OSU Today

Thursday, November 19, 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.

Congress to vote on bill to ban microbead hygiene products in US (Guardian)

Separate research by Oregon State University found that a stunning 8 billion microbeads a day are being emitted into bodies of water in the US. This plastic adds to the vast quantity of plastic floating throughout the world’s oceans, with arecent study finding that up to 90% of the planet’s seabirds have pieces of plastic in their guts.

Low-oxygen ‘dead zones’ in North Pacific linked to past oxygen events (Science Codex)

Diatoms are known to thrive in warm, stratified water, but they also require sources of nutrients and iron, according to Alan Mix, a professor in Oregon State’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences and co-author on the Nature study. (see also Science NewsKansas City Info Zine)

When aging policies can’t keep up with aging families (Oxford University Press blog)

A piece co-written by Richard A. Settersten Jr., professor of Human Development and Family Sciences in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University, and Endowed Director of the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families.

Hummingbirds, earthworms in your yard: Ask OSU Extension (Oregonian)

Earthworms are very beneficial to your lawn and in addition to supplying it with needed nutrients help to keep the soil aerated. The best advice that we can give you on this is to consider it nature’s way of adding nutrients and conditioning the soil. As the grass returns to its normal growing stage the mud piles should be hidden and your lawn look normal again. – Larry Sutton, Extension Master Gardener.

OSU cultural center plans Thursday vigil (Gazette-Times)

The Etihad Cultural Center at Oregon State University is holding a candlelight vigil to stand in solidarity with victims of terror in Paris, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Kenya.

Study shows safe spaces crucial to community-based HIV prevention (Vaccine News)

Oregon State University researchers have found that safe spaces have a crucial part in community-based HIV prevention, and that creating and maintaining these spaces are important parts of the prevention effort because they give people social support.

Library program turns into public forum on sexual assault (Gazette-Times)

The Random Review program occurs monthly, with a local expert leading a book discussion. This month the book was “Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town” by Jon Krakauer, who grew up in Corvallis. Patricia Lacy, a student advocate, gave a brief talk on the book and then a panel of experts took it from there into a broader discussion of rape and sexual assault before a full house of more than 120 people at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.

Throwback Thursday: The history of craft beer (Oregonian)

Tiah Edmunson-Morton, an Oregon State University archivist in charge of the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archive, said a perfect bend of Oregon’s pioneering spirit, do-it-yourself mentality, strong pub culture and farming roots helped it reach Beervana.

Future foods and eight things we could all be eating in the not-too-distant future (Mirror)

Do you love waking up to the smell of bacon cooking but hate the idea of stuffing your face with fat-filled rashers? Scientists at Oregon State University in the US believe that they might have found the answer: Dulse.

OSU-Cascades advisory groups get to work (KTVZ)

As Oregon State University – Cascades creates a long-range development plan for its new campus over the next year and a half, it will consider input of four advisory groups recently formed to build on the work of the Campus Expansion Advisory Committee task forces and provide expertise and insight to campus leaders in the areas of  arts, culture and enrichment; community integration; sustainability; and health and wellness.


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.

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.

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.

 OSUsed Store Extended Sale: The store is open to the public for extended hours this week – 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.

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.

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.

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.

Ettihad vigil: The Ettihad 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.

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.

TIME CHANGE! 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 approximately 7:30 (after the end of the Ettihad candlelight vigil) to 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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! SAVE THE DATE: Winter Celebration: OSU faculty, staff and students are invited to take a break for holiday treats and gourmet beverages. Join President Ray in celebration and conversation. Tuesday, Dec. 1, 9:30-11 a.m., Memorial Union Lounge.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

News for Employees

Correction: Recreational Sports – Thanksgiving Hours: RecSports facilities will be closed Nov. 26-27 for Thanksgiving, and will return to normal hours during the Thanksgiving Weekend (Nov. 28-29).

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Computer Science Instructor–The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for full-time, 9- or 12-month, permanent instructors for the Computer Science programs on campus and online. Posting #0016517. For full consideration apply by Nov. 30.

NEW! Assistant Director, IT: The College of Science invites applications for Assistant Director for the CoSINe (College of Science Information Network) IT Services. Full-time, 12 month position. Posting #0016530. Closes Nov. 30.

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.

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 to provide technical support in the Materials Synthesis and Characterization labs. 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.


Corvallis: “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” ~ Jane Austen. Rain today with a high of 55 and a low of 36. Sunshine rolls in tomorrow and stays for the weekend.

Central Oregon: Rain today, high of 50, low of 30. Sunny starting tomorrow.

Newport: Rain today, high of 55, low of 41. Sunny starting tomorrow.

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


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