OSU Today

Thursday, Oct. 8, 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.

Sex more likely on days college students use marijuana or binge drink (Science Blog)

Undergraduate college students were more likely to have sex on days they used marijuana or binged on alcohol than on days they didn’t, new research from Oregon State University has found. (see also The Independent)

Discovery about new battery overturns decades of false assumptions (Chem Europe)

New findings at Oregon State University have overturned a scientific dogma that stood for decades, by showing that potassium can work with graphite in a potassium-ion battery – a discovery that could pose a challenge and sustainable alternative to the widely-used lithium-ion battery.

Live-blogging Richard Waits In the Path of Destruction IV: Big Ba-Boom edition (Scientific American)

Interesting. Oregon State University associate professor Chuck Rosenfeld was doing overflights measuring hotspots on Mount St. Helens. He’d noticed they were getting hotter May 16th and 17th. A predawn flight at just before 6am on the 18th “showed a huge thermal output from the bulge and some new spots below Goat Rocks.”

OSU crowd-funding to support beer history (KTVZ)

The Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives at Oregon State University Libraries and Press has launched a crowd-funding campaign to help expand their hops and brewing collection at OSU’s Valley Library in Corvallis.

Don’t swat that hard-shelled stink bug: First, is it the beneficial or invasive type? (Oregonian)

Find information and images for all life stages, look at OSU’s online guide to brown marmorated stink bugs. Notice that the quick-and-dirty way to identify a stink bug as the brown marmorated kind is to verify it has a white band on each antenna. The rough stink bug is a close look-alike but is a native beneficial insect and has different habits.

Cultural practices could help increase sweet potato production in semiarid Pacific Northwest (News Medical)

Sweetpotato, a warm-season root crop grown across the world, needs heat and humidity to flourish. In the United States, commercial sweetpotato production occurs predominantly in the southeastern states and California, while production farther north is limited. Recently, Oregon State University researchers discovered cultural practices that could help to increase sweetpotato production in the semiarid Pacific Northwest.

God, guns and feminist theology (Huffington Post)

A piece by OSU’s Susan Shaw.

Benton officials say local flu vaccine stocks good, should be more effective than last year (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University staff held a clinic at the Memorial Union on Wednesday during which it vaccinated students and staff. According to Student Health Services staff, through the clinic, a similar one coming Tuesday, and smaller ones for different departments, such as the veterinary medicine school, Health Services will administer around 2,500 flu vaccines this school year.

Low water at Wikiup, Prineville reservoirs (Bend Bulletin)

Forecasters predict a strong El Niño this winter, meaning Central Oregon likely will see a warm winter like the last one, said Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University in Corvallis.

Thousands of kids get involved in “Motion Commotion”for world’s largest youth-led science experiment (Reuters)

The “Motion Commotion” experiment was designed by Oregon State University Cooperative Extension in partnership with Vernier Software & Technology and challenges youth to explore the physical and human factors of motion in distracted driving.

OSU students dig to the bottom of flooding (Gazette-Times)

Every winter those living in a square mile zone near Sheldon Avenue in Falls City experience frequent and sudden flooding. Thanks to more than 18 months of detective work on the part of Oregon State University students, namely Joe Kemper, residents are closer to finding a cause.

OSU soccer player has history of indecency (Miami Herald)

An Oregon State University soccer player charged with public indecency after an alleged incident in which he exposed himself to a woman near campus has prior convictions for a similar offense.

OSU International Film Festival (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University’s seventh International Film Festival gets underway on Monday and runs through Oct. 18.


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.

Post-Doctoral Fellow Candidate for NIEHS Training Grant: Courtney Roper, PhD candidate from University of Pittsburgh will present “Inflammatory Impacts of PM 2.5 Differences Attributable to Ambient Spatial Variation and Alterations during Extraction Processes.” She will speak on Oct. 8, from 10-11 a.m., in LPSC 402.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Department of Applied Economics and the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Frontier Seminar: Catherine L. Kling, Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, will present “Reducing the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone: Integrated water quality modeling and cost effective policy.” Thursday, Oct. 8, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Covell Hall, Room 221.

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

 NEW! Prospective student open house: Fall Preview, an open house program for prospective, will be in LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill on Friday, Oct. 9. There will be approximately 800 visitors on campus, which may impact parking and retail food locations.

NEW! Mental health: OSU’s Counseling and Psychological Services will be hosting World Mental Health Week from  Oct. 12 – 16. On Oct. 12, an education event will be held in the MU Quad from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 13, a documentary and panel discussion will be held 6-8 p.m., in the MU Horizon Room. Oct. 14, a suicide awareness walk starts at 7 p.m. at the gazebo in Central Park. A TED Talk screening on mental health takes place Oct. 15, 6 p.m., MU Journey Room. Oct. 16, 2-3 p.m., there will be a children’s story time on feelings in the MU Family Friendly Lounge.

NEW! History and Pizza:  Join the History Students Association to discuss plans for the coming year including field trips to archives and historic sites in Oregon, potential involvement opportunities for OSU150, the annual career fair, and more.  Delicious pizza will be served!   Monday, Oct. 12, 4 p.m., Milam Hall, Room 319.

NEW! The Last Love Song: Harmonies and Disharmonies in the Art of Biography—The Center for the Humanities welcomes acclaimed author and OSU Professor Emeritus of Creative Writing Tracy Daugherty, who will discuss and read from his new biography of Joan Didion on Monday Oct. 12, 4 p.m., at the Autzen House.

NEW! This is Public Health Fair: The College of Public Health and Human Sciences will join ASPPH in hosting a free graduate school fair for prospective students of public health on Monday, Oct. 12. The event will take place in the MU Horizon Room from 4 to 7 p.m.

KAMUI & Mika Kobayashi Special Live: Tickets available at the Student Experience Center for collaborative live performance event with Samurai Sword Artists KAMUI, led by Tetsuro Shimaguchi (choreographer: Kill Bill Vol.1), and Mika Kobayashi (singer: Attack on Titan, Final Fantasy). Oct. 10 at LaSells Stewart Center 7-9 p.m., doors: 6 p.m. Sponsored by Student Events & Activities. Information/accommodations related to disability, contact: japanesestudentassociation@oregonstate.edu.

Beaver Global Fest: The Beaver Globe Fest will be held on Oct 9, 7-9:30 p.m.,  in the Student Experience Plaza. Focused on creating visibility of the numerous opportunities available to OSU students to further their knowledge of, engagement with and contributions to Global Beaver Nation. This event will feature- Japanese Taiko Drumming, Sword Fighting and Music; Indigenous Spoken Word and booths from various OSU departments. Contact:robin.ryan@oregonstate.edu.

Rick Bartow Exhibit: A selection of works from the Native American artist Rick Bartow will be on display in the Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall, from Oct. 12 through Dec. 18. An opening reception will be held Oct. 12, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the gallery. The exhibit includes 22 of Bartow’s works on paper, including original paintings and monoprints. The works are on loan from a private collection and several of the pieces have never been exhibited publicly before. The Little Gallery is open 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Indigenous People’s Day: Corvallis Mayor Biff Traber will formally recognize Indigenous People’s Day in the city of Corvallis on Monday, Oct. 12, during a proclamation at the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws at Oregon State University.  The public is invited to the event, which will begin at 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Library Faculty Seminar: Altmetrics as a Library Service: This seminar series starts with a discussion on altmetrics, a suite of web-based indicators used to measure research impact, and what OSU Libraries offers with altmetrics for contents in its repositories. This seminar is at 10-11:30 a.m. on Oct. 9 in the Willamette Rooms on the Valley Library’s third floor.

NEW! The Promise of Anarchism.  Climate change, economic crisis, unrest from Baltimore to Brazil: the prevailing order is unsustainable in every way.   This unique panel brings together organizers from Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the US to discuss what anarchist ideas and strategies have to offer in the 21st century.  Comparing experiences in the social movements and uprisings of the past decade, they will explore questions about reform, democracy, and self-determination.  More details.   Monday, Oct. 12 from 3-5 p.m., Kidder Hall, Room 280.

NEW! Oct. 12 Science Pub – Shaking Up the Northwest: The Cascadia Earthquake In Our Future: Professor Chris Goldfinger, CEOAS, will describe his 13-year research effort of the Cascadia Subduction Zone showcased in The New Yorker article “The Really Big One”. 6-8 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre, free and open to the public.

NEW! Behind Happy Faces: Campus staff and faculty are leading several workshops with the intention of changing the conversation around mental illness and stigma.  With the goal of increasing the student experience and supporting the well-being of faculty and staff, participants will attend interactive lessons one day a week for an hour.  A variety of workshop blocks are available: Oct. 15, Oct. 22, Oct. 29, 2-3 p.m., MU 213; Oct. 12, Oct. 19, Oct. 26, noon to 1 p.m., MU Journey Room; Nov. 3, Nov. 10, Nov. 17, 10-11 a.m., MU Journey Room; Nov. 16, Nov. 23, Nov. 30, Dec, 7, 3-4 p.m., MU 213.

NEW! Upcoming safety training and online resources: The Oregon State Police, OSU Care Network, and Department of Public Safety encourage you to learn how to respond and keep yourself safe.  OSU utilizes the FBI’s  “Run.Hide.Fight” program of response and offers many different ways to receive the training.   There are two seminars: 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct.  18, Milam Auditorium “Working with Distressed Students and Active Shooter Preparedness,” and 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at OSU’s Training Days “Run. Hide. Fight” workshop.  Enroll at http://fa.oregonstate.edu/training-days. You can schedule a group presentation by contacting the OSU Department of Public Safety at 541-737-3010. For more online options: http://main.oregonstate.edu/alerts/safety-information

NEW! Suicide prevention training: Gatekeeper Training is being offered a number of times throughout the school year. Upcoming workshops include Nov. 18, Jan. 15, March 3, April 18 and May 24, all from noon to 1:30 p.m., MU Journey Room. If you are interested in Gatekeeper Training, but are unable to attend, you can view a previously recorded training by clicking here: CAPS Gatekeeper Training facilitated by Jim Gouveia

Marine Forum: An Introduction to the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC): Please join us Friday, Oct. 9, from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Rogers 332. We’re kicking off the term with a presentation from Director Belinda Batten. More info on NNMREC at http://nnmerc.oregonstate.edu. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Department of Applied Economics Seminar: Catherine L. Kling, Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, will present “The Cost Of Resilience In Conservation Planning For Water Quality Improvements.” Friday, Oct. 9, 3:30 – 5 p.m., LInc, Room 303.

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! Earthquake preparedness: The Great Shake Out is coming!  Take time to practice the earthquake response of Drop-Cover-Hold On during The Great Oregon Shake out on Oct. 15  at 10:15 a.m.  Visit the OSU Emergency Preparedness  website (emergency.oregonstate.edu) for more information on how to participate in this statewide drill.

NEW! Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives seeks crowd-funding support: OSU Libraries and Press has launched a crowd-funding campaign to generate funds to expand their of hops and brewing collection at the Valley Library. The Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives (OHBA) is a project that documents all facets of the craft brewing industry and unites the social and cultural aspects of brewing with the sciences of OSU. More information about OHBA’s crowd-funding effort is at http://bit.ly/fundOHBA.

Faculty Small Group Sessions with President Ray: Faculty are encouraged to reserve a spot to meet with President Ray in a small group session on either Nov. 10 from 1 – 2:30 p.m., or Nov. 30 from 10-11:30 a.m. This is an opportunity for faculty (academic, research, professional) to communicate concerns to President Ray. To register, please send a message to faculty.senate@oregonstate.edu; the subject line should read ‘Small Group Session’ and include the following information: preferred date, participant name, email address, unit, and faculty rank (i.e., faculty research assistant, professor, professional, etc.).

Faculty Release Time (FRT): The Research Office, Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the FRT Winter Term 2016 or Spring Term 2016 release. The program provides limited funding for individuals developing external grant proposals or who wish to further their scholarly activities. Program description and application: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/faculty-release-time. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Oct. 30.

PCOSW Scholarship Applications: Applications for PCOSW scholarships are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women, or PCOSW, provides funding to women faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development or research opportunities, as well as individuals conducting research related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500 and applications are due Friday, Oct. 30 (week 5) with notification in Week 7. Information: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships

Faculty Senator or Committee/Council Vacancies: Please notify the Faculty Senate Office if a sabbatical, leave, or retirement will prevent you from completing your term as either a Faculty Senator or Faculty Senate committee/council member. If you are away more than one term, exclusive of summer term, a replacement is required. This information will assist us in identifying a replacement. Senators and committee/council members immediately continuing on a 1039-hour appointment may retain their position as long as the temporary appointment continues or until the end of their appointed/elected term, whichever comes first. If you are unsure of the ending date of either your Faculty Senator or committee/council term, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker at vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu.

Faculty Senate Elections – Faculty with Split Appointments: According to the Faculty Senate Bylaws, non-tenured faculty who have split appointments between two apportionment units may choose with which unit they wish to be apportioned for Senate purposes. For example, if a faculty member has a split appointment between Agricultural Sciences and Science, they may choose one or the other (FTE will not be split among units). This choice will determine Senate representation. Faculty not choosing where they wish to be apportioned, will be placed in an apportionment unit at the discretion of the Faculty Senate Office. Please respond to faculty.senate@oregonstate.edu by noon on Oct. 20 to indicate with which unit you wish to be apportioned. When responding, please indicate ‘Split Appointment’ in the Subject line and, in the message body, provide your name, preferred email address, the units you are split between, and the unit with which you prefer to be apportioned. Tenured faculty will be apportioned in their tenure unit, with the exception of off-campus Extension, OSU-Cascades, and Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Faculty Senate Elections – Opportunity to Decline Faculty Senator Nomination: All faculty represented by the Faculty Senate are eligible during the Fall 2015 elections to be elected to a Faculty Senator position and represent faculty in your apportionment unit, unless you are a current Senator or an administrator with an Executive Level 1, 2, or 3 position (dean or above). If you wish to decline to have your name placed on the Faculty Senator nomination ballot, please respond to faculty.senate@oregonstate.edu no later than Noon on Nov. 4. Please indicate ‘Decline Nomination’ in the Subject line and, in the message body, provide your name, preferred email address, and work unit.

Apply for the Pre-Accelerator Workshop: The OSU Advantage Accelerator is now taking applications for their Pre-Accelerator series for interested entrepreneurs who want to take their business concept to the next level. The four week session begins Oct. 28, check out this page for further details and how to apply: advantage.oregonstate.edu/pre-accelerator

 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)

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.

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.

Traffic and maintenance

Snell: As part of the Snell Hall Arts Renovation project, the power will be shut off to Snell Hall and McAlexander Fieldhouse in order to complete electrical work on Friday, Oct. 9 from 6 to 7:30 a.m.

Milam: Due to the installation of the Automatic Transfer Switch, for the new building generator, Milam Hall will be without electrical power from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 10. Facilities Services Electrical Shop will be available to discuss and provide for any departmental needs affecting research or safety during this proposed electrical outage.

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).


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

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.

NEW! Administrative Program Assistant- This position serves as liaison to prospective students, OSU staff, INTO-OSU staff and INTO agents throughout the world. Posting #0016194. Closes Oct. 19.

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.

Operating Systems-Network Analyst, Competency Level 2 – Information Services – Telecommunication invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Operating Systems-Network Analyst, competency level 2 position. Posting # 0016235. Closes Oct. 21

NEW! Graduate CoordinatorThe School of Civil and Construction Engineering (CCE), invites applications for a full-time 1.00 FTE, 9-month, fixed-term graduate coordinator position.  Posting #0016198.  Posting closes on Oct. 22.

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.

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 Jackson County Extension office Family and Community Health program invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting #0016095. Closes Nov. 2.

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.

NEW! The Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Integrated Human and Ecological Systems. This is a 9-month, 1.0 FTE, tenure-track position with responsibilities for teaching, advising, research and outreach responsibilities. Posting #0016220. For full consideration, apply by Nov. 15.

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 Nov. 20.

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.

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.


Corvallis:  “What I really want from music, that it be cheerful and profound like an afternoon in October,” Friedrich Nietzsche. Areas of fog, then mostly sunny, high of 74, low of 51. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny, high of 79, low of 45. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Areas of fog, then mostly sunny, high of 64, low of 55. 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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