OSU Today

Monday, Oct. 5, 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.

Nerds vs. Robots (The Late Show With Stephen Colbert)

This video features OSU’s walking robot, Atrias.

Oregon State University offers “Run, Hide, Fight” student defense program (Register-Guard)

In the wake of the Umpqua Community College shooting, Oregon State University announced it is training students about what to do in a mass shooting situation through a federal program called “Run, Hide, Fight.”

How do the largest animals on Earth survive by eating the smallest? (Pioneer News)

“Blue whales don’t live in a world of excess and the decisions these animals make are critical to their survival,” explains ecologist Ari Friedlaender, who is a principal investigator with the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center. The study co-author continues: “If you stick your hand into a full bag of pretzels, you’re likely to grab more than if you put your hand into a bag that only had a few pretzels.” (see also Christian Science MonitorYahoo News India, Nature World Report)

Oregon fall color season in hand (Oregonian)

The Oregon State University’s campus features fall beauty with 5,000 trees. The OSU Campus Tree Tour app is available to download at the online Apple Store.

Ducks, Beavers helmet decals among athletic program tributes to Oregon shooting victims (Oregonian)

The athletic programs at the University of Oregon and Oregon State University each planned a series of tributes to the victims of Thursday’s mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg. (see also Democrat-Herald)

The New Yorker Festival – 9 on the Richter Scale (Zimbio)

The New Yorker staff writer Kathryn Schulz, director of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center Stephen Mahin, director of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management Carmen Merlo, and marine geologist at Oregon State University Chris Goldfinger speak onstage at 9 On The Richer Scale during The New Yorker Festival 2015 at SVA Theater on October 3, 2015 in New York City.

Today

 Zotero (Oct. 5) and EndNote (Oct 6) Workshops: The OSU Libraries Fall Grad Student & Faculty Workshop Series kicks off on October 5th with a session on learning to capture, manage and cite your research sources with Zotero (Intro and Intermediate/Advanced sessions). If Zotero doesn’t suit you, on Oct. 6 you can try EndNote (Basic and Intermediate/Advanced), another option for capturing, managing and citing your research sources. View all the offerings in the fall series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Labyrinth: An open Labyrinth Walk will be offered to the OSU community Monday, October 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MU Room #13 (multipurpose room on the ground floor level of the newly remodeled portion of the MU).  Claim some time to help prepare for the journey of the new term.  Free.  Hosted by United Campus Ministry at Westminster House.

Great Builders, public lecture, Oct. 5, 4 p.m., featuring veteran builder and award-winning civil engineering historian, Paul Giroux. The presentation is the first lecture of the new OSU CCE Distinguished Lecture Series, presented by Kiewit. Free, 4 p.m., Austin Auditorium of the LaSells Center. Reception to follow event. Seating is limited and registration is required. Register at: http://cce.oregonstate.edu/dls 

Upcoming Events

NEW! Employee Benefits Fair: Health Insurance and Pension/Retirement providers will be available to answer your questions as well as various OSU resources.  Additional providers this year:  Corvallis Clinic, Corvallis Family Medicine, Samaritan Health, Care.com, and LifeMart. Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., MU Horizon (room 49).  For a complete listing of providers that will be present visit:  Employee Benefits Fair. If you have any questions, please contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Short-term & Long-term Disability   Presented by Standard Insurance.  No registration is required.  Provides and overview of how the PEBB Standard Insurance Short-term and Long-term Disability Plans.  Oct. 6, 9-10 am., MU 208.If you have any questions, please contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! FMLA-OFLA Pregnancy Disability/Parental Leave: No registration is required.  Workshop is geared toward employees that will be taking FMLA-OFLA Leave for pregnancy disability (birth of child) and subsequent parental leave (bonding with child).  Overview of the process of applying for FMLA-OFLA leave, how short-term disability interacts with FMLA leave, how to record your time away from work, etc. Oct. 6, 10:30-11:30 a.m., MU 208. If you have any questions, please contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D):   Oct. 6, noon-1 p.m., MU 208.   Overview of Medicare prescription drug coverage.  No registration is required.  If you have any questions, please contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Medicare Basics Workshop (Parts A, B, C): Come and learn the basics of Medicare and understand how Medicare Supplemental plans work.  Oct. 6, 1-3 p.m., MU 208.   No registration is required.  If you have any questions, please contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Flu Shot Clinics for Students/Faculty/Staff – Wednesday, Oct. 7, and Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the MU Journey Room, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. while supplies last. Students: $20 (charged to student account, or to PacificSource if a grad assistant). Faculty/Staff: $30 (charged to PEBB Insurance – Providence or by cash or check). Bring OSU ID card and Providence or PacificSource insurance cards. FluMist nasal vaccine also available. Details: 541-737-9355 or http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/flu.

NEW! Tour of Weatherford Hall: Get the inside story on OSU’s most majestic and iconic building! Join us for a tour of Weatherford Hall and discover the colorful past of this former men’s dormitory where doors once served as artist palettes. Wednesday Oct. 7, 2-3 p.m.., Bing’s Cafe.

NEW! Oregon State University Queer Archives film screening and reception: The community-directed archive will serve as a living repository that nourishes the OSU community and provides students and faculty with opportunities for research, teaching, learning, and community engagement. Oct. 7, 4-6 p.m., SCARC Reading Room, Valley Library Fifth Floor.

NEW! Corvallis Game Devs: Getting Started in Game Development: Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m., in Kearney Hall, Room 305: Curious about game development or looking to meet other local game developers? Come meet a welcoming group of people who share your interests! We’ll give a brief group overview, how to get started making games, and announce upcoming events. Afterward we’ll mingle and introduce ourselves. The public is welcome to attend. https://www.facebook.com/groups/CorvallisGameDevs/

NEW! Evening Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for our monthly evening public sale Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their departments 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. More information on our website.

NEW! Open Enrollment Help Sessions: Have questions or need assistance in completing Open Enrollment online and/or the online HEM health assessment.  Drop-in during the Help Session for assistance.  Oct. 7, 1-4 p.m., Valley Library, Barnard Classroom #5420. For additional days/times, please visit:  Open Enroll Help Sessions.  If you have any questions, please contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu.

Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Sessions:  The OSU dietetic interns are offering free 60-minute nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available on Fridays during fall term on Oct. 9, Nov. 13, and Dec. 4 with appointment times available at 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m..  The sessions can count towards your HEM activities.  Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center Grand Opening: Thursday, Oct. 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Room 311 of Plageman Student Health Center. All are invited to the grand opening of the OSU Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center. Speakers will include: OSU President Ed Ray, sexual violence survivor and advocate Brenda Tracy, and ASOSU President Cassie Huber. Refreshments will be served. For more information about the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center, go to studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/advocacy.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Dangers of Profiling -Perspectives from Middle Eastern Students: This forum and others will provide a free, open space every other week for OSU students to discuss issues of global significance. All discussions will be led and organized by student leadership organizations. For this term, ASOSU, ISOSU (and affiliated organizations) and the CRC family is invited to hold events. Oct. 6, 3- 4 p.m., Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez.

NEW! Seminar: Impacts of Water Scarcity and Climate on Irrigation and Agricultural Land Use in the Western U.S., by OSU’s Beau Olen. Olen conducts research and teaches undergraduate classes in environmental and natural resource economics for the Department of Applied Economics at Oregon State University. Oct. 6, 4 p.m., Covell Hall, Room 221.

NEW! Truffle society: NATS (the North American Truffling Society) meeting at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 6,  in Room 2087 Cordley Hall, OSU campus.  Dabao Lu will speak on his Master’s project “Unearthing the sex life of the false truffle Rhizopogon”.

Associate University Librarian for Research and Scholarly Communication presentations: OSU Libraries and Press is hosting three candidates for this open position. Trevor Bond will present at an open forum on Oct.6, Bobby Glushko will present on Oct. 13, and Brian Rosenblum presents on Oct. 29. All open forum presentations are 9:15-10 a.m. in the Valley Library’s Willamette Room.

Quantifying Experience: The Seduction of Neuroscientific Explanation in the Dopamine Democracy.   The first lecture in the Philosopher, Citizen, Scientist Lecture Series sponsored by the Phronesis Lab will be given by Mark Tschaepe.  He has published on a range of topics in philosophy, including scientific explanation, education, & bioethics. His current work pertains to guessing as a part of inquiry, explanatory virtues, and implicit values of hypotheses, especially within epidemiology. Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 4 – 5:30 p.m., Milam Hall 301.

Training workshop: Seats are still available in the employee workshop, “Why Training Doesn’t Work: For Frustrated Supervisors and Managers,” Oct. 7, 8:30-11:30 a.m. This is a free workshop presented by Kristen Magis, Center for Learning & Organizational Development. View the full description and register here. http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23

Genome Sequencing at OSU: At the Oct. 8 meeting of Triad, OSU’s staff and faculty club, Brent Kronmiller of the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing will discuss projects underway at the center. Triad meets in the LaSells Stewart Center, Ag Production Room, from noon to 1. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. A catered lunch is $13. Contact University Events, 541-737-0724, to save a seat.

Center for Teaching and Learning 2015 Fall Transformative Learning Symposium: Join your colleagues at CTLs Transformative Learning Symposium on Wed., Oct. 21. Check-in and  continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. in the MU Horizon Room 49. Sessions throughout the day will cover a broad variety of topics, including transforming cooperative and learning environments, student study skills, innovative course design, work life balance and CANVAS. Learn more and register at  http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/fall-2015-symposium-transformative-learning

News for Employees

NEW! Apply Now for Hybrid Funding: The Center for Teaching and Learning funds instructors and provides instructional design support for the redesign of Corvallis campus courses as reduced-meeting-time hybrid courses.  These funds are in support of participation in a faculty learning community in winter term and the development of a hybrid course. See Request for Proposals; apply by Nov. 1st. Questions? Contact cub.kahn@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Need a bike tune up? Stop by our Bike Shop, and make sure your bike is ready for the rainy season! Our mechanics can teach you how to fix the basics on your ride. The bike shop is located at Dixon Recreation Center’s East Entry, with mechanics present Monday-Friday, 1-60 p.m. Membership is not required to access the bike shop.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: OSU’s 2015 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the calendar year 2014 is now available at: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/files/compliance/clery/osu_clery_asfsr.pdf. This report, as federally mandated by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, informs the OSU community of reported crimes occurring on and around OSU campuses for the previous three calendar years. The 2015 report includes data from the calendar years 2012, 2013 and 2014 with updates for 2013. A printed copy may be picked up at the Office of Human Resources, 204 Kerr Administration Building, Corvallis, OR 97331 or a copy may be requested by emailing  HR.Compliance@oregonstate.edu.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Earthquakes:  The Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake is predicted to occur within our life time.  Take time to review and share the Earthquakes preparedness flyer with your family, staff, students, and friends.  Copies of the flyer can be downloaded at: http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics

Emergency Communication:  Receive the latest emergency notifications by updating your OSU Alert account.  Subscribe your SMS/Text device to receive notices within 3 minutes.  Visit http://main.oregonstate.edu/alerts/osu-alert-portal for instructions.  Due to some account changes, you may have to update or re-establish your account if you haven’t visited the site this year.

Opportunity to Participate: On Oct. 9, 7-9:30 p.m., the Beaver Globe Fest in the SEC Plaza will focus on highlighting the numerous opportunities OSU students and community have to experience the world at OSU. This program offers an opportunity for participation by any OSU department or OSU/Corvallis organization that educates on or provides opportunity for OSU students to further their multicultural competencies and global awareness. Please complete this form http://survey.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0AJEyflQfudszAx to review possible ways to participate and to indicate your interest in participating by Oct 2. Contact us with any questions- Robin.ryan@oregonstate.edu

Merit award nominations: Nominations for classified or professional faculty to receive a monthly Merit Award are now being accepted. The award recognizes and encourages outstanding performance in the work place. The nominator may be anyone from the campus community. Potential qualities include great working attitude, cooperation, courtesy, creativity, flexibility, professionalism, quality of work, sense of humor, and other qualities the nominee admires. Nominations are due by Oct. 10. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition.

Traffic and maintenance

Langton Hall Steam Shutdown: Due to repairs to the buildings steam distribution, Langton Hall will temporarily be without steam from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Oct 7.  This will affect building hot water building wide, including showers.  Building air temps might be slightly cooler.

Parking permits: Parking Services would like to remind everyone that beginning Oct. 1, a valid daily, monthly, or 2015-16 Zonal annual permit is required to park on campus. The 2014-15 Zonal annual permits expired on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Parking Representatives will be in the field checking for vehicles that do not have a valid permit displayed, or for vehicles with valid permits that are not parked in the proper zone. If you have any questions, contact Parking Services at 541- 737-2583, or at parking@oregonstate.edu, or visit http://transportation.oregonstate.edu/parking.

Milam Hall: As part of the Milam Hall Generator Enclosure Project, the landscaped area in the SE corner and along the south side of Milam Hall will be closed beginning Aug. 31,  through Oct. 15.  Also, a portion of the East-West walk along the north edge of the MU Quad will be closed during construction.  The south entrance may need to be closed at times. There will be some noise and dust during construction – excavation, conduit boring, construction vehicles.

Graf Hall: As part of the Graf Hall Remodel Project, a section of the parking lot will be closed starting July 13- Oct. 10. (View Map).

Jobs

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

Office Specialist 2 – The Graduate School invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0016134. Full consideration date is Oct. 5. Closes Oct. 12.

Faculty Research Assistant – The Oregon Sea Grant Extension program is seeking a Faculty Research Assistant. This is a part-time .48 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. This position is located in Newport, OR. Posting #0016030. Closes Oct. 5.

Education Program Assistant 1 – The Harney County Extension Office invites applications for a part-time (.89 FTE), EPA 1 position. Posting #0015996. Closes Oct. 5.

Administrative Support Coordinator – The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Administrative Support Coordinator position. Posting # 0015857. Closes for full consideration Oct. 5.

Office Specialist 2– The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Office Specialist 2. Posting #0016034. Closes Oct. 5.

Senior Graphic Designer – Extended Campus is seeking a full-time Senior Graphic Designer. To apply, please visit posting #0015981. Closes Oct. 6.

Accountant 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Accountant 1 position for University Administrative Business Center (UABC) at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0016027.  Closes Oct 7.

Office Specialist 2– The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Office Specialist 2. Posting #0016040. Closes Oct. 7.

Senior Fiscal Officer-  The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Senior Fiscal Officer position.  Posting #0016021.  Closes Oct. 7.

The College of Agricultural Science Administration invites applications for a full time, 12-month, classified Grants and Contract Coordinator position.  For more information, please see posting #0015902. Posting closes on Oct. 8.

Accountant 1 (Extended) – The Arts & Sciences Business Center (ASBC) invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), Accountant 1 positions. Posting #0015994.  Closes Oct. 8.

Acting Head Advisor – College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), This position is anticipated to last approximately 6 months. Posting# 0016031.  Closes Oct. 8.

Academic Wage Appointment – Salaried – Information Services – Academic Technologies invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Academic Wage Appointment-Salaried.  This position is anticipated to last for 9 months.  Posting # 0016183. Closes Oct 9.

University Development Project Coordinator 1. The College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, University Development Project Coordinator 1. Posting #0016110. Closes Oct. 11.

Education Program Asistant 1 – Extension SNAP-Ed Program invites applications for a part-time (.95 FTE), Education Prgram Assistant 1 position. Posting #0016098. Closes Oct. 12.

Education Program Assistant 1 – OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time .75 FTE (approximately 30 hours per week), appointment as an Education Program Assistant 1 serving the Curry County 4-H Youth Development program located in Gold Beach.  Posting #0016092. Closes Oct. 12.

Academic Counselor – The Educational Opportunities Program invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Counselor position. Posting #0016078. Closes Oct. 16.  For full consideration, please apply by Oct. 12.

Executive Assistant to the Vice President – OSU University Relations and Marketing invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as executive assistant to the Vice President.  Posting #0016024. Closes Oct. 12.

Program Coordinator– The School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS) is seeking a Program Coordinator. This is a part-time, (.50 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # 0016033. Closes Oct. 13.

Marketing Communications Manager – Extended Campus is seeking a Marketing Communications Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. To view posting and apply, please visit posting #0016080. Posting closes Oct 14.

Director – The Food Innovation Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12 month, fixed-term position as Director.  Posting #0015613.  Closes Dec. 1, with a full consideration closing date of Oct. 15.  This position is located in Portland, OR.

The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center is recruiting to fill one full-time, 12-month, classified Accountant 1 position. Posting # 0015917. Closes Oct. 18.

The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center is recruiting to fill one full-time, 12-month, classified Grants/Contracts Coordinator position. Posting # 0015891. Closes Oct. 18.

Campus Visitor Center Coordinator– The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Campus Visitor Center Coordinator. Posting #0016028. Closes Oct. 18.

Analyst Programmer, Competency Level 2 – Information Services invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Analyst Programmer, competency level 2 position. Posting # 0016172. Closes Oct 19.

Academic Counselor – The Educational Opportunities Program invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Counselor position. Posting #0016078. Closes Oct. 23.  For full consideration, please apply by Oct. 19.

Writing Instructor -The School of Civil and Construction Engineering (CCE), invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term writing instructor position.  For more information, please see posting #0016032.  Posting closes on Oct. 19.

Grant Writer –  The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Grant Writer. Posting #0016081. Apply by Oct. 20.

Faculty Research Assistant-  The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning invites applications for a part-time (.6 FTE),  Faculty Research Assistant position.  Posting #0016079.  For full consideration please apply by Oct. 24.

Research Associate (Post Doc) – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Research Associate (Post Doc) for the Spotted Wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii research program. Posting #0016166. Closes Oct. 25.

Assistant Professor (Practice) –  The Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences invited applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term, Assistant Professor of Practice position that will serve the area of Umatilla and Morrow Counties in the Columbia Plateau Region. Posting #0016084. Closes Oct. 25.

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is looking for one full-time Office Specialist 2 to join our reception team.  Posting #0016130.  Closes Oct. 26.

The College of Veterinary Medicine and Counseling & Psychological Services has an opening for one full-time, 12-month, fixed-term Psychologist position. This is a unique position which is shared by CVM and CAPS. Half of this psychologist’s time will be on site at CVM, while the remaining half will be with CAPS. The Mental Health and Wellness DVM Program Coordinator/CAPS Staff Psychologist reports to both the Dean of the College of Veterinary medicine and the Director of Counseling & Psychological Services. Posting #0016156. Closes Oct. 28.

Coordinator – SNAP-Ed Program – OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time (.85 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator position in Clatsop County. Posting #0016091. Closes Oct. 30.

The School of Psychological Science is accepting applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Clinical Health Psychology. Posting #0015555. Full consideration date Oct. 30.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – The Animal and Range Science Extension Field Faculty department serving the Columbia Plateau Region invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice). Posting #0015774. Closes Oct. 30.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Oregon Extension services in Lane County and the College of Forestry invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting #0016145. Closes Oct. 31.

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.  Posting # 0016173. Closes Nov 1.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – The Extension Services Family and Community Health program in Tillamook county invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Assistant Professor (Practice). Posting #0016191. Closes Nov. 9.

Assistant Professor (Practice) –  OSU Extension Service invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor (Practice) position with the 4-H Youth Development Program serving Hood River County. Posting #0016088. Closes Nov. 9.

Assistant Professor –  OSU Extension Service invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor with the 4-H Youth Development Program in Deschutes County. Posting #0016086. Closes Nov. 10.

The School of Psychological Science is seeking a 9-month, tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor in Human Neuroscience. Posting #0015412.  Full consideration Nov. 13.

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.

Assistant/Associate Professor– The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Assistant or Associate Professor in BIS. Posting #0015932. For full consideration apply by Jan. 15, 2016.

The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning is looking for a Faculty Research Assistant (FRA) to work with an experienced team of educational researchers to improve training and development of informal science professionals. The position is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation’s AISL program. To read more about the position, follow this link: http://stem.oregonstate.edu/jobs/AISL-FRA-2015

Oregon State University is seeking two Postdoctoral Scholars to work with a transdisciplinary team focused on improving postsecondary STEM education through various curricular and instructional reforms leading to organizational change. The positions are funded by NSF grants from the WIDER, PRIME, and FIRE programs. To read more about the positions, their requirements, benefits, and how to apply, please see http://stem.oregonstate.edu/ad-transdisciplinary-postdocs.

Weather

Corvallis:  “Now’s the time when children’s noses All become as red as roses And the colour of their faces Makes me think of orchard places Where the juicy apples grow, And tomatoes in a row.”–   Katherine Mansfield. Sunny today, high of 82, low of 42. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 74, low of 40. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Sunny today, high of 73, low of 51. Mostly cloudy tomorrow.

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

 

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