OSU Today

Monday, Oct. 19, 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.

Discovery about protein structure opens window on basic life process (Biospace)

Biochemists at Oregon State University have made a fundamental discovery about protein structure that sheds new light on how proteins fold, which is one of the most basic processes of life. (see also Science Codex, Medical News Today)

Barbie’s new ad draws controversy (Yahoo News)

Aurora Sherman, an associate professor of psychology at Oregon State University who has studied Barbie’s effects on young girls’ career aspirations, admits the ad is clever. “It’s humorous, it’s colorful, it’s very engaging. The folks at Mattel are really good marketers, and I do think ads that show girls aspiring to intellectual careers are a good change,” Sherman tells Yahoo Parenting. “But at the end of the day, this is still a company that sells far more Disney Princess Barbies than professor, coach, or veterinarian Barbies.

Hemp for medicine: Oregon falters (Bend Bulletin)

The delegates are now critical that Oregon has missed the mark, and in August the state’s five congressional Democrats wrote a letter to the Department of Agriculture and Oregon State University warning that unless the state changes course, “Oregon farmers could lose out on the chance to make Oregon a leader in the hemp industry.”

Winston Cornwall, Oregon Civil Rights Specialist (Corvallis Advocate)

With a name more fitting for an old-world military general than a professor whose focus lies on civil rights, Winston Cornwall teaches only one class at Oregon State University: Civil Rights and Multicultural Issues in Education. His booming voice and friendly demeanor lend themselves to blowing up the walls surrounding discussion about racism, sexual assault, and a whole host of other issues falling under the umbrella of civil rights.

OSU Trustees laud work, ethics of President Ray (LIFE@OSU)

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday completed an assessment of OSU President Edward J. Ray for 2014-15, approved a series of goals for him over the next fiscal year, and approved three new graduate programs.

Niche meat processor assistance network (Ag Info)

With the continued interest in local food, many new people are entering the meat processing industry on a local level. Often without a lot of meat industry background or knowledge, they struggle to find resources and expert assistance. Well, since its creation of the Niche Meat Processors Assistance Network in 2007 its purpose has been to be a hub for people and organizations wanting small meat processors to thrive. Director of the Network Dr. Lauren Gwin OSU is featured.

Executive Deception: Four fallacies about divestment, and one big mistake (Chronicle of Higher Education)

A piece by Kathleen Dean Moore, distinguished professor emerita of philosophy at Oregon State University.

New OSU classroom building battling technology bugs (Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University’s new classroom building has had a shaky shakedown cruise. The $65 million Learning Innovation Center (LinC), which opened with the start of the school year, has been plagued by technology bugs in three of its 16 classrooms, OSU officials said, and at least one instructor has moved out for the fall term.

OSU-Cascades expansion plans gearing up (Bend Bulletin)

The future of OSU-Cascades — beyond the 10-acre campus currently under construction — will take shape over the next 18 months.

Oregon stalls in effort to make itself a source of highly trained cybersecurity experts (Register-Guard)

For a second winter term this year, OSU will treat 60 students to a “Defense Against the Dark Arts” course in conjunction with Intel Security. The course covers malware, software vulnerabilities and network, Web and mobile security.

A School for the People: OSU’s historical picture book (Democrat-Herald)

It’s a project that seems perfectly suited for Larry Landis, the director of Oregon State University’s Special Collections and Archives Research Center.

Recording project seeks to help marine wildlife in Cordell Bank sanctuary avoid harmful noise (Press Democrat)

Danielle Lipski, research coordinator with the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary and Dale Hubbard, senior faculty research assistant at Oregon State University, prepare to deploy an anchor attached to an acoustic mooring the CordelL Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

OSU Career Fair runs this week (Gazette-Times)

The Oregon State University Career Development Center will host its fall 2015 Career Expo this Monday through Friday.

Young Latinos experience discrimination when obtaining health care, research shows (Daily Me)

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.

Does this white-winged insect bug you? How to deal with white ash-flies (Oregonian)

“The ash whitefly, which was first detected last year, is becoming quite noticeable for most of us, particularly in the metro area, because they’re floating around in high numbers,” said Robin Rosetta, an entomologist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service.

Sororities, fire department spread work on smoke alarms (Gazette-Times)

Volunteer firefighters from the Corvallis Fire Department and members of Oregon State University sororities will be going door-to-door from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday in near-campus neighborhoods, asking residents to check their smoke alarms.

Today

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.

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.

Enrollment candidates: The Office of Enrollment Management invites you to meet our three 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.

Upcoming Events

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! Students for a Free Tibet – Oregon State University: Please join the new Students for a Free Tibet at OSU in our first fall interest meeting, on Tuesday, Oct 20, 5-6 p.m. at the Student Experience Center, Rm 112. As a new chapter at Oregon State, we are interested in initiating dialogue, sharing ideas, and building a community at OSU centered around the efforts of Students for a Free Tibet International. There will be food provided and delicious chai! Like our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/sftoregonstate. Please RSVP on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/987284454624871/. Contact sftoregonstate@gmail.com for more information.

NEW! Career Expo: The OSU Career Development Center will host its Fall 2015 Career Expo October 19-23. Expo events include employer information sessions, speed mock interviews and a “mocktail” hour, two career fairs, and interview days, where employers have the opportunity to interview students on campus. The Career Expo culminates in two career fairs. The All-Industries Career Fair takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the CH2MHill Alumni Center.  On Oct. 22, the OSU Career Development Center will host the Engineering and Technology fair, featuring 140 employers from the engineering and technology sector. Both fairs run 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

NEW! Student Culture and Activities on Film-Views from the Past:  Join us for a showing of films featuring campus performances from the 1980s and 1990s. Celebrate an era of big hair with excerpts from the Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show, Indonesia Cultural Night, and the Ms. OSU Pageant. Snacks and soda will be available. Wednesday Oct. 21,  noon to 1 p.m., Willamette Room East, Third Floor of the Valley Library

NEW! Afternoon Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for its public sale Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Departments may shop 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For more information, visit our website.

NEW! Repair Fair: Wednesday between 2 and 4 p.m. in the S.E.C. Plaza. Bring your broken belongings and volunteers will help you learn how to repair them; attend demonstrations to learn more skills. Demonstrations offered for D.I.Y. shoe repair, transportation options, green cleaning and recycling. See the schedule and list of repair skills at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair. Sponsored by the Waste Watchers.

NEW! Make a Difference Day: Join Student Leadership & Involvement and the Center for Civic Engagement for this year’s Make a Difference Day, Saturday, Oct. 24. We will be hosting 5 different projects with times ranging between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.. We are partnering with Corvallis Parks and Recreation, Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis, SAGE Garden, Habitat for Humanity Restore and Smoke-Free Campus. Details about the projects can be found on our website here: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/cce/events/make-difference-day. Click here to register for the 2015 Make a Difference Day! Participants will need to login using their ONIDs.

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.  OSU’s Training Days “Run. Hide. Fight” workshop takes place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27. 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

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.

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.

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.

Lectures and Webinars

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! Open access presentation: OSU faculty and a graduate student will discuss why they choose to make their research available open access. OSU Libraries and Press is hosting this event on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 5-6:30 p.m. in the Forum (second floor) of the Learning Innovation Center. The panel discussion will be followed by a Q and A and hors d’oeuvres.

NEW! Taskforce on Children, Youth and Family Q&A: Wednesday, Oct. 21 from noon – 1 p.m. in MU 222. Join us for a free lunch and a chance to learn about the recommendations put forward in “Growing Child & Youth Care and Education Programs: Meeting the Needs of Student, Staff and Faculty Families of the OSU Community.”

NEW! Revolutionary Unions: The Abolition of Wage Slavery.  The first event in the ASAP! Radical Teach-In Series will be a discussion on Revolutionary Unions and the Abolition of Wage Slavery hosted by the Corvallis Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.).   They will examine the distinctions between revolutionary unions as opposes to bureaucratic unions, the meanings and value of work, self-ownership, tactics to transform society, and existing forms of revolutionary resistance.   More details.  Wednesday, Oct. 21 at noon, Memorial Union, Journey Room.

NEW! Old-Growth Seminar: Camila Tejo Haristoy, Post Doctoral Scholar at Universidad Austral de Chile, will speak on “The Fantastic Canopy: Soils, Litterfall and Decomposition in an Old-Growth Forest in Washington,” on Oct. 21, 2-3:30 p.m., Richardson 115. This project is funded as part of the COF Chile Initiative.

NEW! Hiroshima survivor gives talk: Hideko Tamura Snider, survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, will give a lecture to coincide with the Nuclear Age exhibit currently at the Valley Library. Tamura Snider will talk about her experiences at Hiroshima and lessons from the atomic bombing. This free event is Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center.

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

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.

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

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.

News for Employees

NEW! General Research Fund (GRF) Fall 2015: The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the GRF Fall 2015 solicitation. The intent of the GRF program is to enable faculty to carry out scholarly, creative work that should lead to the pursuit of other funding sources, or promote the development of scholarly activities. Program description and application: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/grf. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline for submission: Oct. 19.

NEW! Firewood for Food Share:  The College of Forestry has glulam beams processed by volunteers into firewood for sale to benefit the Linn-Benton Food Share.  The firewood sells for $150/cord,  can be ordered in ½ cord increments, and will be delivered in the Corvallis area.   Please email terralyn.vandetta@oregonstate.edu or ken.west@oregonstate.edu to place an order.

NEW! Recreational Sports payroll deduction deadline approaching: Don’t forget! The final day to submit a payroll deduction form for your Recreational Sports membership is Friday, Nov. 6. Please fill out, print, sign, and return the form (available here) to the Recreation Services Desk in Dixon Recreation Center.

NEW! Confluences:  Be sure to check out the 2015 annual Newsletter from the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion which is now available online at:  http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/shpr/confluences-newsletter      Learn about our new Citizenship initiative, the Ideas Matters Lecture Series on Religion and the Body, the Spring Creek Project making our campus ‘Wild,’ several new books from our faculty, our many student award winners over the past year, and more.  You can even try your hand at one of our (in)famous crossword puzzles.

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

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.

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.

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.

Jobs

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

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.

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

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: “October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came – The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a carpet, And everything was grand, Miss Weather led the dancing, Professor Wind the band.” ~ George Cooper. Rain today, high of 63, low of 48. Sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of showers, high of 58, low of 40. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Rain today, high of 59, low of 51. 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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