OSU Today

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Today in the News Media

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

Dinosaurs and LSD might have co-existed, study says (Digital Journal)

“It seems like ergot has been involved with animals and humans almost forever, and now we know that this fungus literally dates back to the earliest evolution of grasses,” said George Poinar, Jr., faculty at the OSU College of Science. (see also Science Blog, Daily Mail, Vice Magazine)

Major gifts help OSU-Cascades plan sustainable campus (KTVZ)

Lee and Connie Kearney of Vancouver, Wash., have committed a $500,000 lead gift toward an initiative to develop Oregon State University-Cascades’ new campus as one that exemplifies energy conservation and is positioned for a net zero future, the school announced Monday. (see also OPB, My Central Oregon, Bend Bulletin)

Treadmill desks don’t make up for sitting (Live Science)

“Treadmill desks aren’t an effective replacement for regular exercise, and the benefits of the desks may not justify the cost and other challenges that come with implementing them,” the study’s lead researcher John Schuna Jr., an assistant professor of exercise and sports science at Oregon State University, said in a statement. (see also Business StandardMedical Daily, The Irish Sun)

OSU duo gets second bass-tourney win (Statesman Journal)

The two Zachs, MacDonald and Martinez, combined for a win Saturday for the Oregon State University Bass Team at the FLW College Fishing Western Conference Championship tournament at Lake Havasu, Ariz.

Seed to Supper program designed to stretch food dollar (Philomath Express)

“We’re trying to teach people how to supplement their diet with vegetables they grow on their own,” said Pami Opfer, a home horticulture education program assistant for the Oregon State University Extension Service.

What happens if Gov. Kitzhaber leaves office early (GO PDX)

James C. Foster, a Political Science Professor at Oregon State University Cascades, said the state would need to reexamine its political identity if Kitzhaber left office early.  “There would be a serious of period of mourning,” Foster said.  “This state has had an image of being different than others, with a different political class—a squeaky clean class,” Foster said.

Task force begins review work for OSU District Plan (Gazette-Times)

A new city task force that will look at land-use issues that might be relevant to the renewal of Oregon State University District Plan held its first meeting Monday night at the Madison Avenue Meeting Room.


ASC Valentine’s Flower Sale: Is there someone special you would like to recognize? Stop by the Academic Success Center at Waldo Hall on Feb. 9-13 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to purchase flowers to let someone know that you appreciate them. For questions, contact whitney.colby@oregonstate.edu

Supervisor training: Registration is open for the Feb. 10 and 11, “Core Curriculum for OSU Supervisors and Managers” course. If you are a new or experienced supervisor and have not taken this course, it will make your work easier with collective bargaining information, policies, procedures and helpful resources. Register at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=3.

UHC Pasta-thon: The University Honors College invites you to donate 50% of food sales to the Linn Benton Food Share at Pastini’s from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on Feb. 10. Mention the UHC or LBFS with your order. For questions, contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

NROTC Soup Lunch: Come and enjoy lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, hosted by the NROTC Unit at OSU in the Naval Armory. There will be a variety of soups, drinks, and desserts. Prices range for each item- a bowl of soup will be $3.50 per bowl. For questions, contact leijad@onid.oregonstate.edu

Library workshops: Learn to manage data effectively and efficiently with Intro to Data Management (Feb. 10).  Capture, manage and cite your research sources with EndNote (Feb. 12).  Registration is encouraged but not required:  http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Spiritual Opportunities at OSU Information Fair: The event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. The fair takes place 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 10, MU Horizon Room.

Spirituality Across Cultures: Many Paths to a Purposeful Life: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. Feb. 10, 4-5:30 p.m., ILLC Auditorium #155.

Strong Heart, Open Heart: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week.  Feb. 10, 4-5 p.m., Westminster House.

Playwright talk: Cherrie Moraga, Artists in Resident at Stanford University as well as a playwright, poet, essayist and professor, will give a public talk Feb. 10, 6-8 p.m., in the Construction & Engineering Hall at The LaSells Stewart Center.

“End of Life Choices: Deepening the Conversation:” A community conversation and open discussion about end of life care choices, including but not limited to death with dignity.  The conversation will address barriers, controversies, public and institutional policies, regarding these choices.  Panelists will include Prof. Courtney Campbell, Dr. Shawn Foley, Byron Chell, JD, and Dr. Steve Neville.  More details here.  Tuesday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m., Benton County Public Library, Community Room.

Encounter Jesus: All Campus Worship: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week.  Feb. 10, 7 – 8:30 p.m., MU Ballroom.

Upcoming Events

NEW! February Repair Fair: Wednesday, Feb. 11, between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Bring your broken items and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your belongings; attend demonstrations to learn more skills. Demonstrations offered for managing stress, fixing iPhone screens and musical instruments. See the schedule and list of repair skills at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair.

NEW! Open Labyrinth Walk: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. Feb. 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Dixon Rec (Multipurpose Rm 1).

NEW! Understanding The Purpose of Life: The Plan of Salvation: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m., MU 211.

NEW! China Night Ticket Sales: Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Chinese Association on Saturday, Feb. 14 at LaSells Stewart Center. Dinner: 5:30-7 p.m.; Show: 7-9 p.m. Tickets now available in MU 103 (10 a.m.- 6 p.m.) or online – $10.50 general admission or $8.50 for OSU Students with ID (limit 2). Sponsored by Student Events and Activities. Funded by ISOSU. For disability accommodations or more information, contact: caofosu@gmail.com

Harvest of the Month: University Housing & Dining Services’ Harvest of the Month will be featuring pears and hazelnuts this Wednesday, Feb. 11.  Come enjoy samples from our tasting table hosted by UHDS chefs while learning more about OSU’s breeding program from representatives of the crop soil science/ horticulture department.  The main event will be hosted at Southside Station at Arnold from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  McNary Dining, Marketplace West and Southside Station at Arnold will all be featuring menu specials that highlight pears and Hazelnuts.

OSUsed Store Valentine’s Sale: We love our customers! Before coming by our public sale Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street, visit Surplus Property’s Facebook page to find the phrase that gets you 25% off one item. Learn more on our website.

Faculty Sessions with President Ray: In an ongoing effort to improve communication lines between the faculty and administration, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee is sponsoring two winter term small group conversations with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional). Each conversation will be facilitated by a Faculty Senate Executive Committee member and will consist of up to 12 faculty. The Winter 2015 sessions are Feb. 11 from 1-2:30 p.m., and March 5 from 10-11:30 a.m. To attend, provide vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu with your name, email address, work unit, phone number, and session date. Session requests will be honored on a first come, first serve basis.

Book review: Jon Lewis, OSU film professor, will review Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris at noon, Feb. 11, at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. Lewis has been a professor in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film at OSU since 1983.  He is the author of eight books, most recently Essential Cinema: An Introduction to film Analysis. Lewis has just received the high honor of being named a 2015 OSU Distinguished Professor.

Repair Fair: OSU Campus Recycling will feature musical Instruments as a new category of items to fix at its upcoming February Repair Fair. Held twice per term, the Repair Fairs allow students, staff, and the community to learn how to fix their stuff while receiving free repairs for broken or damaged items. The February event will be held on Feb. 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the OSU Recycling Warehouse, 644 S.W. 13th.

Weaving Stories Together: Sharing Tales of Spirit and Religion: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. Feb. 11, 6-8 p.m., MU Horizon Rm.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Winter 2015 Water Resources Seminar Series: Jack Herron, Hydration Technology Inc., will speak on “New Technologies in Water Resource Engineering,” Wednesday, Feb. 11, 4 – 5 p.m., Peavy 242.

NEW! TAC Workshop: Welcome to Canvas. This two hour hands-on workshop is for instructors and TA’s who are ready to set up their courses in Canvas. We will cover course layout, assignments, quizzes, communication tools, the gradebook, and how to organize your course material. Attendees are invited to stay for an additional hour of assisted and individualized course development support. Location: Bexell 120. Thursday Feb 12, 9 a.m. – noon. Register here.Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough.

NEW! A Seedbed for Startups: At the Feb. 12 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, John Turner of the OSU Advantage Accelerator and College of Business will discuss support for new research-based companies. Triad meets in the MU, room 211, from noon to 1. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. A catered lunch is $11. Contact University Events, 541-737-0724, to save a seat.

NEW! Canada study abroad: The course directors for the 2015 Canada study abroad program will hold an open information session for anyone interested in participating in the experience on Feb. 12, from 1 – 2 p.m. in Fairbanks Room 304.  For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/soc204/plazad/Canada2015/canada2015.html

NEW! Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Departmental Seminar: Daniel Schlenk, Professor of Aquatic Toxicology, University of California, Riverside, will present his seminar “Climate-Change Induced Salt-water Intrusion to Agricultural Areas of California: Toxicological Impacts on Salmonid Susceptibility to Pesticide Toxicity”- at 1:30 pm on Thursday, Feb. 12, in ALS 4001.

NEW! Starker Lecture Series:  Author Jack Nisbet will speak on “Every Reason to Hope: David Douglas and Pacific Northwest trees,” 3 p.m., Feb. 12, 107 Richardson Hall.  Immediately following  the lecture Lois Leonard, producer of Finding David Douglas; Richard Hermann, co-author of Douglas-fir: The Genus Pseudotsuga and Jack Nisbet will be on-site selling and signing their books, 4:45 -6 p.m., 1st Floor Knuckle. For more on the Starker Lecture Series: http://starkerlectures.forestry.oregonstate.edu/

NEW! Multifaith Faculty Panel Presentation: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. The panel takes place from 3 – 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, in the MU Horizon Room.

NEW! How resilient are you? Professional Faculty Leadership Association presents a professional development session on “Resiliency” by Glen Fahs, leadership facilitator for Cascade Employers Association and lead facilitator for the international Resiliency Center. Feb. 17 in the Memorial Union, Horizon Room from noon – 1:30 p.m. Registration closes Feb. 11: $25/PFLA Members and $40/Non-Members (registration fee includes lunch). Click here to register. Information: Susan Atkisson, Susan.Atkisson@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-1762.

Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Departmental Seminar:  Perry Hystad, Assistant Professor in Public Health & Human Sciences, OSU, will present his seminar “PURE-Air: a Global Assessment of Air Pollution and Cardiopulmonary Disease”- at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 11, in ALS 4001.

TAC Webinar: Get to know Canvas. Learn about course layout and tools in Canvas and how to add documents, links and media. We will also have an overview of assignments, quizzes and the grade book. Wednesday, Feb. 11, 3-3:50 pm. Register here: http://bit.ly/1IsCJtV Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife winter seminar: Stephen Brandt, Professor of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, OSU, will speak on “Habitat Quality: Space and time perspectives from a pelagic fish,” Feb. 11, 4 to 4:50 p.m., Nash Hall 206.

Literature and Art of the WWI Era.  Join us for a panel discussion on Literature and Art of the WWI Era, presented by the Citizenship and Crisis Initiative and the American Conversations lecture series. Panelists include Anita Helle, Neil Davison and Elizabeth Sheehan from OSU’s School of Writing, Literature, and Film. Ray Malewitz, also from the School of Writing, Literature, and Film, will moderate the discussion. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 5 p.m. at the Valley Library Special Collections and Archives Research Center.

Buddhism discussion: Mark Unno, Buddhist priest and UO Religious Studies professor, will speak from 6 – 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, MU Horizon Room.

Lab Hazard Awareness Training is being offered to OSU employees on Thursday, Feb. 12, 10-11 a.m. , in the Oak Creek Building room 201. This safety training is required for all OSU employees who are not lab employees but may need to enter a lab in the course of their work.  Examples would be trade workers, IT workers, or administrative personnel.  The course assists personnel to become familiar with lab hazards,  lab warning signs and labels, and general and specific protective measures. Refresher training is required every three years. Pre-registration is encouraged: submit name and OSU ID# to radiationsafety@oregonstate.edu.

Deep-sea Hot Springs Lecture: Join Anna-Louise Reysenbach, professor of biology at Portland State University, for a lecture on deep-sea hot springs and their implications for life on Earth and beyond. She will speak on Tuesday, February 17, 4-5 p.m. in Kearney Hall, room 112. Free and open to the public. Info: http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/features/deepsea/

Speed Mock InterviewsSign up on Beaver Careers for a one-of-a–kind opportunity to practice interviewing with Employers and Career Specialists and receive valuable feedback to prepare you for the real thing!  Bring resume.  This event will take place on Feb. 17, from 2 – 4 p.m., in the Memorial Union Multi-Purpose Room. Sponsored by the OSU Career Development Center.

Food Drive Events

NEW! Farmers Market: Come to Integrative Biology in 3029 Cordley Hall from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12 to purchase home baked treats, canned pickles & jam, hand crafted items, houseplants, and more! For questions, contact durrellt@science.oregonstate.edu

NEW! Dessert Tasting: Attention dessert lovers! Come try a variety of homemade desserts in Hovland 09 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 12. Cost is $5 per person. Hosted by AMBC & CAS Admin. For questions, contact april.cummings@oregonstate.edu

NEW! OSUF Silent Auction: Register for FREE on Handbid.com or download the smartphone app. The auction is open to all OSU employees and will last two days starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12 and closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13. Auction time will be extended by 15 minutes for individual items in the event of a bidding war. Happy Bidding! For questions, contact katie.chandler@oregonstate.edu

Folding for Food: Why just give money to the OSU Food Drive when you could fold it into tiny clothes! CPHHS is filling a clothes line with dollar bill origami “clothes” for the food drive during the month of February. Check the internet for examples and instructions, and then come hang your folded bills on the line in Milam room 101 from 8 a.m.-noon or from 1 – 5 p.m. For questions, contact susan.carozza@oregonstate.edu

UHC Wing-a-thon: The University Honors College invites you to donate 15% of your total order to the Linn-Benton Food Share at Buffalo Wild Wings between 11 am-closing on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Bring in a fundraising ticket in order for 15% of your total order to go the LBFS. For questions, contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

WSE Soup Lunch: Come enjoy some soup from noon-1 p.m. in Richardson Hall, 2nd floor Knuckle on Wednesday, Feb. 11! Prices are $3.00 per bowl, or $5.00 all you can eat soup and bread. Desserts sold separately. For questions, contact michelle.maller@oregonstate.edu

Research Quilt Raffle: Beautiful queen size quilt made by local quilter, Robin Baker. The quilt is on display in the Research Office located at A312 Kerr Admin. Bldg. Tickets are 1/$1 or 6/$5. Drawing held on Feb. 27. For questions, contact mimi.poitras@oregonstate.edu

Vet Med Bake Sale: The College of Vet Med will be hosting a bake sale from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11 through Friday, Feb. 13 in the Atrium of Magruder Hall. Stop by and buy some sweets for your sweetie! There will be cookies, cupcakes, brownies and more. Gluten free options available. For questions, contact katie.larsen@oregonstate.edu

Change for Candy!: Pockets weighing you down? Got a sweet tooth that needs its fix? Well we have a solution for both of those! Drop off any spare change during the month of February and grab some candy from the Arts & Sciences Business Center. Full size bars available for $1 in Cordley 2042. For questions, contact stefanie.maerki@oregonstate.edu

ASC Candy Guess Jar: Love candy? Good with numbers? Swing by the Academic Success Center in Waldo Hall during the month of February from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to “guesstimate” the amount of candy on display. Guess correctly and you win the whole jar! Suggested donations to guess are $1 ($1 = 4 pounds of food!), but we will gladly accept any amount. For questions, contact whitney.colby@oregonstate.edu

Prettiest Pet Contest: Do you think you have the prettiest pet? Enter the Grad School’s 4th Annual Prettiest Pet Contest! Feb 2-27. Costs $1 or 1 food item to enter a picture of your pet! All photos of animals welcome. Cast your vote with a cash donation or food item in 300 Kerr Admin. Bldg. from 8 am-5 pm. For questions, contact michelle.lacrosse@oregonstate.edu

UHC Smoothie-thon: During the Month of February, the University Honors College Student Association will be selling smoothie cards ($10) that contain one free small smoothie, and eight $3 medium smoothies to Jamba Juice. 50% of the proceeds go to the Linn-Benton Food Share. Purchase in Weniger 239 or contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

UHC Pizza-thon: The University Honors College will be selling coupon sheets ($15) that contain a free small pizza, a free pizza with the purchase of a large pizza and more at Papas Pizza from Feb. 2-16. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Linn-Benton Food Share. Purchase in Weniger 239 or contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

News for Employees

NEW! Limited Submission Funding Opportunity NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program.  The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for STEM graduate education training.  If interested in submitting a proposal and to be selected/approved to apply, please send a letter of intent to mary.phillips@oregonstate.edu on or before Feb. 27.  Information:  http://research.oregonstate.edu/program/research-traineeship-nrt-program

Deadline Extended: Research Equipment Reserve Fund (RERF) Spring 2015: The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the RERF Spring 2015 solicitation. The intent of the RERF program is to enable faculty to acquire, repair, renovate, or improve equipment directly used for research. Spring 2015 solicitation: preference to replacing obsolete or heavily worn equipment. Note: the program guidelines and application have been revised: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/research-equipment-reserve-fund. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Mar. 30.

Campus MATLAB Site License: The University has purchased a campus site license for Mathwork¹s MATLAB software, including MATLAB, Simulink, and a number of other software packages as well as more than 50 toolboxes. The software is now available at no cost to faculty, staff and students for use in instruction and non-commercial research, and it can be installed on university-owned or personal computers. For more details and to learn how to obtain the software, go to http://is.oregonstate.edu/accounts-support/software/software-list/matlab

Moms and Family Weekend: Moms and Family Weekend may be four months away, but it is never too early to start planning! Please contact Curtis Orona or Josh Cohrs with events you wish to include in the program for the weekend or if you wish to work with MUPC to create an event. Moms and Family Weekend is May 1-3, 2015. 

Traffic and maintenance

Snell Hall: Due to the installation of a new handrail, the main elevator in Snell Hall will be temporarily shut down Feb. 15, from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.


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

Copyright Specialist – Office Specialist 2: Printing and Mailing Services invites applications for a part-time, (.50 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position located in Corvallis. Posting #0013802.  Closes Feb. 10.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.95 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Portland, OR .  Posting # 0013803. Closes Feb. 10.

College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Academic Advisor Consultant position.  Posting # 0013756, closes Feb. 10.

Assistant Manager-Dining – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant Manager position for Dining Services.  Posting #0013612. Closes Feb. 10.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.65 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Salem, OR .  Posting # 0013805. Closes Feb. 11.

Administrative Program Specialist – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time, Administrative Program Specialist.  Posting #0013851. Closes March 2.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.46 FTE), Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Corvallis, OR .  Posting # 0013801. Closes Feb. 18.

Special Programs Coordinator – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Special Programs Coordinator position. Posting #0013811. Closes Feb. 20.  For full consideration, please apply by Feb. 13.

International Student Advisor – International Student Advising and Services (ISAS) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Student Advisor position. Posting #0013792. Closes Feb. 13.

Human Resources Consultant 2 – The Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Human Resources  Consultant 2. Posting #0013788.  Closes Feb. 13.

Temporary Food Service Worker 1– Extension/4-H Youth Development program invites applications for two temporary, (75.0 FTE),  Food Service Worker 1 positions located at the 4-H Conference and Education Center in Salem.   Posting # 0013799. Closes Feb. 15.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension 4-H youth development, invites applications for a part-time, (.50 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Maupin.  Posting # 0013765. Closes Feb. 18.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension 4-H youth development, invites applications for a part-time, (.50 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in The Dalles.  Posting # 0013757. Closes Feb. 18.

AMBC – Newport Business Office Manager – The Agricultural Science and Marine Science Business center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Newport Business Office Manager position. This position is located in Newport, Oregon. Posting #0013751. Closes Feb. 19.

College Alumni Relations Director – Alumni Relations invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, College Alumni Relations Director position. Posting # 0013617. Closes for full consideration Feb. 20

Vice President for Research   – The Office of the Provost/Executive Vice President invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Vice President for Research.  Inquiries, nominations, and applications are confidential and should be directed to Sharon Tanabe or Emy Peña at Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates – (562) 360-1612; stsearch@storbeckpimentel.com (Code: OSU VPR). Closes Feb. 20.

Management Analyst 1. This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Management Analyst 1 position for Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0013871. Closes Feb. 23.

Management Analyst 1. This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Management Analyst 1 position for Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0013872. Closes Feb. 23.

The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty, Regional Administrator position. A tenured professorial appointment may be considered with this position.  The region assigned will be Coastal Oregon which will cover Clatsop, Columbia, Lincoln, Tillamook, Coos and Curry counties.  Posting #0013578. Closes Feb. 27.

Assistant Professor (practice)– Oregon State University Extension Service and the College of Agricultural Sciences invite applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice, full-time, (fixed-term, 1.0 FTE), position located in Baker City.  Posting # 0013404. Closes Feb. 28.

Senior Institutional Research Analyst – Institutional Research invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior Institutional Research Analyst position. Posting #0013220. Closes Feb. 28.

Degree Clearance Manager – The Office of the Registrar  invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Degree Clearance Manager position. Posting # 0013836. Closes March 1

The University Honors College invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Consultant-Academic Advisor position. Posting # 0013808.  Closes March 1.

International Admissions Manager – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Admissions Manager position. Posting #0013696. Closes March 1.

Academic Advisor – College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor position.  Posting #0013786.  Closes March 2.

Senior Graphic Designer – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior Graphic Designer. Posting #0013797. Closes March 8.

Technical Services Coordinator – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Technical Services Coordinator.  Posting #0013815. Closes March 11.

(CAS) invites applications for a full time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position: 70% Extension, 25% Research and 5% Service. This position is located at the Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center (HAREC) in Hermiston OR. Posting #0013741.  Closes March 15.

DirectorAcademic Success Center. The Academic Success Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Provost. Posting #0013858. Closes March 20.

Innovation Alliance Fellow – Academic Affairs Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Innovation Alliance Fellow position. Posting #0013863. Closes March 20.  This is an internal employment opportunity.

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

The Oregon State University Foundation, located in Corvallis, Oregon has a job opening for the position of Gift Accounting Specialist.   This position is responsible for performing all functions related to gift processing, including data entry, banking, and receipting.  To be considered for this job opportunity, please send cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s  application electronically to Fran Judy, Senior Human Resources Coordinator.

The Oregon State University Foundation (OSUF) is seeking a successful computing professional to assist the Foundation in building a best-in-class technology program that ensures top-line customer service.   Assistant Director, Information Technology Services (ITS) To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s application to Patricia Kenney, Senior Director, Human Resources.

The Oregon State University Foundation has a job opening for the position of Office Administrator and Executive Assistant in the Portland Center, located in downtown Portland, Oregon.  Reporting to the Associate Vice President (AVP) for the Portland Center, this position will ensure efficient office operations, provide executive support to the AVP, and provide direct assistance in fundraising and engagement activities.  Submit your cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s application to Patricia Kenney, Senior Director, Human Resources.


Corvallis: The rain’s gone away for awhile, leaving a spring in our soggy step. Foggy this morning, gradually becoming sunny by afternoon. High of 53, low of 38. Cloudy tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 53, low of 32. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Isolated showers today, high of 52, low of 45. Partly sunny tomorrow.

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

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