OSU Today

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 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.

Methodology could lead to more sustainable manufacturing systems (Phys. Org)

Engineers at Oregon State University have developed a new “sustainable development methodology” to help address a social and regulatory demand for manufacturing processes that more effectively consider their economic, environmental and social impacts.

Merkley vows to help students (Gazette-Times)

Sen. Jeff Merkley visited Oregon State University on Tuesday morning for a listening session on the high cost of higher education and found an audience that was all too familiar with the problem. When he asked the two dozen or so students gathered in a classroom for the informal discussion how many expected to graduate with debt, virtually every hand shot up.

Medford could be the next Redding (Register-Guard)

“This year is, in some ways, an example of what we could see decades in the future becoming more normal,” says Mote, director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute and professor at Oregon State University’s College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences. “Very low snowpack, big wildfires, problems with irrigation water supply, things like that.”

Corvallis/OSU gets over on Eugene/UO in new college town rankings (Portland Business Tribune)

We may be dusting off the poll again, especially given that Corvallis has landed a spot on a compelling College Magazine list. Corvallis landed in the fourth spot in the “Top 10 College Towns You’ll Never Want to Leave.”

Ashflies: The new invasive species spotted in the region (Sherwood Gazette)

Robin Rosetta, an Oregon State University associate professor and entomologist, works with nurseries and greenhouses on pest management. She said that the tiny insects were first discovered in Oregon last year, but have greatly increased in numbers this year.

Freitas elected to Polynesian Hall of Fame (OSU Beavers)

Former Oregon State football standout Rockne Crowningburg Freitas is a member of a select group of five individuals who make up the third class of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame, to be enshrined at a ceremony on the island of Oahu Jan. 29-30 of next year it was announced Wednesday.

Play the stalk market (Oregon Coast Today)

Originated by Oregon State University scientist Marla Gillham whose vision contributed greatly to the uniqueness of this event, the Yachats Village Mushroom Festival has become a widely supported community phenomenon. Local restaurants participate by specializing in morels and wild mushroom cuisine. Hotels offer accommodation to presenters and guests, while community facilities, such as the Yachats Commons, Lions Club, local markets and businesses provide varied venues.

Today

NEW! Harvest of the Month: University Housing & Dining Services is hosting a tasting table in McNary Dining Center on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.  Enjoy free samples featuring OSU-grown peppers and eggplant from the Callahan Food Forest and Oak Creek Farm.

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.

Women of Color student support group: This group seeks to provide a supportive space for women of color to share their experiences in a predominantly white institution, explore the intersections of identity and receive and extend support and compassion to other women of color, as well as build community. The kickoff is Oct. 14, 2:30-4 p.m., Women’s Center. For more information: shaznin.daruwalla@oregonstate.edu.

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.

Fisheries and Wildlife Departmental Seminars: Steve Wondzell with the U.S. Forest Service will speak on “Wrestling with Riparian Restoration: Examples from the upper Middle Fork John Day River,Oct. 14, 4-5 p.m., in Nash 206.

Water Resources Seminar: John Matthews from the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) will present “Connected through Climate: How Climate Adaptation Bridges Technical Water Knowledge and Governance” on Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Owen 101.

Welcome reception for new faculty: Learn about library services and open educational resources at OSU while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and a beverage with new faculty colleagues and library faculty. New faculty and a guest are invited to the Special Collections and Archives Research Center on the fifth floor of the Valley Library from 5:30-7 p.m. on Oct. 14.

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.

Mental health: OSU’s Counseling and Psychological Services will be hosting World Mental Health Week from  Oct. 12 – 16. 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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Farm to Fork: Come celebrate University Housing & Dining Services’ newest restaurant Five Four One on Thursday, Oct. 15 in McNary Dining Center from 5-7 p.m.  Enjoy a special featured menu, learn about Five Four One’s philosophy and commitment to quality ingredients.  Tickets $7 are on-sale now at McNary Dining Center and will be sold during the event.

NEW! Book signing: Author and OSU faculty member Justin St. Germain will read at the Valley Library Rotunda on Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A and book signing. St. Germain’s memoir, “Son of A Gun,” has won numerous awards. This event is part of the 2014-2015 Literary Northwest Series, sponsored by the MFA Program in Creative Writing in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film.

NEW! Homecoming 2015:  Come Back to Beaver Country. Celebrate Homecoming at the carnival on Oct. 22 and a free concert by recording artist Jackson Michelson on Oct. 23. View the entire Homecoming calendar by clicking here.

12-Step Yoga:  Thursdays (Oct.1 – Dec .3, 2015), 1:30-3:30 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room 1, Dixon Recreation Center. 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. Drop-in class: requires valid membership to Dixon or sponsorship by someone who has membership.

Prepare for the Great Shake Out earthquake drill:  On Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m., all across Oregon, we want everyone to respond to a simulated earthquake by performing DROP, COVER, and HOLD ON for 60 seconds.  Take this time to practice what you would do during an earthquake.   Help us protect Beaver Nation.  Visit http://emergency.oregonstate.edu for more information.

Alumni Fellows and Young Alumni Award Celebration Oct. 23:  Join the OSU Alumni Association as we celebrate Oregon Staters who make a difference. All are welcome; preregistration required.

Ika Fifita Retirement Reception: After 37 years of service to Oregon State University, Ika retired as of Sept. 30. Please join Ika, his family and extended OSU family for a celebration held at LaSells Stewart Center Giustina Gallery on Oct. 26, from 3 – 5 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Robin Fifita at robin.fifita@oregonstate.edu or Keahi McFadden at keahi.mcfadden@oregonstate.edu.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Poetry as Spiritual Practice: At the Oct. 15 meeting of Triad, OSU’s staff and faculty club, Chris Anderson will discuss the exploration of spirituality through poetry. Triad meets in the MU, room 211, 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.

NEW! Get to know Canvas: Learn about course layout and tools in Canvas and how to add documents, links and media. We will also have an overview of assignments, and the grade book. Instructors, GTA’s and Studio site leaders are all welcome to participate. Friday Oct.16, 9:30-10:20 a.m.  Register Here. Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough.

NEW! Marine Forum – Environmental Research Updates: This Friday, the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center’s (NNMREC’s) Environmental Research Director Sarah Henkel will be presenting environmental research updates on NNMREC’s marine energy test sites off the coast of Oregon. Please join us on Oct. 16 from noon to 12:50 p.m., in Covell 218. For more info on Marine Forum, visit http://nnmrec.oregonstate.edu/education/marine-forum.

NEW! New media lecture: Dan Faltesek (guest speaker from New Media Communications) will present “Toward a Computational Critical/Cultural Communication Studies.” This presentation will highlight how communication researchers can deploy methods using computers and accessible software in qualitative and critical inquiry before their fields are re-invented in the engineering school. On Friday, Oct. 16, 4 – 5 p.m., in Gilkey 104.

3D Printing & Scanning and Intro to Data Management: Satisfy your curiosity about 3D Printing & 3D Scanning Oct. 15,  and then learn to manage the data associated with your research projects with Intro to Data Management  Oct. 16. 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

How to Create a Successful Hybrid (Blended) Course @ OSU: A growing number of OSU faculty are redesigning classroom courses as hybrids, which combine significant online learning activity with a reduced amount of on-campus “seat time.”  This webinar will demonstrate effective methods for designing and teaching a hybrid course, as well as reasons that you might consider a blended approach. Thursday Oct.15, 11 p.m.-1:50 a.m. Register Here. Questions? Contact Cub Kahn.

Environmental Health Science Colloquium: We have two speakers on Thursday, Oct. 15 from noon to 12:30 p.m. in Hallie Ford Center 115. Presentations include Blair Paulik, “Predicting PAH Contamination in Resident Crayfish”, and Alan Bergmann, “Contribution of PAHs to the Teratogenicity of Bioavailable Mixtures”.  Series information:  http://bit.ly/1Jkyti0

Meet Ben Hedges:  Reporting on the cultures and current events of Taiwan and China through Western (Laowai) eyes, Hedges has become one of the top internet celebrities in Taiwan with over 250,000 followers on YouTube.   In his talk at OSU, he will discuss cross cultural literacy and explore the differences in the way Taiwan is viewed internationally.  More details.  Thursday, Oct. 15 starting at 6:30 p.m., ILLC (INTO), Room 155.

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

Qualtrics: The Professional Faculty Leadership Association is sponsoring a learning opportunity for OSU employees on Nov. 19, 1-2:30 p.m., entitled “Expanding Your Qualtrics Horizon,” presented by JoAnne Bunnage, College of Public Health and Human Sciences.  The Qualtrics web-based survey platform is a powerful tool that is available to all OSU faculty, staff, and students. Qualtrics can be used to build simple one-question polls to complex multi-component surveys. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members to attend. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/pfla/professional-development-speaker-series for details and to register.

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.

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 https://create.osufoundation.org/project/934

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

OSU Alert testing: On Oct. 15, OSU will be testing the emergency notification system OSU Alert prior to the Great Shake Out drill.  Update your preferences on how you receive emergency notifications – by text, voice, and/or email.  If you have not done so already, you must first establish your account and then make your notification selections.  Visit https://osualert.bbcportal.com/Entry?ReturnUrl=%2fHome to establish your account or update your notification choices.

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

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.

Jobs

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Manager – Business/Strategic Planning  College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Manager – Business/Strategic Planning. Posting #0016214. For full consideration apply by Oct. 20.

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

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.

College of Veterinary Medicine’s Teaching Hospital is seeking two full-time Medical Aide/Reception positions in fast-paced environments with multi-tasking duties including greeting, check in/out clients, answering multi-line phones, scheduling, invoicing, and medical record management. Posting #0016213.  Closes Oct. 25.

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.

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.

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.

Executive Support Specialist 1 – Extension services SNAP-Ed Program in Portland, invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Executive Support Specialist 1 position. Posting #0016283. Closes Nov. 6.

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.

Assistant Professor (Practice) –Oregon 4-H Youth Development serving Morrow and Umatilla counties invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting #0016269. Closes Nov. 15.

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.

Weather

Corvallis: “Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut. Sunny after patchy morning fog, high of 74, low of 47. Sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today with a high of 78 and a low of 49. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Sunny today, high of 66, low of 50. Sunny tomorrow.

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

 

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