OSU Today

Thursday, April 9, 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.

University says local GMO ban would hamper researchers (Capital Press)

Nonetheless, the Oregon State analysis says the measure would stop research on cancer, bioenergy, wood crops, agricultural diseases and any other work that involves genetically engineered material.

Injury prevention programs aren’t popular among high school coaches (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Half of coaches are aware of the programs, but many believe they’re too complex or do not offer an advantage over existing practices, researchers found. “There are a ton of different programs out there,” said lead author Marc F. Norcross of Oregon State University in Corvallis.

Marion County voters to consider OSU Extension levy (Statesman Journal)

Marion County voters will decide whether to support the agricultural community in the upcoming May election, with a proposed levy to fund the extension of Oregon State University’s agricultural and forestry programs.

OSU celebrates grand opening of Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center’s new building (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University’s Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center has a new home, and the community is invited to celebrate at a grand opening event April 15, 3:30 p.m., at 100 S.W. Memorial Way (corner of Memorial Way and Monroe).

OSU honors Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a series of events (LIFE@OSU)

The month-long series begins April 8 with a screening of the documentary “Miss Representation” and culminates with the university’s annual “Take Back the Night” event on April 29, during which students, staff, faculty and community members offer support for survivors of sexual assault and demonstrate that OSU does not condone sexual violence. (see also KVAL)

Philosophy Talk taping at OSU next week (Gazette-Times)

Public radio’s “Philosophy Talk” will return to Corvallis next week for a live taping at Oregon State University.

OSU professor discusses Steinbeck novel before SRO crowd at library (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University Prof. Emeritus Bill Robbins was the guest reviewer, and Robbins’ stature and the popularity of the novel led to a standing-room-only crowd of more than 100 people.


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.

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.

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

Butterflies and Their Wings: At the April 9 meeting of Triad, OSU’s staff and faculty club, Katy Prudic of the Department of Integrative Biology will discuss her research on butterflies and the citizen science eButterfly project. 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.

Vice President for Research: Four finalists for Vice President for Research will interview on campus this month. Campus forums, open to anyone in the campus community, are scheduled as follows: April 9, 1 – 2:15 p.m., Owen 106 – Bob Wilhelm, Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development, University of North Carolina – Charlotte. April 13, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Hallie Ford 115 – Grant McGimpsey, Vice President for Research & Sponsored Programs, Kent State University. April 21, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Hallie Ford 115 – Amir Mirmiran, Dean, College of Engineering & Computing, Florida International University. April 23, 1:15 – 2:30 p.m., Owen 106 – Cynthia Sagers, Associate Vice Provost for Research & Economic Development, University of Arkansas. Video recordings of the forums will be available after the final forum on April 23.

NEW! Faculty Senate: The April 9 Faculty Senate will be in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall from 3 – 5 p.m. Instructions to remotely participate in the April 9 Faculty Senate meeting are online at http://web.engr.oregonstate.edu/~mjb/fswebex/. Senators and proxies are reminded to sign in to the Faculty Senate Chat Room with their real name so that attendance can be accurately reflected.

Pseudoscience: Exploiting Public Trust:  Massimo Pigliucci is an outspoken critic of pseudoscience and creationism, and an advocate for secularism and science education.  He is a professor of philosophy at CUNY-City College, co-host of the Rationally Speaking Podcast, and the editor in chief for the online magazine Scientia Salon.   The 2015 “Philosopher, Scientist, Citizen” lecture series, sponsored by the Phronesis Lab for Engaged Ethics, investigates the relationship between scientists and their society.  Join event on Facebook  Thursday, April 9 at 2 p.m., Wilkinson 108.

Upcoming Events

NEW! 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.

NEW! OSU in Your Neighborhood: Beer Beyond the Pint: Our culture of beer and brewing has hopped Oregon to the forefront of the industry. From innovative and collaborative coursework to the preservation of the history of hop production and the craft brewing movement, Oregon State University helps to change the landscape of this growing trade. Join us for appetizers, beverages, and select beer tastings as you learn and taste how your land grant university is shaping the beer culture in Oregon. Tuesday April 14, 6 -8 p.m., Urban Studio, 935 NW Davis Street, Portland. $15 for OSUAA member, $20 for non-members. Learn more and register at http://bit.ly/OSUbeyondpint

NEW! Celebrate Clare Cady: Please join us to celebrate and send off Clare Cady, on Thursday, April 16 from 4-5:30 in Snell Hall 149 as she leaves OSU for a new job in New York City.  In its four years of formal existence, Clare and her student team have developed the Human Services Resource Center at OSU as a successful model for other colleges and Universities to support students in need of food, shelter and connection to community resources.

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.

Hatfield celebration: The Hatfield Marine Science Center will hold its annual Marine Science Day on Saturday, April 11, commemorating the 50th anniversary of this unique Oregon State University facility. Marine Science Day runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center, located southeast of the Hwy. 101 bridge over Yaquina Bay in Newport. More information on Marine Science Day can be found at: http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu/marinescienceday/

India Night Tickets: at the SEC Information Desk or online at tinyurl.com/indiaosu ($15 or $13 OSU students). Join us this Saturday, April 11 for a night of performances in the style of “India’s Got Talent” and fine Indian cuisine. Show runs 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (dinner served at intermission, doors: 4 p.m.). Sponsored by SEAC and funded by ISOSU. For info or disability accommodations, contact oregonstateisa@gmail.com.

Teatro Milagro Workshop and Performance: In honor of the Centro Cultural César Chávez (CCCC) 2015 Tribute Month please join us on Tuesday, April 14 for Teatro Milagro’s workshop and bilingual production of Searching for Aztlán! The workshop is 1-2:30 p.m. at the CCCC (RSVP Required by Friday, April 10; email natalia.fernandez@oregonstate.edu) and the performance is 6-8 p.m. in the MU Ballroom. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information and tribute month event updates: https://www.facebook.com/cccc.osu

Athlete talent show/auction: The 12th Annual The Other Side Talent & Silent Auction will be on April 14 at 7 p.m., in the La Sells Stewart Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. to accommodate bidding on silent auction items.  This event features the talents of present and past student athletes as a way of honoring two very talented men’s soccer team members who unexpectedly passed way in 2002. No prior ticket sales; suggest donations accepted at the door —  $5/gen $/2 student.  For more information, contact Linda A. Johnson at 541-230-0617.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! WIC Spring Lunch Series:  INTO Student Writers in the OSU Curriculum. The Writing Intensive Curriculum invites faculty to attend the first of four WIC Spring Lunches Friday, April 10, noon to 1 p.m., in Milam 215.  Join Erich White, Director of INTO, Phil Chamberlain, INTO Instructor, and Galina Romantsova, Second Language Specialist, OSU Writing Center, as they discuss the issues and challenges INTO students face as they transition from INTO courses to regular OSU courses.  Register by noon on Thursday, April 9.

NEW! Mobility Beyond the Automobile: Transportation as Persuasion:  In this talk, Ehren Pflugfelder, Center for the Humanities Research Fellow and faculty in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film, illustrates a rhetoric of transportation and suggests that new designs should be based on the understanding that transportation is persuasive. Monday, April 13, 4 p.m.,, Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Avenue.

Complex Systems Faculty Candidate seminar: Leonid Chindelevitch will present a seminar, “Modeling tuberculosis, from genes to populations” Friday, April 10, 10 a.m., Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg 4001.

School of Psychological Science Spring 2015 Colloquium Series: Amy Bonnett will speak on “Attitudes toward disability in self and other: Assessment and educational intervention, April 10, 4-5 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

Physician, journalist gives talk: Dr. Richard Besser, a physician, former administrator for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and nationally-known investigative journalist will speak at Oregon State University on Monday, April 13, as part of the Provost’s Lecture Series. Besser will present “A View From Both Sides of the Camera: Using Television to Promote Public Health.” The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Austin Auditorium of the LaSells Stewart Center.

Master’s defense:  Eric Hinsch, MS candidate in Wood Science, will defend his thesis, “A Comparative Analysis of Extracted Fungal Pigments and Commercially Available Dyes for Colorizing Textiles”.  The defense will be held on Tuesday, April 14 at 1 p.m. in Richardson Hall, Room 107.  Free and open to the public.

Mental health wellness workshops: The “Behind Happy Faces” program offered by trainer Ross Szabo is designed to to embed a mental health wellness curriculum in key areas of the student experience and in support of the well-being of faculty and staff. Mondays:  April 20 – May 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. in MU 206 (May 4 session will be in MU 222). Tuesdays:  April 28 – May 26 from 11 to 12 noon in MU 206 (we will not meet on May 19). Register in advance at: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ekRSMj1VjsBKEkZ  For more information: http://counseling.oregonstate.edu/training/behind-happy-faces

Health Inequities Symposium: Registration is now open for “Cultivating Social Justice,” presented by Student Health Service’s Health Promotion Dept. The symposium will be in the MU on April 21-22, and will include a range of topics such as food insecurity, sexual health, disabilities, chronic diseases, access to affordable health services, and violence against marginalized populations. Register online. For details about speakers, presentations and schedules, go to studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/health-promotion/health-inequities-symposium.

News for Employees

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.

Join the OSU Chamber Orchestra: Open to experienced staff, faculty and student string, woodwind, and brass players across campus. Camaraderie, coaching with professionals, optional performance opportunities. Meets Thursdays from 7 – 8:50 p.m. in Benton Hall 106. No fee for non-student participants. For more information and to participate contact Jessica Lambert, fashenaj@onid.oregonstate.edu

Employee courses: Take advantage of new employee courses presented by The Center for Learning & Organizational Development! These are 3-hour live sessions at no cost covering topics such as “Managing Difficult Conversations,” “Transitioning People Through Change,” a new Customer Service Series and more. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 for details and to register.

Employees and dependents attending OSU: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount):  Deadline is April 24 to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU during Spring 2015.  Applications are to be submitted to your business center.  For additional information, please visit: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

Campus Room Selection Open Through April 30: University Housing & Dining Services invites current OSU students to live on campus again next year and take advantage of  great benefits and rewards for returning residents. The first 1,000 returning residents to sign up for on-campus housing will receive a $900 rebate off their total housing rate next year. Starting Fall 2015, on-campus residents will receive the largest discount ever — 25% off all prepared dining center meals purchased with their meal plan. Students can live with other upper-division students in suite-style rooms in Tebeau, Halsell or Bloss halls. For more information, visit our website.

Faculty development fund grants: Applications for the L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Fund are due Friday, April 30. 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

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.

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

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

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.

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, 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, 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.

Traffic and Maintenance

Hovland: As part of exterior site improvements, the walkway between Hovland and Gilmore will be closed to pour fire lane sections and pave the parking lot areas April 9, 2015 through early May 2015. Access to the bike canopy and the fire escape on Gilmore will be maintained (View Map).

Cascades Hall: As part of the Cascades Hall renovation project, portions on the Cascades Hall Parking lot will be closed April 13, 2015 through September 2015 (view map) For more information on this project, contact Rick Freeman at 541-231-5368.

Johnson Hall Construction Begins:  Site fencing for the Johnson Hall Construction Project will be installed April 8.  Though there will be no net loss of parking when this project is complete, construction activities will require partial closure of the Park Terrace Place West lot, as of April 8.  Note, the ADA parking spaces just north of Kelley will remain open until April 14.


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

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.

Analyst Programmer – “Internal Employment Opportunity Only” The Office of Budget & Fiscal Planning (Budget Office) is seeking an Analyst Programmer.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE),12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 5 1/2 months from the appointment begin date. Posting #0014417. Closes April 14.

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.

Volunteer Coordinator/Visitor Center Assistant Manager – Oregon Sea Grant invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Marine Education Volunteer Coordinator position at Hatfield Marine Science Center. Posting #0014266. Closes April 16.

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.

Office Manager 1 – The Extension Service Yamhill County Office invites applications for a full-time, 1.0 FTE, Office Manager position located in McMinnville, OR. Posting# 0014351. Closes April 19.

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.

Accounting Technician – The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Accounting Technician. Posting # 0014385. Closes April 20.

Office Specialist 2 – The Extension Service Wheeler County Office is seeking to fill one part-time, 0.60 FTE, Office Specialist 2 position in Fossil, OR. Posting# 0014312. Closes April 21.

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.

Medical Aide – Oregon State University, College of Veterinary Medicine’s Teaching Hospital is seeking a full-time Medical Aide position. Required qualifications include six months providing support in a health care facility.  Posting #0014259.  Closes April 23.

Office Specialist 2 – The College of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0014395.  Closes April 25.

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: “Spring is when you shake the curtains, and pound on the rugs, and take off your long underwear, and wash in all the corners.” ~Virginia Cary Hudson. Dense fog possible this morning, followed by mostly sunny skies. High of 66, low of 40. Fog tomorrow and increasing clouds.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 57, low of 32. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy fog followed by mostly sunny skies, high of 57, low of 41. Slight chance of rain tomorrow.

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

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