OSU Today

Monday, Nov. 16, 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.

Meeting to discuss social justice, inclusivity Monday night (LIFE@OSU)

Student organizers Haniya Ferrell, Jasmine Armas, and Jesseanne Pope said they called for the meeting for a number of reasons, including harmful experiences students of color have experienced on campus and the feeling that those experiences have been brushed aside.

OSU students in France reported safe (KVAL)

Oregon State University Officials confirmed that all 24 students participating in programs offered in France are safe following the fatal terrorist attacks that left 129 people dead. (see also Portland Tribune, Gazette-Times)

Students petition OSU president for dialogue on race (Gazette-Times)

More than 100 people signed a petition on change.org asking Oregon State University President Ed Ray to attend a dialogue by students of color Monday night. And according to Faith Reidenbach, with the Corvallis NAACP, Ray has responded by cancelling travel plans so he can attend the dialogue, which she said is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Gill Coliseum, and is open to the public.

Veterans Day discussion: Coming Home in America (Think Out Loud)

Guests include Christopher McKnight Nichols, Assistant professor of History and director of the Citizenship and Crisis Initiative at Oregon State University.

Compost: Put yard debris to work, says OSU expert (Oregonian)

“Compost is good for the environment and for the garden,” said Ross Penhallegon, horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. “You take all these things you don’t know what to do with – grass clippings, leaves, garden refuse, anything left over – and throw it into the compost pile. Then it decomposes and you put it back into the soil. It’s a sustainable system.

OSU-Cascades nears deal on pumice mine (Bend Bulletin)

OSU-Cascades administrators are optimistic they will finish a deal to add a 46-acre pumice mine to the school’s west Bend campus by December or January.

Scuba divers take on invasive lion fish (News 24)

What has given divers hope that their efforts are working is an ongoing study being led by Stephanie Green, a marine ecologist at Oregon State University. Her team has found that killing between 75 and 95 % of lionfish off reefs in the Bahamas was enough to help populations of local fish rebound.

Land and sea remove half of man-made carbon emissions but are they full? (London Express)

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

Christmas tree shortage may be hitting southern Nevada (News 3)

According to Oregon State University, rainfall from April to June this year was 4.3 inches, just a little over half of the average rainfall for that time of year at 7.95 inches.

New food safety rules will not impact onions (Argus Observer)

Because of research done by the Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station and lobbying by growers and members of Congress, FDA modified its rules and said onions should not be held to the same water standard as other produce.

Ranchers help feed area students (Blue Mountain Express)

Ranchers Feeding Kids was initially a joint effort between the Malheur County Cattlemen’s Association and the Oregon State University Extension Service.

Today

Nov. 12-23 is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week: OSU has participated in the week for the last five years. Events include documentary screenings, panel discussions, lobbying trips, service projects, a hygiene and fund drive, and more. Calendar of events and details here: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/hhweek. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OSUNHHWeek/?fref=ts.

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! Workshops on Increasing Openness and Reproducibility of Quantitative Research: Two workshops hosted by the Center for Open Science and the OSU Libraries Center for Digital Scholarship and Services will offer easy, practical steps researchers can take to increase the reproducibility of their work. The first workshop, focused on Laboratory-Based Research, will take place Nov. 16 from 9 a.m.-noon  – RSVP at http://bit.ly/COSatOSU1. The second workshop, focused on Natural Sciences/Field Research, will take place Nov. 17 from 9 a.m.-noon – RSVP at http://bit.ly/COSatOSU-2. Both workshops will take place in the Willamette Classrooms in The Valley Library. Contact Steve Van Tuyl – steve.vantuyl@oregonstate.edu with questions.

NEW! Labyrinth Walk: An open Labyrinth Walk will be offered to the OSU community Monday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in MU Room 208 (La Raza Room).  Claim some time to help prepare for the journey toward the end of this fall term.  Free.  Hosted by United Campus Ministry at Westminster House.

Student Affairs Strategic Planning Feedback Session: The Division of Student Affairs is developing a new strategic plan and needs the input of the OSU community. Help shape the student experience at Oregon State. Join the final open feedback session on Nov. 16 from 9:30–11 a.m. in the MU Multipurpose Room. For information visit oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/strategic.

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! America Recycle Day: Tell us why you recycle and win prizes – kick off the #BeavsRecycle campaign and celebrate America Recycles Day on Monday, Nov. 16 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the M.U. Quad. Learn more here.

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.

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.

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! Social justice, racial concerns discussion to be held Monday at 7 p.m.: A community discussion engaging Oregon State University students, administrators, faculty, staff and others regarding social justice and racial concerns within the university will be held Monday night, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in Gill Coliseum. The meeting has been organized by Oregon State students, who have expressed concerns regarding social injustices on the OSU campus. For those unable to attend the meeting in person, the community discussion will be video recorded and live streamed. Go to http://live.oregonstate.edu/ to view the discussion remotely.

Upcoming Events

NEW! OSUsed Store Extended Sale: The store is open to the public for extended hours this week – Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 4 p.m. at 644 SW 13th St. Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but staff may shop for their departments 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. More information on our website.

NEW! Phi Beta Kappa: The Phi Beta Kappa Faculty Organizing Group will hold the first Phi Beta Kappa ‘Welcome to campus’ information session on Nov. 18 from 5-6 p.m. in Milam auditorium. Free pizza will be available as faculty PBK members speak about their experiences with the honor society and what opportunities will be available now that OSU has its own chapter. For more information on PBK: http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2015/oct/osu-awarded-prestigious-honor-society-chapter

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.

Fighting for the Right to Take a Piss – An Art Show: Chelsea Whitlow Shay is presenting Fight for the Right to Take a Piss. This art show is part of her Masters of Interdisciplinary Studies project.  The show will be held in Fairbanks Gallery West from Nov. 16 -20, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  A reception will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 4:30-6 p.m.  After 5 p.m., use rear entrance.

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.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Tipping the Odds in Your Favor: The Role of Diet in Cancer PreventionCancer is an incredibly complex disease, but diet may play a role in cancer prevention – even if genetics aren’t in your favor. On Tuesday, Nov. 17, 10-11 a.m., the Linus Pauling Institute will host a free webinar provided by Emily Ho. Join us for the presentation and discussion at live.oregonstate.edu, and ask your questions of our expert. Can’t make the webinar? Submit your questions now at lpi@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Climate Change seminar: Stephen Good will speak on “Exploring the consequences of shifts in hydro-climate variability,” Nov. 17, 4 p.m., Covell Hall Room 221. Good is assistant professor in the Biological and Ecological Engineering Department. His research is focused on understanding interactions between the hydrologic cycle and ecosystem form and function.

NEW! Candidates for Associate Provost for University Outreach & Engagement and Associate Director for Extension Service: Two candidates will present Open Forum presentations this week on Wednesday, Nov. 18, Linda Alexander, and Thursday, Nov. 19, Lindsey Shirley, each scheduled for 9:45-10:45 a.m., in Kidder 202. Recording of the presentations will be available following the final interview in December.

NEW! Carcinogenesis Seminar (Environmental and Molecular Toxicology): Edward P. Kolodzie, Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences and Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, will present his seminar “Linking Contaminant Structure to Bioactivity: Key Issues and Uncertainties for Ecosystem Health”- at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 18, in ALS 4001.

NEW! Suicide prevention training: Gatekeeper Training is being offered a number of times throughout the school year. Upcoming workshops include Nov. 18, Jan. 15, March 3, April 18 and May 24, all from noon to 1:30 p.m., MU Journey Room. If you are interested in Gatekeeper Training, but are unable to attend, you can view a previously recorded training by clicking here: CAPS Gatekeeper Training facilitated by Jim Gouveia

NEW! The Burdens of Climate Change and Economic Growth: Visions for Social and Environmental Transformation: Join the Allied Students for Another Politics (ASAP!) for the Radical Teach-In Series co-sponsored by the Anarres Project for Alternative Futures. Wednesday, Nov. 18 from noon – 1:30 p.m., MU 208.

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,” noon, Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Contact:  Larry Becker, 541-737-9504.

NEW! Restoring Forests in the Middle East Using Science and Community Engagement: Anthony Davis, Associate Professor, Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, will give a lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2-3 p.m., Richardson 115. Davis has carried out extensive research into restoring degraded forests in Jordan and Lebanon. His work focuses on reforestation and the impact of environmental stresses on native plant development.

NEW! Indigenous Identities: Panel discussion on how indigeneity is represented in the Native community. Panelists will discuss topics related to tribal enrollment, blood quantum, and how appropriation of them impacts Indigenous communities. Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 4-6 p.m., in the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws.

NEW! Talk Story with Dr. Hieu Pham, DMD: 10 tips that will help you balance. Dr. Hieu Pham is a dentist by profession and also competes in break dancing competitions, he will discuss his experience balancing his professional career and demanding career as a break dancer. Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 4:-5 p.m., at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

NEW! Breaking Barriers: A Success Story: In today’s busy world, prioritizing between work and personal life can be a challenge. Dr. Hieu Pham will be sharing his experience with college and how he continued to pursue his passion as a break-dancer while fulfilling his dream as a dentist. Understanding how different experiences and identities can change how we view success and how we balance our lives. Nov. 18, 6-7 p.m., Asian & Pacific Cultural Center Gathering Hall.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1073294062681363/

NEW!  Campus forums for the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs position:  Forums will be held as follows: Susan Capalbo – Dec.1, 11 a.m. – noon, 115 Hallie Ford Center; Brenda McComb – Dec. 2, 11 a.m. – noon, 115 Hallie Ford Center;  Sherman Bloomer – Dec. 3, 11 a.m. – noon, 115 Hallie Ford Center. Campus Forum are open to all and will include introductory comments followed by Q&A. All three forums will be streamed live via the web and recorded for later viewing.  Instructions on viewing the forums will be shared soon. Please contact Gigi Bruce gigi.bruce@oregonstate.edu if you have questions.

Lunch & Learn Webinar: Latinos in Oregon Lena Etuk and Vincent Adams of the Rural Communities Explorer in OSU Extension Family & Community Health will discuss key economic measures of the Latino community in the Oregon and the implications of current trends in a free webinar on Nov. 17 at noon. Register online.

Beyond the War on Invasive Species: What is the role of non-natives in ecosystem restoration? Panel discussion with Tao Orion, permaculture designer, author, and teacher; Allen Thompson, associate professor of philosophy; and Boone Kauffman, professor of ecology and senior researcher. Nov. 17, 3 – 4:30 p.m., Memorial Union Room Journey Room.  Hosted by Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word.

Modern Science and Christianity – Prof. David Luft will introduce this year’s Horning Lecture Series with a general discussion of the issue of science and religion in Western culture since about 1500, emphasizing the relationship between modern science and Christianity.  He is particularly concerned with how religion, especially Christianity, is different from science, and he argues that a religion is not a formulation about great theoretical overviews, but a spiritual practice, a way of living and being in the world.  The talk will discuss the problem of science and religion in contemporary American culture, the history of secularization in modern Western history, and some twentieth-century approaches to religious experience.  Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union, La Raza Room.

Employee leadership development program: Don’t forget to apply by Nov. 18 to the Journey Into Leadership program, presented by the Center for Learning & Organizational Development. Journey Into Leadership is designed for personal leadership exploration and not as a leadership program that gives you concrete steps to become a leader. Suited for academic faculty, professional faculty and classified employees in any positional level at OSU. Program is free to employees and departments. For details and to apply, visit: hr.oregonstate.edu/journey-leadership

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.

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.

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! Applications Due Dec 1 for the Andrews Forest Writing Residency: This residency offers writers an opportunity to explore the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest in the Oregon Cascade Range, interact with working scientists, and write poetry or prose that reflects on the forest.  Writers may propose a one- or two-week residency during March, April, or May 2016.  Visit the Spring Creek Project website for more information and to apply.

NEW! Applications Due Dec 1 for the Shotpouch Cabin Collaborative Retreat: This two-week retreat in the Oregon Coast Range is for two participants who apply jointly to pursue a collaborative project, or who each have individual projects and anticipate a synergistic benefit from each other’s presence.  At least one of the applicants must be a writer who takes inspiration from the natural world. Visit the Spring Creek Project website for more information and to apply.

NEW! Recreational Sports – Thanksgiving Hours: RecSports facilities will be closed Nov. 26-27 for Thanksgiving. We will be operating on break hours during the Thanksgiving Weekend (Nov. 28-29).

Meat Science Club’s Smoked Turkey Fundraiser: The OSU Meat Science Club is selling fully-cooked/smoked turkeys at $3.99/lb for wholes, and $4.29/lb for halves. Turkeys range from 10-20#, average size being ~13#. To place an order, or for more information, contact Jacob Murstig at murstigj@oregonstate.edu or call (541) 379-1896. Last day to order is Friday, Nov. 20.

Alternative Spring Break Applications Available: Applications are available for the Center for Civic Engagement’s three alternative break service-learning trips for March 19 to 26, 2016. Spring break trips for 2016 include: Hunger & Homelessness in San Francisco, Calif., Community & Cultural Engagement in Yakima, Wash., and Restoration & Conservation: Ashland, Ore. Applications are due Wednesday Dec. 2, by 5 p.m. online or to the Student Experience Center (SEC) Front Desk: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/alternativebreaks. Grants are available based on financial need.

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.

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.

Traffic and maintenance

TIME EXTENDED: 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. 13-6 p.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.

Equipment Systems Specialist (Internal Employment Opportunity)  – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Equipment Systems Specialist, competency level 2, position for Academic Technologies. Posting #0016522. Closes Nov.  16.

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.

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.

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. 30.

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.

Analyst Programmer – Specialized Administrative Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Analyst Programmer Competency Level 3 position. Posting #0016521. Closes Dec. 1.

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.

NEW! Assistant Director – The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant Director position. Posting # 0016546. Closes Dec. 14.

NEW! Assistant Professor – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor for a multi-disciplinary Extension program in pollinator health. Posting #0016548. Closes Dec. 18.

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.

NEW! Extended Campus is seeking a an Instructional Design Specialist.  This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting# 0016159. Closes Jan. 13, 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: “When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.” ~ Fred Rogers. Rain and fog, high of 50, low of 49. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of snow, high of 40, low of 39. Tomorrow chance of rain and breezy.

Newport: Rain and patchy fog, high of 55, low of 53. Rain tomorrow.

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

 

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