OSU Today

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 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.

Obese people need more Vitamin E, but actually get less (Drug Discovery and Development)

As a result, experts in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University say that a huge number of Americans may be chronically deficient in vitamin E, which could compound the wide range of diseases known to be associated with metabolic syndrome, including heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. (see also The Health Site, The Statesman, NDTV)

Oregon parents find creative ways to pay for child care (KGW)

“When you take our prices in relationship to our incomes, they are way out of line,” explained Bobbie Weber from Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Services.

Renewable energy doesn’t mean clean energy (Salon)

“A forest isn’t instantaneously renewable,” said Oregon State University professorMark 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.”

 The Long Walk (Gazette-Times)

The year was 1988, and Dysart — now a Corvallis resident who recently retired from a career as a research scientist in the Oregon State University Crop and Soil Science Department — was living in Japan and working for a company called SGS.

Water issues on tap for City Club (Gazette-Times)

The panelists will be Phil Mote, director of the Oregon Climate Research Center at Oregon State University; Aaron Wolf, director of OSU’s Program in Water Conflict Management and Transformation; and Gordon Grant, a research hydrologist with the U.S. Forest Service.

OSU hires orchard crops specialist to boost state’s hazelnut industry (Register-Guard)

Oregon State University has hired a new orchard crops specialist, entomologist Nik Wiman, to help the state’s rapidly expanding $91 million hazelnut industry, which grows 99 percent of the U.S. crop.

Local distinguished service award given to three local leaders (My Central Oregon)

Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council is pleased to announce Jim Kirkbride, St. Charles Health System, Eric King, City of Bend, and Kelly Sparks, Oregon State University Cascades were awarded the “Local Distinguished Service Award” at the statewide Oregon Public Transportation Conference on October 12th.

Climate change and wildfire changing Pacific Northwest forests (Jefferson Public Radio)

“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.

Today

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.

Oregon Savings Growth Plan (OSGP) Workshop.  Learn about the benefits of saving for retirement through the Deferred Compensation (457) plan administered by Oregon Savings Growth Plan.  The workshop discusses how it works, the benefits of tax-deferred investing, OSGP investment options and enrollment information. Tuesday, Nov. 3.  MU 213, 10:30 a.m.-noon.

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.

Zotero Workshop: The last workshop will be a repeat of Zotero (Intro and Intermediate/Advanced) on Nov. 3, 9-10 a.m., 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

Carcinogenesis Seminar (Environmental and Molecular Toxicology): Larry S. Sherman, Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology,  OHSU and Senior Scientist, Oregon National Primate Research Center, will present his seminar “A novel mechanism for chemotherapy-induced cognitive dysfunction”- at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, in LPSC 402.

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/

Upcoming Events

NEW! Women of Color student support group: This group seeks to provide a supportive space for women of color to share their experiences in a predominantly white institution, explore the intersections of identity and receive and extend support and compassion to other women of color, as well as build community. Every Wednesday, 2:30-4 p.m., Women’s Center. For more information: shaznin.daruwalla@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Book talk: OSU Press and William G. Robbins, professor emeritus of history, will celebrate the publication of “A Man for All Seasons: Monroe Sweetland and the Liberal Paradox.” Robbins will give a presentation on the life of prominent Oregon politician Monroe Sweetland, and sign copies of his new book, at the Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis, Thursday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m.

NEW! T. Geronimo Johnson reading: Author T. Geronimo Johnson will read at the Valley Library Rotunda at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 5 followed by a Q&A and book signing. Johnson’s most recent novel, “Welcome to Braggsville” has been longlisted for the National Book Award, and longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. His first novel, “Hold it ‘Til it Hurts” was a finalist for finalist for the 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award.

NEW! Free Fun at Work Lunch & Learn: The Faculty Staff Fitness program is putting on a FREE Fun at Work Lunch & Learn Friday, Nov. 20, noon – 1 p.m., from 12-1 p.m. in Langton 127. Join us for this Leadership skill development workshop and learn how to utilize functional fun to build a great workplace or classroom culture. Those who attend will walk away with an inventory of fun ideas developed by The Fun Dept. over the last 10 years to utilize in their workplace or classroom environment. RSVP Here!

Wild in the Willamette: Book Launch:   You are invited to a celebration of the launch of Wild in the Willamette (OSU Press, 2015); a guidebook and literary compendium to natural areas in the mid-Willamette Valley.  The goal of the book is to introduce readers to those areas of the mid-Willamette Valley that may be new to them, through enticing trail descriptions, engaging essays by noted authors, and clear maps.   Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m., Corvallis/Benton County Public Library.

OSUsed Store 2-Night Sale: The store (644 SW 13th St.) is open for its monthly evening public sale on Wednesday plus a bonus sale on Thursday, both 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spin our wheel for a chance to win a prize or in-store coupon! Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more.

Ettihad Talent Show: The Ettihad Cultural Center is happy to invite you to their first event this term. Ettihad Talent show will feature different talents from different cultures from the ECC region and around the World. Join us to find the winning talent. Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 6 – 8 p.m. in the MU Ballroom.

Faculty Small Group Sessions with President Ray: Faculty are encouraged to reserve a spot to meet with President Ray in a small group session on either Nov. 10 from 1 – 2:30 p.m., or Nov. 30 from 10-11:30 a.m. This is an opportunity for faculty (academic, research, professional) to communicate concerns to President Ray. To register, please send a message to faculty.senate@oregonstate.edu; the subject line should read ‘Small Group Session’ and include the following information: preferred date, participant name, email address, unit, and faculty rank (i.e., faculty research assistant, professor, professional, etc.).

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Candidates for Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Head:  James E. Garvey, Interim Vice Chancellor for Research; Interim Graduate Dean; Professor Zoology, Aquatic Ecology, College of Science; Director – Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Nash 032 at 11 a.m., Nov. 5.

NEW! Marijuana as Medicine: At the Nov. 5 meeting of Triad, OSU’s staff and faculty club, Jane Ishmael will discuss the medical applications of marijuana. The associate professor in Pharmacy is a member of the Oregon Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee 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.

NEW! The Iran Nuclear Accord:  A panel discussion exploring the background, latest news regarding the nuclear deal with Iran.   Panelists include Mark Schanfein, Principal Advisor Nonproliferation, Arms Controls, and International Safeguards at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Susan Voss, President of Global Nuclear Network Analysis; and OSU Professors Jonathan Katz, Christopher McKnight Nichols, Linda Richards. Moderated by Environmental Arts & Humanities Director Jacob Darwin Hamblin,   Thursday, Nov. 5 at 4 p.m., Valley Library, Special Collections and Archives Research Center.

NEW! Gender & Sexuality in Indigenous Communities: Opportunity to dialogue around gender and sexuality in Indigenous communities. A viewing of video clips that relate to Indigenous gender and sexuality will allow for a rich discussion. Thursday, Nov. 5, from 4-6 p.m., in the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws.

NEW! Provost’s Lecture Series presents Michael BeschlossLeadership Under Pressure: A Historian’s Close-up Look at Presidential Decision-Making on Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center. Program followed by book signing. Free and open to the public. Visit http://communications.oregonstate.edu/events/michael-beschloss or contact events@oregonstate.edu for more information.

Northwest Fire Science Consortium Fall Webinar Series: The first of three webinars focusing on insects and fire, Garrett Meigs, Dept. of Forestry, University of Vermont, will present on Nov. 4, 11 a.m. “Does wildfire likelihood or severity increase following insect outbreaks in conifer forests of the Pacific Northwest?” To register for the webinar visit: http://www.nwfirescience.org/events/does-wildfire-likelihood-or-severity-increase-following-insect-outbreaks-conifer-forests 

Racism, Capitalism, and the Prison System: Robert Thompson and OSU graduate students Amber Moody and Zandro Lerma will discuss the connections between capitalism, racism, and the prison-industrial-complex. This discussion will center around experiences under incarceration, broad analysis of the history and perpetuation of mass-incarceration, and importantly it will offer visions and pathways for ending mass-incarceration and bringing about a better nation and world..   Wednesday, Nov. 4 at noon, Memorial Union, 208.

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, 5 p.m., LINC. Wooley is is a University Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University.

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.

News for Employees

NEW! Joy Drive: Looking to help create a joyful holiday season for a student family? Sign up to be a Joy Drive sponsor today! If you are interested in participating in this year’s Joy Drive, please indicate the number of children you would like to sponsor. Each child receives on average 3-4 moderately priced gifts from their sponsor. Please respond to familyresources@oregonstate.edu by Nov. 6 if you/and or your department would like to sponsor a family.

NEW! Merit award nominations: Nominations for classified or professional faculty to receive a monthly Merit Award are now being accepted. The award recognizes and encourages outstanding performance in the work place. The nominator may be anyone from the campus community. Potential qualities include great working attitude, cooperation, courtesy, creativity, flexibility, professionalism, quality of work, sense of humor, and other qualities the nominee admires. Nominations are due by Oct. 10. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition.  October Merit awardee is Misty Magers in Forest Ecosytems and Society.

Journey Into Leadership: Applications are being accepted through Nov. 18 for the “Journey Into Leadership” Program presented by the Center for Learning & Organizational Development. We are seeking applicants from all positional levels (academic faculty, professional faculty and classified employees) from both campus and off-campus organizations for a group that represents the diverse facets of OSU. The program begins Friday, Dec. 11. To learn more and apply online, visit http://hr.oregonstate.edu/journey-leadership.  There is no cost to attend.

Veteran’s Day – Recreational Sports Facilities open: Recreational Sports facilities will be open Wednesday, Nov. 11, 6 a.m. – midnight. All programming will be cancelled, which means there will be no Fit Pass classes, IM games, or ALI classes.

Recreational Sports Half Term Membership: Interested in becoming a member of Recreational Sports? Fall half term membership, valid Nov. 9-Dec. 31, is now available for purchase! Learn more about rates here, as well as possible reimbursements through the PEBB Exercise Rewards Program. Contact Ali Duerfeldt, Membership Coordinator, at 541-737-3110 with questions.

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).

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.

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

Traffic and maintenance

Snell: As part of the Snell Hall Arts Renovation project, the power to Snell Hall and McAlexander Fieldhouse will be shut down in order to complete electrical work at Snell Hall on Nov. 11, from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Jobs

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

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.

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

Accountant 1 – The Arts & Sciences Business Center (ASBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Accountant 1.  Posting 0016457.  Closes Nov. 12.

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.

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.

Administrative Program Assistant—Precollege Programs is seeking a full-time Administrative Program Assistant to coordinate workshops and events and manage office operations.  Posting # 0016339, Closes Nov. 16.

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.

Finance and Accounting Manager (FAM) – The Arts & Sciences Business Center (ASBC) invites applications for a 12-month, full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term position as Finance and Accounting Manager (FAM).  Posting 0016417.  Closes Nov. 18.

 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.

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.

Equity Associate – The Office of Equity and Inclusion invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Equity Associate position. Posting # 0016450. Closes Dec. 6.

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.

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 ProfessorThe School of Nuclear Science and Engineering invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE) 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, depending on qualifications. Posting #0016435. Closes Jan. 1, 2016.

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: “October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces.” ~ J.K. Rowling. Chance of showers and patchy fog, high of 54, low of 36. Areas of fog and then partly sunny Wednesday.

Central Oregon: Isolated rain and snow showers today, high of 41, low of 24. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Chance of showers and fog today, high of 56, low of 43. Chance of rain tomorrow.

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

 

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