OSU Today

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 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.

Warming ocean may be releasing frozen methane gas, study says (KGW)

“Thats a huge question, I mean the fate of methane is why we’re down there looking at the microbiology, “ said Oregon State University researcher Michael Graw. He took part in the same trip as Johnson last year to study methane and recently returned from a second trip to study the gas off the east coast ocean floor.

Snake’s belly slides on fatty film (BBC)

Lead author Joe Baio, a chemical engineer from Oregon State University, said the lubrication helps the snakes in two ways: it makes movement easier, but also reduces wear and tear.

Oregon State managing case of equine influenza (The Horse)

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Oregon State University (OSU) will not accept horses for anything but emergency services until at least Monday, Oct. 26, due to a diagnosed case of equine influenza virus at the hospital. (see also KTVZ)

Leptin gene therapy ‘may be better than dieting’ for weight loss (Medical News Today)

While dieting and exercise are often the first port of call for people who want to lose weight, study author Dr. Urszula Iwaniec, of Oregon State University, and colleagues note that such strategies often fail to have prolonged success. (see also Daily Mail)

Dub hacks: Remote cat feeders, disease detectors and other inventions at this 24-hour university hackathon (GeekWire)

A few rows behind them, Team Beaver from Oregon State University trudged through the 3 a.m. hour on their project, Notesi, which aimed to help students obtain lecture notes for missed days. Nawwaf Alnutairi’s eyes jumped between his laptop and attached monitor, snuggly packed in his suitcase.

OSU drops parade, adds concert to Homecoming week (Gazette-Times)

Although in the past couple years the Oregon State University homecoming parade has featured dozens of floats on its winding route through Corvallis and campus, there is one thing it lacked: an audience. Often the streets upon which students and campus organizations paraded were empty of all but a few spectators.

Breaking the mold at Outdoor School (Gresham Outlook)

These far-flung camp-like settings have often popped up since the 1960s out of sheer desire, but now the Oregon State University Extension Service will have a hand in developing standards, curriculum and coordination between sites.

Gut Check (Terra)

“It’s a little like being Dr. Livingstone and walking around in the jungle and saying, ‘What’s that?’ and ‘Oooh, what’s that?’” Tom Sharpton says. Researchers are discovering that the biologically active compounds produced by gut microbes likely play a role in diabetes, obesity, atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), mental function and vulnerability to infections.

GP auto dealership to receive family business award next month (KAJO)

Shobi Dahl, co-founder of Dave’s Killer Bread, will speak at the event, which is sponsored by Oregon State University’s Austin Family Business Program. Nik Blosser, chairman of Sokol Blosser Winery and CEO of Cello Group Media, will emcee the event.

Specialty crop grants will aid diverse Oregon producers (Capital Press)

$100,000 to Oregon State University Extension to expand OSU’s Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship program. The grant will be used to improve the production and marketing skills of new and beginning specialty crop farmers and will include a series of four classes offered at Portland Community College’s Rock Creek Campus.

Oregon State University Libraries partners with a library at a Nigerian University (The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education)

Oregon State University Libraries has established a collaborative effort with the Nimbe Adedipe Library of the Federal University of Agriculture in Abeokuta, Nigeria. The Federal University of Agriculture is a public university in Nigeria consisting of nine colleges, with about 60 percent of majors focused on agriculture. It has about 19,000 students.

Malheur County farmers say they would love to be part of Idaho (Capital Press)

Oregon State University researcher Bill Buhrig, who has farmed in Malheur County all his life, said growers here have talked about joining Idaho for as long as he can remember. While it’s a nice idea, the logistics of accomplishing that are formidable and incredibly complex, he said. “There is absolutely no way that would ever happen, but it’s fun to talk about,” he said.

Discovery of new battery overturns decades of false assumptions (Innovations Report)

New findings at Oregon State University have overturned a scientific dogma that stood for decades, by showing that potassium can work with graphite in a potassium-ion battery – a discovery that could pose a challenge and sustainable alternative to the widely-used lithium-ion battery.

How to control moles, voles and ground squirrels (Register-Guard)

“Generally people don’t get their eyes on the animals themselves, so they have to use other indicators,” says Dr. Dana Sanchez, an associate professor of fisheries and wildlife at Oregon State University and an Extension Service wildlife specialist.


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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Clinton Global Initiative Pitch Competition: Through CGI U, students work in teams in a cross-disciplinary fashion and develop Commitments to Action — new, specific and measurable initiatives that have never previously been funded in order to address pressing global challenges. OSU’s Clinton Global Initiative Pitch Competition is being held on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 3-5 p.m. at Austin Hall 126.  Compete against other student teams for a chance to be selected by Oregon State faculty/staff representatives for mentorship and development of your Commitments to Action.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Campus clean up: The men’s basketball team invites faculty, staff and students to join them for a “campus clean up” event from 3-4 p.m. Fri., Oct. 23. The team will collect trash between Wenigar Hall and Reser Stadium. For more information contact Rachi Wortham at rachi.wortham@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Alumni awards: On Friday, Oct. 23, some of Oregon State’s best and brightest will be honored with the Alumni Fellows and Young Alumni Award Celebration at 5 p.m., in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. More information and registration.

NEW! Homecoming concert: Corvallis native and country singer Jackson Michelson will return to his hometown to perform the Homecoming concert Friday, Oct. 23, 8 p.m., in the Student Experience Plaza. He’ll be joined by the Grange Hall Drifters for a night of country sounds. For a complete list of Homecoming events: http://www.osualum.com/s/359/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=1001&pgid=4475

NEW! Sneak Preview of “A School for the People: A Photographic History of Oregon State University:” Explore the rich visual history of Oregon State University with Lawrence A. Landis, director of the Special Collections and Archives Resource Center. Advance copies of the book will be available for sale, and the author will be on hand to answer questions and sign copies, on the main floor of the Valley Library. Saturday, Oct. 24, 4:30-5:50 p.m.

NEW! Navy ROTC Alumni Foxhole & Fantail Muster: Save the date and join us for the NROTC Alumni Tailgater beginning at 4:30 p.m., Oct. 24 on the unit Quarterdeck. Visit this ticket link for Alumni Block Seating reservations. Our ticket login in information is available by calling (541)737-6289.

NEW! Tailgating: Saturday, Oct. 24, the homecoming football game between Oregon State and Colorado takes place starting at 7:30 p.m. There will be several tailgating events, including a Beaver Nation tailgate at 4:30 p.m., in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center for Alumni Association members and a diversity gathering and tailgating on the Alumni Center lawn at 6:30 p.m. For a complete list of Homecoming events: http://www.osualum.com/s/359/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=1001&pgid=4475

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Associate Registrar candidates: The Office of the Registrar invites you to meet our three candidates for Associate Registrar.  Each candidate will give a short presentation, with time for questions, from 9-10 a.m., in the Memorial Union.  The dates, presentation locations, and candidates are: Oct. 22, MU 213 – Pan-Afrikan Sankofa: Erin Rau, Assistant Director of Operations – Residency Officer at Oregon State University. Oct. 23, MU 208 – La Raza Room: Tyler DeAdder, Head Advisor of the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering (MIME) at Oregon State University. Oct.26, MU 208 – La Raza Room: Jerri Weston, Assistant Registrar at Montana State University. Resumes and evaluation forms will be available at the presentations.

NEW! Bringing Science to Policymakers: Lessons from 25 Years of Leadership: As the founding Director of the Policy Analysis Group at the University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Jay O‘Laughlin offers valuable insight regarding the role and complexities of doing good science for public policy decision making. Friday, Oct. 23, 11 a.m. to noon, 115 Richardson Hall, College of Forestry.

NEW! Marine Forum – Graduate Student Research Presentation: Junhui Lou, a graduate student affiliated with the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) will present his experimental and numerical analysis of the mooring system of NNMREC’s testing buoy, the Ocean Sentinel. Friday Oct. 23 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! The Trigger Warning Debate:  What is at Stake? Bring your lunch and join us for the first of three informal monthly conversations focused on teaching Difference, Power and Discrimination courses and content, Oct. 23, noon – 1:30 p.m., MU 208. Attendees are asked to read the following brief articles ahead of time:  1) On Trigger Warnings – AAUP; 2) Trigger Warnings Become a Source of Conflict in Higher Ed.  Two more conversations are scheduled for November 20 and December 11.  More info.

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.

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.

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.

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

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 C&E Auditorium in The LaSells Stewart Center.

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

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

News for Employees

NEW! News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences: Learn about a new college center aimed at promoting better health for everyone, read about new faculty and their research, sign up for the GridIron Chef Contest and Beaver Bowl Fun Run, see new students enjoying the annual New Student Picnic and more here and online.  http://bit.ly/1ZUcND5

NEW! 2016 Intercultural Learning Community: Are you passionate about food and social justice? Apply for the 2016 Intercultural Learning Community to learn about food systems and alternative food movements in Ecuador and Oregon. Through cross-cultural dialogue, collaboration, and experiential learning, participants will further develop their knowledge, social networks, and capacity for engaging food systems issues.  Applications accepted through Nov. 13.  To learn more or to apply visit http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/feature-story/2016-intercultural-learning-community-0.

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.

Traffic and maintenance

Milam Hall: To facilitate the delivery of the Milam Hall generator, closure of the parking lot just east of Milam Hall (View Map) will be required from 6 a.m. until  noon on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Additionally, the eastern entrance of Milam Hall will be closed for the same time period, except for emergency egress. Signage will be posted.

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.

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.

Advanced Practice Clinician (NP/PA)– Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Advanced Practice Clinician. Posting # 0016311. For full consideration apply by Nov. 9. Final recruitment deadline Oct. 26.

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.

Veterinary Technician – Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our Small Animal Hospital Surgery Service.  The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary.  Posting #0015391. Closes Nov. 15.

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 Nov. 15.

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.

Assistant Professor Senior Research– The Department of Nuclear Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Assistant Professor Senior Research position. Posting # 0016322. Closes Nov. 30.

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: “I must be overtired’, Buttercup managed. ‘The excitement and all.’ ‘Rest then’, her mother cautioned. ‘Terrible things can happen when you’re overtired. I was overtired the night your father proposed.” ~ William Goldman. Areas of fog, then partly sunny, high of 66, low of 45. Patchy fog and drizzle tomorrow before the sun reappears.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 67, low of 44. Sunny and cooler tomorrow.

Newport: Areas of fog then mostly cloudy, high of 61, low of 48. Clouds decreasing tomorrow.

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


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