OSU Today

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 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.

The man who made ‘the world’s first personal computer’ (BBC News)

“When I was a freshman at Oregon State College in 1949, I read about Eniac (Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer),” he says. “This inspired me to design a computing device. It was a kludge but it inspired an interest in computers.”

OSU enrollment up 2.4 percent (Gazette-Times)

Enrollment at Oregon State University is up 2.4 percent over last year, but only a small fraction of that growth occurred in Corvallis. (see also KTVZ)

OSU aims to lead the nation in industrial hemp research (KMTR)

Oregon State University is striving to lead the nation in industrial hemp research. The research will allow them to identify different heights, water demands, growth characteristics, and other agronomic conditions in hemp plants. Their goal is to focus on ways to maximize hemp plant growth.

Darren Nguyen: Veterans (Democrat-Herald)

Nguyen went to basic training in June 2012 at Fort Benning, Georgia, and then went to Oregon State University for year before finishing his infantry training. Normally a soldier goes straight from basic training to infantry training. “This was beneficial for me because I could go to school for the full year,” he said.

Experts forecast Northwest water woes (Gazette-Times)

Last winter and spring were significantly warmer than historic norms, explained Philip Mote, director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University.

Civil War Blood Drive returns for 14th year (KEZI)

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, are sponsoring the Civil War Blood Drive. The 3 week campaign is designed to unite students, faculty, alumni and fans with a shared goal to help save lives by giving blood.

Editorial: Oregon needs to support higher education (Bend Bulletin)

Another one of those reports that puts Oregon in a bad light came out recently, this one regarding state support for higher education. Oregon ranked near the bottom for state funding of its colleges and universities when it is measured per full-time student equivalent, according to a study released Nov. 2 by the Urban Institute.

Open house set for OSU’s Port Orford field station (Bandon World News)

For the past two years, Oregon State University has operated a field station on the coast at Port Orford — a site where researchers can set up shop, public meetings are held, and OSU outreach specialists can interact with the public.

The science of Vitamin C. Can taking it prevent a cold? (Yahoo News)

“It’s fair to say that vitamin C supplementation both shortens duration of cold and offers some protection against colds, though it’s not very dramatic,” said Stephen Lawson, a researcher at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, who studies micronutrients.

Scientists call reports of imminent Mt. St. Helens eruptions ‘fabrications’ (Oregonian)

“There is no indication that Mount St. Helens is about to erupt again,” Levander said. The research is part of a $3 million campaign involving several universities, including the University of Washington and Oregon State University, to map out the 8,363-foot volcano’s subterranean guts. The project is called “imaging magma under St. Helens,” or iMUSH.

Bend woman receives motorcycle safety honor (KTVZ)

TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program recognized Sherry Brooke of Bend for its Lifetime Achievement award on Saturday at its annual awards banquet. TEAM OREGON is a cooperative partnership between the Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon State University.

Scooby doomed (Gazette-Times)

And the steady attrition of human players was the story of Sunday’s final mission of this fall’s 10-day-long “Scooby Doo”-themed game of Humans vs. Zombies, which took place at Oregon State University, and ended, as many of the games do, with a victory for the zombie team.

Today

PERS Tier 1 & Tier 2 – Introduction to Retirement Workshop (formerly 5-years to retirement):  Tuesday, Nov. 10, 9  – 11 a.m., Mu 213.  Is for PERS Tier 1 & Tier 2 members planning to retire in more than 3 years. Topics covered include Individual Account Program, calculating the retirement benefit, Online Member Services: benefit estimate, retirement benefit information and work after retirement limitations.  Register at:  OSU Professional Development website.  If you have questions or have trouble registering, contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2805.

NEW! Brown Bag Lunch: Maya van Rossum, Delaware Riverkeeper.  She will present on “Pure Water, Clean Air and a Healthy Environment ….A Call for Constitutional Environmental Justice that Spans the Generations” in Burt 193 on Nov. 10 at noon.

OPSRP Pension Program Workshop.  Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1 – 3 p.m., MU 213.  For OSPRP (Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan) members.  For those employees hired and/or became a PERS member on or after August 29, 2003 in a PERS eligible position.  PERS presents an overview of the OPSRP pension program including membership, benefit, retirement eligibility, Online Member Services, OPSRP benefit estimate, retirement process, and the Individual Account Program (IAP).   Register at:  OSU Professional Development website.  If you have questions or have trouble registering, contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2805.

NEW! Climate Change seminar: Perry Hystad, an environmental epidemiologist in the Environmental and Occupational Health program in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, will speak on “Addressing the human health impacts of climate change:  What is the role of environmental health researchers?” Nov. 10, 4 p.m., Covell 221.

Legislative Internship Forum: Interested in doing and internship in Washington, DC or Salem? A legislative internship forum will be held Tuesday, Nov. 10, 5 p.m., MU 211. The event features a panel with congressional staff, state legislative staff, and students who have done DC internships, as well as free pizza. There will also be a representative from the OSU Alumni Association present to discuss their scholarship for students who are doing internships in Washington, DC.

Pre-Kwanzaa celebration: Kwanzaa, which means “first fruits” in Swahili, is derived from harvest celebrations of various cultures in Africa. Traditionally, each day of the holiday focuses on one of seven principles: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith. This event is an opportunity to learn the traditions surrounding Kwanzaa. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room.

Fall Repair Fair: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Bring your broken items and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your belongings; attend demonstrations to learn more skills. Demonstrations offered for D.I.Y. fire starters, energy efficiency, bicyclist winter wear and bra wires. See the schedule and list of repair skills at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Veterans Day reminder: Oregon State University will observe Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11 as an official holiday beginning this year. No classes will be held Wednesday and the university will be closed. OSU Today will not publish on Wednesday.

NEW! Tulip Bulb Sale: OSU’s chapter of the National Honor Society for Horticulture, Pi Alpha Xi, will be selling tulip bulbs under the ALS Bridge on Thursday, Nov. 12 and Friday Nov. 12 from noon-5 p.m.. Bulbs will be available in OSU themed colors and are sourced locally from Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm.

NEW! Faculty Senate: The Faculty Senate will meet on Nov. 12 from 3-5 p.m., in The LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall; the agenda is online at http://cs.oregonstate.edu/~mjb/fs1511/1511.pdf. Agenda items include: Approval of the Senate Slate of Candidates, 2016 Apportionment Table, and Revisions to AR 14 and AR 22. Reports include: Open Oregon State, Interinstitutional Faculty Senate October Meeting Recap and approval of an IFS Resolution tilted ‘Addressing Violence in our Schools’; and OSU’s Blueprint for Undergraduate Student Success. There will also be opportunities to discuss topics with Provost Randhawa and Faculty Senate President Mike Bailey. Faculty Senate meetings are open to the public.

NEW! Shari Sands Retirement Reception: Please join the College of Business in celebrating Shari Sands’ retirement. A reception in her honor will be held on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Robert Family Events Room, 126 Austin Hall. Shari, a finance & accounting manager for the Business and Engineering Business Center, is retiring after 14 years of service.

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

NEW! 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

NEW! International Education Week 2015: OSU Division of International Programs and INTO OSU invite you to International Education Week (IEW) from Nov. 13 – 21. Sample global cuisine, attend the Flag Ceremony in the MU, join the Indian Student Association in a celebration of Diwali, visit the Global Cultures Fair, and much more. Schedule and more information at international.oregonstate.edu/iew.

NEW! Prospective student open house: Beaver Open House, an open house program for prospective students, will be in LaSells Stewart Center and Memorial Union on Saturday, Nov. 14. There will be approximately 1,200 visitors on campus, which may impact parking and retail food locations.

NEW! APASU presents Wong Fu Productions: It all started in 2003 with three friends making videos. They’ve now become one of the biggest YouTube stars in the Asian American community! Their skits and videos range all around from deep meaningful love stories to just plain comedy. Either way, they got it all. Sunday, Nov. 15, 3:30-6:30 p.m., MU Ballroom. General Admissions for OSU students – $7;General Admissions for non-OSU Students – $10.

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. 13 from 1-2;30 or Nov. 30 from 10-11:30 a.m.; please note that the Nov. 13 session has replaced the previously scheduled Nov. 10 session from 1 – 2:30 p.m. 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.).

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.

Beaver Bowl 5K Fun Run Nov. 21 – Time’s running out to sign up for the Beaver Bowl 5K Fun Run and 1K for the kids. Sign up and receive entry to the run Nov. 21, an event T-shirt, entry to a tailgater at the end of the run to taste GridIron Chef Contest recipes, free childcare for potty trained children, access to shower facilities and towels, Woodstock’s pizza, PINTS Brewing Company beer and more! A tailgater starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Women’s Building to taste the top five dishes from the GridIron Chef Contest and vote on your favorite. health.oregonstate.edu/beaver-bowl.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Past, Present, and Future of Coming Home in America and America’s Wars: The Citizenship and Crisis Initiative will join OPB’s ‘Think Out Loud’ and OSU-Cascades for a Veteran’s Day ‘Town Hall’ panel discussion of coming home in the United States.   A panel of veterans, experts, and counselors that will explore the history, politics, challenges, and changes in service and national citizenship during and after times of war and conflict.   Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m., Deschutes Brewery, Mountain Room, 901 SW Simpson, Bend, OR.

NEW! Fish and Wildlife Department head candidates: John L. Koprowski, Professor of Wildlife, Fisheries Conservation and Management, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona, Nov. 12, 11 a.m., Nash 032.

NEW! OSU’s Oral History Project: At the Nov. 12 meeting of Triad, OSU’s staff and faculty club, Chris Petersen of OSU Libraries will discuss ongoing efforts to document OSU’s history leading up to the university’s sesquicentennial. Triad meets this week in the LaSells Stewart Center, Wells Fargo Room, 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! From Baltimore to Palestine: Israeli Apartheid and the New Jim Crow: Join the Allied Students for Another Politics (ASAP!) for the Radical Teach-In Series co-sponsored by the Anarres Project for Alternative Futures. Nov. 12, noon -1:30 p.m., MU 208.

NEW! A Wider Type of Freedom: Racial Justice & Diversity in Higher Education: This talk considers the differing ways that racial equity, equality, and justice have been envisioned and pursued, particularly within higher education. Dr. Daniel HoSang is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Ethnic Studies at the University of Oregon. Thursday, Nov.  12 at  1 p.m. in the MU Horizon https://www.facebook.com/events/1678863218991837/

NEW! Headdress Appropriation Awareness: A discussion about the appropriation of Native American headdresses. Learn more about their traditional and modern uses in indigenous communities. Nov. 12, 4-6 p.m., Native American Longhouse Eena Haws.

NEW! Marine Forum: For this week’s Marine Forum, the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) will be hosting Dr. Blake Boren, a recent NNMREC graduate, who will be presenting on his wave energy converter development and deployment at the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory. Please join us on Friday, Nov. 13 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! OSU Africa Initiative and Diversity & Cultural Engagement:  Ian Munanura, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Forest Ecosystems & Society, OSU, will speak on “Engaging Rural Communities for Sustainable Biodiversity Conservation in Rwanda  after the 1994 Genocide,” 12 noon, Wed., Nov. 18, at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Contact:  Larry Becker, 541-737-9504.

Space Grant symposium: Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium 2015 Student Symposium: OSGC will host the 2015 Student Symposium on Friday, Nov. 13,  9-6 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center. OSGC funded students who were awarded fellowships, NASA internships, undergraduate research scholarships, and team research awards will present their research projects via posters and presentations. The event is free and open to all. For more information go to: http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/oregon-nasa-space-grant-student-symposium.

Improving Service to OSU International Students: a storytelling workshop to examine our biases: An interactive lunch and learn session designed to examine biases that can impede our ability to best serve the OSU international student population.  Everyone and lunches are welcome. Nov. 19, noon-1 p.m., MU 206. Details at http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/99472/.

News for Employees

NEW! Hand washing reminders: Student Health Services Infectious Diseases offers a page that contains posters for handwashing, cover your cough, protect yourself, etc. that you may print and post in various buildings. These will serve as a reminder to all to protect ourselves and others by washing hands, covering cough and staying home when sick. The posters can be found here: http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/infectious-diseases

 Healthy Life Fan Challenge: It’s time for Beaver and Duck fans to see who has the healthiest fans with the 2015 PacificSource Healthy Life Fan Challenge! From now through Nov. 30, support your team and a local charity by pledging to eat healthy, get active and stress less.  Make the pledge today at Healthy Life Fan Challenge. For every pledge made, PacificSource will donate $1 to your choice of a local charity, plus you’ll be entered to win tickets to the Civil War game or a Fitbit.

Qualtrics training: “Expanding Your Qualtrics Horizon,” presented by JoAnne Bunnage, College of Public Health and Human Sciences.  The Qualtrics web-based survey platform is a powerful tool that is available to all OSU faculty, staff, and students. Nov. 19, 1-2:30 p.m., The LaSell Stewart Center. Registration closes Nov. 15. Qualtrics can be used to build simple one-question polls to complex multi-component surveys. Sponsored by the Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA). Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members to attend. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/pfla/professional-development-speaker-series for details and to register.

Faculty Release Time (FRT): The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for FRT Spring 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: Dec. 14.

Research Equipment Reserve Fund (RERF) 2016: The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the RERF 2016 solicitation. The intent of the RERF program is to enable faculty to acquire, repair, renovate, or improve equipment directly used for research. Program guidelines and application: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/research-equipment-reserve-fund. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Jan. 11, 2016.

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.

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.

35th and Washington: SW 35th Street near the intersection with SW Washington Way will be closed to all traffic beginning 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13-5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16. The closure is necessary for installation of a new concrete railroad crossing surface, the first phase of a City of Corvallis and Oregon Department of Transportation cooperative project for improvements to 35th Street at this railroad crossing. No vehicles or pedestrians will be able to cross the railroad tracks in this location during this closure. A detour will be set up to re-route affected traffic on SW 35th Street to SW 30th Street.

Jobs

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

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

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.

Accountant 1 – The Arts & Sciences Business Center (ASBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Accountant 1.  Posting 0016480.  Closes Nov. 15.

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.

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.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Senior Staff Accountant.   This position is responsible for general accounting and finance duties.  This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts, preparing month-end and year-end reports, assisting with annual budgets and reforecasts, assisting with the annual financial audits and preparing periodic financial analysis. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19022252  Please apply by Nov. 16. 

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.

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Arabic Language and Cultural Advisor.   This position is designed to enhance the student experience at INTO OSU by offering proactive support to students and staff.  This includes, but is not limited to, provide basic guidance and counseling to Arabic-speaking students through student advising sessions, presentations, and other methods to support their cultural adjustment and success as a student at OSU, including advising on social, academic, health, safety, cultural, interpersonal, and other concerns and refer students in need to appropriate resources. Maintain records of student contacts. Closes Nov. 22. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19021712

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Chinese Language and Cultural Advisor.  This position is designed to enhance the student experience at INTO OSU by offering proactive support to students and staff. This includes, but is not limited to, provide basic guidance and counseling to Chinese-speaking students through student advising sessions, presentations, and other methods to support their cultural adjustment and success as a student at OSU, including advising on social, academic, health, safety, cultural, interpersonal, and other concerns and refer students in need to appropriate resources. Maintain records of student contacts. Closes Nov. 22. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19021742

NEW! Accountant 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill two full-time Accountant 2 positions for the Research Office at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #: 0016510  Closes: Nov 23.

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.

NEW! Transportation Program Manager.  OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Transportation Program Manager.  Posting #0016488.  Full consideration date is Nov. 18. Closes Nov. 27.

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

NEW! Veterinary Technicians. Oregon State University’s Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks two full-time Certified Veterinary Technicians for employment in our Small Animal Hospital Surgery Service. Posting #0015391. Closes Nov. 29.

NEW! Administrative Assistant  –  The College of Business invites applications for a full-time Assistant to Executive Director – Strategic Initiatives (1.0 FTE). Posting #0016509. For full consideration apply by Nov. 30.

NEW! The College of Agricultural Science Administration invites applications for a full time, 12-month, classified Program Representative 1 position.  Posting #0016460. Closes Nov. 30.

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 Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position (depending on qualifications) in Nature-Based Recreation Management, with appointment starting in September 2016. Posting #0016472. For full consideration, apply by Dec. 4.

Instrument Technician 1 – Mechanical – The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Instrument Technician 1 – Mechanical,  position. Posting # 0016499. Closes Dec. 5.

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.

NEW! OSU-Cascades: Located in Bend, Ore is seeking a Director of Public Safety. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. To apply, visit posting #0016490. Closes Dec. 23. Full Consideration Dec. 19.

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 Professor, Viticulture-The College of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for a 9-month 1.0 FTE tenure-track position at the Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center in Central Point, OR.  Posting #0016458. Closes Jan. 15, 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: “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”
~ Joseph Campbell. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon today, otherwise cloudy, high of 51, low of 42. Rain tonight and showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 45, low of 30. Chance of rain and snow showers tonight and tomorrow.

Newport: Areas of fog and then a chance of rain, high of 53, low of 49. Rain tonight and showers likely tomorrow.

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

 

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