational Sports and Faculty-Staff Fitness are both approved for the Exercise Rewards Program. This means that PEBB-eligible faculty/staff and their spouse/domestic partner are each eligible for a $15/month reimbursement reward for engaging in physical activity at least 12 times/month. Mix and match with Recreational Sports and Faculty-Staff Fitness to meet your requirements. Get all of the details from the Recreational Sports website and the Faculty Staff Fitness 

Traffic and Maintenance

Fairbanks: Vacuum excavation for a new water line along the sidewalk north of Fairbanks Hall will require an approximate 4-week sidewalk closure.  ADA access to Fairbanks Hall will remain open by using the south-accessed (at Jefferson Street) parking lot on the west side of Fairbanks.  The two ADA parking spaces and lift for the building will be available for the duration of the sidewalk closure, Oct. 21-Nov. 25.

Jefferson Way: Jefferson Way from 15th St to 26th St will experience delays Monday – Friday during class change times.  Traffic will be stopped hourly from 15 til to 5 after the hour.  These delays are a safety measure to protect the students and staff (pedestrians) during construction of the Student Experience Center.  We are asking all people who drive this area as a short cut through campus to use an alternate route.  Also, any people scheduling deliveries be aware of these delay times and try to schedule deliveries at the bottom of the hour.

Jobs

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

Associate Director-Transportation Solutions:  OSU Campus Operations is accepting applications for a full-time Professional Faculty position.  The individual in this position will be responsible for developing and maintaining a dynamic, sustainable, data-driven long-range plan and comprehensive mission to meet the growing and evolving transportation and parking needs of OSU. This position will direct and coordinate the efforts of the Motor Pool and Transit and Parking Services (TaPS) managers for planning, organization, direction, budget, capital assets, contractual obligations and administration of transportation for the OSU campus.  Posting #0011431 Closes Oct. 18.

Advisor-The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for an Academic Advisor, full-time, 12-month, fixed-term position.  Provide advising support for undergraduate Environmental Sciences majors who are enrolled either on campus or through Oregon State University’s Ecampus. Posting #0011416. For full consideration apply by Oct. 20.

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator – The Environmental Health Science Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator position. Posting #0011309. Closes Oct. 20.

Douglas County Extension Office is seeking an Office Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # 0011319.

Grants/Contracts Coordinator– The University Administrative Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Grants/Contracts Coordinator position. Posting # 0011435. Closes Oct. 21.

Closes Oct. 21. Director – The Center for Lifelong STEM Learning invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director position. Posting #0011233, closes for full consideration on Oct. 21.

Office Specialist 2– The OSU Libraries and Press invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0011449. Closes Oct. 22.

The Health Sciences Business Center (HSBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting #0011419.  Closes Oct. 22.

Tillamook County Extension Office is accepting applications for one full-time Office Specialist 2 position. This position will be located in Tillamook, Oregon. Posting #0011412. Closes Oct. 25.

Cook 2 – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 10-month, Cook 2 position.  Posting #0011470.  Closes Oct. 28.

The College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences at Oregon State University is seeking an Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, 12-month, professorial faculty position. This position will serve Malheur County. This position is 0.75 FTE tenure-track and 0.25 FTE recurring fixed-term funding. To apply, visit Posting #0011413. Posting closes Oct. 30.

The School of Civil and Construction Engineering is currently recruiting for a 1.00 FTE fixed-term Faculty Research Assistant, Posting # 0011200.  Closes Oct. 31.

Research Coordinator.  OSU Zoology Department invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term position PISCO-ODFW Marine Science Integration Researcher for a two-year project.  This is a new position that will serve as a formal bridge between Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Marine Reserves Program and the Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans. Posting #0011408.  For full consideration: apply by Oct. 31.

Information Technology Manager  – The Office of Enrollment Management invites applications for a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term Information Technology Manager position. Posting # 0011421. Closes Oct 31.

Grants/Contracts Coordinator– The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Grants/Contracts Coordinator position. Posting # 0011476. Full consideration date, Nov. 1; Closes Nov. 6.

OSU Extended Campus is seeking a Project Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # 0011474. Closes Nov. 3.

The College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University seeking an Assistant Professor of Practice. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term faculty position in the in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture. This position will serve Benton, Lane and Linn Counties, with primary responsibility for community horticulture. The primary work station will be either Benton or Linn County Extension office and will be determined in consultation with the West Central Regional Administrator. Posting # 0011448. Closes Nov. 3.

The College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University seeking an Assistant Professor of Practice. This position is located in McMinnville. This is a part-time (0.75 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term faculty position in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture. This position will serve Yamhill County with primary responsibility for community horticulture. Posting # 0011447. Closes Nov. 3.

Human Resources Manager– The University Administrative Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Human Resources Manager position. Posting #0011486. Closes Nov. 4.

The College of Forestry is recruiting for a Professor and Department Head, in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society (FES). The College of Forestry seeks an established and broad thinking scholar, an effective and inspiring leader, and a highly competent administrator for this position. FES is an energized and interdisciplinary department containing leading scholars whose expertise ranges from the biophysical to the social sciences, from policy to ethics. Posting #0011321. Closes Nov. 15.

Regional Network Director – OSU Alumni Association invites applications for a full-time, alumni relations professional to develop, lead and manage regional volunteer networks and alumni programs in Oregon (other than Portland) and Boise, ID. Position description and application info at: www.osualum.com/jobs

Weather

Corvallis: Ready to float through a sunny weekend? More of this beautiful weather is on its way. Foggy mornings and brilliant afternoons just keep coming. Highs in the upper 60s, lows around 40.

Central Oregon: Sunny today and throughout the weekend. Highs in the mid to upper 60s, lows in the mid 30s.

Newport: Patchy fog and sunny afternoons through the weekend. Highs in the mid 60s, lows around 45.

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

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