OSU Today

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 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.

Global warming could be melting ancient greenhouse gases under Oregon coast (Oregonian)

The study builds upon research a University of Washington and Oregon State University team conducted last year.

Morticulture: Forests of the living dead (Science Blog)

Dead trees take a long time to disappear, allowing new life to spring up within them. Biologist Mark Harmon of Oregon State University (OSU), also known as “Dr. Death” for his scientific interest in forest mortality, is taking part in a 200-year-long study to monitor the decomposition of trees. It may seem like a long science project, but it reflects the pace at which change happens in logs.

Hiroshima survivor to speak at OSU (Gazette-Times)

A woman who survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, to become a peace activist will speak about her experiences in a free public lecture this week at Oregon State University. Hideko Tamura Snider will present “Surviving Hiroshima: Blooming Peace” at 7 p.m. Thursday at OSU’s LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St.

Da Vinci Days to return in 2016 (Gazette-Times)

Councilors strongly supported the request for assistance, despite turning down three requests earlier this year from the festival at standing committee meetings and during the budget process. Councilors were swayed by the ability of da Vinci Days to sign up OSU, the county and HP, all three of whom made their support contingent upon the city also chipping in.

‘Grimm’ stars visit young patients at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Oregonian)

The visits are low-key, as the actors ask the young patients about their families, where they’re from, or why they’re in the hospital. One young patient mentions that she’s studying biology and pre-med at Oregon State University.

Don’t quit your day job (Inside Higher Ed)

A piece by David Baker, writer and filmmaker whose debut novel Vintage was recently released by Simon & Schuster’s Touchstone imprint. He also works as Director of Interactive Communications at Oregon State University.

Museum of Science Fiction partners with universities for CubeSat competition to build and launch spacecraft (Yahoo News)

Each winning high school team will be paired with a university capable of creating the technology to realize their science fiction visions. Participating universities include: Cornell University, Oregon State University, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the University of Idaho, the University of Kentucky, the University of Vermont, and Arizona State University.

OSU teach-in series covers radical subjects (Gazette-Times)

The Anarres Project for Alternative Futures and Allied Students for Another Politics are presenting a five-week series of teach-ins on radical political issues at Oregon State University.

Marine preserves: More must be done to protect world’s oceans, say researchers (Nature World News)

Coming after recent news of marine preserves being declared in Chile, New Zealand and the United States, researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) have published a report in the journal Science noting that while those are certainly welcome developments, still more needs to be done.

Learn about the Hawaiian duck at the Lyman Museum (Hawaii Tribune)

Christopher Malachowski, a doctoral student at Oregon State University, has spent the past four years tracking koloa at Kauai’s Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge. From 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Lyman Museum, Malachowski will report on the duck’s conservation status, including preliminary research results and how they relate to future recovery actions.

Stop-motion view of protein folding built from album of awkward snaps (GenEng)

At Oregon State University, professor of biochemistry and biophysics Andrew Karplus, Ph.D., and doctoral student Andrew Brereton discovered that the stable shapes adopted by a few proteins actually contained some parts that were trapped in the act of changing shape.


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! Flu Shot Clinic at Magruder Hall – Tuesday, Oct. 20 in Magruder Hall, Room 269, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. while supplies last. Students: $20 (charged to student account, or to PacificSource if a grad assistant). Faculty/staff: $30 (charged to Providence PEBB Insurance or by cash or check). Bring OSU ID card and Providence or PacificSource insurance cards. FluMist nasal vaccine also available. Details: 541-737-9355 or http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/flu.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Archives Month features TV coverage of student events: The Valley Library will be showing excerpts from their archives of video from KBVR-TV — including the 1992 Ms. OSU Pageant and Benny Beaver in a ski race. Can Benny really ski? Find out on Wednesday, Oct. 21, noon-1 p.m., in the Willamette Room East on the Valley Library’s third floor.

NEW! Homecoming carnival: A carnival will be held in the Memorial Union Quad Thursday, Oct. 22, noon- 5 p.m. For a complete list of Homecoming events: http://www.osualum.com/s/359/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=1001&pgid=4475

NEW! Collegiate Recovery Community Open House: The OSU Collegiate Recovery Community is holding an Open House on Friday, Oct. 23, from 2 – 5 p..m., in McNary 125 (accessible from the outside). Stop by for coffee, snacks, a screening of the documentary The Anonymous People, and meet other Beavers in recovery! Allies of recovery and all others are welcome. http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/prevention-center/collegiate-recovery-community

NEW! Magic Barrel: Tracy Daugherty will join novelist Molly Gloss, essayist-fiction writer Karen Karbo, poet John Witte, outdoor writer Peter Zuckerman and four other distinguished Oregon authors reading from their works at a gala Corvallis fundraiser for Linn Benton Food Share. The 22nd annual Magic Barrel: A Reading to Fight Hunger, set for Friday, Oct. 23, is an evening of readings, music and refreshments at the historic Whiteside Theatre. Jazz music by Corvallis’s LMNO will start at 6:30 p.m., and readings begin at 7. Tickets cost $10; they are available from the Magic Barrel’s website (magicbarrel.org), or at the door.

NEW! 5K Costume Run: Beavs Helping Kids, is sponsoring a 5K Costume Run For The Kids of Children’s Miracle Network. The proceeds benefit Children’s Miracle Network. The race starts at 9 a.m. (registration at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the MU Quad. You can register at www.facebook.com/events/411855525676048 or on race day.

NEW! Chili Cookoff: The OSU student chapter of the Veterinary Medical Association is sponsoring a Chili Cookoff on Saturday, Oct. 24, 4:30 – 7 p.m. in Magruder Hall. Stop by on your way to the football game: A $5 donation to veterinary student scholarships will get you a beverage, and a ticket to taste 30+ varieties of traditional and exotic chili. Vote on your favorite chili and best theme or costumes.

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.

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

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.

Repair Fair: Wednesday, Oct. 21 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.

Retirement Reception for Deborah Maddy: A retirement reception is being held 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. 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. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

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.

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.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Water Resources Seminar: Chas Jones, ORISE Postdoctoral Fellow at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will present “Ecohydrological Linkages: Connecting the dots between hydrology, climate, and rural people in Alaska” on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Owen 101.

NEW! Gardening in a Drier Future: At the Oct. 22 meeting of Triad, OSU’s staff and faculty club, Kym Pokorny of Extension and Experiment Station Communications will discuss water-saving plantings for Willamette Valley gardens. 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! Chilean ecologist: Ricardo Rozzi, Chilean ecologist and philosopher, professor and Director of the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program (SBCP), will give a seminar Oct. 22, 11 a.m.-noon, on “The Place of Environmental Ethics in Sites of Long-Term Ecological, Social, and Conservation Work: The Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program.” At 1 p.m., there will be a roundtable discussion of Patagonian LTSER program and the integration of humanities in the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Program in Tierra Del Fuego, Chile, in Peavy 143.

NEW! GRAMMY talk: Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum Bob Santelli will speak at The LaSells Stewart center on “How Country Music Became America’s Popular Music,” Oct. 22, 7 p.m. For a complete list of Homecoming events: http://www.osualum.com/s/359/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=1001&pgid=4475

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

NEW! Professional development: Openings are still available in the employee professional development program, “Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time.” The program is scheduled over three sessions: Nov. 3, 5 and 10.  The cost for departments is $150 per person. Fierce Conversations is presented by the Center for Learning & Organizational Development. Register soon! http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eDP6zyL80V11M6p

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

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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. 22: Keith Raab, Oct. 23: Ben Wessel.  Resumes and evaluation forms will be available at the presentations.

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.

News for Employees

NEW! Sustainability Coalition Steering Committee applications: The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition provides grassroots leadership, inspiration, resources, opportunities for collaboration, and innovative solutions to help Corvallis and Benton County become more sustainable.  Join peers from OSU in participating in this important community organization.  The Coalition seeks members who will serve a 2-year term.  The Steering Committee is responsible for overall policy, strategic planning, and financial management of the organization.  Apply by Oct.23 or contact info@sustainablecorvallis.org with questions.

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.

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.

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.

Traffic and maintenance

Sackett Place: As part of the Oregon State University Honors College 20th anniversary on Friday, Oct. 23,  the Sackett Place lot (3303) will have some parking space closures. The closure will begin at 7 a.m. and run through 9 p.m. (view map)

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

NEW! Temporary Administrative Program Specialist  –  College of Business invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE) Temporary Administrative Program Specialist. Posting #0016306. For full consideration apply by Oct. 28.

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.

NEW! Education Program Assistant 1 – The Deschutes County Extension SNAP-Ed program invites applications for a part-time (.45 FTE),limited-duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position. Posting #0016320. Closes Nov. 2.

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! Assistant Professor – The Department of Crop and Soil Science is seeking applications for a full time (1.0 fte), 9-month, tenure-track, Invertebrate Crop Pest Scientist.  Posting # 0016319. For full consideration apply by Nov. 30.

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.


Corvallis: “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~ Marcel Proust. Slight chance of showers after morning fog, then party sunny, high of 68, low of 44. Partly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 62, low of 44. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy fog, then partly sunny, high of 61, low of 49. Slight chance of rain tomorrow.

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


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