OSU Today

Monday, Feb. 16, 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.

What should we think of machines that think? (Wall Street Journal)

The best articulation I’ve seen about the potential risks of AI technologies is an essay co-authored by Eric Horvitz, director of Microsoft’s Redmond Research Lab and former president of the Association for the Advancement of AI (AAAI), and Tom Ditteriech, professor at Oregon State University and current president of AAAI. In their essay, they list three major risks that we should pay close attention to.

Is Cortana a dangerous step toward artificial intelligence (Digital Intelligence)

That’s the stance taken by Thomas G. Dietterich, a professor at Oregon State University and the president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.

Discover the bad side of antibiotics (Youth Health)

According to the study, long-term use of antibiotics can destroy the cells in the lining of the gut. The study was published in the journal Gut, as was supported by Oregon State University, the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon, and the National Institutes of Health in order to offer avenues to investigate the consequences of antibiotics use.

Is the U.S. at war? (Think Out Loud)

So if an official declaration doesn’t seem necessary for the U.S. to be at war, what is war these days? What does it mean on a battlefield? What does it mean at home? Join us for a conversation co-produced with Oregon State University where we try to answer these and many more questions about war and conflict today.

OSU-Cascades looks to enroll 100 freshmen in fall (Bend Bulletin)

In Beaver Nation, you have choices. That’s the pitch Oregon State University-Cascades is making to prospective students as it sets out to enroll its first four-year class.

Oregon’s incoming Governor Brown has worked to expand rights (Bloomberg)

“People may have many views of Kate Brown, but moderation is not one of them,” said Bill Lunch, a professor emeritus of political science at Oregon State University in Corvallis. “She is a committed lefty.”

Scorpion sting delays Oregon State Beavers’ flight in Los Angeles (Oregonian)

A plane carrying the Oregon State men’s basketball team — and, coincidentally, Oregonian/OregonLive reporter Tyson Alger — from Los Angeles to Portland on Saturday had to return to the gate at LAX when a woman was stung by a scorpion.

Effort afoot to ramp up study of ocean’s changing chemistry (Press Democrat)

“We want to make sure we have the answers while they’re still useful,” said Francis Chen, an assistant professor in the department of integrative biology at Oregon State University.

OSU Folk Club Thrift Shop looks to modernize (Gazette-Times)

The OSU Folk Club Thrift Shop continues to rush headlong into the 21st century. The venerable consignment shop, which is in its 66th year — its 45th on Northwest Second Street — began accepting credit cards for the first time in June.

How pharmacists can relieve vaccine fears (Pharmacy Times)

“While many diseases have been severely diminished or ‘eradicated’ with vaccines, the present outbreak describes the vigilance still required to keep these disease at bay,” David T. Bearden, PharmD, Chairman of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Oregon State University, told Pharmacy Times in an exclusive interview. – See more at: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/How-Pharmacists-Can-Relieve-Vaccine-Fears/9/15#sthash.mJqa82RG.dpuf

Breaking a sweat at work: Study probes use of treadmill desks (Gazette-Times)

It might be worth it, says an Oregon State University researcher, especially for sedentary workers who don’t get much other exercise. But John M. Schuna Jr., an assistant professor of exercise and sports science in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University, offers some cautions: At speeds ranging from 1 to 2 mph, they shouldn’t be considered a substitute for the type of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity that experts advise.

Over 720 Oregon State University supporters gather for “State of the University” Address (Portland Society Pages)

University President, Ed Ray, touted the positive impact that the university has on the state, region and world. No recap of 2014 would be complete without a mention of the university’s $1.14 billion comprehensive capital campaign.


Prospective student open house: Spring Preview, an open house program for prospective and admitted students, will be in LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill on Monday, Feb. 16. There will be approximately 800 visitors on campus, which may impact parking and retail food locations.

ASBC 50/50 Raffle: Mondays during the month of February from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., come and purchase tickets for the 50/50 raffle. Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5. Stop by 08 Hovland Hall or Cordley 2042 to buy your tickets today! Half the proceeds go to OSU Food Drive and the other half could be yours! For questions, contact stefanie.maerki@oregonstate.edu

BEE Bake Sale: Biological and Ecological Engineering is hosting a bake sale in Gilmore Hall 116 116 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 16. $1 or one non-perishable food donation gets you your choice of a baked item! Each non-perishable food item is good for one baked good! For questions, contact jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu

Forestry Book Sale: Wanting to find a book to indulge yourself in? The book sale runs all week, come and check out our selection of books, movies and DVDs for sale from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in Richardson Hall, 1st floor Knuckle from Feb. 16-20. For questions, contact christina.fierro@oregonstate.edu

Rummage sale: Hunt for treasures at the Office of News & Research Communications’ annual Food Drive sale. Books, movies, baby clothes, sewing notions, art, holiday items, and much more.   Feb. 16-20, Kerr Admin fourth floor lobby.

Lunar New Year at Arnold: Come celebrate Lunar New Year with us through culturally inspired cuisine!  University Housing & Dining Services will be hosting a week-long celebration of the Chinese New Year at Global Fare in Southside Station at Arnold.  The celebration continues through Saturday, Feb. 21.

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. Mon. Feb. 16, 9-9:50 a.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/1xGIAdn Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough.

“Is the US at War?  What does war look like today?”  Join us for a Corvallis ‘Town Hall’  discussion on War and the United States of America.  We will begin with an all-star panel discussion that will explore how the US and the world  have responded to various types of threats.   Then it’s your turn to stand up and let your citizen voices be heard. Dave Miller, the host of Oregon Public Broadcasting’s “Think Out Loud,” will moderate the discussion, which will be recorded for broadcast at a later date.  More details here.  Monday, Feb. 16, 6 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second Street, Corvallis.

Royal Road screening: The 2015 Corvallis Queer Film Festival screens The Royal Road. Monday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., at the Darkside (215 SW 4th). Free. Visit “Corvallis Queer Film Festival” on Facebook for trailers, schedule, and other details. Contact Bradley Boovy at bradley.boovy@oregonstate.edu for more information. The festival is sponsored by  multiple OSU organizations.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Afternoon Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for its public sale Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Departments may shop 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, or during public sales on Wednesdays. For more information, visit our website.

NEW! “Distancia: Film Screening and Q&A with Producer Aaron Inman”  The Religious Studies Club welcomes producer and director Aaron Inman, who will join us to view and discuss his short film Distancia (trailer here). Distancia tells the tale of a disabled Latino immigrant, living in Los Angeles and struggling with loneliness and questioning life, when he is faced with an unexpected conversation with God.   After the film, Inman will talk about his role as a filmmaker at the intersection of film and faith.   More details here.  Feb. 18, 7 p.m., Memorial Union Journey Room.

NEW! Screening of Kumu Hina: The 2015 Corvallis Queer Film Festival screens Kumu Hina, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m., at the Darkside (215 SW 4th). Free. Contact Bradley Boovy at bradley.boovy@oregonstate.edu for more information. The festival is sponsored by  multiple OSU organizations.

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.

Screening of Out in the Night: The 2015 Corvallis Queer Film Festival screens Out in the Night and a selection of short films by local filmmakers.Tuesday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m., at the Darkside (215 SW 4th). Free. Contact Bradley Boovy at bradley.boovy@oregonstate.edu for more information. The festival is sponsored by  multiple OSU organizations. 

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! 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, Feb. 17, 4-5 p.m. in Kearney Hall, room 112. Free and open to the public. Info: http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/features/deepsea/

NEW! Flourishing @ OSU lecture series: The Mental Health Initiative at OSU is comprised of faculty, staff and students committed to engaging in the topic of flourishing through personal and professional life experiences. On Feb. 18, noon to 1 p.m. , Teague Teece, OSU Women’s Rowing Team, will speak on “Transitions Made Easy: The Benefits of an Athletic Attitude,” in Kidder 202. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/counsel/mental_health_initiative

NEW! Oregon Wine Research Institute Seminar-Satyanarayana Gouthu a Research Associate in the Deluc Lab, OSU Department of Horticulture, will be giving a lecture on the “Timing of Ripening Initiation and its Relationship to Seed Content and Pericarp Auxin Levels.” He will speak on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 3:30 p.m., in Kidder 202.

NEW! Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar:  Dr. Jason Stajich, UC Riverside, will present a seminar “Evolutionary and functional genomics in early diverging fungi” on Wednesday, Feb. 18,  at 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

NEW! Department of Fisheries and Wildlife winter seminar: Brian Sidlauskas, Assistant Professor and Curator of Fishes, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, OSU, will speal on,“Ichthyological exploration on three continents,” Feb. 18, 4 to 4:50 p.m., Nash Hall 206.

NEW! David Wood: Mission to Earth—Land Art and Sustainability. If art allows us to see things anew, can it also help reshape our dwelling on earth? Environmental philosopher and eco-artist David Wood will look at the legacy of earth art, and discuss his own IntraTerrestrials project and other recent work. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m., Corvallis Arts Center, 700 SW Madison. Presented by School of History, Philosophy, and Religion and the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word.

NEW! Pollinator conference: Linn County Master Gardeners invite you to attend THE BEEVENT: Pollinator Conference. Learn about the current state of our pollinators and find out what YOU can do in your home landscape to support pollinator health. Saturday, March 21 at the Phoenix Inn & Suites in Albany. Cost is $25. Click here to register or call 541-967-3871 for more information.

OSU Science Communicators Brown Bag:  Special guests include communications consultant Jean Bonifas and scientist/entrepreneur Paul Ahrens, who will engage you in conversation and kinesthetic experiments to explore the connection between improv and effective science communication. Feb. 17, noon to 1 p.m., in LPSC 402. All welcome. More information: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/sciencecommunicators/2015/02/connection-improv-science-communication/

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: $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.

Vice Provost for International Programs Campus Forums – open to all OSU faculty, staff and students – are scheduled as follows: Deborah Pierce, Feb. 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Hallie Ford Center 115; Susie Bender, Feb. 23, 10:30-11:30 am.,. MU Journey Room; Schuyler Korban, March 2, 10:30-11:30 a.m., MU Horizon Room.The forums will include a candidate presentation. The forums will be recorded and the recordings will be available after the third candidate completes the interview. Email gigi.bruce@oregonstate.edu for a link to the recordings.

International Discussion Panel About Africa: As part of Black History Month, the Lonnie B Harris Black Cultural Center and the Oregon Multicultural Archives (OMA) are hosting a panel discussion including storytelling, a Q&A opportunity for the audience, demonstrations, and a drum performance featuring members of the Obo Addy Legacy Project Join us on Tuesday Feb 17,  3-4:30 p.m. at the Centro Cultural César Chávez.

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/

Food Drive Events

NEW! FES Soup Lunch: Come enjoy some soup from noon-1 p.m. in Richardson Hall, 2nd floor Knuckle on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Prices are $3 per bowl, or $5 all you can eat soup and bread. Desserts sold separately. For questions, contact amanda.landis@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Vet Med 50/50 Cash Raffle: Tickets are currently on sale for just $1! Come to Magruder Hall Lobby from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.,Monday-Friday to purchase your ticket from Derrick. The winner will be determined Friday, Feb. 27 and will receive 50% of all money raised with the other 50% going to the Food Share. For questions, contact katie.larsen@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Food Drive Film Showing and Bake Sale: Enjoy baked treats while watching fun films from OSU’s past. The footage includes  views of the football teams’ 1939 trip to Hawaii (complete with a parade and Mr. Pineapple) and a medley of “Wizard of Oz” tunes from the 2006 IFC Sing. Wednesday, Feb. 18, noon to 1 p.m., Willamette Rooms in the Valley Library.A donation Jar for the Food Drive will be available to purchase the goodies. Culinary contributions are welcome.

Quilt Raffle: Come to the 2nd floor Help Desk in Peavy Hall to purchase raffle tickets from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. from Feb. 13-27. Ticket prices are $1 for 1 or $5 for 6. For questions, contact terralyn.vandetta@oregonstate.edu

Book fundraiser: There is now a Barefoot Books fundraiser to support the 2015 OSU Food Drive. Visit the web site and explore the books, puzzles, CDs, and puppets that support diversity, community, heath, nature, and storytelling.  20% of sales go to the food drive. http://frolickingbarefoot.com/ A table selling the books at specific times on campus will be arranged soon. please contact naomi.hirsch@oregonstate.edu if you have ideas for the mobile bookstore.

NROTC Soup Lunch: Come and enjoy lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 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

Mardi Gras feast: The Office of News & Research Communications is whipping up yet another great Cajun feast this year. For $5, you will get your choice of a variety of main and side dishes and dessert, as well as a drink (virgin Hurricanes, anyone?). Vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m., Kerr Admin fourth floor lobby. All proceeds benefit the Food Drive.

Food Drive BBQ: In honor of Printing and Mailings 125th year of service to the OSU Community P&M is hosting a BBQ at our Cascade Hall location. Friday, Feb. 20th, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Burgers, hot dogs, and vegetarian options are available. Entry is $5 with 100% of the proceeds benefit the Linn-Benton Food Share. For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

M&M Guess Jar!: Come and guess how many M&Ms are in the Jar! Please stop by the 4th Floor of Snell Hall from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout February to make a guess. A donation is required for each guess made. A minimum of $1 donation to guess up to any amount! Donations need to be given to Lisa (Room 436) or Olivia (Room 401) prior to filling out short form and placing in box. For questions, contact lisa.butler@oregonstate.edu

Graduate School Raffle to benefit the OSU Food Drive: Prizes include Handmade OSU beanie and Scarf; Handmade OSU pillowcases; Handmade socks; Movie Nite pack; Dinner and a Movie pack; and MORE! $1 or 1 food item per ticket or 6 for $5!  Pick up your raffle tickets and drop off your donations in 300 Kerr Admin Bldg and sneak a peek of the prizes! Winners will be chosen at the conclusion of the Food Drive event and will be notified via phone or email. For more info: michelle.lacrosse@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

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

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 a.m.-5 p.m. 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! Production Facility Moving: Printing and Mailing Services is moving their main production facility. This move will start in mid-March and finish in mid-April.  The facility will be moved in stages and there is currently no anticipated downtime. For more information please visit printmail.oregonstate.edu or contact Kiara Goldtrap at Kiara.Goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Recreational Sports Winter Half Term Memberships Now Available for Purchase: It’s never too late to get active! Recreational Sports is excited to support your health and wellness goals! Consider purchasing a half-term membership to Recreational Sports, valid from date of purchase until March 27. The cost of a half term membership is only $41 (faculty/staff/associates/affiliates/dependents) and $34 (student affiliates/dependents). Did you know that you likely qualify for a wellness reimbursement? Contact Ali Casqueiro, Membership Coordinator, for a personal tour of Recreational Sports facilities or with questions.

The Division of University Outreach and Engagement is seeking nominations for the 2015 Vice Provost Awards for Excellence. These annual awards recognize outstanding contributions by faculty and staff that significantly advance the mission of outreach and engagement. Award winners receive $1,000 provided as OSU funds in a services and supplies index and a commemorative plaque. Award categories include: service, strategic impact, program, innovation and diversity.  Submit your nomination online by Feb.17.

Apply to be a PROMISE Sponsor – The PROMISE (Professional and Managerial Internships in State Employment) program invites you to apply to host a 2015 summer intern.  The program runs from June 22 to August 28, 2015. Click here for information about hosting an intern and to apply.  For general information about the PROMISE program, visit: http://oregonstate.edu/oei/promise/.  The deadline to apply is Feb. 26.

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.

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.

The Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center at Oregon State University (OSU is accepting applications to fill four part-time, seasonal  (Mid-March- Mid August) (approximately 15 – 20 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 positions. This position is located in Newport, OR. Posting #0013835. Closes Feb. 17.

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.

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.

Operating Systems-Network Analyst, Competency Level 3 – Information Services Telecommunication invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Operating Systems-Network Analyst, competency level 3 position. Posting # 0013920. Closes Feb. 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 Feb. 20.  This is an internal employment opportunity.

The Office of Intercultural Student Services –Diversity Development  is currently seeking applicants for the position of Coordinator of the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Posting #0013429. Closes Feb. 20.

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.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – Business and Engineering Business Center invites applications for a full-time, Human Resources Consultant 1.  Posting #0013909. Closes Feb. 22.

International Sponsored Student Advisor – International Student Advising and Services (ISAS) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Sponsored Student Advisor position. Posting # 0013864. Closes Feb. 27. For Full Consideration, apply by Feb. 23

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.40 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Madras, OR .  Posting # 0013839. Closes Feb. 23.

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

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

Office Specialist 1 – TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program invites applications for full-time, Office Specialist 1.  Posting #0013867. Closes Feb. 27.

Education Program Assistant 2– Jackson County Extension invites applications for a part-time, (.75 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 2 position located in Central Point, OR .  Posting # 0013888. Closes Feb. 27.

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.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Admissions Customer Service Representative.  This position will support the Office of International Admissions in providing high level customer service, maintaining the standards and integrity of the Office of International Admissions, and sustaining an efficient admissions process. This is a full-time position, paying $12 per hour, and a full benefit package.  For more information or to apply, please visit: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15999042 Please apply by March 1.

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.

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

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

Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) Visitor Center (VC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE),  12-month Marine Education Volunteer Coordinator. This position is located in Newport OR. Posting #0013880. Closes March 4.

Parking Manager, Transportation Services. Posting number 0013902, Closes March 4.

Office Specialist 2 – The General Agricultural/Agricultural Education office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0013751.  Closes March 5.

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.

Military and Veteran Resources Advisor – The Office of the Dean of Student Life invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Military and Veteran Resources Advisor position.. Posting # 0013881. Closes March 11.

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.

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.


Corvallis“My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.” ~ Abraham Lincoln. The day will start out cloudy, and become sunny by afternoon. High of 62, low of 39. Sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 50, low of 31. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Sunny today, high of 63, low of 43. Increasing clouds tomorrow.

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

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