OSU Today

Wednesday, April 1, 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.

Study: American medical schools aren’t teaching the importance of exercise (TIME Magazine)

Many doctors are finishing medical school without getting any training in the importance of exercise, a new study shows. Researchers at Oregon State University found that less than half of physicians trained in the U.S. in 2013 had received any instruction on exercise, based on curriculum records listed online. (see also News-Medical)

Non-profit body to set up weather network in Kenya (Business Daily)

What began as a research problem for John Selker (OSU) and Nick van de Giesen six years ago has evolved into a bold plan to cover Africa in weather stations.

Next steps related to sexual violence prevention (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University takes this opportunity to restate our abiding commitment to creating a campus environment free of sexual violence; that rejects all forms of sexual assault and holds all members of the OSU community accountable to be more than bystanders.

OSU expert says skilled farmers would swamp pot market (Capital Press)

Seth Crawford, who teaches a pot policy class at OSU, said Oregon already produces far more high-quality cannabis than the state consumes, and could meet the state demand on 35 acres of farmland in Southern Oregon.

Tornquist steps into new role as Oregon State dean (AVMA News)

Dr. Susan Tornquist has been named dean of the Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine, according to a March 6 announcement by the university. Dr. Tornquist was named interim dean in October 2013 after Dr. Cyril Clarke resigned that month to accept a new position as dean of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

Study: Antidepressants over-hyped for treating anxiety (McKnights)

The study, published in the March 25 online edition of JAMA Psychiatry, asserts that despite their possible valid role in treating some anxiety disorders, “studies supporting the value of these medications for that purpose have been distorted by publication bias, outcome reporting bias and ‘spin’,” according to Oregon State University researchers. (see also Psych Central)

The Silver Tsunami (Terra)

Carolyn Aldwin has committed her career to the study of aging for more than 40 years. Uncertainties arise as we age, from health to living arrangements and even sex, but a growing body of research will help people negotiate the challenges as they grow older. By 2025, Oregon is projected to have the nation’s fourth highest proportion of older adults.

World of Craft Beer art on display at Valley Library (LIFE@OSU)

A new exhibit that showcases the art and design of craft brewing will open Wednesday, April 1, in the Valley Library’s Special Collections & Archives Research Center.

OSU’s Master Gardeners won’t be offering any pot growing advice (Capital Press)

A policy adopted by OSU notes that the university receives federal funding, and the feds still classify cannabis as illegal. The university and its extension programs are governed by the federal Controlled Substance Act, the Drug Free Workplace Act and the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act.


Social Justice Learning and Engagement Associate – Presentations and Open Forum: The Office of Equity and Inclusion has invited four finalists to campus for this position and would like to invite campus to the candidate presentations and open forum. The position will provide strategic leadership towards the development and implementation of educational strategies for university employees around topics of equity, diversity, and social justice. Presentations are: April 1, 1:15-2:15 p.m. MU 211; April 6, 1:15-2:15 p.m. MU 206; April 10, 1:15-2:15 p.m. MU 208.

NEW! CAS Head Advisor Open Forum: The College of Agricultural Sciences is considering three candidates for the CAS Head Advisor position.  Please join us for the first open forum today, April 1, 2-3 p.m., in Kidder 202, with candidate Nick Fleury.

NEW! Spring 2015 Water Resources Seminar Series: This week’s speaker is Roy Haggerty, OSU CEOAS, and the title of his presentation is “Willamette Water 2100: Overview and early results”. Wednesday, April 1, 4-5 p.m., Bexell Hall 207.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife seminar:  Katie Dugger, Associate Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, and Assistant Unit Leader – Wildlife, USGS-Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, will speak on “Mega-icebergs and meta-population dynamics: Adélie penguins coping with environmental change” April 1, 4 – 4:50 p.m., Nash 206.

Evening Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for our monthly evening public sale Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. 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. More information on our website.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Diversity & Cultural Engagement grand opening: Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE), home of the Cultural Resource Centers, and formerly known as Intercultural Student Services/Diversity Development, welcomes the campus community to learn about our programs and centers at our new location in the Student Experience Center.  We provide academic, experiential, and transformative learning opportunities which are rooted in identity development, student engagement, and positive social change. 228 Experience Center, Wednesday April 8, 2-4 p.m.

NEW! Bring Your Kids to Campus Day: In conjunction with a no school day for most Corvallis area schools, OSU is hosting Bring Your Kids to Campus Day on Friday, April 10. By registering in advance your child will receive a free snack bag the day of the event. To register and to see a list of activities being offered visit http://childcare.oregonstate.edu/bring-your-kids-campus-day.

Career Development Center open house: Check out what’s new in the Career Development Center, help us celebrate our new name and new model of operation. Join us for our Open House Thursday April 2, 2 to 4 p.m., Kerr Admin Building, B008.  Special welcome at 3 p.m. by Susie Brubaker-Cole, Vice Provost for Student Affairs. Refreshments Provided. No RSVP is required. Call 7-4085 with questions.

Austin Hall Tour Presented by the Professional Faculty Leadership Association: Please join us for a special behind the scenes tour of Austin Hall Wednesday, April 8 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres will be served with beer and wine available for purchase. $5 per person and friends and family are welcome to join. RSVP Here. Questions? Melissa Elmore 73326.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Disability Studies at OSU: At the April 2 meeting of Triad, OSU’s staff and faculty club, Stephanie Jenkins from the Department of Philosophy will discuss her research on the ethics of disabilities. 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! The Ethics of History and the History of Ethics (The 1st Biennial SHPR Graduate Student Symposium):   Graduate students from both History of Science and Applied Ethics will present their research work in panel discussions throughout the day.   The keynote address will be given by Ted Toadvine (Philosophy/Environmental Studies at UO) at 4pm.   Join event on Facebook. Friday, April 3 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Milam Hall, Room 301.

NEW! Teaching Race, Gender, and Sexuality:  Addressing Student Resistance. In this workshop, Andrea Smith, Associate Professor, Media & Cultural Studies at the University of California, Riverside, will focus on how we can teach content related to the issues of race, gender, sexuality, and other politically- fraught themes while constructively addressing student resistance. April 3, 9-11 a.m. MU 208. DPD Workshop Information and Registration.  Breakfast will be provided.

NEW! Microbiology Student Association Research Symposium: On April 4 in the Linus Pauling Science Center, professors from OSU, OHSU, Reed College and PSU present their research. Presentations begin at 9 a.m. with lunch at noon. OHSU’s Dr. Mike Riscoe delivers his keynote address on malaria at 4 p.m. followed by poster presentations and refreshments. Please register at: http://goo.gl/t93oPo and send questions to tranjes@onid.orst.edu.

NEW! Learning Landscape Open House: Volunteers will be available at the raised planter boxes, composting area, adaptable gardening area and elsewhere to provide informal demonstrations and answer questions from 1 – 2 p.m., Saturday, April 4, at the OSU Extension Office Yard, 996 Jefferson St., Eugene.  The free open house is sponsored by the Lane Country Master Gardener Association in partnership with the OSU Extension Service.

NEW! Irish dialect workshop: Eileen Kearney will be providing a free Irish dialect workshop on Tuesday April 7 at 4 p.m., in the Lab Theatre in Withycombe Hall.

NEW! CAC Summit: The OSU Council on Academic Counseling (CAC) is excited to be hosting a summit on April 9. Our theme is, Keeping the Momentum: Success in the Middle Years. Registration is open now through Friday, April 3. Please visit the 2015 CAC Summit website to learn more and register today.

John Marzluff: Welcome to SubirdiaIn his new book, Welcome to Subirdia, author and scientist John Marzluff tells how birds, as well as other creatures, are adapting to the conditions of our increasingly developed world. Marzluff’s talk will be the kick-off event for the 2015 Campus Wild project. Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m. LaSells Stewart Center, C&E auditorium. Free. Presented by the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word.

Graduate student program on Open Access: OSU graduate students Austin Fox and Brittany Klemm will discuss how student researchers engage with Open Access on Monday, April 6 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Valley Library’s Willamette Room. Austin and Brittany recently attended the international OpenCon

Zotero and EndNote workshops: The OSU Libraries Spring Grad Student and Faculty Workshops start next week. Learn to capture, manage and cite your research sources with Zotero on April 6 or EndNote on April 7. View the full workshop series offerings at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Outreach & Engagement Colloquium: Faculty, staff, students and community partners are invited to attend the 2015 Outreach and Engagement Colloquium: Measuring What Matters on April 13, 2- 5 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center. The Colloquium will address how the university can better support data-driven decision making to achieve greater outcomes for all Oregonians, featuring Michael Jordan, former State of Oregon COO, followed by a faculty panel with opportunity for discussions and questions. RSVP by April 6 http://outreach.oregonstate.edu/outreach-and-engagement-colloquium.

Registration is open for Building a Digital Channel Content StrategyLearn the essentials to reaching the 21st century customer. Join the second course in the Digital Brand Management Certificate, created in partnership with OSU’s College of Writing, Literature, and Film and Professional and Continuing Education.  The course launches April 6 – register today

2015 Innovation Showcase: Highlighting Science/Engineering at OSU and UO. Learn how basic research is informed by a market lens; how this approach results in science and commercialization excellence; how to incorporate industry-standard approaches to market validation into the educational process; and how you can participate in a thriving innovation ecosystem. Free. April 15 8:30 a.m.- noon. Register (live/webinar): csmc.us/showcase

Spring Library Workshops scheduled: The Spring 2015 Graduate Student and Faculty Workshop Series lineup is set and learning opportunities abound! Make a fresh start this term and incorporate a citation manager into your research and writing process, learn to use a new survey tool, start working on your data management plan, or check out the world of 3D printing. Workshop registration is encouraged but not required. Questions?  Contact Hannah.Remple@oregonstate.edu

Honors Education at Research Universities (HERU) conference: On May 18-19, OSU’s University Honors College will host the HERU conference, where honors faculty and administrators from across the US and Canada discuss best practices and future directions in honors education.  Interested OSU faculty and staff are invited to register; program and registration details at http://heru2015.com/.  Registration deadline: April 17.

News for Employees

NEW! OSU Staff and Alumni! HR Certification (SHRM) Test Prep Training Starts in April: OSU Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) is now offering HR certification test prep training. PACE has partnered with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) to offer SHRM-CP and SHRM-CP certification workshops. Attend online, on campus (Corvallis), Portland or Bend. Hurry, registration ends soon. https://pace.oregonstate.edu/shrm

NEW! Oregon Military Community Workshop: Faculty and staff are welcome to participate in the Oregon Military Community Workshop Sept. 25-26 in Corvallis. The purpose of the workshop is to brainstorm concepts on transitional education, mentorship and recreation for the Oregon military community, and create a 5-year collaborative vision. Two-day workshop is $60. Reserve at http://www.oregonmcw.com/home.html.

NEW! Nominations sought: The Office of Undergraduate Research seeks nominations of OSU faculty members in all disciplines who are guiding undergraduates in projects of research and creativity for OSU’s 2015 Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year. Complete nominations are due April 13 and forms can be downloaded on the Undergraduate Research Web page – http://oregonstate.edu/students/research/ For questions, contact Kevin Ahern at ahernk@onid.orst.edu

NEW! Undergraduate researchers: It is time, once again, for OSU to name the “Undergraduate Researcher of the Year.”  This award, which seeks to recognize significant efforts of students engaged in scholarly work in their disciplines, will be presented to one student participant in the Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) event to be held on the MU Quad on May 14.  Students in each undergraduate college will be recognized, as well as an awardee for the entire campus. Nominations for the award are due no later than April 13 and must come from faculty mentors.  The process is described on the Undergraduate Research Web Page – http://oregonstate.edu/students/research/.  Please direct questions to Kevin Ahern at ahernk@onid.orst.edu.

Volunteers wanted for non-alcoholic hops beverage research study (Corvallis): Prevention of oxidative DNA damage by xanthohumol.  PI: Jan Frederik Stevens, PhD.  Seeking healthy people aged 18-50, not pregnant, not using tobacco, willing to stop supplements and microbrew (craft) beers. This study lasts 13 weeks (3 months) and involves 6 clinic visits.  You will receive up to $300. For more information or to see if you qualify, contact Sandra Uesugi, RN:  541-737-3594 or sandra.uesugi@oregonstate.edu

OSU Faculty, Staff and Community: Sing on your lunch hour! University Chorale is a lab for students in choral conducting and needs singers. This is a non-auditioned choir for singers of all levels. Beginning singers are welcome. This term, UC begins on April 2 and is offered in two sections, held in Benton 204 and meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon – 1 p.m. and from 1 – 2 p.m. Sing in either or both sections. The choirs perform an informal concert on campus at the end of the term. For more information, contact Steven Zielke, director of choral studies at szielke@oregonstate.edu .

Faculty Release Time (FRT): The Research Office, Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the FRT Fall, Winter or Spring 2015-16 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://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/faculty-release-time. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: May 4.

P&M Shipping Services Update: P&M’s Research Way location is now up and running for Index shipping services.  Please schedule any packages for pickup via our online form at printmail.oregonstate.edu/parcel_pickup_form2.  Contact Kiara Goldtrap with any questions at 7-9062 or Kiara.Goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

Professional development opportunities: The Center for Learning & Organizational Development announces several new professional development opportunities for employees. Workshops are at no cost and are offered on the OSU campus. Visit http://hr.oregonstate.edu/training/workshops for details and to register.

Air CTEMPS Summer Workshop: The Cutting Edge of Sensing with Unmanned Aerial Systems in Earth Science. June 23-25; open to everyone! $500 per person/$350 for students. Only 30 spots available, so register early. See the website for more details. To register, email Jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu

Wellness Coaching | RecSports: Recreational Sports is excited to offer wellness coaching to Recreational Sports members! Work with certified wellness coach, Danielle Caldwell, and commit to improving your well-being today! Contact Danielle Caldwell for more information and sign up for a wellness coaching session at the Recreation Services Desk in Dixon.

Rec Sports Extended Hours @ Service Desk: Interested in purchasing a Recreational Sports spring term membership, signing up for intramural leagues and tournaments, or registering for fitness offerings like Fit Pass classes or Dam Fit? The Rec Services Desk in Dixon will operate with extended hours March 30 – April 9 (Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and help you find ways to get and stay active during the springtime! Questions? Contact Ali Casqueiro, Membership Coordinator.

Course Packet Delay: Due to the move of Printing and Mailing Services, there has been a slight delay in the printing of Spring Term’s course packets.  Our team is working diligently to get these printed and to the bookstore for the first week of classes.  If you have a specific question in regards to your course packet, please contact Kiara Goldtrap at Kiara.Goldtrap@oregonstate.edu or 7-9062.

Weight Watchers Information: A 13-week series of WW begins April 28.  WW Open House meetings will be held Tuesday April 21, at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Moore Family Center, Milam Room 105.  If you are a PEBB subscriber the cost of the meetings will be fully subsidized.  Next, call the WW/Pebb number 866-454-2144 and ask for a confirmation code.  Present the code at the first meeting.  For more information, please contact Kathi at 541-737-3106.

Undergraduate student award: International Student Advising and Services (ISAS) is currently accepting nominations for the Clara L. Simmerville Award for International Education recognizing and outstanding undergraduate student at Oregon State University.  The award will be given to an OSU undergraduate domestic or international student who has voluntarily contributed to international understanding through personal relationships, scholarship and research, and involvement in campus or community organizations supporting international understanding.  Awardees will receive $100 and have their name engraved on a plaque in International Programs. Nomination forms can be found here. For more information: caroline.emery@oregonstate.edu

Science & Engineering Summer Camps: STEM Academy will be hosting 30 different Science & Engineering Summer Camps for students entering 3rd – 12th grades in the Fall of 2015. Topics include: Computing, Biochemistry, Engineering,  Lego Robotics, Forestry, Bioinformatics, Ecology, and Marine Genetics. For more information, or to register online, please visit http://academy.engr.oregonstate.edu. For questions, call 541-737-8139 or email STEM.academy@oregonstate.edu. Scholarships available for many of the camps.

Beyond Earth Day organization registration: Beyond Earth Day at OSU (formerly called Earth Week) will take place April 18-28 and be filled with activities geared toward raising awareness of and engagement in sustainability. If you are part of an organization that would like to put on an event or host a booth at the annual Community Fair, please visit http://tiny.cc/beyondearthday to learn more and register by early April.

Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) program for Summer term 2015 and Fall, Winter and/or Spring term(s) 2015-16. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. NOTE: the program description and application have been revised: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/undergraduate-research-innovation-scholarship-creativity-urisc.  Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: April 13.

Traffic and Maintenance

Beaver Freezer: As part of the Beaver Freezer Triathlon (View Map), Saturday April 4, the following road closures will be in effect from 2 a.m. – 5 p.m.:  26th Street from Washington Way to Campus Way, Jefferson Way from Waldo Place to 26th Street and Campus Way from 30th Street to 14th Street. Parking lots affected by these closures are Washington Way Lot (#3293), Dixon meters (#3300), N. 26th Street (#3260), Memorial Place-Central Campus (#3252), Benton Hall East Lot (#3241), Benton Hall South Lot (#3242), and Benton Hall West Lot (#3243). There will be temporary closures throughout the day along the race course. Signage will be posted.

Notice of Intent to demolish the “Starter Shed” near the East Greenhouse: Oregon State University intends to demolish the small cinderblock and glass Starter Shed located at 2801 SW Campus Way, which is not identified as either Historic or Non-Historic, Contributing or Non-Contributing within the OSU Historic District.  All portions of the building that can be recycled will be recycled, and non-recyclable pieces of the building will be disposed of in an appropriate manner.  For more info, contact Susan Padgett, Campus Planner 541-737-6911.


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

Temporary Accountant 1 – The Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for a part-time (approximately 0.75 FTE) Temporary Accountant 1 position. Posting # 0014103. Full consideration date is April 1.

Accountant 2INTERNAL to OSU. The Business and Engineering Business Center invites applications for a full-time, Accountant 2. Posting #0014269. Closes April 1.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – The Food Science and Technology Department in the College of Agricultural Sciences invite applications for an Assistant Professor (Practice), 9-month, full-time, (fixed-term, 1.0 FTE), position located in Corvallis.  Posting #0013904.  Closes April 1.

Academic Advisor, (short-term Academic Wage): College of Earth, Ocean,

Atmospheric, Sciences. Posting # 0014289. Closes April 2.

Assistant or Associate General Counsel – The Office of the President invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant or Associate General Counsel position. Posting # 0014133. Closes for full consideration April 3.

Grants/Contracts Coordinator – The Agricultural Sciences & Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Grants/Contracts Coordinator position. Posting #0014099.  Closes April 3.

Seed Certification Aide 1– Umatilla County Extension invites applications for a part-time, (.10 FTE), Intermittent, Seed Certification Aide 1 position located in Hermiston, OR .  Posting # 0014061. Closes April 3.

Education Program Assistant 2– Umatilla County Extension invites applications for a part-time, (.49 FTE), Education Program Assistant 2 position located in Pendleton, OR .  Posting # 0014058. Closes April 3.

Professional and Continuing Education at Oregon State University (OSU) is looking to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2. For full details and to apply, please visit posting #0014069. Posting closes April 5.

Procurement Manager. Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Procurement Manager position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0014004 has been extended to April 6.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Alcohol, Drug & Recovery Specialist, Posting #0014059.  Closes April 6.

Education Program Assistant 1–  Extension Family and Community Health invites applications for a part-time, (.75 FTE), Limited Duration, EPA1 position located in Eugene, OR .  Posting # 0014109. Closes April 6.

Assistant Professor (Practice)–  Extension 4-H Youth Development invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Assistant Professor of Practice position located in Central Point, OR .  Posting # 0014092. Closes April 6.

Office Manager (Internal Employment Opportunity) –  The Extension Service Benton County Office invites applications for a part-time (0.80 FTE) 12-month Office Manager position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Regional Administrator. Posting #0014236. Closes April 8.

Department Head (Internal Employment opportunity) – The Department of Biochemistry/Biophysics invites applications for a part-time (0.75 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term Department Head position. The remaining 0.25 FTE will be consistent with the departmental and individual faculty member’s professorial position descriptions. Posting #0013899. Closes April 10. For additional information on this internal employment opportunity, please contact Stevan Arnold at arnolds@science.oregonstate.edu

Director – Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life – The Office of the Dean of Student Life invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Director, Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life position. Posting # 0014065. Closes April 10.

Public Information Representative 2 – School of Civil and Construction Engineering invites applications for a full-time, Public Information Representative 2. Posting #0014222. Closing date, April 11.

Library Technician 3 (Reference and Building Services Assistant) – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time (1.0 FTE) Library Technician 3 (Reference and Building Services Assistant) position for the Valley Library at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0014258. Closes April 12.

Academic Wage – Faculty Research Assistant School of Civil and Construction Engineering invites applications for a full-time Faculty Research Position (May 1 – Oct. 1, 2015). Posting #0014219. Closes April 12.

Assistant Professor (Practice)–  Extension 4-H Youth Development, invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE) Assistant Professor of Practice position located in Prineville, OR .  Posting # 0014156. Closes April 12.

Instructor (Seed Certification Specialist) position at Department of Crop & Soil Science.  Full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position.  Posting #0014102.  Closes April 13.

Financial Aid Advisor – The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Financial Aid Advisor position. Posting # 0014308. Closes April 14.

Assistant to the Director – The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant to the Director position. Posting # 0014237. Closes April 14.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- Forest Harvesting- The Dept. of Forest Engineering Resources & Management invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Forest Harvesting. Posting #0014131. For full consideration apply by April 15.

Assistant Professor–  The College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE) 9-month, tenure track, Assistant Professor position located in Aurora, OR .  Posting # 0014150. Closes April 15.

Postdoctoral Research Position – College of Public Health & Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Research Associate (Post Doc) position. Posting #0013824. Closes April 15. June start date.

4-H/FCH Program Coordinator (Internal Employment Opportunity) – Extension 4-H and Family and Community Health (FCH) invites applications for a full time, 1.0 FTE, 4-H/FCH Program Coordinator position located in Gold Beach, OR.  Posting# 0014290. Closes April 17.

Grants/Contracts Coordinator – The Agricultural Sciences & Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Grants/Contracts Coordinator position. Posting #0014099.  Closes April 17.

Manager for COB Facilities, Operations and Academic Services, College of Business invites applications for a full-time 12-month Professional Faculty position. Posting #0014217. Full consideration date is April 17.

Manager- Facilities/Operations/Academic Services –  College of Business invites applications for a full-time Manager. Posting #0014217. Full consideration date, April 17.

Assistant Director – The Office of Financial Aid/Scholarships invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Director position. Posting # 0014173. Closes April 18.

Summer Session Marketing Manager – Extended Campus is seeking a Summer Session Marketing Manager.  This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director. Posting #0014284. Closes April 19.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Learning Center Administrative Support position.  The Learning Center Administrative Support position provides essential functions in day to day operations of the Learning Center in supporting services provided to students. This position is a permanent, full-time position, working 40 hours a week and pays $13 per hour, plus a full benefit package.  To apply: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=16557512 Closes. April 19.

Research Director-Extended Campus invites applications for a Research Director.  This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director. Posting #0014238. Closes April 21.

4-H Summer Camp Skills Instructor. 4-H Youth Development in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, invites applications for 2 short-term hourly positions. Positions will be located at the Oregon 4-H Center in Salem. Please see posting #0014271 for information about duties, qualifications, and how to apply. Position is open to qualified students and non-students. Closes May 1.

Assistant Professor-Plant Pathologist Oregon State University’s  Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center invite applications for an Assistant Professor, full-time (tenure-track  1.0 FTE) position located in Central Point.  Posting #0013895.  Closes May 15.

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.


Corvallis: “Sometimes you laugh because you’ve got no more room for crying… And sometimes you laugh because you’re alive, when you really shouldn’t be.” ~ Terry Pratchett. Shower’s likely on this April Fool’s Day, with a high of 56 and a low of 38. Partly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Chance of snow, high of 45, low of 28. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Showers today, high of 50, low of 39. Scattered showers tomorrow.

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

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