OSU Today

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 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.

How much you should worry about 3 common ‘robot apocalypse’ scenarios (Business Insider Australia)

 Also, some modern computers already have a form of self-awareness, says Tom Dietterich, director of Intelligent Systems at Oregon State University. And even if that rudimentary consciousness improves to human-like levels, we’re unlikely to be seen us as a threat.

$6 million gift boosts OSU’s forestry complex (Gazette-Times)

A hefty donation from a California lumber company has pushed Oregon State University closer to its fundraising goal for the Oregon Forest Science Complex. (see also Register-Guard)

Helping pre-schoolers develop self-regulation is goal of Oregon State researcher’s new book (Oregonian)

Before kids can learn, they need to know how to learn. That’s where self-regulation comes in, according to Megan McClelland, the Katherine E. Smith Endowed Professor in Child Development at Oregon State University. Self-regulation is the umbrella term for skills such as planning ahead, paying attention, remembering and following instructions, and controlling impulses and emotions.

Earthquakes, elections and more dissected at New Yorker fest (My Fox Memphis)

At least, noted panelist Chris Goldfinger of Oregon State University, plenty of people in Portland own kayaks. Schulz responded: “Tragically, you’re not even joking.”

Forum to focus on disasters’ environmental impacts (Gazette-Times)

While the award, now in its third year, will be at the top of the agenda, two other presenters will be discussing impacts of disaster in Oregon to round out the evening. Oregon State University Emergency Preparedness Manager Michael Bamberger will discuss “Preparing Today to Reduce the Impacts Tomorrow” and OSU College of Engineering Dean Scott A. Ashford well speak about “Lessons Learned from Recent Earthquakes: Implications for Oregon.”

At the Earth’s core (Gazette-Times)

Walking into the Marine Geology Repository at Oregon State University is like taking a journey into the past. A combination of research lab and warehouse, the repository provides climate-controlled storage space for thousands of geological samples collected over the last several decades by OSU researchers.

Madras farm banks on craft brewing with malt (Bend Bulletin)

The single malt the Klanns produce is a departure, they say, from the blended, flavor-neutral malts most craft brewers start with. The variety of barley they’re growing, called Full Pint, was developed by Oregon State University. It carries a “really sweet, almost nutty graham cracker” taste, Seth Klann said.The single malt the Klanns produce is a departure, they say, from the blended, flavor-neutral malts most craft brewers start with. The variety of barley they’re growing, called Full Pint, was developed by Oregon State University. It carries a “really sweet, almost nutty graham cracker” taste, Seth Klann said.

OSU gets grant for nanotechnology work (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University, in partnership with the University of Washington and as part of the Northwest Nanotechnology Infrastructure, has received a $4.5 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation for nanoscale science, engineering and technology research.

Predicted: A more severe Himalayan earthquake (Newslaundry)

Eric Kirby, an associate professor of earthquake geology and active tectonics at Oregon State University, used the analogy of a concrete block being dragged over a rough, dirt road. The heavier the block, the harder it is to move. (see also Sify)

NuScale sets it sights on the UK (World Nuclear News)

NuScale is majority-owned by Fluor, which has a significant base at Farnborough; it has worked on fuel design development with the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory; it collaborated with Rolls-Royce on skills issues during its bid for US DOE funding; it sponsors an internship program with the University of Sheffield and Oregon State University; it is discussing technology development with the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre; and this year NuScale opened an office in London.

OSU forms sister relationship with Nigerian library (Gazette-Times)

The collaboration will take place with the Federal University of Agriculture’s Nimbe Adedipe Library, in Abeokuta, Nigeria. It will establish an ongoing collaboration between librarians and staff at both universities, including exchange of library staff, joint research activities, participation in virtual seminars and academic meetings, and the exchange of library materials and other information.

Wheat growers called to engage with new CBARC staff (East Oregonian)

Local wheat farmers depend on CBARC — run by the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences — for the latest information on new crop varieties and growing techniques that can help them save money and increase production.

Today

EndNote (Oct 6) Workshops: On Oct. 6 you can try EndNote (Basic and Intermediate/Advanced),an 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Departmental Seminar: Jeff Bronstein, Professor, Molecular Toxicology,  Neurology, UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine, will present his seminar “How the Environment Causes Parkinson’s Disease”- at noon Wednesday, Oct. 7, in ALS 4001.

NEW! Disability Access Services Information Session & History of Disability Exhibit: Disability Access Services is hosting an assistive technology information session at the DAS Testing Center (Heckart Lodge 3rd Floor at 30th & Jefferson), Thursday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Learn more about alternative testing services, assistive technology and view the History of Disability exhibit.

 NEW! Faculty Senate: The Faculty Senate will meet on Oct. 8 from 3-5 p.m., in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall. Agenda items include: State of the University Address delivered by President Ray, Sherm Bloomer will discuss the new budget model, and Todd Stansbury will present a special report. Faculty Senate meetings are open to the public.

NEW! State of the University: All OSU employees are invited to hear President Edward J. Ray deliver his State of the University Address, titled ‘The Journey Continues’, on Thursday, Oct. 8, during the Faculty Senate meeting which begins at 3 p.m. The Senate meets in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall.

NEW! Divine Pizza: Join the Religious Studies club for great PIZZA and fantastic and inclusive conversation with other faculty and students curious about and interested in religion and religious studies. Everyone – from any faith [or no faith] – is welcome. Thursday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m., Milam Hall 319.

NEW! 12-Step Yoga: Combines 12-Step support meeting with practice of yoga to address physical, mental, and spiritual components of addiction. Open to anyone in recovery, their allies, those who are considering entering a life of sobriety. Thursdays (Oct.1 – Dec .3), 1:30-3:30 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room 1, Dixon Recreation Center. Drop-in class: requires valid membership to Dixon or sponsorship by someone who has membership.

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.

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.

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.

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/

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.

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! Research Impacts Network: The OSU Research Impacts Network (ORIN) invites you to their Fall 2015 Network Meeting, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Valley Library Willamette Rooms, #3622. See http://research.oregonstate.edu/ord/orin/who-we-are for member eligibility requirements. This meeting will involve interactive development of best practices for research impacts partnerships, as well as an opportunity for members to get to know each other and what they do. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required: http://tinyurl.com/orin-fall-15-rsvp. Direct any questions to victoria.bonebrake@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Benton County Fall Forum: Earthquake expert Scott Ashford, dean of the OSU College of Engineering, will speak on the topic, “Lessons Learned from Recent Earthquakes: Implications for Oregon,” at the annual Benton County Fall Forum hosted by the Environmental Issues Advisory Committee at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, at the Corvallis Public Library.

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! Training Days: Training Days is a free 2-day training conference that offers OSU faculty and staff over 60 workshops covering topics related to OSU policies and procedures, technical processes, innovations, services, and tools and resources to help you succeed at work. To view topics and descriptions, and enroll click here.  (https://apps.ideal-logic.com/cms?key=F3T9-25VWY_K9KH-5PTF_96990eaa)

NEW! Fire Prevention Week: This year’s theme: “Here the Beep Where you Sleep” is in reference to ensuring you have working smoke alarms inside your bedroom or at least near your bedroom and that you and your children can hear them at night while you sleep. It’s estimated that nearly 25% of residential smoke alarms no longer function due primarily to dead or missing batteries. Check all of your smoke alarms this week. Provide fresh batteries (unless you have long life batteries) in your alarms and replace your smoke alarms if they are over 10 years old. The Corvallis Fire Department can provide free batteries or smoke alarms for qualifying Corvallis residents.  Contact Jim Patton.

NEW! University Day 2016 is confirmed for Monday, Sept. 19, 2016: This will include the annual New Employee Welcome Breakfast and the other various University Day activities. (See http://oregonstate.edu/events/universityday/schedule for a reminder of the typical slate of activities.)

NEW! Earthquake preparedness: Do you know what to do during an earthquake?  Take the time to practice during The Great Oregon Shake out on Oct. 10 at 10:15 a.m.  Have questions about how people with disabilities or functional needs can respond?  Visit the OSU Emergency Preparedness website (emergency.oregonstate.edu) for more information.

NEW! Extended Campus seeks research fellows in online education: The newly formed OSU Extended Campus Research Unit supports research-based innovations in online education and aims to make significant contributions to the field of online teaching and learning research. The Research Unit seeks new partnerships with Oregon State faculty and invites you to apply to the Extended Campus Research Fellows Program. Contact research director Kathryn Linder, Ph.D., at kathryn.linder@oregonstate.edu or visit http://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/research for more information.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Interim Head Advisor – College of Science, Dean’s Office invites internal applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) position. This position is anticipated to last approximately 4 months. http://oregonstate.edu/jobs Posting# 0016188.  Closes Oct. 16.

Associate Director of Operations– The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director of Operations position. Posting # 0016208. Closes Oct. 17.

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.

Student Outreach Assistant (Accelerator Interns) – VP for Research invites students to apply for a part-time position as an Accelerator Intern. The program is designed to give hands on experience researching the commercialization potential of business concepts originating from the Oregon State University community. Job posting # 0014876. Closes Dec. 31.

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: Lovely October days remind us why we make Oregon our home. Patchy fog today then mostly sunny, high of 72, low of 53. Slight chance of rain then mostly cloudy tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 78, low of 46. Partly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy drizzle and areas of fog today, high of 62, low of 56. Chance of rain tomorrow.

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

 

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