OSU Today

Friday, Oct. 16, 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.

Worried about toxic chemicals? This band exposes them (USA Today)

The band was developed by scientists at Oregon State University and is now being commercialized by Oregon-based startup My Exposome. It is being used in research projects by organizations such as the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), which I worked through to get my results.

OSU report: Ocean protection advances, still lags behind land (KTVZ)

Extraordinary progress in the past decade has brought 1.6 percent of the world’s ocean to a category of “strongly protected,” Oregon State University researchers say in a new analysis. But they say the accomplishments are still far behind those that have been achieved on land – and those that are urgently needed. (see also Gazette-Times)

Oregon shakes it out (Gazette-Times)

The lecture in their Geology 101 lab Thursday morning had an oddly appropriate topic for Oregon State University freshmen Veronica Marquez and Natalie Maestretti. The instructor was talking about plate tectonics, at one point explaining how subduction zones — in which one plate is forced under another plate over time — create the most powerful earthquakes. (see also Statesman Journal)

8 dos and don’ts of good passwords (Educause)

A piece by Tam Frager, IT communications manager at Oregon State University.

“Run. Hide. Fight” campaign, threat assessment seminar, seek to boost student confidence (Barometer)

 Officials and student leaders at Oregon State are taking preventative action against potential campus shootings in order to create a greater sense of safety and confidence among students and faculty. (see also LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State receives grants to investigate infectious disease outbreak (National Hog Farmer)

An Oregon State University scientist is heading a multinational team studying how to anticipate and curb the next disease outbreak before it blows up into a global epidemic.

Study: Young Latinos in rural areas face discrimination when obtaining health care services (News Medical)

Young Latinos living in rural areas say they face discrimination when they obtain health care services – a factor that could contribute to disparities in their rates for obtaining medical care and in their health outcomes, a new study from Oregon State University has found.

Parts of Philippines may submerge due to global warming (Phys.Org)

“Our present climate is warming to a level associated with significant polar ice-sheet loss in the past. Studies such as these that improve our understanding of magnitudes of global rise due to polar ice-sheet loss are critical for society,” states Anders Carlson, co-author and associate professor of geology and geophysics at Oregon State University in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report 2013.

USDA-NIFA grants establish regional centers for food safety (Food Quality)

Oregon State University will receive $1,197,606 to create the Western Training, Education, Extension, Outreach and Technical Assistance Center to Enhance Food Safety. (see also Fruit Growers News)

80 minutes with Dr. Sex (Gazette-Times)

This was Tuesday afternoon. I was sitting in on the Human Sexuality class taught by Oregon State University Prof. Kathy Greaves, who was known as Dr. Sex when she published a regular column in the Daily Barometer, OSU’s student newspaper.

Researchers study how cross-laminated timber can stimulate rural communities (Portland Tribune)

Oregon BEST,which brings together public university researchers and entrepreneurs and developers in the clean technology sector, won a $120,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to conduct the study, along with the Pacific Northwest Manufacturing Partnership. The entities are collaborating with Business Oregon, Oregon State University, Washington State University and the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Spud board program making gains in Thailand (Capital Press)

“They are smart consumers, and they want to know where their food is coming from and how it’s produced so when it gets to their table, they know something about it,” said Phil Hamm, director of OSU’s Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center.


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.

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

School of Public Policy Brownbag Seminar Series: Assistant Professor of Sociology Brett Burkhardt presents “Does the Public Sector Respond to Private Competition?  An Analysis of Privatization and Prison Performance.” The brownbag will be held on Friday, Oct. 16, noon-1 p.m., in Fairbanks 304.

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 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.

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.


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

Upcoming Events

NEW! College of Forestry Book Sale: The College of Forestry will be having a book sale October 19-23 to benefit the Linn-Benton Food Share. Come find great used books! The sale will take place in Richardson Hall 1st floor knuckle from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day the week of the sale. If you have any questions contact Aleksa.Wood@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Beaver Family Connections: Healthy Meals on the Fly: Healthy Youth Program will be sharing ideas with families about how to create healthy meals on the fly. Join in on the discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m.-noon in MU 208. Please RSVP to erika.woosley@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Graduate Student Success Center’s (GSSC) Grand Opening Celebration: Please join us for refreshments and a tour on Tuesday Oct 20 from 2 – 5 p.m. in MU 203/206, as we celebrate the opening of our new space designed by graduate students, for graduate students. There’s no other space like it at OSU! Click here for Grand Opening details and RSVP.

NEW! Oregon State Athletics Hall of Fame: Faculty member, track and field coach, and athletics administrator Pat Ingram, a part of the campus fabric since 1969, will be inducted into the Oregon State Athletics Hall of Fame during Homecoming weekend. The entire 2015 Hall of Fame class will be inducted on Friday, Oct. 23. A reception (register here) for this year’s honorees will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Club level of Reser Stadium; dinner and the induction ceremony will follow at 7 p.m.

NEW! Honors College: The Oregon State University Honors College is celebrating its 20th anniversary on Friday, Oct. 23. Join Honors College alumni, faculty, partners, and friends for a barbeque and reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in a tented area in the Linus Pauling Science Center parking lot. Tickets for the event can be purchased for $20, which includes dinner and one drink (cash bar after). We ask that you please respond or register by Monday, Oct. 19. Contact honors.college@oregonstate.edu with questions.

Save the date – Retirement Reception for Deborah Maddy:  A retirement reception to celebrate and recognize the work and achievements of Deborah Maddy, Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement and Associate Director of the OSU Extension Service, will be held  Thursday, Oct. 22, 3:30 – 5 p.m., in the MU 104 Joyce Powell Journey Room. Deb will retire on Oct. 31 after 18 years of OSU service.

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.

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! Enrollment candidates: The Office of Enrollment Management invites you to meet our  3 candidates for Enrollment Management Technology Manager.  Each candidate will give a short presentation at 10:45 – 11:30 a.m., in 405 Furman Hall.  The dates and candidates are:  Oct. 19:  Turan Kizilelma, Oct. 22: Keith Raab, Oct. 23: Ben Wessel.  Resumes and evaluation forms will be available at the presentations.

NEW! Fall Research Symposium: The OSU Postdoctoral Association will host a research symposium featuring a Keynote Lecture by Prof. Douglas Keszler and a poster session with introductory remarks by Cynthia Sagers and featuring the work of postdoctoral researchers from across the university. Tuesday Oct. 20, Keynote Lecture: 4-5 p.m., Memorial Union Multipurpose Room 13. Poster Session, Memorial Union Horizon Room 49. More information

NEW! Organizing Against Climate Catastrophe.  Lara and Paul Messersmith-Glavin, board members of the Institute for Anarchist Studies, will discuss the lessons from a recent grassroots organizing effort in North Portland that canvased a neighborhood to determine people’s understanding of their own power to do something about climate change.  In discussing and thinking together, residents began to realize that the climate change crisis offers the opportunity to build a different kind of society.   More details.   Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center.

NEW! Situational Leadership: Seats are still available in the Situational Leadership workshop Oct. 22, 8:30-11:30 a.m. This no-cost learning opportunity is suited for classified employees in a lead work role or any employee who supervisors students. The Situational Leadership model illustrates how to adapt your supervisory or lead work style to support a range of employees, from new to experienced, as a way of bringing out the best in their performance. The workshop is presented by the Center for Learning & Organizational Development. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 to view details and register.

Fisheries and Wildlife discussion: Hiram Li, Department of Fisheries & Wildlife, OSU, will speak on “Changing times, changing paradigms, what will comprise the canon of stream ecology?” Oct 19, 10 a.m., Nash Hall 32.

Climate change seminar: John Antle, professor in Agriculture and Resource Economics, will speak on “Climate Change and Food Security,” Tuesday, Oct. 20, 4 p.m., Covell Hall 221.

Literature Review and Qualtrics Workshops: Grad students, get a jump start on your literature review planning by attending the Literature Review workshop on Oct. 20 or 21. Then, hone your survey development skill set by exploring the many and powerful features of Qualtrics (Intro & Advanced) on Oct. 21. View all the offerings in the Library’s fall series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

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 am 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! Mid-Month Emergency Preparedness Topic – Family Care in Disasters:  Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. Families can cope with disaster by creating a disaster plan. Knowing what to do is not only your responsibility, but is the best protection for your family.  Take time to review and share the Earthquakes preparedness flyer with your family, staff, students, and friends.  Copies of the flyer can be downloaded at: http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics

NEW! Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) program for Winter term 2016 and/or Spring term 2016. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. NOTE: the program description and application have been revised http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/undergraduate-research-innovation-scholarship-creativity-urisc.  Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Nov 2.

NEW! Master Recycler Class: Spots are available in the 2016 Master Recycler class, sponsored by Campus Recycling and offered free to Linn and Benton County residents who agree to “payback” what they learned through community service. The course will be on Tuesday nights Jan. 12 through March 1 along with a couple field trips, and covers all aspects of waste reduction. More class info and registration is on Campus Recycling’s website.

GridIron Chef and Fun Run: Don’t miss your chance to be named the 2015 GridIron Chef Contest winner! Submit your healthy tailgater snack by Oct. 26 for your chance to win prizes, including Beaver football tickets and Bob’s Red Mill gift baskets and gift cards. The public is invited to taste the top five dishes and vote on your favorite at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 in the Women’s Building. And be sure to sign up for this year’s Beaver Bowl 5K fun run Nov. 21 – consisting of football-themed drills. Sign up and receive entry to the run, an event T-shirt, entry to the GridIron tailgater, access to shower facilities, Woodstock’s pizza and PINTS Brewing Company beer (for those 21 and over) and more! The first 100 participants to sign up for the run will receive a $10 discount (use the code Go Beavs). Read more about the event, submit your recipe and sign up for the Beaver Bowl. 

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

Campus Way: To accommodate the installation of two new Beaver Bus stop shelters, the sidewalks along the east-bound lanes of both Campus Way (near the Crop Science Building – view map) and along Orchard Avenue (at 27thview map) will be closed Oct. 19-30.  Please exercise additional care traveling in these areas.

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 through Oct. 30.  Also, a portion of the East-West walk along the north edge of the MU Quad and the south entrance may need to be closed at times. There may be some noise during construction.


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

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

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Academic Success Advisor.   This position works closely with administrative and academic staff to identify at-risk Pathway students and refer them to the proper campus resources.  The Advisor assists students in understanding resources available to them at OSU, and provides coaching about academic skills and strategies for success.  For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19006032  Please apply by Oct. 22.

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.

NEW! Bio Science Research Technician 1 – The Malheur County Extension office in Ontario, Oregon invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Bio Science Research Technician 1 position. Posting #0016303. Closes Dec. 31.

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: “A fantabulous night to make romance ’Neath the cover of October skies. And all the leaves on the trees are falling To the sound of the breezes that blow,” ~ Van Morrison. Partly sunny today, high of 77, low of 50. Showers likely Saturday and a chance of showers Sunday.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 74, low of 47. Showers likely tomorrow and a slight chance on Sunday.

Newport: Patchy fog, then mostly cloudy, high of 60, low of 54. Showers likely Saturday and a chance of showers Sunday.

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


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