OSU Today

Monday, April 6, 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.

Optical nanotech sensor can sniff out bad food and explosives (Engadget)

The days of having to rely on pricey lab sensors (or carefully trained canines) to detect bad food and bombs may soon come to an end. Oregon State University researchers have developed a hybrid optical and nanotechnology sensor that’s at once super-sensitive to gas, but won’t weigh a ton or cost a fortune. (see also Photonics Online, CE Mag)

Craft beer label art on display at OSU library (Statesman Journal)

A new exhibit at The Valley Library at Oregon State University that showcases the art and design of craft beer labels will run through May 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, with extended hours on Tuesdays until 8 p.m.

Plant breeders aim to save Northwest from bland veggies (Boise State Public Radio)

Oregon State University plant breeder Jim Myers said this isn’t some miracle of genetic engineering. “What I do is conventional breeding — or traditional breeding, if you will,” he explained. “There is plenty of genetic variation out there for us to work with.” (see also OPB)

Controversy over beekeeping standards diffused (Capital Press)

Under the new version, ODA will consult with Oregon State University to write “best practices” for residential beekeeping, including recommendations for avoiding nuisance problems. Those “best practices” will then be disseminated to cities and counties, which may adopt ordinances consistent with the recommendations.

A giant has fallen (Biblical Archaeology)

Pulmonary fibrosis brought down 72-year-old Marcus Borg on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Borg entered the world stage with his work with the Jesus Seminar—a project that grabbed international headlines as a collective of scholars came together to vote on each saying and deed of Jesus in the Gospels to determine if it was authentic of the historical Jesus.

Learn about Oregon’s wildflower bounty (Bend Bulletin)

From Pilot Butte’s short and stubby purple monkeyflower to the tall and graceful Cascades lily that’s found on Black Butte, more than 1,000 species of wildflowers live in Oregon, according to the Oregon State University’s Oregon Flora Project, and many of them call this part of the state home.

Stripe rust forecast ‘severe’ for Northwest wheat (Capital Press)

USDA Agricultural Research Service research geneticist Xianming Chen has upped the level of stripe rust severity from moderate to severe due to weather. Chen and Oregon State University Extension Cereals Specialist Mike Flowers recommend wheat farmers monitor their fields.

Forecasting future flooding (Space Daily)

David Hill, a researcher at Oregon State University, is focused on the hydrology and hydrodynamics in coastal areas, which represent the boundary between terrestrial and marine environments. His research on future levels of flooding in Tillamook Bay was published in the Journal of Geophysical Research in January 2015.

Man arrested after ‘grabbing women under their skirts’ near OSU campus (KATU)

Sultan Aldossary, 19, of Corvallis is accused of riding his bike up to women near the Oregon State University campus, reaching underneath their dresses or skirts, and grabbing their buttocks before riding away.

Zigzagging mason bees pollinate plants before honeybees (Oregonian)

“Mason bees fill a spot in the season when other pollinators are not out,” said Brooke Edmunds, a horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. “They’re really important for fruit trees, especially in cool, wet areas.”

Earliest blooms in decades (Hood River News)

“Here at the Experiment Station, the trees blossomed 20 days earlier than average, and that’s considerable,” said Oregon State University horticulturist Steve Castagnoli. He said that according to OSU records dating to 1944, this is the earliest bloom for Anjous and Bartletts, the two mainstay pear varieties in Hood River County, the nation’s premier pear-growing region.

Snake doesn’t scare do-gooder away (Statesman Journal)

“The vast majority of snakes in Oregon are very beneficial,” said Bob Mason, a professor of integrative biology at Oregon State University who specializes in snakes.

Religion and longevity: How America’s faithful are living better, longer (Daily Sun)

That makes perfect sense to researchers like Carolyn Aldwin, director of Oregon State University’s Center for Healthy Aging Research. “If one has trust in God, it may make someone less prone to worry, make them feel calmer and have more of a sense of inner peace,” Aldwin said. “The major idea is that it can decrease the perception of stress.”

Seed to Supper program teaches low budget gardening (Statesman Journal)

The Seed to Supper program, a partnership between Oregon State University’s Extension Service and the Oregon Food Bank, is working to change that. The free, five-week course teaches adults from low-income families how to grow and enjoy their own vegetables, said Pami Opfer, a coordinator for Extension’s Master Gardener Program.

Today

NEW! Sexual Assault Awareness Month: OSU is participating in a national campaign to focus awareness, education, and prevention efforts on ending sexual and gender-based violence. This year’s theme is to focus explicitly on how to address sexual and gender-based violence on college campuses. The month of April will be filled with a variety of events to educate students, staff, faculty, and community members on how we can unite our efforts in preventing violence such as this from occurring in our community.

NEW! CAS Head Advisor Forum: The College of Agricultural Sciences is considering three candidates for the CAS Head Advisor position. Please join us for the first open forum Monday, April 6,  2 p.m. to 3 p.m., in Kidder 202, with candidate Mary Chuinard.

NEW! Labyrinth Walk: Members of the OSU community are invited to an Open Labyrinth Walk Monday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in MU Room 13 (new multipurpose room on the ground floor level of MU).  Claim some time for this moving form of meditation and/or prayer.  Hosted by United Campus Ministry at OSU. Free.

DATE CHANGE! Women of Achievement Award: The campus community is invited to celebrate the life and achievements of Adele Kubein, PhD candidate in Applied Anthropology. Adele, a brilliant scholar, friend and colleague will be honored as an early recipient of the 2015 Women’s Center Women of Achievement Award on Monday, April 6, noon to 1:30 p.m., Memorial Union 211. The planning committee requests well-wishes and notes of support from members of Adele’s beloved OSU community, as they will lift her up in her fight with terminal cancer. For more information: Amarah Khan, Amarah.khan@oregonstate.edu. Contact Jodi.nelson@oregonstate.edu for accommodations related to disabilities or questions about the event.

TAC Workshop: Welcome to Canvas Workshop: 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 organizing course material. Attendees are invited to stay for an additional hour of individual course development support. Location: Bexell 120. Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough. Mon. April 6, 1-4 pm. Register here: http://bit.ly/1ExIrZ8

Building a Digital Channel Content Strategy begins Monday April 6: Further your knowledge in digital marketing strategies and work toward a digital badge in Digital Brand Management. Learn more by watching this webinar from Adidas’ Jeremy Darlow. Register today! pace.oregon.edu/digitalcomm

Upcoming Events

NEW! Come to the Porch, Go to the Plaza: We are celebrating the opening of the new Plaza next to the Memorial Union, come down to North Porch Café and enjoy a free Lipton Pure Leaf Tea on us with your purchase of a Banh Mi or Rice Bowl then head to the Plaza and enjoy some fresh air rain free. Offer good April 7-9. No Cash Value

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! Speed Mock Interviews: Sign up on Beaver Careers (http://oregonstate.edu/career/seminars-and-events) for a one-of-a–kind opportunity to practice interviewing with employers and career specialists and receive valuable feedback! Participate on April 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in person at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center, Willamette Room, or virtually using Skype. Prepare your resume to share with employers. Sponsored by OSU Career Development Center.

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.

OSU Day at the Capitol: Interested in advocating for OSU at the legislature in Salem? Join us for OSU Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 14. OSU Day is one of the most visible advocacy days in Salem and reminds legislators of many of OSU’s distinctive programs. One of the most important elements of the day is meeting with your representative and senator seeking additional funding for OSU. A reception begins at 4:15 in the Capitol Galleria. If you are interested in participating, contact Karli Olsen in Government Relations at 541-737-4514.

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.

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.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Complex Systems Faculty Candidate seminar:  Henry Streby will present a seminar, “Full Season Productivity and Habitat Associations of Songbirds in Complex Forested Landscapes,” Tuesday, April 7, 2 p.m., Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg 4001.

NEW! Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Seminar: Dr. Natalia Reyero, Research Biologist, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, will present “A Framework to Support Decision-Making: Tools for Classification, Release, and Exposure Assessment of Nanotoxicology” at noon, Wednesday, April 8, in ALS 4001.

NEW! Book Review: William Robbins, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of History, OSU, will review The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck at noon, April 8, at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. Robbins joined the faculty at Oregon State University in 1971 where he taught courses in Western American and Environmental History until his retirement in 2002.

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 April 8, noon to 1 p.m., Tim Jensen, Director of Writing, will speak on “What’s Writing Got to do With it? Habits of Empathy, Anxiety & Flourishing,” in Kidder 202. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/counsel/mental_health_initiative

NEW! Presentation in Spanish about Latino Leaders:  OSU Professor Kayla García will tell some surprising and inspirational stories based on the Spanish version of her book on Latino leaders (Líderes latinos del siglo XXI).  She will share amusing anecdotes and provide background information on some well-known figures such as Sonia Sotomayor, as well as on some local leaders from our community. Pedro Arenas, a student at OSU, will summarize the people in the book who have made a difference in his life. Wednesday, April 8, 6 p.m., Casa Latinos Unidos de Benton County, Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 S.W. Ninth St.

NEW! Fisheries and Wildlife seminar: Jason Dunham, Supervisory Aquatic Ecologist, USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center and courtesy faculty, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, will speak on “Climate change and the future of bull trout in the conterminous United States,” April 8, 4 p.m. to 4:50 p.m., Nash 206.

NEW! 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. Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough Thurs. April 9, 9:30-10:20 am. Register here: http://bit.ly/1ExMVyU

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.

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

News for Employees

NEW! Faculty development fund grants: Applications for the L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Fund are due Friday, April 30, 2015. The fun provides individual faculty members with grants of up to $2,200, and up to $4,400 for joint proposals in each funding cycle for professional development activities that have a clear connection to the enhancement of teaching and student learning at OSU. Applications and guidelines are available at: http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/grants

NEW! P&M New Production Facility Open: Printing and Mailing Services’ new production facility at 4700 SW Research Way is now open!  We thank the OSU community for being patient during the move.  The Research Way location will be open from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.  For on-campus services, our XPress Stop location in MU 109 is open from 7:30 a.m-6 p.m.  For any questions regarding either of our locations or our services contact Kiara Goldtrap at Kiara.Goldtrap@oregonstate.edu or 7-9062.

NEW! PCOSW Scholarship Applications: Applications for the President’s Commission on the Status of Women scholarships now being accepted.The PCOSW, provides funding to women faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development or research opportunities, as well as individuals conducting research related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500. The deadline is May 1.  Information: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships

NEW! PCOSW Mentoring and Professional Development Award nominations: The President’s Commission on the Status of Women recognizes any classified, professional faculty, or faculty member who excels in mentoring, supporting, and encouraging OSU employees, especially women and those from under-represented groups, and making available to them opportunities for professional, educational and personal development. The award is presented at University Day and consists of $500 cash, a $500 professional development fund, a nameplate in Kerr Admin, and a personal plaque. The deadline is May 1. Information: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships/nomination-form-university-mentoring-professional-development-award

NEW! 2015 Oregon Parenting Educators Conference: Join the College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families and the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative to celebrate Oregon Parenting Education Week with the annual, one-day Parenting Educators Conference. The conference, held from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday, May 11, at LaSells Stewart Center, will feature more than 30 workshops. For questions, more info and to register, visit health.oregonstate.edu/opew. The cost is $95 if registered by April 27. $115 if registered after April 27.

Baccalaureate Core Review Workshops: April 8, (1:30-3 p.m.). This is a how-to workshop for Baccalaureate Core assessment/category review. Up for review this coming year: Western Culture, Cultural Diversity WIC (CLA – SWLF, Psych, SAC), next year Lit & Arts, Social Processes & Institutions, WIC (CLA- LCS, His/Phl, PP, AS, LS) Register online at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bI2rb3h6xTlWNYp.

Office Professionals Award: Nominations are being sought for the 2015 Association of Office Professionals Member of the Year Award. Nominees must be active AOP members. Nominations must be submitted by April 24, 2015, either electronically or in person to: Laurie Wyant, Awards and Nominations Committee Chair, 213 Gilkey Hall, Laurie.Wyant@oregonstate.edu. Additional information: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition.

Boss of the Year: The Association of Office Professionals seeks nominations for the 2015 Boss of the Year Award, recognizing creative approaches and consistently superior performance as a supervisor. Nominees must be OSU employees working in a supervisory capacity but do not need to be AOP members. Submit nomination packets electronically or in person by April 24, 2015, to: Laurie Wyant, Awards and Nominations Committee Chair, 213 Gilkey Hall, Laurie.Wyant@oregonstate.edu. Additional information: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition.

Professional faculty award: Nominations are being accepted for the Karel J.H. Murphy Professional Faculty Leadership and Service Award. This award recognizes a professional faculty member who has provided outstanding leadership and service throughout their career both within their Department and in programs and organizations across Oregon State University. Award criteria is available at http://oregonstate.edu/pfla/awards/karel-murphy Nominations will be accepted through April 9. Please direct questions to Michelle Mahana at michelle.mahana@oregonstat.edu

OSU Summer TAG programs – Registration is underway for Adventures in Learning, OSU’s summer program for talented, gifted and highly able students entering grades 6 & 7 and Outside the Box for those entering grades 8 & 9. Both are full-day programs held on the OSU campus, July 6 – 17. oregonstate.edu/precollege/ail and oregonstate.edu/precollege/box

OSU Expeditions – Registration is open for Expeditions, OSU’s summer program for talented, gifted and highly able students who are entering grades four and five in the fall. A morning program, it will be held July 6 – 17 at Cheldelin Middle School. A transportation option to KidSpirit is available for the afternoons. oregonstate.edu/precollege/expeditions

Emerging Scholar Award: The OSU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is accepting nominations through April 10, for the Emerging Scholar Award. The chapter established the award to honor tenure-track faculty members in any academic unit who are in the early stages of their professional careers in recognition of outstanding research or creative activity in their field of study. The award consists of a plaque and first year membership dues to both the local OSU Chapter and the National Society of Phi Kappa Phi. See http://phikappaphi.oregonstate.edu/news/emerging-scholar-nominations-2015 for application information.

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

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.

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

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.

Traffic and Maintenance

McAlexander Fieldhouse: As part of the replacement of damaged water meters, city crews will need to shutdown water services to McAlexander Fieldhouse and the Facilities Shops on  April 7,  9 a.m.-noon. This shutdown will affect all restrooms and sinks in these buildings.

Jobs

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

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. Please apply for full consideration by 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.

Office Specialist 2 – Printing and Mailing Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Office Specialist 2. Posting # 0014355. Closes April 13.

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.

Farm/Ranch Supervisor – Full-time, fixed term position, with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Duties include performing and coordinating farm or ranch operations while supervising staff that perform similar daily support functions. Salary is competitive. Posting #0014322. Questions can be directed to Keri Fisher at keri.fisher@oregonstate.edu. For full consideration apply by April 14; closes on April 30.

Office Specialist 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time (1.0 FTE) Office Specialist 1 position for Printing and Mailing Services. Posting # 0014319. Closes April 15.

Purchasing Analyst 3 – Capital Projects Contact Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Purchasing Analyst 3 position. Posting #0014326. Closes April 15.

Oregon State University Department of Public Safety is seeking applicants for a 12 month full-time, Campus Security/Public Safety Officer. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Posting #0014324. Closing date is April 15.

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.

Research Associate (Postdoc), in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. Analyze data from scientific echosounders deployed on moorings, autonomous platforms, and ships. Posting #0014248. For full consideration apply by April 17.

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.

Research Associate (Postdoc), in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. Conduct research related to the study of riverine bacterial genomics. Posting #0014249. For full consideration apply by April 19.

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.

Weather

Corvallis: “The April rain, the April rain, Comes slanting down in fitful showers, Then from the furrow shoots the grain, And banks are fledged with nestling flowers,” ~  Mathilde Blind. Chance of showers today, high of 58, low of 38. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Chance of snow followed by rain today, high of 44, low of 31. Showers likely tomorrow.

Newport: Chance of showers today, high of 53, low of 41. Chance of showers tomorrow.

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

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