OSU Today

Thursday, Oct. 22, 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.

Magic Barrel returns for 23rd year of good writing for a cause (Democrat-Herald)

Passarello, the award-winning essayist and professor of English at Oregon State University, had been in Corvallis for only a month, learning about her new job and new town, when she read at the 2013 Magic Barrel. (see also Corvallis Advocate)

Truth In Site takes case against OSU-Cascades to Oregon Supreme Court (OPB)

A Bend group is hoping to take a case against Oregon State University-Cascades to the state Supreme Court.

Grammy Museum director to speak on country music (Entertainer)

Last year, Bob Santelli, the executive director of the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, spoke about hip-hop music during a speech at Oregon State University. This year, as part of OSU’s country-themed Homecoming, he’s returning to offer another lecture about another side of current popular music in America: Country music.

OSU hosts career expo (Gazette-Times)

Thousands of Oregon State University students are connecting with around 240 businesses this week through the university’s annual fall career fairs, one today for businesses in engineering and technology, and one Wednesday for all industries.

OSU seeks genome project funding (Corvallis Advocate)

Scientists at Oregon State University are taking to the Internet to look for $30,000 in funding to start and finish the genome project for the American beaver.

The Innovative Wood Products Collaborative launches website (Roofing)

“As global demand for wood continues to increase with population, we need to be sourcing our timber from sustainably managed forests,” says Thomas Maness, dean of the Oregon State University College of Forestry. “The most environmentally sustainable place to grow wood is right here in the Pacific Northwest.”

Control white ashflies with natural predators: Don’t spray, help is on the way (Oregonian)

The ash whitefly is a sap-sucking, distant relative of aphids that can leave curled or stunted leaves and, in some cases, defoliation, and plant death, according to Robin Rosetta, an entomologist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. It also exudes a honeydew that drips onto cars.

Run, Hide, Fight (Corvallis Advocate)

Oregon State University, through the cooperation of the Associated Students of Oregon State University, Oregon State Police, and the Faculty Senate, has taken it upon itself to establish a campaign on campus to combat the latest tragically common emergency, the active shooter. While this nationwide campaign had been in the works long before the Umpqua Community College shooting, it has very obviously been given a brighter spotlight over the last few weeks.

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.

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.

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.

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.  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.

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.

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.

NEW! Women of Color Coalition Welcome Gathering: The WOCC provides an opportunity to create meaningful relationships and solidarity in order to help women of color at OSU support each other. This event will be an opportunity to connect and to share ideas about how to shape the WOCC.  Thursday, Oct. 22, 4-6 p.m., Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez. This organization is open to faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students.

NEW! Calling All Men In: Join this monthly dialogue exploring ideas and beliefs about masculinity in our community. All male and masculine-identified individuals are invited to join the conversation. Thursday, Oct. 22, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Light refreshments will be provided.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! American Roots: As an extension of the Homecoming Back to Beaver Country theme, this concert explores  the musical stylings of country music legend Chet Atkins as well as original music. Features OSU Faculty Mike Gamble, guitar; Ryan Biesack, drums; Todd Sickafoose (guest on bass) and Dana Reason, piano. MU lounge, Friday, Oct. 23, noon to 1 p.m.

NEW! Multiracial Student Connection: Connect with students who identify as biracial, multiracial, multiethnic, and mixed or who grew up in a transracial family. This group will provide a space to share experiences, explore identities and build community. Friday, Oct. 23 from noon-1 p.m. at the SEC 254. Contact: Stephanie.Shippen@oregonstate.edu for any questions

NEW! The Music Revolution Project: A select group of OSU students and alumni will spend the day in a songwriting workshop with Santelli, a music producer and music faculty, followed by a concert showcasing their work. The performance will be held at 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23, in the Fairbanks Gallery at OSU, 220 S.W. 26th St.

NEW! Portland Youth Philharmonic: In collaboration with the Corvallis-OSU Symphony and Oregon State University, Portland Youth Philharmonic (PYP), America’s first youth orchestra, will travel to Corvallis for a Mini-Tour and public performance on Sunday, Oct. 25, 3 p.m. in Austin Auditorium in The LaSells Stewart Center.  The program will include Mason Bates’ “Warehouse Medicine” from “The B-Sides” for orchestra and electronica, as well as Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No. 1.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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! Women in Policy: Discussion with Mary Yates regarding her experiences in the international policy arena, Friday, Oct. 23,  10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Valley Library-Willamette East.

NEW! Retirement Planning & Investing: A discussion of the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, 10 a.m. – noon, Oct. 26, MU 206.

NEW! Fisheries and Wildlife discussion: Cynthia Sagers, Vice-President of Research, OSU will speak Oct 26, 10 a.m., Nash Hall 32.

NEW! Student Affairs Strategic Planning Feedback Session: The Division of Student Affairs is developing a new strategic plan and needs the input of the OSU community. Help shape the student experience at Oregon State. Join the next open feedback session on Oct. 26 at 2–3:30 p.m. in the MU Multipurpose Room. For information and alternative dates visit oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/strategic.

NEW! 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

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.

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.

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.

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! Thanksgiving home stay: Interested in sharing Thanksgiving with an international student?  The OSU Homestay Program is seeking local families to share their Thanksgiving festivities with international students.  Applications are currently available at https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_1yTjGUsntSs1cu9.   Hosting application deadline is Thursday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m.  Hosts will be informed of student placement Monday, Nov. 23.  If you have any questions, please contact homestay@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Course Fee Changes for Certain Field Trips:  Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed updates to OSU Standard 576-010 University Fees through the end of business on Thursday, Nov.12.  The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updates to the Winter 2016 course fees for certain field trips before they become effective on Nov. 15 The proposed fees can be reviewed at the Valley Library circulation desk.  Comments should be directed to Beth Giddens at beth.giddens@oregonstate.edu.

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

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

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.

Jobs

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

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! Office Specialist 2 – The College of Engineering (COE) will begin review of applications in the University’s Office Specialist 2 pool on Oct. 29 This position will perform administrative duties for the COE, Office of Student Services. Posting #0016121. Closes Oct. 28.

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.

The School of Psychological Science is seeking a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Clinical Health Psychology. This position will be effective Fall 2016.  Posting #0015555.  For full consideration apply by Oct. 30.

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.

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.

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.

The School of Psychological Science is seeking for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position in Engineering Psychology. This position is at the assistant professor level, although more senior applicants will also be considered. Posting #001607.  For full consideration apply by Dec. 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.

Weather

Corvallis: “Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.” ~ Hellen Keller. Patchy morning fog, then mostly sunny, high of 63, low of 38. More of the same tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 62, low of 31. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy dense fog then mostly sunny, high of 59, low of 41. Similar tomorrow.

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

 

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