OSU Today

Thursday, May 14, 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.

Could we one day take a sunscreen in a pill? (Daily Mail)

‘Humans and mammals don’t have the ability to make this compound, but we’ve found that many other animal species do,’ said Taifo Mahmud, a professor in the OSU College of Pharmacy in Oregon, and lead author on the research. (see also NPR, Smithsonian, Nature World News)

Artist’s 600 plates depict final meals of Death Row inmates (Chicago Tribune)

Green, now an art professor at Oregon State University, painted each meal on a dinner plate, some on serving dishes, using the classic cobalt blue pigment of family heirlooms. She made her last-meal paintings the centerpiece of her art practice. She started in 2000, and now, 15 years later, she has completed 600.

Ag school graduates face bright job prospects (Capital Press)

At Oregon State University, job placement has been particularly strong for graduates with crop and soil science, horticulture and animal and rangeland science degrees said Dan Arp, dean of OSOU’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

Study: Fracking may cause air pollution, respiratory issues (UPI)

Blair Paulik, graduate student in environmental chemistry at Oregon State University, checks on an air pollution sampler in Carroll County, OH.

Adjunct teaching: For the love of the lecture (Nature)

Another huge time sink for many instructors is responding to student e-mails. Ken Diebel, an instructor in the fisheries and wildlife department at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis, generates a ‘frequently asked questions’ document for each course to cut down on e-mails.

COCC backs OSU-Cascades west-side site (Bend Bulletin)

Two weeks after Oregon State University’s president sought to rally community support for a Bend campus, Central Oregon Community College’s board of directors on Wednesday night formally backed the proposed campus site on the city’s west side.

Experimental antibiotics shown to kill bacterial infection frequently associated with Cystic Fibrosis (Cystic Fibrosis News Today)

During the American Thoracic Society 2015 International Conference being held in Denver, Colorado, 15-20 of May, researchers from Oregon State University, Corvallis (OSU), and Aradigm Corporation will present a study entitled “Treatment of Mycobacterium Avium Subsp Hominissuis (MAH) Lung Infections with Liposome-Encapsulated Ciprofloxacin Resulted in Significant Decrease in Bacterial Load in the Lung” where they show the positive effects of Aradigm’s investigational drugs Lipoquin® and Pulmaquin® against pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacteria infection, a bacterial infection prevalent in cystic fibrosis.

Oregon wildflower identification at your fingertips (The World)

http://theworldlink.com/sports/outdoors/oregon-wildflower-identification-at-your-fingertips/article_f9709e03-9961-5735-b1d6-f36cc63b6f81.html

Today

Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence: Join OSU students as they showcase their undergraduate research and projects on Thursday, May 14 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Memorial Union Plaza.  Visit communications.oregonstate.edu/events/cue for information and list of participants. For questions, contact ahernk@onid.oregonstate.edu.

Advanced Manufacturing of Smart Goods: Attend this two-day OSU-led NSF Workshop to identify research needs for the manufacturing of “smart goods.” Experts from organizations including Google and Amazon will discuss emerging markets, user needs and manufacturing challenges associated with smart goods. @ Embassy Suites Downtown, Portland, Oregon. May 14, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and May 15, 8 a.m. to noon, Cost to register: $155.

Gatekeeper suicide prevention training: Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death amongst college students? This workshop will teach participants to recognize the warning signs and how to help if someone they know is thinking about suicide. Presented by Jim Gouveia, LCSW. Register here: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_b41KB4Idbr2ZXGl. MU Journey Room, Thursday, May 14, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Reflection & Corrective Action:  Examining White Identity & Internalized Dominance: To break a pattern of internalized dominance that develops in a society in which White can be seen as the norm, White identified individuals are challenged to look at their impact in U.S. society and closer to home.  Through the cycle of socialization, participants will be invited to explore dynamics of privilege and dominance and how to break this cycle so individuals/groups take action toward becoming a more equitable society.  May 14, 28 & June 4:  2 to 3 p.m. in MU Council Room (on May 14) and MU 228 (on May 28 and June 4).

Marine Studies Initiative: At the May 14 meeting of Triad, OSU’s staff and faculty club, Bob Cowen, director of OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center, will discuss the sea change underway through the MSI. Triad meets in the MU, room 211, from noon to 1. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. A catered lunch is $11. Contact University Events, 541-737-0724, to save a seat.

NEW! Faculty Senate: The May 14 Faculty Senate meeting will be held Thursday, May 14, 3-5 p.m., in Weniger Hall 151. Instructions to participate remotely in the May 14 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; proxies should also indicate the Senator name.

Science Fiction, Social Justice, and the Radical Imagination:  Walidah Imarisha and Gabriel Teodros will examine the ways in which visionary science and fantasy fiction can inspire the radical imagination to envision the features of a socially just world.  They will discuss and read from the new edited collection Octavia’s Brood:  Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements (AK Press) which seeks to demonstrate a connection between speculative writing and movements for transformative social change.   This panel is presented by the Anarres Project for Alternative Futures.   Thursday, May 14 at 4 p.m., Valley Library, Special Collections and Archives Research Center.

2015 PFLA Spring Celebration: Please join us at the Student Experience Center Plaza for a spring celebration featuring Oregon wines and brews paired with regional delectables. May 14, 5 – 6:30 p.m. $15 fee includes wine tasting and appetizers. Cash bar available for brews and wine by the glass. Guests are welcome. Checks and cash are due with registration.  RSVP Here by May 11. Questions? Melissa Elmore or 7-3326.

Science Fiction and Direct Action Training:  Walidah Imarisha and Gabriel Teodros will conduct a Science Fiction and Direct Action Training workshop.  Participants will use familiar stories of other worlds (such as Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Oz, Harry Potter, etc.) to design direct action campaigns that parallel the world we are fighting for in the here and now. This workshop is presented by the Anarres Project for Alternative Futures.  Thursday, May 14 at 6-8 p.m., MU Journey Room.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Jensen retirement: Debbie Jensen, Administrative Assistant, College of Public Health and Human Sciences Advising, will be retiring May 29. The campus community is invited to celebrate and thank Debbie for her dedicated service to the college and OSU on Monday May 18, 3:30-5 p.m. in Milam 119. Ice cream sundaes will be served with all the toppings.

NEW! Rosenberg retirement: The OSU community is invited to attend a reception in honor of Valerie Rosenberg, Assistant Center Director of INTO OSU. Valerie will be retiring on June 1, after 25 years of service to OSU. Valerie has served in a variety of senior leadership roles for both International Programs and INTO Oregon State University.  Immediately upon retirement, Valerie and her husband plan to spend a year living in France. The Provost’s Office and International Programs will be hosting a Reception/Open House on May 21, 3-5 p.m., MU Main Lounge.

Salmon Bake:  The 17th Annual Salmon Bake takes place Friday, May 15, noon to 3 p.m., at the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws, 311 S.W. 26th St., on campus. That evening, Laura GrizzlyPaws, a First Nations person from British Columbia, will share a protected species presentation, incorporating St’at’mic creation story and bear dance. She will talk from 5-7 p.m., May 15, in Milam Auditorium.

Irish drama: Frank McGuinness’s Irish  drama Dolly West’s Kitchen continues on the  on the University Theatre Main Stage and plays May 15-16 at 7:30 and on May 17 at 2 p.m.   Tickets available at the OSU theatre box office in Withycombe Hall or by calling the box office at 541 737-2784.  OSU professor Charlotte Headrick plays the role of  Rima,  the West family matriarch, in this play set  in Ireland during WWII. Although a drama, the play is filled with much humor.

39th Annual Powwow: Join Native American Student Association May 16 at Gill Coliseum for free, family-friendly and open-to-public event. There will be traditional dances, drums, and Native vendors. Event runs 1-10:30 p.m. with late afternoon break. Come at 1 p.m. or 7 p.m. to witness Grand Entry. Sponsored by SEAC, with Native American Longhouse. Funded by SORCE. For disability accommodations: 541-737-2738, Luhui.whitebear@oregonstate.edu.

Titlakawan-Aztec Dancers: Come to Gill Coliseum 6-7 p.m. on May 16 (during the Powwow break) for a free performance of Aztec dances. Performers will also share with the audience some of the history and significance of the dances. Sponsored by SEAC, with Native American Longhouse. Funded by SORCE. For disability accommodations: 541-737-2738 or Luhui.whitebear@oregonstate.edu.

OSU Community Day of Service – May 16:  Join OSU alumni and friends as we give back to our community during the annual OSU Community Day of Service. This year we will be at MLK, JR. park from 9 a.m.- noon. Please register so we know how many people to expect and bring the family.

Auditions for Romeo & Juliet: Auditions will be held May 17 through May 19 for Oregon State University Theatre’s upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s quintessential tragedy of star-crossed lovers, “Romeo and Juliet.” The spring auditions are to cast 12 principal roles for the production, which will be performed in November. Another round of auditions to fill out the cast will be held in September. Those cast for principal roles will rehearse individually until the end of the spring term, with rehearsals resuming in the fall. Auditions will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. each day in the Withycombe Hall Main Stage Theatre. Tryouts will consist of group readings from the script. Participants also will be asked to prepare a short, one-minute monologue from any Shakespeare play. The monologue does not need to be memorized.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! War, Borders, and the Human Rights of Immigrant Labor in Contemporary European Cinema:   Both World War I and II lend to massive population displacements, and this talk examines the legacy of those events in terms of how they continue to drive immigration policy in contemporary Europe. Prof. Elizabeth Anker (Cornell) will engage these debates about migration and the long aftermath of war through analyses of a series of recent European films that address assaults upon the human rights of unauthorized migrants and refugees.   Monday, May 18, 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union, Horizon Room.

NEW! Renaissance Drama’s Disability Aesthetic: How did the English Renaissance stage forms of physical difference in both performance and print? Allison Hobgood, visiting scholar at the Center for the Humanities and professor of English & Women’s and Gender Studies at Willamette University, will examine disability as an aesthetic mode in 16th- and 17th-century drama on Monday, May 18, 4 p.m., Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Avenue.

NEW! Science Pub Bend: Oregon State University – Cascades continues its Science Pub offerings with a lecture about the ancient, serpentine-looking Pacific lamprey presented by Carl Schreck, a professor of fisheries in OSU’s Department of Fisheries and Wildlife.  “What Our Most Ancient Fish is Telling Us About Our Waters” will be presented Tuesday, May 19 at SHARC, the Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic Recreation Center, in Sunriver.  Science Pubs take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. Free, but reservations are required. To register, visit  http://www.osucascades.edu/sciencepubs.

Candidates for director of the Orange Media Network: Candidates for director of the Orange Media Network: Candidates for director of the Oregon Media Network (formerly Student Media) will have public presentations and a Q&A session in May. Forums will be held at the Memorial Union in room 206.  Candace Baltz – Friday May 15 -9-10 a.m.

The University Honors College Thesis Fair: The Honors College Thesis Fair will be held Friday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Plaza between the MU and Student Experience Center. This annual spring event celebrates the research accomplishments of graduating Honors students through informative poster displays.

Marine Forum: The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) will be hosting Assistant Professor Geoffrey Hollinger as he presents “Marine Robotics: Planning, Decision Making, and Learning”. Geoffrey’s work includes optimization of autonomous underwater vehicles for inspection of marine renewable energy systems and monitoring of oceanographic phenomena. Friday, May 15, from noon – 12:50 p.m. in Covell 218.

WIC Spring Lunch Series:  Using Canvas Tools in a Writing Intensive Course.  Faculty are invited to the final WIC Spring Lunch of 2015 this Friday, May 15, noon-1 p.m., Milam 215, featuring Karen Watte, Ecampus; Sara Jameson, SWLF; and Brooke Howland, TAC/CTL.  Each presenter will discuss two Canvas tools that can be used in a writing intensive course to more effectively help students in the writing, feedback, and revising process.  Register by noon on May 14.

Disability Studies @ OSU.  Join a group of OSU community members interested in discussing Disability Studies teaching and research, in general, and the development of a DS curriculum at OSU, in particular.    Friday, May 15, at 1 p.m. in Milam Hall 301.

TAC Webinar: Collaboration Tools in Canvas: Canvas has many features to encourage student interaction. We’ll take a tour of Groups, Collaborations, Discussions, Chat, and Conferences. Questions and ideas are welcome! For more info, contact Lynn Greenough Fri. May 15, 2-2:50 pm. Register here: http://bit.ly/1ExNU28

Balboa Workshops: Join OSU Swing Club in welcoming national dance champions, Josh McLaughlin and Emily Ernst.  They are traveling from Portland to teach two beginner balboa workshops on Friday, May 15.  Doors open at 7:45 p.m.  $6 per lesson or $10 for both lessons.  For more information see: http://corvallisswing.com/portfolio/balboa-workshops-may-15/

Finalists for the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life: Candidates will be interviewing on campus between May 11- 18. This position provides overall leadership for the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life (CFSL) and has primary responsibility for advancing and enhancing the OSU Greek Community. Public presentations are as follows: Travis Smith, May 18, 9:30-10:15 a.m., MU 213.

Search Advocate workshops: OEI Search Advocate workshops scheduled June 2015 to April 2016 in Corvallis are now available for registration—the first is a full-day workshop on June 5.  Instead of the more common two-workshop series (totaling ten hours), this workshop is a single day ( 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., breakfast and lunch included).  The workshop prepares participants to work with search committees to enhance validity, fairness, and diversity in the search process.  Register at the OSU Professional Development website http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=39.  Questions?  Contact Anne Gillies anne.gillies@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-0865.

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

News for Employees

NEW! Salem-Corvallis vanpool seeks riders: Seats are available with the Salem to Corvallis vanpool.  Leaves from Safeway in West Salem at 6:30am with pick-ups in Rickreall & Monmouth and arrives at OSU at 7:20 a.m.  Leaves OSU at 4:35 p.m. and arrives in West Salem at 5:20 p.m. Current cost is $120/month.  For more information visit Valley VanPool at http://www.cwride.org/Page.asp?NavID=13 or contact the vanpool coordinator Morry.McClintock@co.benton.or.us.

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.

News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences: Learn how a new fund in a college alumna’s name will benefit Nutrition students, read what advice Dr. Richard Besser of ABC News has for PHHS students, see how a PHHS alum translates research into practice, take a look back at the history of Langton Hall, join this year’s Wheel-A-Thon, grab a bite to each at Pangea Cafe as Nutrition students take over Pangea and more in Synergies. http://bit.ly/1KXIxhT

Attention all public employees: The restrictions imposed by the law of the State of Oregon on your political activities are that “No public employee shall solicit any money, influence, service or other thing of value or otherwise promote or oppose any political committee or promote or oppose the nomination or election of a candidate, the gathering of signatures on an initiative, referendum or recall petition, the adoption of a measure or the recall of a public office holder while on the job during working hours. However, this section does not restrict the right of a public employee to express personal political views.” It is therefore the policy of the state and of your public employer that you may engage in political activity except in the context prohibited by state law when on the job during working hours.

Traffic and Maintenance

Memorial Place: Due to the Engineering Expo and Robo Palooza, the Memorial Place parking lot (#3252) and Memorial Place between Campus Way and the driveway just north of Plageman Hall (View Map) will be closed on May 15 and May 16. The closures will run from 6 a.m., Friday, May 15, though 10 a.m.,Saturday, May 16.

Cascade Hall: As part of the Cascade Hall INTO project, the domestic water will be shutdown at Cascade Hall on May 15, from 7 a.m.-noon. This shutdown will affect all restrooms and sinks.

Natural gas shutdown: As part of the seismic valve upgrade project, natural gas will be shutdown to the below listed buildings May 11 – 18.  This will affect all heating, cooling and equipment utilizing natural gas.  May 14: West Greenhouse, Farm Services, Aero Engineering Lab. May 15: Seed Lab, Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center, Dryden Hall, Navy ROTC Armory. May 18: Nypro Building, Ocean Observing Center, OSU Foundation Center, Azalea House.

2015-16 parking permits: People with annual parking permits can now purchase a permit for next academic year. Choices this week are to either repurchase a permit in the same zone or purchase a permit in a different zone with the same letter, for example A1 to A3. On Monday, May 18, current permit holders may purchase a permit in any available commuter zone. The 2015-16 parking map shows zone changes around campus. To purchase your permit, please visit the parking permits sales page.  For questions, explore this webpage or call 541-737-2583.

Jobs

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

Extension SNAP-Ed Outreach Program Coordinator – Oregon State University Extension Service is recruiting for a part-time, 1.0 FTE, fixed-term, Extension SNAP-Ed Outreach Program Coordinator. This position is primarily responsible for coordinating programming for the OSU Extension Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) in Umatilla and Morrow Counties. Posting# 0014636. Closes May 15.

Administrative Program Specialist, the Department of Chemistry at Oregon State University invites applicants for a part-time (approximately 26 hours per week) Administrative Program Specialist position for the Department of Chemistry.  Posting # 0014665. Closing date is May 15.

Administrative Assistant To – Environmental & Molecular Toxicology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Assistant To position. Posting #0014674. Closes May 15.

Extension 4-H SNACZ Program Coordinator: Oregon State University Extension Service is recruiting for a part-time, 0.75 FTE, fixed-term, Extension 4-H SNACZ Program Coordinator to oversee a research intervention and implement curriculum to engage youth in advocating for healthy snacks in Union County schools and food stores. Posting #0014648. Closes May 15.

Capital Programming Manager. Capital Planning and Development is seeking a Capital Programming Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. The Capital Programming Manager has primary responsibility for project planning at all OSU statewide locations and all project planning levels from project definition, pre-design planning through design and assists in the evaluation and establishment of campus standards for project definition, planning, design and methods of project delivery. Posting #0014587. Closes May 15.

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.

Office Specialist 2 –  The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) is recruiting for a part-time, (.50 FTE), Office Specialist 2 position.  Posting # 0014627. Closes May 16.

Oregon State University is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, Communications & Marketing Manager for the Division of University Outreach & Engagement.  This Manager will be accountable for developing and implementing communications and marketing aimed at enhancing the reputation and broad awareness of the Division. Posting #0014583. Full consideration date: May 17. Closes May 24.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Charge Nurse, Posting #0014621  Closes May 18.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Academic Support Manager.  The Academic Support Manger oversees the units responsible for:  Academic and logistical student program advising, student registration, maintenance of student study plan records and communicating study plans to students, classroom scheduling, and the Learning Center operations.  For more information or to apply, please visit: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=16905192 Apply by May 17.

Property Specialist 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Property Specialist 1 position in Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0014722. Closes May 18.

Assistant Director of Client Services – Information Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Assistant Director of Client Services position. Posting # 0014528. Closes May 18.

Classified – Information Technology Consultant – Comp Level 1 School of Design and Human Environment in the College of Business invites applications for a full-time Info Tech Consult Position. Posting #0014702. Closing date, May 19.

Custodial Services Coordinator – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Custodial Services Coordinator. Posting # 0014705. Closes May 20.

Administrative Program Specialist – The Morrow County Extension Office in Heppner, Oregon invites applications for a part-time (.70 FTE), 12-month Administrative Program Specialist position. Posting #0014639. Closes May 20.

Custodian – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Custodian position. Posting # 0014734. Closes May 21.

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 22.

Benefits Consultant – The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Benefits Consultant. Posting # 0014749. Closes May 22.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Physical Therapist, Posting #0014645.  Closes May 22.

Administrative Program Specialist: Capital Planning & Development is recruiting for one full-time Administrative Program Specialist position. Posting # 0014638. Closes May 22.

Office Specialist 2 –  Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)  is recruiting to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2 (Enrollment Specialist) position at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0014710 to apply. Posting closes May 24.

International Program Consultant – The Office of Global Opportunities (OSU GO) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Program Consultant position. Posting #0014611. Closes May 24.

Associate Director-Facilities Maintenance & Construction:  University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Associate Director position for the UHDS Facilities Maintenance & Construction unit. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director.  Posting #0014585.  Closes May 25.

Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for several full-time (1.0 FTE), 10-month, Cook 1 positions for Dining Services.  Posting #0014723. Closes May 25.

Office Specialist 2– The Career Development Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting # 0014657. Closes May 25.

Academic Success Coordinator – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Success Coordinator position. Posting #0014800. Closes June 15.  For full consideration, please apply by May 26.

Accountant 1 – The Business and Engineering Business Center invites applications for a full-time, Accountant 1.  Posting #0014434 Closing date, May 28.

Information Technology Systems Specialist, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.  Posting #0014440. Closes May 28.

Contract Officer – Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs is seeking a Contract Officer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0014492. Closes May 30.

The College of Science is seeking an Associate Dean for Strategic Initiative and Administration.  This is a part-time (.75 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. It is an internal search only and applicants must hold the rank of tenured professor in the College of Science. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Closes May 31. Posting #0014578.

The Oregon State University Alumni Association is searching for a Regional Network Director to lead and manage alumni activities and networks in the northwest and southern California. This position will be based in Portland.   View the position description at  www.osualum.com/jobs.  Apply to osualum@oregonstate.edu  with a resume and cover letter by June 1.

Acquisitions & Collections Maintenance Unit Manager – The Oregon State University Libraries and Press (OSULP) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Acquisitions & Collections Maintenance Unit Manager position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the University Librarian and OSU Press Director. Posting #0014686  . Closes June 4.

Nuclear Reactor Operator – The Radiation Center invites applications for a full-time, Nuclear Reactor Operator.  Posting #0014168 has been reopened to expand the original applicant pool. Closing date, June 6.

The Oregon Sea Grant is seeking a Communications Manager.  This is a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # 00144770. Closes June 15.

Associate Program Manager – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Associate Program Manager position. Posting #0014612. Closes June 15.

The College of Agricultural Sciences is seeking an Associate Dean. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #0014729. For full consideration, apply by June 15. Closes June 30.

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. Final closing date June 15.

Assistant to Associate Dean College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time Assist. to the Assoc. Dean. Posting #0014703. For full consideration apply by June 15. Closing date, July 1.

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.

The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology (BPP) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Faculty Research Assistant position. Posting #0013984. Closes Dec. 31, 2015.

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 ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” ~ Maya Angelou. Chance of showers today, high of 69, low of 49. Mostly cloudy tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Showers likely today, high of 59, low of 44. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Newport: Chance of showers today, high of 58, low of 48. Chance of drizzle tomorrow.

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

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