OSU Today

Friday, May 15, 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.

Fracking could increase risk of cancer, study finds (Newsweek)

Living near to active fracking sites could increase the risk of cancer as the process harmful chemicals into the air, a new study has found. Researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) and the University of Cincinnati found that hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, releases polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), which are linked to cancers and respiratory diseases.

Oregon university presidents, buoyed by revenue forecasts, ask state to restore higher-ed budget (Oregonian)

The public universities’ seven presidents urged Brown and legislators “to restore funding for post-secondary education to pre-recession levels, just as they did for K-12 during the 2013 legislative session.”

Students protest in Salem for more higher ed funding (OPB)

Prior to their arrest, protesters interrupted a budgetary meeting and then laid down in the hallway until police removed them. The protest lasted about an hour. The students arrested were from the University of Oregon, Lane Community College, Oregon State University and Portland State University.

Study: Many band members have witnessed hazing (Inside Higher Ed)

About 30 percent of college marching band members surveyed in a new national study reported that they had observed hazing in their programs. Few of the students said they ever reported the behavior, however. “Despite all of our efforts, the message about hazing is still not getting out there,” Jason Silveira, an assistant professor of music education at Oregon State University and one of the study’s authors, stated. (see also Phys Org)

Many animals armed with built-in sun block: Study (US News & World Report)

Alligators, chickens and other animals don’t need sunscreen — they make their own sun protection, a new study says. This finding could point to new ways to protect people from sun damage, Oregon State University researchers believe. (see also The Scientist)

OSU’s Barometer named state’s top student newspaper (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University’s student newspaper took home 10 awards in this year’s state collegiate journalism competition, including top overall honors.

New zebrafish model should speed research on parasite that causes toxoplasmosis (Medical Xpress)

Researchers at Oregon State University have found a method to speed the search for new therapies to treat toxoplasmosis – by successfully infecting zebrafish with Toxoplasma gondii.

What is most valuable: Gold, cocaine or rhino horn? (Phys. Org)

One of the critical factors behind the disturbing trend is the tremendous financial incentive for poachers to sell animal parts for consumer goods and food. For example, rhinoceros horn is more valuable by weight than gold, diamonds or cocaine, said William Ripple, the study’s lead author, a distinguished professor of ecology at Oregon State University’s College of Forestry. (Bloomberg News reported in 2014 that the price of rhino horn in Asia has approached $60,000 per pound.)

Native American celebrations at OSU today and Saturday (Gazette-Times)

A series of free Native American celebrations will be held at Oregon State University today and Saturday.

Hyslop Field Day marks Extension specialists’s return (Capital Press)

From the surface, all will appear normal when Andy Hulting gives his presentation on weed control in grass seed at Oregon State University’s Hyslop Farm Field Day May 27 in Corvallis. The OSU Extension weed specialist has been a regular on the field day’s agenda during the past nine years. But this year’s appearance likely will mean a little more to Hulting and those close to him. It will be one his first grower presentations since he suffered a stroke on Jan. 31 that sidelined him for most of three months.

HEART helps homeless, low income with resource fair (Democrat-Herald)

Medical students from Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences, OSU’s College of Pharmacy, Oregon Health & Science University and the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest helped with testing and registration at the resource fair.

Author Watkins to read at Oregon State (Gazette-Times)

Story story writer and essayist Claire Vaye Watkins will read from her work in a free event at 7:30 p.m. May 22 at the Valley Library at Oregon State University, 201 S.W. Waldo Place.


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.

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.

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.

Meat lab: The Clark Meat Science Center’s retail store is open every Friday, from 1-5:30 p.m.  Located off of Campus Way, behind the Motor Pool, the meat lab offers a variety of meat products developed and crafted by OSU students. Products include fresh retail cuts, fresh and cooked sausages, hickory smoked bacon, jerky, and dry-cured products. For more information, including pricing and availability, call 541-737-1927.

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

NEW! Erik Larson retirement: College of Business Professor Erik Larson will be retiring at the end of June. The campus community is invited to celebrate and thank Erik for his 35 years of contributions to the College of Business and his dedication to his research, students and OSU. Friday, May 15, 3 – 4 p.m. in Austin Hall 126. Afternoon refreshments provided. Toast and well wishes at approx.. 3:30 p.m.

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.

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/


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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Graduate Education Information Night: The OSU Graduate School is presenting an information session for those interested in learning more about graduate education and advanced degrees. The session will take place on Tuesday, May 19,  5:30 p.m., in the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Resource Center.

NEW! Film – Sketches of Frank Gehry. The Co (OSU’s maker fair) film series begins with this documentary about architect Frank Gehry. Owen 103. Tuesday, May 19, 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information: http://gototheco.tumblr.com/movies or email create@oregonstate.edu.

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.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Science communication: “Broader Impacts and Science Communication” is the focus of the next SciComm brown-bag discussion on Tuesday, May 19, LPSC 402, noon- 1 p.m. More info: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/sciencecommunicators/

NEW! Novo Veritas: Honest Change: A solid year of sobriety. Losing 220 pounds. Reversing type 2 diabetes. Battling addiction. Two separate journeys of drastic life changes that intersected at just the right moments in time. Spencer and Betsy will share their stories about how they are learning to create an embrace healthy new lifestyles. Tuesday, May 19, noon – 1 p.m., MU Journey Room 104.

NEW! Promotion and tenure: Henri Jansen, Chair of the Faculty Senate Promotion and Tenure Committee, and Becky Warner, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs will be holding an open forum to give participants an overview of the promotion and tenure (P&T) process and guidelines.  The forum will focus on faculty members who are going up for promotion and/or tenure in the near future.  All faculty and staff are welcome to attend. The forum will be held on May 29 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the MU Journey Room. This session will be live streamed via the following website: http://live.oregonstate.edu/.  The chat feature will be enabled to allow remote participants to ask questions during the session. Please note this session will not be recorded.  Please RSVP to sara.daly@oregonstate.edu no later than May 26 if you will attend in person.

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.

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.

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.

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.

News for Employees

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.

Traffic and Maintenance

Jefferson Way: Due to the 17th Annual Salmon Bake, Jefferson Way will be closed from Langton Place to 26th Street on Friday, May 15, (View Map 1). The street closure will start at 7 a.m. and will continue through 5 p.m. The east and north shuttle buses will be rerouted around this closure (View Map 2).

LInC: As part of the LInC/Classroom Building project, the old Nitrogen tank concrete pad located by the loading dock at ALS will be demolished on Saturday, May 16, to make way for site improvements in this area. The work activity will be loud and will create disruptive dust, which is why it is scheduled for off hours.

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 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.


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.

Administrative Program Assistant- The College of Public Health and Human Sciences Advising Office invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month position. Posting # 0014761. Closes May 25.

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.

Accountant 2-  Oregon State University (OSU) The Office of Post Awards invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Accountant 2 position. Position # 0014799 .  The posting closes May 29.

Office Manager 1– The Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics is seeking an Office Manager 1. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #0014807. Closes May 29.

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.

Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Studies – The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Studies position. Posting # 0014801. Closes for full consideration June 3.

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 # 0014770. 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.


Corvallis: “Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.” ~ William E. Gladstone. Mostly sunny today, high of 65, low of 46. Partly sunny for the weekend.

Central Oregon: Scattered showers today, high of 61, low of 41. Mostly sunny tomorrow, chance of showers Sunday.

Newport: Chance of drizzle today and tomorrow, high of 55, low of 49. Partly sunny Sunday.

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

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