OSU Today

Dec. 21-25, 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.

Warm water off Northwest coast could weaken future salmon runs (Oregonian)

A new study from Oregon State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found juvenile chinook, which spend most of their lifespan in the ocean, become dramatically less healthy when sea temperatures rise even slightly above average. (see also KVAL, The Columbian)

Agriculture the foundation of Oregon’s economy (Capital Press)

It didn’t surprise anyone around here, but a recent report from Oregon State University economists says food, fiber and other aspects of state agriculture is an outsized contributor to the state’s economy.

Pets on a plane: How to travel well with animals (National Geographic)

Just like us, “some pets are very good travelers and others become very uncomfortable or afraid,”  says Monique Udell of Oregon State University.

How cities and citizens will lead in climate solutions (Green Biz)

A piece by OSU professor Jane Lubchenco.

The outsize importance of the tiny organic seed (Modern Farmer)

Another downside of privatization: Corporate control has given plant breeding a bad rap. “People think it means ‘genetically engineered,’” says Lane Selman, a researcher at Oregon State University and the founder of the Culinary Breeding Network, which connects breeders and chefs.

Inside a Tsunami Lab (Al Jazeera)

On this upcoming episode of TechKnow, we visited Professor Dan Cox at the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory, one of the largest test beds for coastal hazard & tsunami research. The team spoke to Dr. Cox about tsunamis, disaster preparedness, and the best designs to minimize damage from this looming event.

Western Oregon finally escapes drought (Statesman Journal)

“Things got a lot better in the last couple of weeks, especially the rain but we also finally got some snow,” said Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University. “This is just a snapshot in time — and given El Niño things are still up in the air for the rest of the winter — but overall it’s very encouraging.” (see also Dalles Chonicle)

Water art: Phytoplankton bloom turns ocean into a masterpiece (Live Science)

 “The image does a beautiful job of showing the close link between ocean physics and biology,” Michael Behrenfeld, a phytoplankton ecologist at Oregon State University, said in a statement. “The features that jump out so clearly represent the influence of ocean eddies and physical stirring on the concentration of phytoplankton pigments and, possibly, colored dissolved organic matter.”

Climate change and hunger (BYU Radio)

Guest: John Antle, PhD, Agricultural Economist and Professor at Oregon State University  The UN’s climate change conference wraps up in Paris tomorrow. Nearly 200 governments honing in on a deal to fight climate change have set lofty aspirations for protecting vulnerable countries from rising seas, but delegates said there were still gaps in the latest draft of an agreement.  The world’s food supply is one of many things at stake.

American’s rural elderly face barriers to healthcare (Health Daily)

“It’s been known for some time that health care is harder to access in rural areas, and this [study] helps us better understand the extent of the problem,” study leader Leah Goeres, of Oregon State University, said in a university news release.

OSU-Cascades gets closer to Bend pumice mine purchase (OPB)

Oregon State University is getting closer to purchasing additional land for its Bend campus.

Meal moths can take hold in homes (Statesman Journal)

The Oregon State University Extension Service’s Master Food Preserver program recommends these steps to squelch or prevent another outbreak of meal moths or other pantry pests: Clean food shelves and cupboards thoroughly, using a pine, orange or chlorine- based cleaner.

In Julie Green’s Portland exhibition, the blues are insistent (Artsy)

This insistence is on full display in the current show by Japan-born artist Julie Green (OSU) at Portland’s Upfor gallery, “My New Blue Friends.” Fusing inspiration from East Asian calligraphy and Japanese ceramics, Green’s exhibition features a series of egg tempera-airbrushed panels, hung against a wallpaper of Japanese kozo paper sheets that have been hand-painted with sumi ink.

OSU-Cascades energy systems engineering degree earns accreditation (KTVZ)

The rapidly expanding energy systems engineering degree at Oregon State University – Cascades has become only the fourth of its kind in the nation to receive full accreditation from ABET, the body that accredits college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.

Police: Lock up when going away on holiday (Gazette-Times)

The Corvallis Police Department and the Oregon State Police campus outpost are cautioning students and residents that thefts tend to rise over the holiday break. Police say citizens can take steps to minimize the risks of becoming victims over the holiday break, which lasts until Sunday, Jan. 3.

10 reasons beer is not bad for you (Economic Times)

The most amazing beer and health connection is something called xanthohumol, a flavonoid found only in hops. Xanthohumol is a potent antioxidant that inhibits cancer-causing enzymes, “much more potent than the major component in soy,” according Dr. Cristobal Miranda of the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology at Oregon State University. This xanthohumol stuff is so good for you that the Germans have actually brewed a beer with extra levels of it.

Cannabis research task force begins work (Portland Tribune)

Three states – California, Colorado and Minnesota – already have medical cannabis research programs that do either clinical or observational studies, according to a review by Oregon State University on behalf of Oregon Health Authority.

Study on genetically engineered crops nears completion (AG Professional)

A 20-person, multidisciplinary scientific panel has spent nearly two years gathering and analyzing information and will publish its conclusions in the spring of 2016.  Carol Mallory-Smith, Ph.D., a past president of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) from Oregon State University, is serving on the panel.

Four women nominated to fill OSU board seat (Gazette-Times)

An Oregon State University Board of Trustees committee met Thursday to consider four candidates to fill the open position on the 15-member governing board. But instead of choosing one, the Executive and Audit Committee chose to forward all four names to Gov. Kate Brown and let her make the call.

In praise of Joan Didion (The Spec)

“I think she early on saw the importance of style — not just in writing, but in fashion and in music and in art and in politics, even,” Daugherty (OSU) said in an interview. “I think she very early on carefully crafted an image for herself and understood that personal style was all part of the package of being a writer.”

Memoir of a fisherman, a guide to meditation (Seattle Times)

“Living Off The Pacific Ocean Floor” by George Moskovita (Oregon State University Press, $17.95). An account of a seafaring life by a commercial fisherman. Moskovita’s career spanned more than 60 years. He was born in Bellingham and went to sea right after graduating from high school there. The publisher says Moskovita bought, repaired, traded and sank more boats than most fisherman would work on in a lifetime.

APHIS adopts permit requirement for GE wheat trials (Capital Press)

Carol Mallory-Smith, an Oregon State University weed scientist, agreed the APHIS decision is a reasonable response, given the market concerns.

Carrying on tradition, preserving history (Statesman Journal)

“It’s been a lot of fun,” said Miller, a senior at Oregon State University who is majoring in agriculture sciences and plans to become a high school Ag teacher and FAA adviser. “I’ve gotten to meet people all over state of Oregon and been able to travel. It’s been a very valuable experience.”

Oregon may be next for nonlead hunting (Bend Bulletin)

A 2014 survey being prepared for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife by Oregon State University shows most hunters could support using nonlead ammunition if the reasons are valid, said its author, Dana Sanchez.

Field trip brings 7,000 people to OSU game (Gazette-Times)

Gill Coliseum got wish-you-had-earplugs loud during the OSU women’s basketball game on Tuesday, thanks to about 7,000 cheering and screaming children in attendance.

Read ahead for flora and geology outings (Herald & News)

For botanists, the most comprehensive book is “Flora of Oregon: Volume 1: Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, and Monocosts,” by Stephen C. Meyers, Thea Jaster, Katie E. Mitchell and Linda K. Hardison, BRIT Press, through the Oregon Flora Project (www.oregonflora.org) at Oregon State University.

Spread of glyphosate-resistant kochia appears limited (Capital Press)

Oregon State University and University of Idaho weed scientists last year confirmed the presence of kochia weeds that are resistant to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, the popular weed killer produced by Monsanto Co.

OSU-Cascades campus construction a soggy undertaking (Bend Bulletin)

Wintry weather is presenting a challenge for crews constructing the OSU-Cascades campus, six months after the project broke ground in southeast Bend.

US Senate passes bill to strengthen study of synthetic chemicals (Willamette Week)

In July, this reporter explored the subject by wearing a wristband designed by researchers at Oregon State University and marketed by a company called MyExposome that is supposed to detect as many as 1,400 industrial chemicals.

Cloquet grad heads out on a whale of an adventure (Pine Journal)

Now a graduate student at Oregon State University pursuing a master’s degree in OSU’s fisheries and wildlife program, Pallin is working with Dr. Ari Friedlaender in the Marine Mammal Institute at OSU’s Hatfield marine science center. In Antarctica, he will be stationed at Palmer Station, one of the three United States research stations located in Antarctica. (A view from the station can be seen on the Palmer Station webcam.)

Ashland hat company Sunday Afternoons goes outside the family for guidance (Oregonian)

Bringing in an outsider as a bridge to the next generation is a tried-and-true path to a successful transition for a family-owned business, said Sherri Noxel, director of Oregon State University’s Austin Family Business Program.

Strong Women and Strong People programs to be offered (Tillamook Headlight-Herald)

The OSU Extension Service in Tillamook will offer the “Strong Women & Strong People Programs,” strength training program for middle-aged and older adults, beginning Jan. 22 through the week of April 8. Programs held at the OSU Extension Office in Tillamook are for women and the program in Netarts is open to women and men.

OSU lab confirms bat near Jacksonville has tested positive for rabies (KAJO)

The Jackson County Public Health Division has confirmed that a bat found near Jacksonville has tested positive for rabies at Oregon State University.

Monday

NEW! Candidate for Associate Provost for University Outreach & Engagement and Associate Director for Extension Service Open Forum presentation, William Hubbard, Senior Public Service Associate and Regional Forester, University of Georgia, Dec. 21, 9:45 a.m., Kidder 202. Recording of the presentations will be available following the final interview in December.

Tuesday

NEW! 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 important measures of the Latino Oregon residents and the implications of current trends in a free webinar on Dec. 22 at noon. Register online.

Wednesday

NEW! OSUsed Store End-of-Year Clearance: Come by our public sale Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th St, where specially marked items throughout the store will be 50% off. Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

Upcoming events

NEW! Mike Haecker Retirement Reception: After almost  30 years of service to Oregon State University, Mike Haecker will retire on Dec. 31.  Please join the Research Office in celebrating Mike’s retirement.  A reception will be held Wednesday, Dec. 30 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in MU213 (the Pan-Afrikan Sankofa Room).

NEW! Professional Faculty Leadership Association Winter Luncheon: Thursday, Jan. 7, , 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at The LaSells Stewart Center Gallery. Lunch buffet is presented by OSU Catering featuring new and favorite menu items. “Mindful Living Resources” will be presented by speaker, Michele Ribeiro, Interim Assistant Director of Mental health Promotion Counseling and Psychological Services (PACS) Mind Spa. Luncheon cost: $15, pay at the door or send check to Karren Cholewinski, 510 Administration Building. RSVP is required PFLA Luncheon Registration

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Gearing Up for Gardening: The Year of the Veggie, FREE talk series at the Corvallis Library: Mark your calendars! These talks will be held noon- 1 p.m. every Tuesday in January and February. Seminars are free and open to the public. Each talk will feature a different topic in vegetable gardening. Click here for the schedule. Hosted by the Benton County Master Gardeners.

Leadership Collaborative I (LCI) – Applications for the winter session LCI will be accepted now through Jan. 4. The LCI includes 5 day-long sessions on Emergent Leadership.  LCI features:  Team-Based; Engaged, Self-Directed learning; Practical, Effective Tools & Skills; and On-the-Job Implementation.  All OSU employees are encouraged to apply. There is no fee to participate.  Learn more about LCI at http://hr.oregonstate.edu/lc1-emergence  This is the last session for this academic year.

Corvallis Science Pub: Kathleen Bogart, assistant professor in the School of Psychological Science, will speak on “Face to Face and Heart to Heart – The Psychology of Disability and Communication,” 6 p.m., Jan. 11, Old World Deli 341 Second St., Corvallis.

Master Recycler Class: Spots are available in the 2016 Master Recycler class, which explores all things reduce, reuse, recycle. The class is on Tuesday nights Jan. 12 through March 1, plus field trips, and is free to Linn and Benton County residents who agree to “payback” what they learned through community service. More class info and registration is on Campus Recycling’s website. Deadline is Dec. 29 but space is limited.

Running workshop: Considering training for this year’s Corvallis Half Marathon, but don’t know where to begin? Or maybe you have questions about your training plan or are looking for a group to keep you accountable. Join SAM physical therapists Amanda Baltazar, DPT, Paul Sawicki, DPT, Nthan Smith, MPT, and Shawn Steiner, MPT, for a free running workshop highlighting the most important practices to embrace and avoid when training for a half marathon. Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 6-7:30 p.m., Samaritan Athletic Medicine Center, 845 Southwest 30th Street Corvallis (On the OSU campus). For more information, call The SAM at 541-768-7700.

News for Employees

NEW! External Course Fees Updated:  Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed updates to OSU Standard 576-010 University Fees through the end of business on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.  The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updates to the Winter 2016 direct fees to external customers before they become effective on Jan. 6, 2016.  The proposed fees can be reviewed at the Valley Library circulation desk.  Comments should be directed to Beth Giddens at beth.giddens@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! OSU Libraries and Press and CALYX Press receive National Endowment for the Humanities grant: NEH awarded a grant of $96,437 to digitize at-risk literature published through CALYX Press, a local feminist press founded in 1976. Using new e-book technology, the project will digitize and distribute out-of-print texts by authors now central to contemporary feminist literature. The project co-directors are Jane Nichols and Korey Jackson of the Valley Library and Alicia Bublitz of CALYX Press.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin – Shelters in Disasters  Seeking appropriate shelter is critical in times of disaster. Sheltering is appropriate when conditions require you to seek protection in your home, place of employment or other location when disaster strikes. Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

XPress Stop: Winter break hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Please contact us at 541-737-4941 with any questions.

2-Week Recruitment System Suspension: As part of a major upgrade to OSU’s Online Recruiting System (PeopleAdmin), no new open positions can be posted between Jan. 12 and Jan. 25. This includes new student positions. Please work with your Business Center Human Resources staff to ensure time-sensitive new recruitments are posted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8. Visit the Office of Human Resources Recruitment and Selection Resources website for details, training resources and opportunities. Please contact your Business Center or Office of Human Resources – Recruitment (email: employment@oregonstate.edu) with any questions. GO LIVE for the upgraded system is scheduled for Jan. 26.

Study participants sought: Researchers in the School of EECS at Oregon State University are seeking volunteers to participate in a research study on the usability and security of Mobile Payment Solutions. The purpose of this study is primarily to understand what factors influence users’ decision to use or not use a mobile payment solution. Participants are sought who have some familiarity with Apple Pay or Android Pay and own a phone that supports either one. Participants should be 18 years or older. If you are interested, take this survey: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9sJ98YIRHXbgatD For more information contact the student researcher, Vishnu Priya, by email at rayalas@oregonstate.edu.

Family Members attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Dec. 21 to submit the application for family members attending other former OUS Universities during Winter. Applications are to be submitted to your business center. For additional information, please visit: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

Employees attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Dec. 31 to submit the application for employees attending other former OUS Universities during Winter. Applications are to be submitted to your business center. For additional information, please visit: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

Employees and dependents attending OSU: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount):  Deadline is Jan. 29 to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU during Winter. Applications are to be submitted to your business center.  For additional information, please visit: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

College of Science launches strategic plan: The College of Science is proud to launch our five-year strategic plan, LEAD: Learn, Engage, Achieve, Discover – Global Excellence in Science. The plan will help us realize our core mission of building global leaders to advance science and of achieving our vision of building a strong community of OneScience. The plan connects the College to OSU’s strategic priorities by bringing world-class leadership in research and training to marine, environmental, materials, biohealth and data sciences.

Recreational Sports – Winter Break Perks: All OSU community members can sponsor themselves into Recreational Sports for only $7/day. Take advantage of a less crowded facility, and sponsor an unlimited number of guests into Recreational Sports for $7/day each. Consider entertaining family and friends over the break – from basketball to swimming and rock climbing to racquetball, we’ve got plenty of ways to keep you and yours active and having fun!

Winter Gear Rental: Getting excited for snow? Snowshoes and ice axes and skis, oh my! The ALI Gear Rental Shop is open to the OSU community, so stop by and get ready for your next winter adventure.

Marine Studies Initiative 10-Year Strategic Plan released: Co-Leads of OSU’s Marine Studies Initiative, Jack Barth and Bob Cowen, are pleased to share the recently completed 10-Year Strategic Plan for the Marine Studies Initiative. We encourage you to read about this exciting, broad reaching initiative and see how your own interests may mesh with the goals and opportunities it presents.  Please feel free to contact us (barth@coas.oregonstate.edu, Robert.Cowen@oregonstate.edu) with your feedback, ideas, and suggestions as we move to the implementation stage. Thanks to the many folks who participated in the strategic planning process.

Traffic and Maintenance

26th Street: As part of the Johnson Hall project, 26th Street will be closed from Orchard Avenue to Monroe Avenue Dec. 14 – Dec. 31, to install the new steam line for Johnson Hall (View Map). Detour signs will be posted and Corvallis Transit will be rerouted as necessary.

Winter Break Central Shuttle Route:  Beaver Bus shuttle operations will be limited to one bus on the Central route from Dec. 14, 2015 to Jan. 1, 2016. The Beaver Bus will not be running on the following OSU holidays: Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Visit http://transportation.oregonstate.edu/transportation-services/osu-beaver-bus for more information.

Jobs

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

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Senior Staff Accountant. The responsibilities include, but is not limited to, maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts, preparing month-end and year-end reports, assisting with annual budgets and reforecasts, assisting with the annual financial audits and preparing periodic financial analysis. This is Full-Time Position. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19022252 This position is open until filled.

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Finance Specialist Advisor. This position is responsible for providing support to INTO OSU students with communication and advisement relating to their student accounts. This position will utilize communication skills to provide quality advice and support for students, staff, agents and parents. This is a Temporary Full-Time Position that will end on July 31, 2016. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19031402. Please apply by Dec. 27.

Treasury Director – The Vice President for Finance and Administration is seeking a Treasury Director. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE),12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President/Controller.  Posting 0016518. Closes Dec 28.

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.

NEW! General Maintenance Mechanic – Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center is seeking applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), General Maintenance Mechanic in our Facilities Department.  This position will be located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR.  Posting # 0016790. Closes Dec. 31.

 Computer Science Instructors: The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University invites applications for 9- or 12-month, full-time, permanent instructors for the Computer Science programs on campus and online. These appointments are fixed-term, non-tenure track. Posting #0016517. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 31.

Operating System/Network Analyst– This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Operating System/Network Analyst, competency level 2 position for Information Technology Services – University Shared Services Enterprise. Posting # 0016698. Closes Dec. 31.

Communications and Marketing Specialist – The College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Public Information Representative 2. Posting #0016626. For full consideration, apply by Dec. 31.

Assistant/Associate/Full ProfessorThe 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.

Manager – Finance and Accounting – The Business and Engineering Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Manager – Finance and Accounting. Posting #0016659. Closes Jan. 3.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Crop and Soil Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor position. Posting #0016640. Closes Jan. 3.

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Marketing Conversion Assistant.   This position is responsible for assisting the Marketing and Recruitment Assistant Manager. This includes, but is not limited to, holding the responsibility for entering leads, email follow-up and converting. This position is a temporary full-time position that will end on July 31, 2016. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19040482 Please apply by Jan. 4.

Executive Assistant: The Office of Vice President for Research invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Executive Assistant position. Posting # 0016712. Closes Jan. 6.

NEW! Supervisor – Mechanical – Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center is seeking applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), Supervisor – Mechanical in our Facilities Department.  This position will be located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR.  Posting # 0016781. Closes Jan. 8.

NEW! Faculty Research Assistant. The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a Faculty Research Assistant to work with a team of oceanographers to participate in the conception, development, testing, and implementation of new oceanographic instrumentation. Posting #0016657. For full consideration apply by Jan. 8.

Assistant Professor – The Oregon State University Extension Service (OSUES) and the College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) invite applications for a full time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Agronomy. Posting #0016639. Closes Jan. 13.

Assistant Registrar – The Office of the Registrar invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Assistant Registrar position. Posting #0016737. Closes Jan. 15.

 Instrument Technician 1-Mechanical: Provides technical support in the Materials Synthesis and Characterization labs. Work will be carried out in numerous labs and shops throughout the College of Science and the College of Engineering at OSU, including a clean-room environment (gowning required). Posting #0016499. Closes Jan. 15.

Outreach Program Coordinator – The  College of Public Health & Human Sciences serving Morrow county invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Outreach Program Coordinator position. Posting #0016641. Closes Jan. 15.

Assistant Professor – Oregon State University’s Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station is seeking applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Fisheries Oceanography. This position will be located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR. Posting # 0016538. For full consideration apply by Jan. 15.

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.

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.

Instructor – Statistics.  OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month position as  Statistics Instructor.  Posting #0016700.  Full consideration date is Jan. 22. Closes Jan. 29.

NEW! Director – The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Director position. Posting #0016716. Closes Jan. 31.

NEW! Assistant Professor (Practice) – The Extension programs of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences  invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting #0016735. Closes Jan. 31.

Specialist 2-Instructional – OSU Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Specialist 2-Instructional position. Posting #0016713. Closes Jan. 31.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – The College of Forestry invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Assistant Professor (Practice)  position. Posting #0016686. Closes Jan. 31.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor: The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University invites applications for one or more full time nine-month tenure-track faculty positions in the area of data science and engineering broadly construed. Posting #0016447. For full consideration apply by Feb. 15.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor: The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for one or more full time nine-month tenure-track faculty positions in the area of energy systems. Posting #0016448. For full consideration apply by Feb. 15.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor: The Oregon State University Robotics program invites applications for full-time (1.0), 9-month, tenured or tenure-track position in robotics. Posting #0016501. For full consideration apply by Feb. 15.

Weather

Corvallis:  “The pine stays green in winter… wisdom in hardship.” ~ Norman Douglas. The week will start out with rain and high winds. Showers by mid week, tapering off to partly sunny skies by the weekend. Highs in the 40s, lows in the 30s.

Central Oregon: Rain and snow with high winds at the beginning of the week. Snow all week with some sun by the weekend. Highs in the upper 30s, lows in the 20s.

Newport: Heavy rain and wind early in the week, showers by week’s end. Highs in the 40s, lows in the 30s.

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

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