OSU Today

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 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.

Racist messages on OSU chat appear to have been organized effort (Gazette-Times)

Just minutes before the event started, an anonymous user posted a link to the chat on a site called 4chan.org, and called upon users of the site to message it. More than 500 anonymous comments followed on 4chan over the next few hours. Users, who appeared to be watching the video, mocked the speakers with racist and sexist slurs, and made threats aimed at specific speakers in the forum.

The world’s most sustainable high-rise construction material is…wood? (Portland Mercury)

Given this, Thomas Maness, dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, says CLT’s a natural choice for green Portland. “[Concrete is] really energy intensive because you’ve got to pull the rocks out of the ground, haul them, grind them, heat them,” he says. “When you’re building with CLT, you’re basically building with the carbon dioxide the tree has pulled from the atmosphere as it grows.”

Corvallis company striving to produce first formaldehyde-free, bio-based adhesive for manufacturing particleboard and other wood products (Register-Guard)

The Corvallis company, EcoPro Polymers, is developing an adhesive that contains no urea-formaldehyde, a chemical that releases formaldehyde — known to cause cancer in humans. The company has received support from Oregon State University and Oregon BEST, a nonprofit focused on clean technology innovation.

Does being a Christian make any difference at all? (Huffington Post)

OSU’s Susan Shaw ponders what being a Christian means, and how those who identify as Christian treat others.

Betting a billion dollars against a bubble (All About Beer)

When the news broke, I pinged Oregon State University professor Patrick Emerson (and my Beervana podcast co-host) about the news. He agreed that Constellation is looking to the future. “This sum is eye popping, but I think you hit the nail on the head. They need an entry into craft beer and they are making a big bet that this brand can be built up. My reading of this move by Constellation is that this is a play to build Ballast Point into a major national brand.”

Wood’s heyday has arrived (Portland Tribune)

Farther south, a collaboration among Oregon State University’s colleges of forestry and engineering, and the University of Oregon’s School of Architecture and Allied Arts, has attracted state and federal funds. The National Center for Advanced Wood Products Manufacturing and Design will offer education and research on the design, engineering and construction of multistory buildings using wood products.

Storage advance may boost solar thermal energy potential (Engineer Live)

Engineers at Oregon State University have identified a new approach for the storage of concentrated solar thermal energy, to reduce its cost and make it more practical for wider use.

Tammy Bray (State of Reform)

It’s hard not to get caught up in Dean Tammy Bray’s enthusiasm for public health initiatives. At our Portland conference, we sat down with the Dean of the College of Public Health and Human Services at OSU to talk about what she is watching as the state continues its path of reform.

Sodaville still trucking in water (Democrat-Herald)

Hard rains have hit the mid-valley recently, but not enough yet to ease drought conditions, said Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University.

Horneck Building dedication Wednesday (Hermiston Herald)

OSU dedicated building in memory of agronomist Don Horneck.

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.

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.

 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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/

Upcoming Events

NEW! Etihad vigil: The Etihad Cultural Center at OSU is holding a candle light vigil to condemn hate and to stand in solidarity with victims of mindless terror in Paris, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Kenya. Students are inviting the community to stand beside them as they pay respects to the victims. The gathering will take place at the Student Experience Center plaza, east of the Memorial Union, on Thursday Nov. 19 from 6-8 p.m.

NEW! Lonesome Pottery sale: The Craft Center is holding a handmade pottery & glass for sale at bargain prices. Get your holiday gifts early. Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Memorial Union Trysting Tree Lounge.

NEW! Ethical Coffee Break. Join the Student Sustainability Initiative for an Ethical Coffee Break with Starbucks’ director of global coffee quality, Mark Brown. We’ll be discussing ethics, global sourcing, and the responsibility of a for-profit company while enjoying free Starbucks coffee and fair trade chocolate. Friday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. in MU 206.

NEW! Photographic history of OSU: Join OSU Press for a reception, presentation, and book signing to celebrate the publication of “A School for the People: A Photographic History of Oregon State University.” Written by Lawrence A. Landis, director of the Special Collections and Research Center, this expansive collection of photographs tells the full, dynamic story of our multi-faceted and living university. Friday, Nov. 20, 4-6 p.m.Light refreshments will be served at 4 p.m. Presentation begins at 5 p.m. The Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Fifth Floor of the Valley Library.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Syrian refugee discussion: OSU Global Forum is holding its third meeting this term. The discussion is titled “Syrian Refugees and the Migrant Crisis in Europe”. A panel will discuss the enormity of the crisis and its human toll. Student Experience Center (SEC) 354, Nov. 19, from 4-5 p.m.

NEW! Department of Applied Economics seminar: James N. Sanchirico, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, will speak on the efficiency and equity of trading restrictions in catch share programs, Thursday, Nov. 19, 4-5:30 p.m., Covell Hall Room 221.

NEW! Free Fun at Work Lunch & Learn: The Faculty Staff Fitness program is putting on a FREE Fun at Work Lunch & Learn Friday, Nov. 20, noon – 1 p.m., from noon-1 p.m. in Langton 127. Join us for this Leadership skill development workshop and learn how to utilize functional fun to build a great workplace or classroom culture. Those who attend will walk away with an inventory of fun ideas developed by The Fun Dept. over the last 10 years to utilize in their workplace or classroom environment. RSVP here.

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.

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.  (OSU IP addresses only).

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/.

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.

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 2:30 p.m., 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.

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.

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! Staff art: The OSU Staff Art Exhibit is calling for submissions by Dec. 2.  Go to http://communications.oregonstate.edu/events/staff-art to register your creative work for display!  Up to 2 pieces per person are allowed and all with OSU are welcome to participate.  Artists, co-workers, friends and family are invited to attend a special opening reception on Dec. 17 – so register to show your artwork at this exhibit today.

NEW! Blackboard is retiring: As of Dec. 30, OSU students, staff and faculty will no longer be able to access Blackboard course or organization sites and data will be archived. You can save and export sites for future use but it is not required as they will be archived. For more details: Blackboard Retirement FAQ’s Keep an eye on the Canvas Transition Web site for help resources and the latest updates.

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.

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

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

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.

Traffic and maintenance

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.

NEW! Analyst Programmer (Internal Employment Opportunity)  – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, position for Information Service. Limited Duration of approximately 12 months. Posting #0016558. Closes Nov. 21.

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.

NEW! Extended Campus is seeking a Student Success Counselor.  This is a full-time (1.00FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. To apply, please visit posting # 0016508. Posting closes Nov. 29.

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.

NEW! Analyst Programmer – Enrollment Management invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Analyst Programmer position. Posting # 0016567. Closes Dec. 4.

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.

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: Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life.” ~ John Lennon. Slight chance of showers and patchy fog, high of 52, low of 43. Flood watch in effect starting at 10 p.m. tonight as heavy rains hit the area. Flood watch continues through noon tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Isolated snow showers and windy, high of 43, low of 34. Rain and snow likely tonight with rain tomorrow.

Newport: Slight chance of showers and then rain, turning heavy tonight. Flood watch in effect from 10 p.m. tonight through noon tomorrow.

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

 

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