OSU Today

Monday, April 13, 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.

ABC’s Dr. Besser: Using the media to promote public health (Democrat-Herald)

“Both of those are opportunities to inform the public about how to take control of their health,” said Besser, who is scheduled to speak Monday at Oregon State University.

College Recovery Programs take off (Addiction.com)

Naomi sought out a substance abuse counselor at school and found a 12-step program on campus before turning to the CRC, which at that time was fairly new to OSU. “Since then my recovery has been blossoming. It is hard to balance the coursework with staying away from the prevailing drinking culture, staying sober and working the program,” says Naomi, who wants to put her experience to work and ultimately be a MSW who works in addiction.

Former Albany resident, women’s rights pioneer, could get statute in D.C. (Democrat-Herald)

Marisa Chappell, an Oregon State University associate professor and expert on women’s history, said Duniway was an interesting choice for a statue because she can serve as a symbol for more than just equal rights. (see also Democrat-Herald second piece)

Fish found in suspected tsunami debris off Ore. (USA Today)

Biologists determined the fish and other organisms still attached to the boat posed a low threat as invasive species to the Oregon coastal ecosystem. The debris will eventually be removed from the water and studied by Oregon State Universityresearchers before being dismantled and disposed of in an area landfill. (see also MSN)

OSU sets ceremony for new center (Gazette-Times)

The Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center at Oregon State University is ready for its close-up. The center. located at 100 S.W. Memorial Place, is hosting a grand opening ceremony at 3;30 p.m. Wednesday, and the community is invited to participate.

Tour de Corvallis (Gazette-Times)

With hundreds of people around smiling, talking and laughing and the Oregon State University pep band playing, the start of the Corvallis Half Marathon seemed a little more like a party than a start of an athletic competition.

OSU expands Holocaust observance (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University’s Holocaust Memorial Week is expanding this year in more ways than one, adding an event in Portland, spilling into a second week and broadening its focus to embrace a range of human rights issues.

Secret to growing highbush blueberries (Oregonian)

Highbush blueberries, the most common in Oregon, are perennial, long-living deciduous shrubs with a mature height of 5-7 feet, according to Bernadine Strik, a berry specialist for Oregon State University’s Extension Service. Attractive as ornamentals, they produce a profusion of white or pink blossoms in spring and colorful foliage in fall.

For the beauty of the earth (Bainbridge Island Review)

Professor Moore teaches environmental ethics and philosophy of nature at Oregon State University. She will speak about the nature of change and calls us to radical truth-telling and courageous citizenship. The talk will be followed by time for individual reflection and sharing.

Today

TAC Webinar: Assignments and Quizzes in Canvas: Discover your options for managing assignments and quizzes in Canvas, including rubrics, multiple attempts, grading, and much more. Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough Mon. April 13, 10:30-11:20 a.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/1ExN8ST

Complex Systems Faculty Candidate seminar:  Alexander Ratushny will present a seminar, “Mathematical modeling of dynamical biological systems” Monday April 13, 2 p.m., Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg 4001.

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.

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.

NEW! MU burritos: Stop by Buenos Burritos in the Memorial Union April 15 between 4 -6 p.m. for $2 burritos. Come with cash or your Orange Rewards to get the deal. If you need to sign up for Orange Rewards head to: http://food.oregonstate.edu/orange-rewards and get 10% off all your purchases at our MU Retail Food Service locations and University Housing and Dining locations.

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.

Sexual violence talk: Gabriela Rivera, speaker and human rights attorney, will speak on “Sexual Violence against Indigenous Women in Guatemala,” Monday, April 13, 7:30 p.m., in The La Sells Stewart Center.

Upcoming Events

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

NEW! Watchers of the Sky (Film Screening):  A documentary about Raphael Lemkin, the man who in 1944 coined the term “genocide.” Lemkin, a student of international law, was a Polish Jew who escaped to the U.S. in 1940 but lost more than 40 members of his family in the Holocaust. Join event on Facebook.  Wednesday, April 15, 7 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center C&E Auditorium.

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 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.

Fisher v UT case: The Offices of Equity and Inclusion and Enrollment Management invite you to a workshop to learn about Fisher vs University of Texas case and the implications for diversity at OSU.  The workshop will be held on April 13; 10 a.m.-noon in the MU Journey Room and repeated on April 14; 1-3 p.m., in MU 206.

Academic help website launch: The Academic Success Center is proud to announce the official launch of the Learning Corner website! The Learning Corner is a series of web pages that provide tips and tools to help students with their academic success. To celebrate the Learning Corner, we are hosting a postcard party in the MU Plaza where participants can send free postcards on or off campus. Please join us Tuesday, April 14 through Friday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Pain and Perseverance in Guatemala:  An exhibition of photos by Trischa Goodnow in support of the struggle for social and environmental justice in Guatemala.  Please join us for a reception in The Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall next Tuesday, April 14 from 3-5 p.m.  We will have coffee from Guatemala – all invited.

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.

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.

Black Cultural Center Grand Opening: Please join us at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center Grand Opening for program and open house on Wednesday, April 15 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. 100 S.W. Memorial Way. For more information, visit: oregonstate.edu/bcc/ or email events@oregonstate.edu.

Earth Day Service Projects: Saturday April 18:  Be Rooted in Your Community. Registration is now open for the Center for Civic Engagement’s Earth Day service projects on Saturday April 18. Various environmental projects are available. Many can accommodate youth. Faculty, staff, students, and family members are all invited to participate. For more information and to register: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/cce/earthday.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! 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

NEW! Candidates for Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Campus Forums – open to all OSU faculty, staff and students – are scheduled as follows: Dr. Marcey Bamba, April 15, 1:30-2:30 p.m., MU 208; Dr. Ian Kellems,  April 27, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.,  MU 208; and Dr. Shari Robinson, April 30, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., MU 208. The candidates will complete a presentation on the topic, “Identify three challenges faced today by counseling centers at large institutions of higher education. What strategic direction could be implemented to address these challenges that would provide positive impacts?”

NEW! Department of Fisheries and Wildlife seminar:  Aaron M. Berger, Research Mathematical Statistician, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Newport, will speak on “Bigger is not always better – complexities and [some] solutions towards the conservation and management of western Pacific tuna and associated fishing fleets” April 15, 4 – 4:50 p.m., Nash 206.

NEW! Science and Politics: Friends or Foes?:  Nationally syndicated radio program Philosophy Talk returns to Oregon State University for a live show taping with Philosophy Prof. Sharyn Clough. Could politics sometimes have a positive effect on objectivity in science? If so, which kinds of politics might have a positive effect and which might not?  Join event on Facebook.    Wednesday, April 15, 7 p.m., Withycombe Hall Main Stage.

NEW! Science lecture to pique scientific and mathematical curiosities: Mathematics Professor Edward C Waymire will present the 2015 F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Lecture, “Blending Scientific and Mathematical Curiosities” on April 28. The lecture seeks to engage audience members by sharing an enthusiasm and curiosity about natural phenomena from science when phrased in mathematical terms. Waymire promises a lecture that is less about lessons on Brownian motion, stochastic calculus or statistical physics, and more about insight into their scope in math and science.

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. Tues. April 14, 9 a.m.-noon. Register here: http://bit.ly/1OeneLW

A Virtual Tour of Auschwitz: Auschwitz-Birkenau is the best known of the Nazi concentration camps. During the Holocaust, more than one million Jews perished here, most of them dying in the main gas chamber. Marta D. Kunecka, who teaches philosophy at OSU, conducted tours of Auschwitz while in graduate school in Krakow, Poland.  With the help of PowerPoint and other visual aids, she will recreate the experience of touring the Auschwitz complex, providing the audience with a sense of what prisoners saw and experienced. Join event on Facebook    Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m., MU Horizon Room.

Mendeley Workshop  at the Valley Library: Learn to capture, manage and cite your research sources with Mendeley, an online citation manger tool. The workshop runs on April 15, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. View the full workshop series offerings at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

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.

Ecampus Faculty Forum: Take part in a showcase of excellence in online teaching and discover techniques you can use to improve your online courses on April 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The interactive sessions at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center feature  OSU colleagues sharing innovative teaching methods and course development best practices. Includes breakfast and lunch with a keynote address by Eduventures senior analyst Brian Fleming. Register by April 13.

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

NEW! Zip Line with Your Group/Team/Organization | Challenge Course @ Rec Sports: The Adventure Leadership Institute’s Challenge Course program provides unique and engaging teambuilding experiences to develop cohesiveness among group members. Build community and learn problem-solving strategies from the talented Challenge Course facilitators. Whether you’re looking for standard programs or a more customized option, the Challenge Course program will work with you! Contact the Challenge Course today.

NEW! Call for proposals: DeLoach Work Scholarships for undergraduates. The University Honors College is now accepting applications to the DeLoach Work Scholarship program for summer and fall terms, 2015. Tenured and tenure-track Oregon State faculty members, as well as senior instructors, can submit proposals for funding in support of Honors College undergraduates working at tasks that advance faculty research and enhance student experiential learning. Other faculty who like to apply should contact the UHC. Proposed work must relate to the area of the nominated student’s academic training and provide a significant learning outcome. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 15. Information regarding awards and the application process is available at http://honors.oregonstate.edu/deloach-work-scholarship.

Attention gardeners: Need advice about getting your vegetable garden started? Sick plant? Want that mystery shrub identified? The new Master Gardener class of 2015 is ready to answer and research your home gardening questions. They will be staffing the Master Gardener desk Mondays-Thursdays from 9 a.m. –noon. You can reach them by calling 541-766-6750 or by visiting the Benton County OSU Extension Office at 4077 SW Research Way in Corvallis.

Do you commute from Marion or Polk County? You’re invited to a carpool/vanpool informational meeting April 23 from noon-1 p.m. in the MU Council Room 222. Join the OSU Sustainability Office and Cascades West Rideshare for a free lunch and learn about your transportation options. RSVP to Alaina.hawley@oregonstate.edu by April 20.

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

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 through early May. 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,  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.

Jobs

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

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.

Office Specialist 2 – The College of Business seeks a part-time .75 FTE Office Specialist 2 and will begin review of applications in the University’s Office Specialist 2 pool posting 0014281 on April 14.

Analyst Programmer – “Internal Employment Opportunity Only” The Office of Budget & Fiscal Planning (Budget Office) is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE) Analyst Programmer. 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.

Office Specialist 2 – Printing and Mailing Services invites applications for a part-time (0.75 FTE), 12-month Office Specialist 2, Shipping Specialist.  This position is located at the XPress Stop in MU 109. Posting # 0014453. Closes April 20.

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.

Instrument Technician 3 – Mechanical –  The Microproducts Breakthrough Institute (MBI), an OSU research and commercialization facility located on the Corvallis Hewlett Packard campus, is recruiting for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Instrument Technician 3 – Mechanical.  Posting # 0014439. Closes May 3.

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.

Assistant ProfessorViticulturist Oregon State University’s  Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE) 9-month, tenure track, Assistant Professor located in Central Point, OR. Posting # 0014286. Closes June 20.

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

Weather

Corvallis: “Awake, thou wintry earth – Fling off thy sadness! Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth Your ancient gladness!” ~ Thomas Blackburn. Rain today, high of 58, low of 40. Showers likely tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Partly sunny today, high of 60, low of 30. Rain and snow likely tonight, with a chance of rain and snow tomorrow.

Newport: Rain today followed by showers tonight, high of 52, low of 40. Showers likely tomorrow.

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

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