OSU Today

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 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.

OSU students discuss campus racism (Gazette-Times)

The audience of at least 500 was respectfully quiet as students of color spoke about their personal experiences with racism at Oregon State University, some in tears as they talked. Online it was a different story: accompanying the university’s live video feed of the event at Gill Coliseum on Monday night was a steady stream of vile, racist messages aimed at the speakers and minorities in general, posted by anonymous commenters. (see also Daily Barometer. For photos of the event: http://bit.ly/1PMbukT)

Safe spaces play important role in community-based HIV prevention, study finds (Medical Xpress)

The creation and sustainment of “safe spaces” may play a critical role in community-based HIV prevention efforts by providing social support and reducing environmental barriers for vulnerable populations, a new study from an Oregon State University researcher has found. (see also News-Medical)

RoboBees can fly and swim. What’s next? Laser vision (Smithsonian)

Michael Olsen, an associate professor of geomatics at Oregon State University, works with lidar to study topography and terrain mapping, using mainly ground-based scanners to look at coastal erosion, safety of bridges and earthquake engineering. He says the lack of ability to collect a complete data set is one big constraint with conventional lidar systems.

Lawmakers feel new influence to raise minimum wage (Statesman Journal)

According to testimony submitted Monday by Oregon State University economics professor Bruce Weber, more than 40 percent of income in Oregon goes to the top 10 percent of earners. That percentage has increased sharply since the ’90s. In contrast, wages for middle and low income earners have stayed flat or declined.

Are there critters and germs in my library books? (Wall Street Journal)

Alicia Leytem, pesticide specialist at the National Pesticide Information Center at Oregon State University, and Michael Z. David, an assistant professor of medicine, specializing in infectious disease, at the University of Chicago, explain what other unwanted guests might hitchhike home from your local reading room on “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.”

Bugs help researchers study stream health in ag land (Capital Press)

Researchers with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality and Oregon State University say analyzing insect populations is often the best way to assess water quality, and the data can create opportunities for agricultural land owners.

Breast implants could be used to study pollution in the human body (Grist)

“These breast implants — there are tens of thousands — are being disposed of as waste,” study author Kim Anderson, a chemist at Oregon State University, told the Bend Bulletin. “They could be a resource to understand the contaminants and chemical load in women. They could be a huge resource for understanding the actual levels in our body.”

How drug companies get away with drastically raising prescription drug prices (CBS Denver)

Dan Hartung researches MS drug prices at Oregon State University and says the top nine therapies have “increased substantially” over the past 20 years. He says currently, there are no MS drugs in the United States with a list price below $50,000 a year.

Local malt: The next step for craft American whiskey (The Whiskey Wash)

Mecca Grade grows and malts a specific variety of barley called Full Pint, which was developed at Oregon State University for another flagship Oregon industry: craft brewing.

OSU adds distilled spirits teacher and researcher (Daily Astorian)

Hughes, a chemist who spent the past 10 years teaching at a university in Scotland, has been hired as a researcher and instructor at Oregon State University’s Fermentation Center. The program teaches students how to make wine, beer and cheese, and is branching out into the fast-growing distilled spirits industry.

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.

Workshops on Increasing Openness and Reproducibility of Quantitative Research: 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. A workshop focused on Natural Sciences/Field Research, will take place Nov. 17 from 9 a.m.-noon – RSVP at http://bit.ly/COSatOSU-2. It will take place in the Willamette Classrooms in The Valley Library. Contact Steve Van Tuyl – steve.vantuyl@oregonstate.edu with questions.

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.

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. Session # 928 944 932.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Screening of OSU’s newest commercial: Oregon State University has a remarkable story to tell and OSU faculty, staff and students are the stars of that incredible narrative. The premiere showing of Oregon State University’s latest television commercial depicting the incredible impact of OSU takes place Thursday, Nov. 19 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Memorial Union Lounge. Free popcorn.

NEW! Red Dress Fashion Show: Student Health Services-Health Promotion and DAMchic magazine are hosting the 7th Annual Red Dress Fashion show to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and STI prevention as well as promote gender inclusivity, healthy sexual relationships and on-campus resources for healthy and positive sexuality. Nov. 19, 7 p.m. MU Ballroom. Doors open at 6 p.m. Also, this year there will be free HIV/AIDS testing before and after the show.

NEW! International Education Week/Meet N Mingle: As part of International Education Week, join Student Leadership and Involvement and International Students of Oregon State University (ISOSU) for a “Meet N Mingle” in the Memorial Union Horizon Room. This is a great opportunity for international students to meet and connect with other student leaders across campus. Thursday, Nov. 19, from 7-9 p.m., in the MU Horizon Room. Contact ISOSU.Director@oregonstate.edu for more information or requests for accommodations.

NEW! 2015 Linus Pauling Medal Symposium: Winner Barry Trost, Tamaki Professor of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University, and other organic chemists from around the globe, will speak Dec. 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center.  Free reception and poster session following, 5-6 p.m.  Banquet dinner at 6 p.m. ($30 full, $15 student). Visit oregon.site.acs.org for banquet and poster registration.

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.

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! Water Resources Seminar Series “Meeting Future Challenges in Water Resource Management:” Robin Craig, with the University of Utah College of Law, will present Climate Change, the Public Trust Doctrine, and Water Law: An Overview of the Possibilities” on Wednesday, Nov 18, at 4 p.m. in Owen 101.

NEW! Candidate for Associate Provost for University Outreach & Engagement and Associate Director for Extension Service: Open Forum presentation, Lindsey Shirley, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Utah State University, presenting Nov. 19, 9:45 a.m., Kidder 202. Recording of the presentations will be available following the final interview in December.

NEW Social Justice and Cultural Flexibility Professional Development. The Office of Equity and Inclusion is providing workshops in three critical areas foundational towards a larger social justice initiative under development. Come learn important skills and have an opportunity to reflect with others on the topics of Implicit Bias on Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. or Dec. 16 at 10 a.m.; Microaggressions on Dec. 1 at 10 a.m., or on Dec. 4 at 2:30pm, and/or; Zones of Safety on Nov. 24 at 1 p.m. or Dec. 9 at 10 a.m.  Learn more about each course and please register to attend.

NEW! NSF NRT-IGE Traineeship Proposal Faculty Information Forum: Research2Innovation2Society: Noon, Nov. 19, Dec. 4, or Dec. 7 in LPSC 402 for a forum describing a 2016 OSU NSF NRT-IGE submittal. Learn how to become involved with this transformational STEM faculty/students OSU graduate education pilot to gain the vocabulary and tools to become innovators and inform your research with market and societal need. Lunch provided. Pre-register/learn more:  http://nrtige.oregonstate.edu/signup.

NEW! Soil, What It’s All About: At the Nov. 19 meeting of Triad, OSU’s staff and faculty club, James Cassidy of the College of Agricultural Sciences discusses why he gets students fired up about soil. Triad meets this week in the MU, room 211, from noon to 1. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. A catered lunch is $13. Contact University Events, 541-737-0724, to save a seat.

NEW! Is continuing education worth the investment?: Continuing education takes many forms, each with its own cost and opportunities. Join us virtually as we delve into the options. Dec. 2, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Virtual Event. Free for students and OSUAA members.

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.

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.

Carcinogenesis Seminar (Environmental and Molecular Toxicology): Edward P. Kolodziej, 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.

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

The Burdens of Climate Change and Economic Growth: Visions for Social and Environmental Transformation: Environmental Philosophy Professor Barbara Muraca will explore the concept of degrowth and alternative paths for a social ecological transformation beyond economic growth.  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.

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.

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.

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.

Breaking Barriers: A Success Story: In today’s busy world, prioritizing between work and personal life can be a challenge. 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/

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

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/.

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.

News for Employees

NEW! STEM Academy AWSEM (Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering, and Math) Clubs for 6th-12th grade girls: Middle School Club meets Tuesdays, 5-6:30 pm, from Jan. 19–March 1 (no club Feb. 2). High School Club meets Wednesdays, 5-6:30 p.m., from January 20–March 2 (no club Feb. 3). Topics: Enzymes, Gels in Daily Life, Computing, 3-D Puzzle Engineering, Sports Medicine, and the Intersection of Art and Mathematics. Undergraduate women studying science and engineering at OSU will lead and be mentors for the clubs. To register, please visit http://academy.engr.oregonstate.edu. For questions, call 541-737-8139 or email STEM.academy@oregonstate.edu. Cost is $85 Tuition assistance/scholarships available.

NEW! OWHE funds: OSU’s President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW) is offering funds to cover registration costs for OSU Faculty, Staff, and Students to attend the 2016 Oregon Women in Higher Education (OWHE) conference in Bend, OR, Jan. 21-22, 2016. To apply, please complete the Application Form later than Monday, Nov. 30. Questions? Contact: Natalia Fernández natalia.fernandez@oregonstate.edu

NEW! News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences: Sign up for the Beaver Bowl 5K Fun Run, learn about an alumna who won a prestigious APHA award, read about a vegan expert who taught students healthy tips, find out who won Homecoming awards and more here and online. http://bit.ly/1NWZs8o

NEW! Food safety questions: OSU Extension Service Master Food Preservers from Lane and Douglas County Master are available to answer holiday food safety/preparation and preservation questions weekdays, Nov. 16-25 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  The number to call is 1-800-354-7319.  The Extension Service also has a number of publications ranging from Turkey Basics, Gifts from the Kitchen and what to do with all those turkey leftovers, available to download at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/food_safety.

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.

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.

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.

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Jobs

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

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.

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.

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.

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. 15.

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.

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: “No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, – November!” ~ Thomas Hood. Rain today, high of 59, low of 42. Chance of rain and patchy fog tomorrow.

Central Oregon: High wind warning today with a chance of rain, high of 50, low of 37. Slight chance of showers tomorrow.

Newport: Heavy rain and wind today, high of 58, low of 47. Chance of showers tomorrow with rain likely by evening.

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

 

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