OSU Today

Monday, Oct. 12, 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.

Night of the Zombees? Scientists seek link to colony collapse disorder (Christian Science Monitor)

And Ramesh Sagili, assistant professor of apiculture at Oregon State University told the Associated Press he agrees. “We have several other stresses on bees and we don’t want any other stress like this one. We have to be cautious, but I’m not alarmed that this parasite is going to create a big problem.” (see also CBS Local, Fox News Science)

Indigenous People’s Day event set for Monday at OSU (Democrat-Herald)

Corvallis will celebrate Indigenous People’s Day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws at Oregon State University, 311 S.W.; 26th St. (see also Gazette-Times)

Corvallis rental vacancy rate down to 1.2 percent (Gazette-Times)

Two weeks into the school year at Oregon State University, the rental housing vacancy rate has dropped a full percentage point, city officials say. City of Corvallis housing specialist Bob Loewen, who regularly tracks the vacancy rate in town, pegs the current rate at 1.2 percent. That’s down from the 2.2 percent Loewen estimated at the end of August.

Orange dog poop on area trails draws attention to public health concern (Gazette-Times)

“We’ve been getting dozens of complaints from people noticing the increasing amount of poop on the trails and it’s been getting worse the last couple of years,” said Ryan Brown, recreation and engagement program manager for OSU Research Forests. “We’re all dog lovers and dog owners and walkers of these trails and we know the opportunity to have dogs out here is super important to the community of Corvallis. And 99 percent of them are really careful and clean up after their dogs. But we want people to be aware that this iscausing a lot of problems.”

Harvesting hazelnut, walnut and chestnut trees (Oregonian)

Harvesting hazelnuts means gathering them as they fall from the trees – before autumn rains, if possible, said Ross Penhallegon, a horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. You can shake branches lightly, but in most cases the nuts will fall on their own.

The 9 best books to read this fall, according to celebrities (Hamptons Magazine)

Emma Roberts: The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion by Tracy Daugherty. The Scream Queens star eagerly devoured this compelling tome on the life of author and journalist Joan Didion.

Stephen Hawking warns of an “intelligence explosion” (Tech Insider)

According to Thomas Dietterich, an AI researcher at Oregon State University and president of the association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, this scenario was first described in 1965 by I.J. Good, a British mathematician and cryptologist, in an essay titled “Speculations Concerning the First Ultraintelligent Machine.”

Growing pathways to study abroad (University World News)

Tim O’Brien, vice-president of global business intelligence and development at INTO University Partnerships, and an expert adviser for the StudyPortals-Cambridge English report, said most US universities realise they need to become more international for their own students to compete in the global economy. He pointed to Oregon State University as a good example of an institution that has gone from largely serving its local community to having a worldwide reach through partnering with INTO.

Mattel promotes girl power with Barbie “Imagine the Possibilities” campaign (Brand Channel)

The power of play to inspire and shape girls’  career choices was the subject of a recent study. As The Atlantic reports, researchers at Oregon State University had 37 girls ages 4 and 7 randomly assigned to play with one of three dolls.

Oregon State puts more of the sea on a plate (IFT.org)

In fact, 99% of the food humans consume comes from terrestrial sources, and less than 1% comes from marine sources. Researchers at Oregon State University are working to change that. Professors and staff at the university’s Food Innovation Center and Seafood Research & Education Center (the Seafood Lab) are exploring more of what the sea offers and putting it on a plate. Two of their most prominent projects involve a type of seaweed with a familiar flavor when cooked and surimi seafood.

Oregon Hops and Brewing Archive seeks crowd-funding support (All About Beer Magazine)

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Dog ‘n Jog Fun Run: Join the Pre-Veterinary Medical Association at OSU for the sixth annual fundraising fun run. In addition to a race, there will be activities for humans and dogs of all ages. Half the proceeds benefit Heartland Humane Society. Oldfield Animal Teaching Hospital, 35th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. Check in starts at 8:30 a.m. Race begins at 9 a.m. Early registration is $15, day of is $20. Register before Nov. 1 for a free t-shirt. stuorgs.oregonstate.edu/pvma.

Flu Shot Clinics for Students/Faculty/Staff – 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.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! School of Psychological Science Fall colloquia: Daniel Newhart, Director, Student Affairs Research, Evaluation, & Planning, will speak on: What possibilities exist for the use of data in the lives of students – on this campus? Reed Lodge 111 Oct. 14, noon-1 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

NEW! Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar:  Bruce McDonald, ETH Zürich, will present a seminar “The genetic basis of pathogen adaptation in agroecosystemson Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

NEW! An Evening with Tim Wise, author of Colorblind: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center. This free and open to the public event will include a public lecture, Q&A session, and book signing. For accommodations call 541-737-3556 or email oei@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Workshops on Increasing Openness and Reproducibility of Quantitative Research: Two workshops hosted by the Center for Open Science and the OSU Libraries Center for Digital Scholarship and Services will offer easy, practical steps researchers can take to increase the reproducibility of their work. The first workshop, focused on Laboratory-Based Research, will take place Nov. 16 from 9 a.m.-noon  – RSVP at http://bit.ly/COSatOSU1. The second workshop, focused on Natural Sciences/Field Research, will take place Nov. 17 from 9 a.m.-noon – RSVP at http://bit.ly/COSatOSU-2. Both workshops will take place in the Willamette Classrooms in The Valley Library. Contact Steve Van Tuyl – steve.vantuyl@oregonstate.edu with questions.

News for Employees

NEW! COIA rep sought: OSU is a member in an organization called COIA (Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics), an alliance of 57 Football Bowl Subdivision university faculty senates whose aim is to uphold the academic side of intercollegiate sports. The Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate invites nominations and applications for the next OSU representative to COIA. This three-year term begins Nov. 1 and is open to all professional and professorial rank faculty. Selection will be made by the Executive Committee. Send applications or nominations, as an email attachment, to Vickie Nunnemaker (vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu ), no later than Oct. 23.

Limited Submission:  NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE).  Institutional limit – One (1). If interested, please submit letter of intent to Office for Research Development by Oct. 23.  Instructions for submitting a letter of intent can be found here: http://research.oregonstate.edu/program/partnerships-international-research-and-education-pire

 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.

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.

Traffic and maintenance

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.


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

NEW! OSU Alumni Association seeks an administrative assistant for a temporary position October 2015-February 2016. See position description, required qualifications and application information at www.osualum.com/jobs

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! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Staff Accountant.   This position supports the Finance Manager and Senior Staff Accountant and is responsible for general accounting and finance duties.  This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts, assisting with the month-end and year-end closes, assisting with the annual financial audits and preparing periodic financial analysis. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19006832. Please apply by Oct. 22.

Graduate CoordinatorThe School of Civil and Construction Engineering (CCE), invites applications for a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-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.

Academic Advisor/First Year Specialist– College of Public Health and Human Sciences Office of Student Success invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) position. Posting #0016239. Closes Oct. 25.

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.

NEW! Director of Operations– The School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS) is seeking a Director of Operations. This is a full-time, (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # 0016259. Closes Oct. 29.

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.

NEW! The Office of Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE) is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Assistant Director of  The Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center  (LBHBCC). Posting #0016233.  Closes Nov. 2.

SASS Coordinator/Staff Psychologist – Counseling and Psychological Services invites applications for a full-time 12-month (1.00 FTE) Staff Psychologist and Coordinator for Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS). This position will provide counseling and oversee the SASS program in collaboration with numerous offices within OSU and the community. Posting #0016222. Closes Nov 2.

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: “When you are in doubt, be still, and wait; when doubt no longer exists for you, then go forward with courage. So long as mists envelop you, be still; be still until the sunlight pours through and dispels the mists — as it surely will. Then act with courage.” ~ Ponca Chief White Eagle. Areas of fog and then sunny, high of 73, low of 48. Sunny tomorrow. 

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 74, low of 39. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Sunny after morning fog, high of 66, low of 52. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

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


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