OSU Today

Thursday, Nov. 12, 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.

Small changes can boost your heart health, but doctors don’t believe their patients will make the effort (Yahoo News)

“This research suggests that behavioral interventions should be taken more seriously,” study co-author Veronica Irvin, MPH, PhD of Oregon State University, stated in a press release. “It indicates that people are able to achieve realistic behavioral changes and improve their cardiovascular health.” (see also The Free Press JournalNews Medical, Yahoo India)

Making a meal that’s bred to order (Atlantic)

But if farmers want hardy foods that are easy to grow, consumers want fresh foods that taste good. That’s where chefs can play a huge role, says Lane Selman, an agricultural researcher at Oregon State University. “Plant breeders are really big decision-makers, but sometimes they’re guessing,” she says. “Working with chefs sheds a lot of light on what the final users—the eaters—are going to want.” (see also Grist)

Editorial: Slow growth at OSU good news for Corvallis (Gazette-Times)

But the big news for residents here is that enrollment on the Corvallis campus increased by a smaller amount, 0.3 percent, to 24,466 students. That slow growth is in line with OSU’s stated goal of managing enrollment on the Corvallis campus with a much tighter hand – especially after surging growth at OSU prompted a wave of legitimate worries about livability in the city.

Scientists work to extract skeleton from big blue whale (UPI)

 Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute is set to get its hands on its first local blue whale samples in more than a century.

Pop cultured (Eugene Weekly)

Perhaps the most visible aspect of comic cons is cosplay, short for “costume play.” According to the cosplayers, cosplay provides an opportunity to personally connect with the characters fans know and love. Erica Smith, an apparel design major at Oregon State University, says she’s loved to dress up in costume ever since she was a kid, and when she joined the University of Oregon’s anime club while attending high school in Eugene, cosplay seemed like a natural fit.

Resveratrol in red wine and chocolate still a medical mystery (Health Line)

“The only way to know whether resveratrol affects humans is to conduct human studies,” said Victoria J. Drake, Ph.D., of Oregon State University’s Linus Pauling Institute in an email to Healthline. Drake manages the Micronutrient Information Center, which keeps a close eye on research related to vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals.

Breast implants absorb polluting chemicals (Bend Bulletin)

Silicone breast implants absorb environmental toxins from the body, and they could become a new tool for studying a link between pollution and cancer. That’s according to a pilot study published in the journal Environmental International by Oregon State University chemist Kim Anderson.

Geological Society of America honors Esri Chief Scientist Dawn J. Wright, Ph.D (Directions Magazine)

In addition to her role as chief scientist for Esri, the world leader in GIS technology, Wright (aka Deepsea Dawn) is a professor of geography and oceanography at Oregon State University.

Researchers identify new storage tech for concentrated solar power plants (Utility Dive)

Researchers at Oregon State University and the University of Florida have come up with a new storage technology could enable wider use of concentrated solar power as a distributed resource, Gizmag reports.

Beavers visit vets (Lebanon Express)

Oregon State University athletes made a road trip to Lebanon on veterans day. While there was no athletic contest scheduled, 10 football players, five baseball players and four women gymnasts visited with residents at the Edward C Allworth Veterans home on Nov. 11.

35th-Washington to be closed because of rail work (Gazette-Times)

Southwest 35th Street near the intersection with Southwest Washington Way at the west end of the Oregon State University campus, will be closed to all traffic beginning at 7 p.m. Friday because of rail work.

New invasive species spotted in the region (Newberg Graphic)

Robin Rosetta, an Oregon State University associate professor and entomologist, works with nurseries and greenhouses on pest management. She said that the tiny insects were first discovered in Oregon last year, but have greatly increased in numbers this year.

Oregon State University fermentation science students awarded Jack Joyce scholarships (Brewbound)

The evening of November 6th was a night to remember for seven Oregon State University (OSU) Fermentation Science students. Four walked away with checks for $10,000 while three others pocketed $15,000 – all in the name of Oregon beer icon and late founder of Rogue Ales, Jack Joyce.

This could be the most delicious berry you’ve never heard of (Idaho Statesman)

Now retired from Oregon State University, plant breeder Dr. Maxine Thompson has worked for years breeding new cultivars of the Japanese haskaps, L. caerulea var. emphyllocalyx, native to Hokkaido.

Culture? We agri (Oregon Coast Today)

“The Bountiful Lens: Picturing Agricultural Lands and Plenty” features work by five photographers from Oregon, Washington and Minnesota. The show is organized and curated by the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University, which features all five photographers in its Art About Agriculture permanent collection.

‘Sweet Sorrow:’ OSU opens Shakespeare season with ‘Romeo and Juliet’ (Democrat-Herald)

It’s one of the last dress rehearsals for the Oregon State University Theatre production of “Romeo and Juliet,” but one of George Caldwell’s cast members can’t make it: She has a midterm.

Authors do ‘write’ for Salem library (Statesman Journal)

Moule then talked about her own new book “Nurturing Grandchildren Black, White & In-between.” The book is a great resource for all grandparents, she said, and especially useful to grans of multicultural children. The mother of biracial children and grandmother to multiracial kiddos, the professor emeritus from Oregon State University, said the book is a collection of warm-hearted columns from nine years of writing for the “Skipping Stones: Multicultural Literary Magazine.”

Forest and forest products innovation tour of Oregon (Timberbiz)

Lynea Advisory, in association with Oregon Wood Innovation Center, Oregon State University and the Institute of Foresters of Australia is planning a forest and forest products tour of the Oregon forest sector in July 2016.

OSU researchers: Local officials, FERC should cooperate with communities during LNG siting (Daily Astorian)

While reviewing and siting liquefied natural gas projects, local officials and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission should work to cooperate better with communities where energy companies wish to break ground, according to the recommendations of two graduate students from Oregon State University’s School of Public Policy.

OSU-Cascades invites area residents to participate in community integration advisory group (Cascade Business News)

Oregon State University – Cascades is seeking Central Oregon residents interested in helping guide the successful integration of the new, four-year campus into the local community.

Today

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.

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.

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.

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.

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/

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Nutcracker:  Eugene Ballet Company’s five state tour of the holiday classic The Nutcracker opens in Corvallis at The LaSells Stewart Center with a familiar Nutcracker Prince on stage. Reed Souther grew up and began his ballet studies in Corvallis at the Corvallis Academy of Ballet. Now, he’ll be returning to his hometown to perform one of the lead roles in this quintessential Christmas ballet production. Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at The LaSells Stewart Center. To learn more about this performance and/or purchase tickets click here.

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

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

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.

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.

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. http://sli.oregonstate.edu/feature-story/wong-fu-productions

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 here for the fun run ($15). Half the proceeds go to Heartland Humane Society. For more information visit the PVMA website.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Marine Forum: For this week’s Marine Forum, the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) will be hosting  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! Fisheries and Wildlife discussion: Rich Mackenzie, USFS Institute of Pacific Island Forestry, Institution, will speak onImpacts of Climate Change on the Ecological and Hydrological Function of Tropical Island Streams,” Nov. 16, 10 a.m., Nash 032.

NEW! Candidates for department head of Fisheries and Wildlife: Selina Heppell, Interim Department Head Fisheries and Wildlife, Professor of Fisheries, Oregon State University, Nov. 16, 11 a.m., Nash 032.

NEW! University Research Computing Seminar:  On Monday, Nov. 16, from 2 to 3 p.m. in Kidder 202, OSU’s XSEDE Campus Champion, Stephen Wolbers, introduces XSEDE (http://xsede.org) and explains how to gain access to this collection of NSF-funded research computing resources, from supercomputers and clouds to storage, disciplinary gateways and expert advice. This event will be streamed at http://live.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Vignettes of Oregon State University History: William Robbins, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of History at OSU, will discuss fierce debates in the history of the university both in the context of the Morrill Act and in frequently vitriolic battles with the University of Oregon. Monday, Nov. 16, 4 p.m., Autzen House, 811 S.W. Jefferson Ave.

NEW! Management workshop: Space is still available in the workshop, “Managing for Context & Performance Outcomes.” This training is designed to help managers, supervisors and those in leadership roles advance the talent of high performing employees. Workshop is presented by the Center for Learning & Organizational Development and free to all employees. Nov. 18, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 for details and to register.

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

NEW! Call for Awards Nominations for the 2016 MLK Celebration: Know of a student, faculty or staff member who enriches our OSU community in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King?  We welcome nominations for our two community awards, which are recognized yearly at the MLK Peace Breakfast.  The awards are the Frances Dancy Hooks and Phyllis S. Lee.  We are requesting that nominations be submitted by Dec. 9.  For more information or to submit a nomination visit: Frances Dancy Hooks and Phyllis S. Lee Award Information and Nomination Page.

 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.

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.

NEW! Editorial Content Intern, Student Technical Assistant.  The School of Life Sciences is looking for a talented and creative marketing, journalism/digital media student.  Posting # 0016327.  Closes Nov. 20.

 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.

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

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

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.

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.

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! Infrastructure Project Manager   – Information Services is seeking an Infrastructure Project Manager. This is a full-time (1.00FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #0016515. Closes Nov.  30.

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.

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.

NEW! Conference Services Manager – University Conference Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Conference Services Manager. Posting #0016481. Closes Dec. 1.

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.

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: “My heart is a garden tired with autumn, Heaped with bending asters and dahlias heavy and dark,” ~ Sara Teasdale. Patchy dense fog in the morning, otherwise mostly cloudy, high of 54, low of 45. Rain likely Friday.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny, high of 48, low of 33. Mostly cloudy Friday.

Newport: Slight chance of rain and dense patchy fog, high of 55, low of 49. Rain Friday.

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

 

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