OSU Today

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 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.

 Oregon State University sequences beaver genome as first PAC-12 school to probe mascot’s DNA (Oregonian)

The field of genome sequencing didn’t exist in 1952, when Oregon State University claimed the North American beaver as its mascot. Now, Oregon State scientists aim to sequence the beaver’s genome, becoming the first Pac-12 conference school to analyze its mascot’s DNA. (see also KPTV)

A 99.9 percent chance of a big LA quake by 2019? Don’t bet on it (Los Angeles Times)

A piece by Chris Goldfinger, director of the Active Tectonics and Seafloor Mapping Laboratory at Oregon State University.

Pleistocene Epoch: Larger carnivores checked the population of larger herbivores (I4U)

Matthew Hayward of Bangor University College of Natural Sciences in England, William Ripple of Oregon State University, Carlo Meloro of Liverpool John Moores University in England and V. Louise Roth of Duke University among others said the ecosystem was able to support the larger herbivores because the equally hungry carnivores checked their growing numbers.

The short, strange tale of Cuddlr (International Business Times)

People who are more affectionate “score lower in things like stress and depression and loneliness,” said Colin Hesse, assistant professor of speech communication at Oregon State University who is a researcher in the field of affection and its benefits. “They have lower blood pressure, lower total cholesterol, lower blood sugar. So it’s basically something that is stress-alleviating; it helps people deal with stress and recover from stress.”

Strand Agriculture Hall reopens after handicap, seismic improvements (Gazette-Times)

On Tuesday, more than 100 people celebrated the Oregon State University building’s grand reopening, following a two-year remodeling project to make the building more accessible to the disabled and to make seismic and energy upgrades.

New OSU parking lots replace spaces displaced by construction (LIFE@OSU)

Two new parking lots are being added to the Corvallis campus at Oregon State University, and will bring a total of 118 new parking spaces to the south and west sides of campus.

Robot with the most human-like gait developed (E&T Magazine)

Developed by a team of engineers from Oregon State University, the USA, the robot can spontaneously react to rough terrain, maintain balance and move just as efficiently as humans do. (see also GizbotECN Magazine, Science Recorder)

El Nino could wreck Bend ski and snowboard season (Bend Bulletin)

“The El Niño is big, it’s here,” says Kathie Dello, the deputy director of Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University in Corvallis. “And there’s also the blob.” As if snowriders needed another monsterlike word to ruin their dreams of powder. But with Halloween just three days away, perhaps these terms are allowing for some trendy costume themes.

Want your farm to stay in the family? Workshop aims to help (Oregonian)

Enter the Oregon State University Extension Service and its specialized workshop for planning land-based business succession,  Ties to the Land. Scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at Pacific University in Forest Grove, the workshop will help farmers and forest land owners ensure their land gets passed down in a way that serves their wants and needs, along with those of their successors.

Man lauded for ag contributions (Argus Observer)

Erik Feibert, Malheur Experiment Station, has been named Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant by Oregon State University.


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.

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).

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.

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.

UPDATED TIME! 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, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., MU Ballroom. For more information, visit: http://international.oregonstate.edu/osugo

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.

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.

Water Resource Management seminar: Ashok Subramanian, formerly of the World Bank, will present “Implementing Integrated Water Resource Management Programs: Lessons from Practice” on Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Owen 101

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! 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.

NEW! Trick-or-Treat Tour: Childcare & Family Resources has planned an afternoon of trick-or-treating around the OSU campus for families. Meet in the new MU Family Friendly Lounge (112) Oct. 30 from 3-5 p.m., to grab your map and head out across campus. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. For questions contact erika.woosley@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! #BeaverBash Halloween: Come visit four of OSU’s Cultural Resource Center for Halloween fun and trick-or-treating! The Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center, Women’s Center, Pride Center and Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez will all have a variety of activities available and donations will be accepted for the OSU Food Pantry. Saturday, Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m., at the Cultural Resource Centers. Diversity & Cultural Engagement is also hosting a Silent Disco in the MU Multi-Purpose Room beginning at 7 p.m. Our disco is silent but our response to injustice is not. Join us for dancing and to learn more about the work of our seven cultural resource centers.

NEW! Willamette Startup Weekend kicks off Nov. 13: Need a challenge this November? Team up to create and pitch a business in 54 hours. Tweet @WillametteSW or post about us on Facebook to get a promo code for a free student ticket! More details here: http://www.up.co/communities/usa/willamette/startup-weekend/7380

Fall Drag Show tickets available: Join Rainbow Continuum, in partnership with Student Leadership & Involvement for an evening of radical gender performances at LaSells Stewart Center, 7-9 p.m. (doors open 6 p.m.) on Oct. 31. Tickets: $5 at SEC Info Desk or online. OSU Students may get 1 free ticket, while supplies last. More information here. For disability accommodations, contact rcosu@oregonstate.edu.

Wong Fu Productions Pre-Sale: Special pre-sale Oct. 29-30 for OSU Students to purchase tickets for Nov. 15 event featuring Everything Before Us movie screening and Q&A with the hit independent company behind the movie: Wong Fu Productions. Sales open to general public Nov. 2. More information here. For disability accommodations contact: huynhkev@oregonstate.edu.

Sue Brown Retirement Reception: After more than  30 years of service to Oregon State University, Sue Brown will retire on October 30.  Please join the Research Office in celebrating Sue’s retirement.  A reception will be held from 2-4 p.m. in MU213 (the Pan-Afrikan Sankofa Room).

Diwali Event Save the Date:  Celebrate the Indian festival of lights with the Indian Students Association, in partnership with Student Leadership & Involvement. OSU Diwali will be Nov. 13 in the MU Ballroom. Tickets available Nov. 4 at the Student Experience Center Information Desk. For disability accommodations, contact oregonstateisa@gmail.com

Dog N’ Jog: The OSU Pre-Veterinary Medical Association is holding their 6th annual Dog N’ Jog event on Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.. Come join them at the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility on 35th and Campus Way for a silent auction, raffle, costume contest,  kid’s activities, and community fair. Register for the fun run ($15) by Nov. 1 and get a free T-shirt! Half the proceeds go to Heartland Humane Society. For more information visit the PVMA website.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! The Intersection of Equity & Inclusion and Sexual Violence Prevention: A talk by Rut Martinez-Alicea, coordinator of the Multicultural Center at Portland Community College.  Join the President’s Commission on the Status of Women for the fall presentation of the President & Provost Lecture Series that will leave you with a sense of hope and agency to intervene and prevent violence as well as to support efforts for education equity and social justice. Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at The LaSells Stewart Center’s C&E Hall.

Webinar on NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GFRP): Are you a graduate student, applying to the NSF GFRP in October? Want some tips on a successful application? NSF is sponsoring a webinar Oct. 29, 10 a.m. You can join a live stream at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PetJysbTc20 Questions will be fielded through a chat link at https://tlk.io/grfp

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.

WRS dissertation defense: Baek Soo “Peggy” Lee, PhD WRS Dissertation Defense. Thursday, Oct 29, 1 p.m. in Burt 193. Advised by Michael E. Campana in CEOAS.  Title: “Hydrologic and Land Cover Effects on Sources and Fate of In-Stream Fluorescent Dissolved Organic Matter.”

Why so many prisons? The Carceral State and Social Politics: A panel discussion on prison overpopulation and politics in the United States with Teressa Raiford, lead organizer for Oregon’s most active #BlackLivesMatter movement ‘Don’t Shoot PDX‘ and OSU Prof’s Brett Burkhardt and Michelle Inderbitzin. Moderated by Christopher McKnight Nichols. Thursday, Oct. 29, 4- 5 p.m., Memorial Union Journey Room.

The History of Queervallis: Keynote, on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 5-7 p.m. at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center, will include local speakers sharing their knowledge of queer history on campus and in the Corvallis area.

Marine Forum: For this week’s Marine Forum, the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) will host Justin Klure, Managing Partner of Pacific Energy Ventures, who will discuss various aspects of ocean energy project development, including conceptualization, design, site selection, construction, and connection to the utility grid. Please join us on Friday, Oct. 30 from noon to 12:50 p.m., in Covell 218. More info: http://nnmrec.oregonstate.edu/education/marine-forum.

College of Science Distinguished Lecture: Chemistry alumna Karen Wooley (’88) will deliver the College of Science Distinguished Lecture, “The next generation of plastics: Advanced applications for sophisticated nanoscopic devices” at a public lecture Nov. 4. Wooley is is a University Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University.

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.

News for Employees

NEW! Student art sought: The Beth Ray Center for Academic Support (BRC) is excited to showcase student art in its upcoming art exhibit. Selected art will be featured in an Open House winter term and remain on display for the academic year. Submission criteria: Artist must be OSU student. Art must be able to hang on wall. Art must be framed by artist. Submission must include: name, phone #, OSU email, major, year in school, and art dimensions. Submission deadline: Monday, Nov. 23. Please submit digital photo to: Anika.Lautenbach@oregonstate.edu

OSU home page revamp: View the beta version of OSU’s new home page at http://beta.oregonstate.edu. The revamped site features a streamlined design, accessibility upgrades and a focus on the growing numbers of smartphone and tablet users. This new version will replace the existing website on Nov. 9, and the old home page will remain available for reference through the first of the year.

Faculty Release Time (FRT): The Research Office, Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the FRT Winter Term 2016 or Spring Term 2016 release. The program provides limited funding for individuals developing external grant proposals or who wish to further their scholarly activities. Program description and application: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/faculty-release-time. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Oct. 30.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Traffic and maintenance

Campus Way: To accommodate the installation of two new Beaver Bus stop shelters, the sidewalks along the east-bound lanes of both Campus Way (near the Crop Science Building – view map) and along Orchard Avenue (at 27thview map) will be closed Oct. 19-30.  Please exercise additional care traveling in these areas.

Milam Hall: As part of the Milam Hall Generator Enclosure Project, the landscaped area in the SE corner and along the south side of Milam Hall will be closed through Oct. 30.  Also, a portion of the East-West walk along the north edge of the MU Quad and the south entrance may need to be closed at times. There may be some noise during construction.


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

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.

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! Benefits Consultant – The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Benefits Consultant. Posting #0016394.  Closes Nov. 6.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Cook 2, University Housing & Dining Services. Filling several Full-Time, AY (10 Month) Lead Cook positions. Starting wage $13.67 per hour plus benefits (health care, vacation & sick leave).  Requires 2 years full time cook experience in a food service operation. Posting # 0016388.  Closes Nov. 13.

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! Administrative Coordinator – The Office of University Compliance invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Administrative Coordinator position.  Posting # 0016389. Closes Nov 15.

NEW! Policy Standards Program Manager – The Office of University Compliance invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Policy Standards Program Manager.  Posting # 0016393. Closes Nov 15.

 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.

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.

NEW! Chef de Cuisine, OSU Catering, University Housing and Dining Services.  Filling one F/T Management position. Annual salary range $36,000 – $48,000, and includes a comprehensive benefits package (health care, vacation & sick leave). Posting #0016368.  Closes Nov. 16.

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.

NEW! Coordinator – 4H Program – OSU Extension Service invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12 month fixed-term, 4-H Youth Development Outreach Program Coordinator position with the 4-H Youth program serving Marion County. Posting #0016405. Closes Nov. 23.

NEW! Program Coordinator—Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences (SMILE) Program, temporary part-time (.6-.8 FTE).Posting # 0016367, closes Nov. 27.

NEW! Accounting Technician – The Agricultural Sciences & Marine Sciences Business Center (AMBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Accounting Technician.  Posting #0016408.  Closes Nov. 30.

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.


Corvallis: “We are all our own graveyards, I believe; we squat amongst the tombs of the people we were. If we’re healthy, every day is a celebration, a Day of the Dead, in which we give thanks for the lives that we lived, and if we are neurotic we brood and mourn and wish that the past was still present.” ~ Clive Barker. Rain today, then a chance of showers later. High of 61, low of 50. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Rain turning to a chance of rain by tonight, high of 54, low of 37. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Newport: Rain turning to showers, high of 59, low of 52. Showers tomorrow.

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


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