OSU Today

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

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.

INCLEMENT WEATHER NOTICE — Oregon State University Corvallis campus opening delayed until 10 a.m. today: Due to sub-freezing weather and the possibility of continued freezing rain in the north Willamette Valley, the opening of Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus will be delayed until 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 4. University employees and students are urged to use caution when commuting to work and classes at the Corvallis campus. University officials will monitor weather conditions overnight. OSU employees and students are encouraged to check the OSU homepage at 8:30 a.m. this morning for additional weather-related details. Employees whose job descriptions are designated as essential positions are expected to report to work at their regularly scheduled time.

Oregon pharmacists to prescribe birth control starting Jan. 1 (Jefferson Public Radio)

Instead, women will fill out a health questionnaire at a pharmacy and get their blood pressure checked, then if there are no problems, they’ll get a prescription. Oregon State University instructor Lorinda Anderson helped design the training course for the change. (see also Herald & News)

As home births grow in U.S., a new study examines the risk (New York Times)

Melissa Cheyney, a certified professional midwife in Oregon who also heads the Midwives Alliance of North America’s research division, said she appreciated the study’s results and its tone.

Biologist appointed head of Oregon State’s fisheries and wildlife department (Capital Press)

Selina Heppell, a conservation biologist, is the new head of the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University.

Coolest scientific breakthroughs of 2015 (News Australia)

Oregon State University researchers patented a new strain of red seaweed that tastes just like bacon. Called dulse, the marine algae has a “pretty strong bacon flavour” but has “twice the nutritional value of kale”, said lead researcher Chris Langdon in July. (see also Yahoo News, Oregonian)

Montage exhibit showcases artwork by OSU students (Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University art students recently got the opportunity to experience a bit of the life of a professional artist: They submitted their artwork and had it juried for inclusion in the Fairbanks Gallery.

Tooth fillings of the future may incorporate bioactive glass (Dental Tribune)

A few years from now, millions of people around the world might be walking around with an unusual kind of glass in their mouth, and using it every time they eat. Engineers at Oregon State University have made some promising findings about the ability of “bioactive” glass to help reduce the ability of bacteria to attack composite tooth fillings – and perhaps even provide some of the minerals needed to replace those lost to tooth decay. (see also Daily Mail, Health Newsline)

Say goodbye to liquid soap with microbeads (WPTV West Palm Beach)

A researcher from  Oregon State University  said, “We’re facing a plastic crisis and don’t even know it. Contaminants like these microbeads are not something our waste-water treatment plants were built to handle, and overall the amount of contamination is huge.”

Reports of Mexican Christmas tree rejections baffle farmers (Capital Press)

The data contained in USDA’s report also surprised Chal Landgren, Oregon State University’s Christmas tree specialist. A potential explanation is that the drought weakened some trees this year, which may have attracted more twig weevils, he said. “They’re sort of a stress indicator.”

The rise of local gourmet cheese (Gazette-Times)

Americans are looking for more local foods with unique ingredients and flavors, and that has contributed to a rise of cheesemakers in the region, said Robert McGorrin, who heads up the Department of Food Science & Technology at Oregon State University.

Vibrant colors fill Bush Burn printmaking retrospective (Statesman Journal)

Hiratsuka went on to study art education at Tokyo Gakugei University and graduated in 1978. He built a 38-year career as a teacher, including his current tenure at Oregon State University that began in 1992. He’s a renowned artist whose intensely colored, intaglio printmaking is in museums around the world.

Grant goes to make feminist literature free (Eugene Weekly)

A joint grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) was awarded to the Oregon State University Libraries and CALYX Press. The two organizations were awarded more than $96,000 through the Humanities Open Book program. The grant will go towards the digitization and hosting of feminist literature that is out of print and making it available in free e-books.

With new farmers in mind, OSU Extension offers hay classes (Capital Press)

An influx of new or beginning farmers who need feed for goats, llamas, alpacas and sheep in addition to cattle prompted Oregon State University Extension to offer a class Thursday, Jan. 14 on Growing Quality Hay.

DARPA funds atoms to products breakthrough (EE Times)

Voxtel and Oregon State University will concentrate on imitating nature’s ability to self assembly multi-material structures using high-rate fluid-based processes by combining the synthesis and delivery of materials to inkjet-like three-dimensional (3-D) mixed organic and inorganic materials which retain the best qualities of both at a price lower than either alone.

Weed scientist places roots in Pendleton (East Oregonian)

Barroso, 41, came to the United States in 2010 and moved to Pendleton in October 2014. She works for Oregon State University as an assistant professor and weed scientist at the Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center on Tubbs Ranch Road between Pendleton and Adams.

Cow temperament and reproductive success (Ag Info)

Many ranchers have those chute-rattling, wide-eyed females or mighty alert cows, as my dad describes them, in their herds. They seemed to be more aggressive than rest of the herd. Are they worth keeping? Oregon State University animal scientists have been studying the correlation between temperament in a variety of breeds and the reproduction success rates for the past five years.

Year in Review: OSU solar vehicle team loses sponsorship from college (Gazette-Times)

However, since then, the team has reformed the group as an independent student organization, now known as Phoenix Solar Racing. John Ren, the team’s director of business and marketing, said the team has applied for, and is fairly confident, that it will be granted nonprofit status by the Internal Revenue Service.

Today

NEW! Labyrinth: An open Labyrinth Walk will be offered to the OSU community Monday, Jan. 4, 10 a.m to 2 p.m. in MU Room #13 (multipurpose room on the ground floor level of the newly remodeled portion of the MU).  Claim some time to let go of the stresses and get a great start to the new year and the new school term.  Free.  Hosted by United Campus Ministry at Westminster House.

Upcoming events

NEW! The Mental Fitness Movement Challenge kickoff: OSU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is hosting a challenge to improve mental well-being.  The Mental Fitness Movement kickoff event is Thursday, Jan. 7 at noon in the MU Journey Room and will include an introduction to the challenge, free food, raffle prizes, and a speaker to introduce our first challenge topic: Mindfulness.

NEW! OSU STEM Leaders symposium: The OSU STEM Leaders program will hold its first annual symposium on Saturday, Jan. 9 in the MU Horizon room. Students will present the results of research they have been performing with OSU faculty members over the past three terms. The first session runs from 9:30 a.m. to noon and the second will run from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kevin Ahern (ahernk@onid.orst.edu) or Sophie Pierszalowski (pierszas@oregonstate.edu).

NEW! Benton Hall Slope Planning Study Open House Jan. 14: Faculty, staff and students are invited to drop in anytime between 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at this Open House event (MU Rm 206) to learn about this project and to share input and ideas regarding circulation in the area surrounding historic Benton Hall – focusing on pedestrian accessibility, bicycle circulation, vehicle circulation, parking and lighting. (more info)

NEW! World Languages and Cultures, The Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall, is pleased to present Irene Hardwicke Olivieri:  Secrets of the Creatures.  Olivieri grew up in South Texas and has lived in Latin America and studied art in New York City.  While many paintings are personal or deal with social and environmental justice issues, all are evocative of universal themes.  On view:  Jan. 4-March 11.  Reception:  Thursday, Jan. 14, 3-5 p.m.

NEW! MLK Day of Service: Registration for the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service on Saturday Jan. 16 is now open! Students, faculty, staff, and their partners and children are all invited to participate in OSU’s largest day of service of the year. Projects will take place at various times with all projects starting in the morning. A light breakfast, snacks, and hot lunch will be provided to volunteers by the Community and Cultural Food Program. Check in at the MU Horizon Room 49, and transportation to all projects will be provided. Pre-registration required. For more info: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/mlk.

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 Kerr Administration Building. RSVP is required PFLA Luncheon Registration

Retirement Reception for Bruce Weber: You are invited to a retirement reception to honor Bruce Weber, who is retiring after more than 40 years as a professor with Applied Economics (formerly Agricultural and Resource Economics) and the Extension Service.  The celebration is Thursday  Jan. 14, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Ag Science room of the LaSells Stewart Center. Hors d’oeuvres, cake, and beverages will be served.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Knauss Fellowship webinar: The Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship matches graduate students interested in marine policy with hosts in the legislative and executive branches for a one-year position in Washington DC. Oregon Sea Grant will give a webinar for interested students on Friday, Jan. 8 at 10 a.m. Early registration is required. Please register by emailing seagrant.admin@oregonstate.edu by Jan 6.

NEW! Unmanned Aircraft Systems at OSU: Join the Research Office for lunch on Jan. 15 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in MU206 to discuss UAS at OSU. Topics will range from interim policy, future plans and how to leverage efforts by other members of the OSU community. If interested in flying UAS, please plan to attend.  RSVP to mark.peters@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Fruit Tree Pruning Workshops with OSU Extension horticulture faculty, Ross Penhallegon: Classes will be held rain or shine. $20 a class. Click below for online registration or call 541-766-6750. Thursday, Jan. 21 from 1-3 P.M. @ Lewis Brown Research Farm, 33329 Peoria Rd. Corvallis -or- Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 1-3 p.m. @ Grandpas Farm Stand, 36483 HWY 226 Albany.

Diversity Career Symposium 2016: Oregon State University and University of Oregon are hosting a day-long career development event Jan. 29 in Salem, for students who identify with communities who are traditionally underrepresented on campus and in professional settings. Students, alumni, and employers will engage in professional development workshops, hear from inspiring speakers and connect with each other through several networking opportunities. This free for students and there are 150 spots available. Faculty and staff should encourage students to register and attend. For more information: jason.dorsette@oregonstate.edu

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.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar:  Julie Pfeiffer, UT Southwestern Medical Center will present a seminar “How gut microbes enhance enteric virus infectivity”on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

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.

Welcoming Diversity: Valuing the Differences Among Us: Registration is open for this day-long workshop that utilizes the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) community-building model. Feb. 5, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. This interactive workshop will introduce participants learning and skills that can empower them to become more effective leaders and allies. Complete details: http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/108668/.  Pre-registration required https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe1/preview/SV_7UnBsKxMBhEJECV. Sponsored and facilitated by the OSU Campus Coalition Builders, Division of Student Affairs.

News for Employees

NEW! Research Equipment Reserve Fund (RERF) 2016: The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the RERF 2016 solicitation. The intent of the RERF program is to enable faculty to acquire, repair, renovate, or improve equipment directly used for research. Program guidelines and application: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/research-equipment-reserve-fund. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Jan. 11.

NEW! Honors College course proposals and grants: OSU tenured/tenure-track, senior instructor, and emeritus faculty are invited to submit honors course proposals for 2016-2017 at http://honors.oregonstate.edu/course-proposals.  Any course in the General Catalog may be offered as an honors course; proposals for interdisciplinary colloquia are also welcome. Faculty may apply for Meehan course development grants of up to $3000 to develop experiential learning opportunities for honors courses.  For more information: tara.williams@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6412.  Deadline: Jan. 15.

NEW! The Source: The latest edition of The Source, e-news from the College of Agricultural Sciences, is now available at http://agsci.oregonstate.edu/thesource/2015/fall-2015. This edition will show you our renovated home in Strand Agriculture Hall, and a fascinating variety of activities our faculty, staff and students engage in here in the College and Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station.

NEW! New OSUsed Store schedule: The OSUsed Store, OSU’s on-campus thrift store, has changed its public sales hours to Tuesdays at 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Fridays noon-3 p.m. This means extra times to shop, more evening times, and a schedule that does not change from week-to-week. Staff may shop for their departments Mondays – Thursdays 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.. Details on Surplus Property’s website.

NEW! Campus Mail Envelopes: A reminder to the campus community – if you have an abundance of empty campus mail envelopes on hand, please return them with your mail driver.

NEW! USPS Rate Increases: There will be a rate increase effective Jan. 17.  While this will not effect the rate of postage stamps, there are some significant increases in Priority Mail shipments, ranging from 10-15%.  For a complete list of rate increases, please visit usps.com.

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin – Evacuation  Evacuations are more common than many people realize. Fires and floods cause evacuations most frequently across the U.S. and almost every year, people along coastlines evacuate as hurricanes  approach. In addition, hundreds of times a year, transportation and industrial accidents release harmful substances, forcing many people to leave their homes.  Download this month’s Preparedness Bulletin at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics for more information.

NEW! Faculty senate ballots: Faculty Senator Nomination Ballots have been distributed; however, if you haven’t received a ballot but believe that you’re eligible to vote, please contact vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu and include your name and Senate apportionment unit and/or unit in which you are employed. Please note that the ballots indicate that voting will close at noon on Jan. 5, but the ballots will be reset to close at noon on Jan. 6.  If your name appears on the Election Ballot, which will be distributed later this week, please hold Jan. 14 from 3-5 p.m. for the next Faculty Senate meeting; newly elected Senators will be notified next week. New Senator Orientation will occur on Feb. 11 from 1-2:45 p.m., immediately preceding the Faculty Senate meeting which begins at 3 p.m.; both the orientation and Faculty Senate meeting will be in the LaSells Stewart Center.

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.

Recreational Sports Winter Membership: Kick off 2016 with a happier, healthier you! Recreational Sports membership offers state-of-the-art facilities, and the opportunity for individuals to engage in our dynamic community while on their pursuit of well-being. Explore the different types of membership we offer, and learn about how you can receive a $15/month reimbursement through PEBB  towards your membership.

Extended Recreation Services Hours: The Recreation Services desk at Dixon Recreation Center will be open extended hours January 4-14 to meet your membership and registration needs. Stop by to register your intramural team, sign up for safety classes, purchase a fit pass, and so much more!  Extended hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oregon Sea Grant Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program:  Oregon Sea Grant’s Summer Scholars Program is a ten-week program placing high caliber undergraduate students from around the country with public agencies (federal, state, and local) to provide students with hands-on experience under the mentorship of a career professional. Applications due Feb. 22. For more information and application instructions: http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/fellowships/summer-scholars

Phi Beta Kappa website live: The OSU Phi Beta Kappa Chapter website is now live at: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/phi-beta-kappa

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.

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.

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

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 – Jan. 10, to install the new steam line for Johnson Hall (View Map). Detour signs will be posted and Corvallis Transit will be rerouted as necessary.

Jobs

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

NEW! Office Specialist 2 – College of Forestry, Forest Ecosystems & Society Department invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Classified position. Posting #0001162. Closes Jan. 4.

NEW! Professional and Continuing Education is recruiting for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, academic wage-hourly position, Free Choice Learning Developer.  This positions end date is to be determined by PACE. Posting # 0016841. Closes Jan. 4.

NEW! This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Fiscal Coordinator 1 position for The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration at Oregon State University (OSU).  Position #0016795. Closes Jan. 4.

NEW! Education Project Assistant – The Family and Community Health program serving Marion county invites applications for a part-time (approximately 26 hours per week), seasonal  (Jan-Feb, May-June, Aug-Sep) Education Project Assistant position. Posting #0016826. Closes Jan. 4.

Accountant 1 – The Arts & Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Accountant 1 position. Posting #0016782. Closes Jan. 6.

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.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – The 4-H Youth Development program in Union county invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting #0016591. Closes Jan. 8.

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.

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.

NEW! The Academic Success Center is seeking an Academic Advisor Consultant. This is a full-time(1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # 0016845. Closes Jan. 11.

NEW! Administrative Program Assistant –Disability Access Services invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #0016794. Closes Jan. 11.

NEW! Administrative Program Assistant – The School of Writing, Literature, and Film in the College of Liberal Arts is accepting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #0016724. Closes Jan. 11.

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.

NEW! Internship & Employment Coordinator.  OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position as Internship & Employment Coordinator.  Posting # 0016840.  Full consideration Jan. 15. Closes Jan. 22.

NEW! The University Administrative Business Center is seeking two Managers – Finance and Accounting.  This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Manager. Position # 0016827. Full consideration Jan. 15. Closes Jan. 25.

NEW! Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life Coordinator– The Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Coordinator position. Posting #0016738. Closes Jan. 15.

Office Specialist 2 position with the Oregon Natural Resources Education Program, Forestry and Natural Resource Extension at OSU.  Posting #0016727. Closes Jan. 15.

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.

Multimedia Tech Designer – The OSU Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Multimedia Tech Designer. Posting #0016713. Closes Jan. 17.

Instructor – Engineering.  OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month position as Engineering Instructor.  Posting # 0016787.  Full consideration date is Jan. 18. Closes Jan. 29.

Finance Coordinator – The Arts & Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Supervisor – Finance (Finance Coordinator) position. Posting #0016775. Closes Jan. 18.

NEW! Science Writer –  The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Science Writer. Posting #0016856. For full consideration apply by: Jan. 20.

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.

Sea Grant is seeking a Grants/Contracts Technician.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12- month, classified staff employee. Posting # 0016811. Closes Jan. 28.

Director – The Office of Admissions invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Director of New Student Programs and Family Outreach position. Posting #0016716. Closes Jan. 31.

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.

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.

Oregon State University’s Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit  is seeking a Public Issues Education Leader. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # 0016808. Closes Feb. 7.

NEW! Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology-The College of Agricultural Sciences & the Department of Botany/Plant Pathology invites applications for a 9-month 1.0 FTE tenure-track position at the Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center in Central Point, OR.  Posting #0016760.  Closed Feb. 10

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.

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.

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  This posting will remain open until filled.

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.

Weather

Corvallis: “He who cannot put his thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of dispute.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche. Chance of freezing rain before 11 a.m. and then a chance of rain. High 0f 39, low tonight of 33. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Cloudy today, chance of freezing rain and snow tonight and tomorrow. High of 31, low of 25.

Newport: Chance of rain today, high of 44, low of 38. Rain tomorrow.

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

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