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Wednesday, Nov. 4, 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.

OSP selects new Oregon State University area commander (Gazette-Times)

OSP Superintendent Richard Evans Jr. announced that Sgt. Eric Judah is being promoted to lieutenant and will take over as OSP commander for the office on Dec. 1. Judah will replace Lt. Teresa Bloom, who is transferring to take command of the Capitol Mall Area Command.

Trojan ranks top schools for sexual healthy (USA Today)

Oregon State University takes the title for best on-campus sexual health resources of any college in the U.S., according to a survey published on Wednesday. Commissioned by Trojan — yes, that Trojan — for the 10th consecutive year, the Sexual Health Report Card ranks 140 colleges based on the quality of their student health centers. Student health centers were graded on services across 11 categories that include the quality of sexual health information and resources, contraceptive and condom availability (either free or at a cost), HIV and STI testing and sexual assault programs and resources. (see also Reuters)

Tide and wave energy may yet live up to their potential (Christian Science Monitor)

“The technology has kept moving forward, which is good news,” says Ted Brekken, an associate professor of energy systems at Oregon State University. “But the big issue is to get the cost down. Right now, there is the reality of surviving while we get there.”

NASA to fly, sail north to study plankton-climate change connection (Reuters)

“We will be studying an ocean region that every year exhibits one of the largest natural phytoplankton blooms on Earth,” said Mike Behrenfeld, NAAMES principal investigator from Oregon State University in Corvallis.

Stolen solar car returned to Bend school (Bend Bulletin)

A team of students from the school works with mentors at Oregon State University and Stanford University to design, build and race the car in an annual competition in Fort Worth, Texas.

Tui chub discovered in Diamond Lake, officials say (KPIC)

Fisheries professors at Oregon State University confirmed the fish was a tui chub, the first seen in Diamond Lake since the 2006 rotenone treatment that eliminated about 90 million of the invasive minnows.

Oregon uni team may cut CSP cost with new thermochemical storage system (Renewables)

Engineers at Oregon State University (OSU) are studying compounds for thermochemical storage in concentrated solar power (CSP) plants, which are expected to reduce the cost and boost the efficiency of the technology. (see also KTVZScience World Report IConnecto007)

Oregon beekeepers gather this weekend (Capital Press)

Speakers include Ramesh Sagili, an Oregon State University professor and Extension specialist who is researching causes of colony collapse disorder.

Obese people need more Vitamin E but actually get less (Medical News Today)

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.

Learning English (Education Week)

English-language learners who enter kindergarten with a basic grasp of academic language, “either in their primary language or in English,” are more likely over time to be reclassified as former ELLs,. an analysis from Oregon State University has found.

Today

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

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! SHPR Open House for Dads & Family Weekend   The School of History, Philosophy, and Religion will be holding a Dad’s Weekend Open House with exhibits on OSU history, the Holocaust Memorial Program, and our multiple student groups and opportunities.  Come on by for some light refreshments and bring your Dad!  Friday, Nov. 6 from 3-5 p.m., Milam Hall, 3rd Floor.

 NEW! Wave Lab Open House: The O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory (West of 35th Street on Jefferson), largest tsunami research facility in the US, will be open for a 20 minute guided tour and demonstration Nov. 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tours start every 5 minutes on a first come first serve basis and cover tsunami research, coastal hazards in Oregon, and coastal engineering. Questions please contact the lab at wavelab.tours@oregonstate.edu.

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.

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.

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.).

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!

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Marine Forum: For this week’s Marine Forum, the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) will be hosting Dr. Ana Spalding, Assistant Professor in Marine and Coastal Policy, who will be sharing her background and what she hopes to achieve at Oregon State University. Please join us on Friday, Nov. 6 from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Covell 218! For more info on Marine Forum, visit http://nnmrec.oregonstate.edu/education/marine-forum.

NEW! Speech Communication Colloquium: Goodnow will present “I Know You Are, But What Am I? The Visual (non)-Culture of the Selfie” on Friday, Nov. 6, from 4 – 5 p.m., in Strand Ag 160. This research examines the subject matter of the selfie, categorizes types of selfies, and demonstrates how selfies reflect the changing nature of visual culture and cultural memory.

NEW! New Perspectives on Science, Society, and Global Connections: Legacies of WWII:   Join us for a panel discussion at the Oregon Historical Society featuring OSU Professors Jacob Darwin Hamblin, Marisa Chappell, and Christopher McKnight Nichols.   Hamblin will address the environmental and scientific dimensions, Chappell will explore the impacts on racial justice, gender equality, and workers’ rights, and Nichols will show how the construction of a post-war set of institutions reshaped international relations in virtually every conceivable manner.   Sunday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m., Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

News for Employees

NEW! Animal Connection: Read the College of Veterinary Medicine online newsletter, Animal Connection, to learn about interesting hospital cases and cutting edge research. Recent stories include: Dogs Are Helping Us Fight Cancer, Cardiology Team Repairs Shelter Puppy’s Heart, A Four-Legged ‘State Employee’ Visits OSU for Surgery.

NEW! Call for proposals: DeLoach Work Scholarships for undergraduates. The University Honors College is now accepting applications to the DeLoach Work Scholarship program for winter and spring terms, 2016. Tenured and tenure-track Oregon State faculty members, as well as senior instructors, can submit proposals for funding in support of Honors College undergraduates working at tasks that advance faculty research and enhance student experiential learning. Other faculty who like to apply should contact the UHC. Proposed work must relate to the area of the nominated student’s academic training and provide a significant learning outcome. The deadline to apply is Monday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m.. Information regarding awards and the application process is available at http://honors.oregonstate.edu/deloach-work-scholarship.

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 http://oregonstate.edu/charitablefunddrive/home. Look for your Charitable Fund Drive program book arriving soon in campus mail.

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.

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).

Traffic and maintenance

Dearborn: Sidewalk improvements will require a closure of the west end of the Dearborn Hall breezeway, Nov. 5 – Nov. 6.  Detours will be in place to route pedestrians to the NW accessible entrance to Rogers Hall for access to Dearborn Hall.

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.

NEW! Grants/Contracts Technician (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Agricultural Sciences & Marine Sciences Business Center (AMBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Grants/Contracts Technician (Internal Employment Opportunity).  Posting #0016463.  Closes Nov. 9.

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: “It was getting dark by the time I went out, and nobody who knows the country will need to be told how black is the darkness of a November night under high laurel bushes and yew-trees.” ~ Margaret Oliphant. Patchy fog then partly sunny, high of 55, low of 44. Rain likely tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 45, low of 28. Chance of snow showers tonight and tomorrow before clearing.

Newport: Cloudy with a chance of rain after 4 p.m. High of 56, low of 50. Rain likely tomorrow.

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

 

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