OSU Today

Friday, Oct. 30, 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.

Glowing cancer cells mark surgery, treatment advance, study says (Oregonian)

 Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a chemical compound that illuminates cancer cells under near-infrared light. They said the glowing effect helps surgeons identify and remove the cells. Any that remain are killed by a chemical reaction involving heat and oxygen, they said. (see also NanoWerk, KTVZ, Business Standard)

State biologists recommend removing wolves from Oregon endangered species list (Oregonian)

Oregon’s wolves occupy about 12 percent of their available habitat in the state, and about 6 percent of their historic Oregon range. Their population is less than one-sixteenth the size Oregon State University scientists have determined the state can sustain. (see also Capital Press)

Forget Christmas lights, Halloween ‘haunters’ make killer displays (Wall Street Journal)

“He pretty much eats, drinks and breathes Halloween,” says Mr. Bryan’s wife, Julie, as he recently put finishing touches on a display that is the talk of this college town, home to Oregon State University.

Beekeepers trying to keep bees – and livelihoods – from going extinct (Idaho Statesman)

“People ask me, ‘The bees are going to be extinct soon?’ ” said Ramesh Sagili, principal investigator at the Oregon State University Honey Bee Lab. “I’m not worried about bees being extinct here. I’m worried about beekeepers being extinct.”

Climate change, wildfire seen transforming Northwest forests (KUOW)

“In case of ponderosa pine in British Columbia, they’d have to move 60 miles every decade north. Well that’s something like 10-times their normal rate of movement,” says Dick Waring, retired Oregon State University professor.

Rivals for life: Civil War blood drive back for 14th year (KTVZ)

For the 14th consecutive year, Oregon State University and the University of Oregon alumni associations – in conjunction with the American Red Cross and Lane Blood Center (part of BloodWorks Northwest) – are sponsoring the Civil War Blood Drive.

Biographer in the Bancroft: Writer pursues clues to Miss Didion, in the library, with a pen (California Magazine)

“I depended heavily on archival materials,” Daugherty said, “which is why the Bancroft was so important to me.” A professor of English and Creative Writing at Oregon State University and author of four novels, four story collections, and a book of essays, Daugherty followed the research methods he had used on his previous literary biographies of Joseph Heller and Donald Barthelme. The result has earned enthusiastic notices.

Check out library services as an online student (US News & World Report)

​Stefanie Buck, a librarian​ at Oregon State University Libraries and Press who works with online students, who are part of the school’s Ecampus, also suggests online students find out about library resources by exploring the library’s website. Some libraries, including hers, offer online tutorials and webinars on navigating library resources and services, she says.​

OSU hosts panel on Iran nuclear deal (Gazette-Times)

A panel of experts on foreign relations and nuclear proliferation will discuss the Iranian nuclear accord at Oregon State University next week.

University helping farmers prevent foodborne illness (Food Plaza)

Oregon State University (OSU) plans to help small and medium sized farms and food processors in 12 western states to prevent foodborne illnesses by using a $1.2 million centre. The centre is not a building, but four new regional hubs across the U.S.

OSU lots filling up in year two of new system (Gazette-Times)

It’s year two of Oregon State University’s experiment with a zonal parking system, and motorists are returning to the lots in the core of campus.

Corvallis startup creates technology to save hundreds of millions for specialty metal producers (Register-Guard)

The company, KW Associates, recently received $150,000 from Oregon BEST, a nonprofit research center focused on clean technology innovations, officials at the research center said. The investment will enable KW Associates to work with researchers at Oregon State University, including Kyle Niemeyer, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering.

Barley varieties and genetics with Dr. Pat Hayes (BeerSmith Home Brewing Blog)

Dr Pat Hayes, Professor of Barley Breeding at Oregon State University, is my guest this week to discuss advances in barley breeding, genetics and what beer brewers can look forward to from future barley varieties.

OSP assigns new station commander at university area command (Eugene Daily News)

Effective December 1, 2015, the Oregon State Police (OSP) OSU Area Command office will have a new area commander appointed by Superintendent Richard Evans Jr.  Lieutenant Eric Judah is being promoted to Lieutenant and will take over as the Oregon State University Area Commander following the transfer of Lieutenant Teresa Bloom who will be taking command of the Capitol Mall Area Command, also effective December 1, 2015.

OSU’s Robbins to speak on new book (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University Professor Emeritus William G. Robbins will speak on his new book at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Old World Deli, 342 S.W Second St.

Today

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.

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.

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).

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.

Saturday

#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.

Fall Drag Show: 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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Weight Watchers Information: A 13 week series of WW begins Tuesday Nov. 10.  WW Open House meetings will be held Tuesday Nov. 3, at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Moore Family Center, Milam room 105.  Come and meet the new WW leader Kim Nelson.  If you are a PEBB subscriber the cost of the meetings will be fully subsidized.  Next, call the WW/Pebb number 866-454-2144 and ask for a confirmation code.  Present the code at the first meeting.  For more information, please contact Kathi at 541-737-3106.

NEW! Veterans Day Ceremony: OSU is hosting a Veterans Day Ceremony Friday, Nov. 6, 10- 11 a.m., in the Memorial Union Quad. Immediately following the ceremony is a reception in the Memorial Union Journey Room from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The ceremony is sponsored by OSU’s ROTC units and includes a keynote address by Colonel Laura Garren. Also featured at the ceremony will be a 12-hour POW/MIA flag walk, a 24-hour POW/MIA vigil, and a 21-gun salute.

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 final open feedback session on Nov. 16 from 9:30–11 a.m. in the MU Multipurpose Room. For information visit oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/strategic.

Dia de Los Muertos: Dia de Los Muertos is an indigenous celebration in which we honor our loved ones that have passed. Come share this experience in an interactive way and learn about the tradition behind this celebration. Monday, Nov. 2, 5-7 p.m., Centro Cultural César Chávez.

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.

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

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Latinidad and Morissey: Music that Crosses Borders and Oceans: Diversity and Cultural Engagement and the OSU English Department present a set of talks that explore the global phenomenon of Latina/o Morrissey fandom. Iván A. Ramos will present a talk entitled “Oh but I do: Morrissey and Latinos in the Global Imagination.” Alongside will be a reading of Abigail J. Amabisca’s creative non-fiction essay, “The Generation With A Thorn In Its Side: Chican@ Youth & Morrissey.” Nov. 3 at 2 p.m., Centro Cultural César Chávez. See more info and RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/843352695784231/

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

Brown Bag Lunch: Sarah Freeman, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) River Basin Report Card manager will present “Building a Scalable River Basin Report Card: Integrating water science, engineering, and policy in practice” in Wilkinson 203, noon Monday Nov. 2.  Updates on the River Basin Report Card Project, currently in pilot project phase in Colombia’s Meta River basin, a tributary of the Orinoco, will be discussed.

TIME/LOCATION UPDATE: Fisheries and Wildlife discussion: Melanie Stiassny, Axelrod Research Curator of Fishes and Professor, American Museum of Natural History, will speak on ” Evolution in a vortex: isolation and diversification of fishes in the lower Congo River,” 3 p.m., Nov. 2.  Nash Hall Room 206.

Graduate Publishing Tips and Zotero Workshops: The Library’s Fall workshops wind down with a session on key tips for graduate students who want to get started on publishing their scholarship (Nov. 2, 4-5 p.m.). The last workshop will be a repeat of Zotero (Intro and Intermediate/Advanced) on Nov. 3, an excellent online tool for capturing, managing and citing your research sources. Registration is encouraged but not required:  http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Stay tuned for the Winter workshop schedule! Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Is There a Student Loan Debt Crisis? Elizabeth Akers from the Brookings Institution will be presenting on student loan debt and US presidential candidates’ financial aid platforms. Financial Aid and Scholarships will also present about OSU student loan debt. It is being held Tuesday Nov. 3, 9-11 a.m., in the MU Horizon Room.

News for Employees

NEW! Seeking student nominations: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is looking to recognize two students each term this year for academic excellence and volunteer involvement.  The society would like to recognize one student of sophomore standing, who is not yet a Phi Kappa Phi member and one student who is currently a Phi Kappa Phi member: http://phikappaphi.oregonstate.edu/news/currently-accepting-pkp-student-term-nominations. Nominations are due by 5 p.m., Nov. 20  For questions, please contact the OSU PKP Membership Chair, Pankaj Jaiswal (jaiswalp@science.oregonstate.edu) or the OSU PKP President, Toni Doolen (toni.doolen@oregonstate.edu).

NEW! Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) program for Winter term 2016 and/or Spring term 2016. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. NOTE: the program description and application have been revised http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/undergraduate-research-innovation-scholarship-creativity-urisc.  Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Nov 2.

NEW! Call for proposals: The Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (OHESC) began in 2008 as the Oregon University System Sustainability Conference.  OHESC 2016 will be at Lane Community College Feb. 4 and 5.  For those who love great content but don’t like huge conferences, or don’t have a huge conference budget, this is the event for you!  Proposals for posters, panel discussions, workshops, case studies and networking meetings are due Nov.6.

 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.

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.

Jobs

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

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.

 Oregon State University, College of Veterinary Medicine’s Teaching Hospital is seeking two full-time Medical Aide positions in Small and Large Animal Receptions. Posting #0016213. Closes Nov. 2.

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.

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! OSU Alumni Association is seeking a facilities and event supervisor for the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. Apply by Nov. 11 by sending your resume, cover letter and contact information for 3 references to osualum@oregonstate.edu. View the position description at www.osualum.com/jobs

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! Trades/Maintenance Coordinator (Facilities Maintenance Coordinator), OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Facilities Maintenance Coordinator position. Posting # 0016362.  Closes Nov. 15.

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.

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.

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.

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! Oregon Sea Grant is seeking a 12-month, fixed-term, Assistant Professor of Practice position for Oregon Sea Grant (OSG) and Oregon State University Extension Service (OSUES) serving the Oregon Coastal Region with specific emphasis on the North Coast & lower Columbia River. The position will be based in Astoria. Too apply, visit posting #0016398. Posting closes Nov. 26.

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

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.

NEW! Assistant/Associate/Full Professor– The Department of Civil and Construction Engineering invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate or Full Professor position to begin Fall 2016. Posting # 0016434. Closes Feb. 15,  with a full-consideration date of Dec. 31.

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.

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: “At night, when the objective world has slunk back into its cavern and left dreamers to their own, there come inspirations and capabilities impossible at any less magical and quiet hour.” ~ H.P. Lovecraft. Rain today, high of 61, low of 56. Rain tomorrow and showers Sunday.

Central Oregon: Chance of rain today, high of 61, low of 47. Chance of rain tomorrow, showers Sunday.

Newport: Rain and breezy today, high of 59, low of 57. Heavy rain and windy tomorrow, showers and breezy Sunday.

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

 

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