OSU Today

Monday, Oct. 26, 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.

Rangeland experts call for site-specific plans near streams (Capital Press)

John Buckhouse, retired Oregon State University professor of rangeland ecology and management from Oregon State University, and Kenneth Tate, professor and cooperative extension specialist in rangeland watershed sciences at University of California-Davis, spoke during a livestock water quality seminar Oct. 22 in Fairfield, Wash.

A new leaf (New Yorker)

At Oregon State University, researchers have decided that bacon might be a more effective marketing vehicle than guilt, idealism, or fear. In July, the university created a small media frenzy when it announced that it had patented a strain of dulse that tasted like bacon when cooked.

Police chase involving teen ends on OSU campus (KPTV)

A police chase involving a teen ended on the Oregon State University Campus Friday. The teen had reportedly made threats against his girlfriend and her friends. (see also Daily Barometer)

Oregon ranchers rally against national monument proposal (Cattle Network)

Malheur County is the state’s largest cattle producing county and the proposal will take away nearly 33 percent of the county’s grazing land Sergio Arispe, a livestock and rangeland agent at Oregon State University, told Ellis.

Strand Ag Hall to hold grand re-opening Tuesday (Gazette-Times)

One of the oldest buildings at Oregon State University will celebrate the completion of a two-year renovation project with a grand reopening ceremony this week. The event will take place at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Strand Agricultural Hall, 170 S.W. Waldo Place.

Oregon wins $120,000 grant to study economic impact of new timber product on rural communities (Register-Guard)

Also involved in the project are Business Oregon, Oregon State University, Washington State University and the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Pulp fiction: Why wood is a dirty secret of clean energy (Green Biz)

“A forest isn’t instantaneously renewable,” said Oregon State University professor Mark Harmon, an advisor to the EPA on measuring climate pollution from wood fuel. “It renews over a time horizon that’s quite long. If people go out and start burning wood from an area that hasn’t been harvested for that purpose, it won’t be carbon neutral.”

Team effort provides healthcare for pets of homeless people(Columbian)

Sams, who would be homeless if she weren’t able to stay with her family in Philomath, volunteered at an event in Avery Park that offered free exams, vaccinations and other veterinary care for pets of homeless people. The semi-annual event, coordinated by the Oregon State University Shelter Medicine Club, Occupy Corvallis and Advocates for Pets of Homeless People, serves about 40 pets each year. But the need for pet health care is a yearlong crisis, Sams said.

OSU earthquake expert joins state geology board (Gazette-Times)

An Oregon State University professor with expertise in earthquake preparedness has been named to the governing board of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries.

Massive quakes will follow, experts warned, following Nepal quake (Hindustan Times)

After the first massive quake struck Nepal on April 25, geologist Eric Kirby of the Oregon State University said some 33 to 50 feet of motion may need to be released.

OSU-Cascades releases expert findings today on pumice mine land (My Central Oregon)

Experts who have analyzed the 46-acre site that Oregon State University – Cascades is considering for its expansion will present their findings and answer questions from the public during a panel discussion.

Truth in Site: Fail, fail, fail, fail and fail (Bend Bulletin Editorial)

Truth in Site has appealed its case against Oregon State University-Cascades Campus to the state Supreme Court. The only question now is how long will it be before the group loses again.

Go native: The best Pacific Northwest plants that help pollinators (Oregonian)

While you’re at it, think about native plants, said Weston Miller, horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. “There’s a new aesthetic,” he said. “Gardeners want to connect to nature and the heritage of plants that grow in the Pacific Northwest.”

Owl pellets bridge ancient and modern ecosystems (Earth)

“Homestead Cave is a fairly protected and dry place, which is one of the reasons its owl pellet fossil record is so complete,” says Rebecca Terry, a paleoecologist at Oregon State University and lead author of the new study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Marie Equi: Hero of Oregon’s radical past (Oregon Artwatch)

A vivid new biography from Oregon State University Press ought to change all that. In a thoughtful yet page-turning account of Equi’s life and times, social historian Michael Helquist has portrayed not just a remarkably gutsy woman but also an era of street-level activism that makes today’s Occupy protests look like a barn dance.

Leptin gene therapy could aid weight loss without loss of bone (Tech Times)

Researchers from the Oregon State University (OSU) and University of Florida wanted to know if there is a way to reduce excessive weight while still retaining bone density.

Get out! Students learn about nature in Moore Park (Herald & News)

On other days Todd Kepple, Klamath County Museum director spoke about being a naturalist, John Bellon, Klamath Falls parks director, spoke about trees, Daniel Leavell, forester with Oregon State University Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center spoke about fire ecology, and Randy Baley with the Oregon Department of Forestry taught about his field.

Today

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

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

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.

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 The 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.

Upcoming Events

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

NEW! Global Opportunities Fair Wednesday: Discover your options for going abroad as an OSU student! Meet students who have already been abroad and explore clubs and organizations that have an international focus. Oct. 28, 1-3 p.m., MU Ballroom. For more information, visit: http://international.oregonstate.edu/osugo

Strand re-opening: Strand Agricultural Hall is celebrating its re-opening after a two-year, extensive remodeling project. The event will be Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m., beginning at the West Portico Entrance that faces the Memorial Union Quad. The celebration, which is free and open to the public, will be followed by tours.

Taste of the ‘Chives-Recipe Showcase: Come and sample dishes based on historic recipes! This year, we’re highlighting fascinating flavors featured from a 1945 wall calendar. You can view them online here. Event is free and open to anyone likes food. If you would like to prepare one of these dishes to share, please do. Friday Oct. 30,  noon to 1 p.m., Willamette Rooms, Third Floor of the Valley Library.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Prospects for a Durable Peace?   Ari Shavit will make a guest appearance in HST 310, “Why War?, ” to discuss the state of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the prospects for a durable peace, and how the U.S. can play a more effective role in the region.  Shavit is a columnist for “Haaretz,” a prominent liberal-left Israeli newspaper, and his columns have also appeared in various American newspapers and magazines. Shavit’s talk is open to the campus community and the public. Wednesday, Oct. 28, 9-9:50 a.m. Owen 101.

NEW! We Won’t Pay: How Debtors’ Unions and Strikes Can Lead the Fight for Tuition-Free Education  The second event in the Allied Students for Another Politics (ASAP!) Radical Visions towards Another Politics series will be a discussion of the reasons for hikes in tuition, the explosion of student debt, and how we can collectively lead the fight to abolish student debt and create a tuition-free university hosted by Strike Debt Portland and the Anarres Project for Alternative Futures.   Wednesday, Oct. 28 at noon, Memorial Union, 208 (La Raza Room).

NEW! School of Psychological Science Fall colloquia: Josh Weller: The Measurement of Decision-Making Competence: Progress and Challenges. Reed Lodge 111 from noon-1 p.m., Oct. 28.

NEW! Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar:  Eric Gouaux, OHSU, will present a seminar “Principles of signal transduction at the chemical synapses of the brain” on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

NEW! Photographing Stalin’s Revolution: An American In Moscow, 1930  Joseph Stalin reached a critical point in his transformation of Soviet Russia in 1930. Armed only with a camera and a perceptive eye, Elizabeth Day traveled into this world of political oppression and economic shortage. Dan and Lucy Hilburn of Salem donated these photographs to the OSU Special Collections and Archives Research Center, and this lecture by Prof. William Husband marks a first look into this incredible visual archive.  Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m., Valley Library, Special Collections and Archives Research Center.

NEW! What Do We Want from the Wild?  Oregonians across the political spectrum place a high value on the diverse natural resources of our state, but we are divided about how these resources should be used and talked about. In this conversation, Oregon Humanities Executive Director Adam Davis will help participants step back from policy decisions and consider more basic questions about our relationship to the mountains, air, trees, animals, and streams around us. What do we want from nature? What do we understand nature to be, and how do we see ourselves fitting in?   Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m., Corvallis Benton County Public Library.

NEW! Save-the-Date: The Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA) will be sponsoring a workshop on Nov. 19 entitled, “Expanding Your Qualtrics Horizon,” presented by JoAnne Bunnage, College of Public Health and Human Science. The Qualtrics web-based survey platform is a powerful tool that is available to all OSU faculty, staff and students to build simple one-question polls to complex surveys. Watch for registration announcements. Details at http://oregonstate.edu/pfla/professional-development-speaker-series.

Mendeley and EndNote workshops: Check out Mendeley on Oct. 27, another web-based, social tool for capturing, managing, and citing your research sources. If you missed it the first time, EndNote (Basic & Intermediate/Advanced) is being offered again on Oct. 28; try it out for capturing, managing, and citing your research sources. View the remaining offerings in the Library’s Fall series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required.

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

Truffle Society: NATS (the North American Truffling Society) meeting at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 27 in Room 2087 Cordley Hall, OSU campus. Noted fungi expert, author, and mushroom eco-tour  leader Daniel Winkler will speak on “Flavorful, Fanciful and Foul Fungi – From Far Flung Places Around the World.”

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

Findings from Cooper’s Ferry: At the Oct. 29 meeting of Triad, OSU’s staff and faculty club, Loren Davis will discuss ancient artifacts discovered at Cooper’s Ferry along the lower Salmon River. 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.

News for Employees

NEW! PAC-12 Fitness Challenge – Lead the PAC: Did you walk across campus today? Play a pick-up basketball game? Ride your bike to work? Help Beaver Nation win the PAC-12 Fitness Challenge!! Log your activity minutes at pac12challenge.org – the first 25 people to log 200 minutes win a shirt.

NEW! 2015 Charitable Fund Drive begins: This campus-wide effort makes it easy to contribute to non-profit groups locally and throughout Oregon to help address a wide range of needs in the communities where we live. For more information or to pledge now, visit ecfd.oregon.gov. Look for your Charitable Fund Drive program book, arriving soon in campus mail.

NEW! Campus directory: Orange Media Network will no longer be producing the OSU Directory, the printed campus telephone book. A few 2014-15 books still remain. If you would like one, please contact Julie.freshwater@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Employee training announcements: Looking for professional development opportunities? Subscribe to the Center for Learning & Organizational Development listserv to receive employee training announcements at http://lists.oregonstate.edu/mailman/listinfo/courses_for_you

NEW! Apply This Week for Hybrid Funding: The Center for Teaching and Learning funds instructors and provides instructional design support for the redesign of Corvallis campus courses as reduced-meeting-time hybrid courses.  These funds are in support of participation in a faculty learning community in winter term and the development of a hybrid course. See Request for Proposals; apply by Nov. 1. Questions? Contact cub.kahn@oregonstate.edu

Nov. 1 deadline for Extended Campus research fellows programThe newly formed OSU Extended Campus Research Unit supports research-based innovations in online education and aims to make significant contributions to the field of online teaching and learning research. The Research Unit seeks new partnerships with Oregon State faculty and invites you to apply to the Extended Campus Research Fellows Program. The deadline is Nov. 1. Contact research director Kathryn Linder, Ph.D., at kathryn.linder@oregonstate.edu or visit http://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/research for more information.

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.

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.

Traffic and maintenance

Oak Creek: Western States Fire Protection Co. will be conducting annual fire alarm testing Monday, Oct. 26 in the Oak Creek Building and Moreland Hall. The testing will be brief and include both soundings of alarms and strobes.

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.

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.

Program Coordinator– The School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS) is seeking a Program Coordinator. This is a part-time, (.50 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # 0016033. Closes Oct. 27.

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.

NEW! Office Specialist 2 – The College of Business (COB) will begin review of applications in the University’s Office Specialist 2 pool on Nov. 2 This .75 FTE position will perform administrative duties for the Graduate Programs office. Posting #0016121. Closes Oct. 30.

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.

Administrative Program Assistant – Pre-College Programs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting # 0016339. Closes Nov. 16. Full consideration date Nov. 4.

NEW! Academic Wage Appointment – The SMILE Program invites applications for a part-time (0.60 FTE), salaried Academic Wage appointment. Posting # 0016367. Closes Nov. 27, , full consideration date Nov. 6.

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.

NEW! Coordinator– The Human Services Resource Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Coordinator. This position will manage and coordinate services for students primarily focused on food insecurity, homelessness and other issues related to poverty. Posting #0016341. Closes Nov. 15.

NEW! Graduate Program Coordinator –  School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Graduate Program Coordinator. Posting #0016380. Closes Nov. 15.

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) –  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. 20.

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: “Fiction is the truth inside the lie.” ~ Stephen King. Partly sunny, high of 62, low of 42. Patchy fog then sunny Tuesday.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny, high of 56, low of 32. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Partly sunny, high of 59, low of 46. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

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

 

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