OSU Today

Friday, Jan. 15, 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.

Tour offers chance to experience “Untold Stories” of OSU’s students of color (Gazette-Times)

A small group of people huddled under an awning in front of Oregon State University’s bookstore, just within sight of Reser Stadium, to hear the story of how Beavers Football player Jack Yoshihara missed his chance to play in the 1942 Rose Bowl because of travel restrictions placed on Japanese Americans during World War II.

Directions in the study of religion: Boxing, masculinity and American Catholicism (Marginalia)

The boxing ring as a site of Catholic devotional practice. Kristian Petersen talks with Amy Koehlinger, Associate Professor in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, at Oregon State University, about Boxing, Masculinity, and American Catholicism.

Can horses follow humans’ pointing gestures? (The Horse)

In a novel experiment, researchers from the University of Florida and Oregon State University tested the influence of horse training methods on horses’ ability to follow human pointing gestures. They found that those trained with lots of ground work and body communication (specifically, the Parelli method) learned to recognize finger pointing faster than horses trained using traditional methods.

OSU campus store now accepting food stamps (Bend Bulletin)

Oregon State University has become one of only a handful of universities with a store that can accept federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program cards. (see also Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

GMO: Yes or no? (King 5)

But agriculture experts, like Glenda Hyde, senior instructor at Oregon State University, point to the global good of genetically modified crops, saying they’re needed to feed today’s populations, especially after a disaster.

Outgoing Food Innovation Center director explains what’s cooking lately (Portland Monthly)

(Subscription only) ​After dishing up countless startups and products through Portland’s Food Innovation Center in 2000, Michael Morrissey will retire in March. Find out what may be “the new kale.”

A Basal Brewery and its Beeronomics (Huffington Post)

It is not completely clear whether craft beer and mass-produced beer are complements or substitutes, said Patrick Emerson, an economics professor at Oregon State University and beer enthusiast.

News roundtable (Think Out Loud)

OSU’s Christopher McKnight Nichols will be part of the discussion at noon today on OPB.

OSU to focus lecture series on trends in living with wildfires in the Pacific Northwest (Tillamook County Pioneer)

With wildfires increasing in frequency and threatening urban as well as rural communities, Oregon State University’s annual Starker Lecture Series will tackle trends in living with fire in the Pacific Northwest.

Having a fair time with physics (Herald & News)

Principal Art Ochoa said students learn more than just science at the science fair. Students had to write out their theories and hypotheses, and give verbal presentations to judges from the Klamath County School District, Oregon State University Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center (KBREC) and the community.

Berry-bearing shrubs to feed birds in the winter (Statesman Journal)

“Different birds are attracted to different foods, and it’s good to have a variety,” said Dana Sanchez, a wildlife specialist for Oregon State University’s Extension Service. “In addition to bird feeders, which people sometimes forget to fill, they need plants to forage on.”

Today

EmpCenter Open Labs for Oregon Sick Leave: the new Oregon Sick Leave law means changes to EmpCenter for student and temporary employees.  Employees and supervisors affected by the changes are invited to drop by an open lab for hands on experience in EmpCenter and to get any questions answered.  Labs are scheduled for Jan. 11, 13, 14, and 15.  See the announcement for times and locations: http://mytime.oregonstate.edu/announce/open-labs-studenttemp-sick-leave.

Science hosts Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics: The Department of Physics is hosting the American Physical Society Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics for the Pacific Northwest this weekend, Jan. 15–17, at the LaSells Stewart Center. The three-day conferences offers undergraduate women interested in physics a unique opportunity to explore careers in science through panel discussions and workshops by women physicists, networking with peers and professional women physicists and more.

NSF Senior Advisor to discuss Big Data and Data Science Programs: Chaitan Baru, Senior Advisor for Data Science for the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate at NSF, will visit the College of Science this Friday, Jan. 15. Faculty and student are invited to attend his seminar on current NSF Big Data and Data Science programs and activities and inter-agency engagements at 9 a.m. in the Valley Library, room 3622) on the third floor.

FIC Director Interviews: You are invited to participate in the Food Innovation Center Director interviews the week of Jan 11-15. Below are the times the candidates will be presenting their seminars on campus: Steven Richards, Friday Jan. 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m., ALS 3005.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems at OSU- Join the Research Office for lunch on Jan. 15 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in MU 206 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! Novel discussion: On Jan. 15, novelist and longtime journalist Héctor Tobar will read at the Valley Library Rotunda at 7:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A and book signing. His most recent book,Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle that Set Them Free,” was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in General Nonfiction. This event is part of the 2014-2015 Literary Northwest Series, sponsored by the MFA Program in Creative Writing in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film.

Saturday

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.

Monday

School closed: OSU is closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Peace Breakfast: Oregon State’s Peace Breakfast will takes place Jan. 18, 8:30-10:30 a.m., in the Memorial Union Ballroom. The keynote speaker will be Jeff Chang, executive director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University. The event also will feature the presentation of the Phyllis S. Lee & Frances Dancy Hooks Awards. Tickets will be available at the door, but organizers advise patrons to buy tickets in advance from the Memorial Union Information Desk, as the event regularly sells out. The cost is $10 for general admission and $5 for students; children ages 5-and-under will be admitted free.

Student Activism with Jeff Chang: Chang will provide an overview of student activism, his experiences with the topic as a student at UC Berkeley, his observations with the current struggles, and then open it up for attendees. Monday, Jan. 18, 1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. in the NAL. The workshop is open to all, though we are especially inviting students. For more information on OSU’s MLK Celebration: http://oregonstate.edu/oei/mlk-events.

Upcoming events

 NEW! OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

NEW! Faculty/Staff free Nutrition Sessions:  The OSU dietetic interns are offering free 60-minute nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available on Friday, Jan. 22 at noon and 1 p.m., and Friday, Feb 12  at 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m.  The sessions can count towards your HEM activities. Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

Retirement Reception for Rocky Baker: You are invited to a retirement reception to honor Rocky Baker, who is retiring after 35 years as Virology Supervisor/LIMS Liaison with the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The celebration is Friday, Jan. 29, from 10-11 a.m. in the VDL Business Office (Magr 134). Cake and beverages will be served.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! 7th annual research day: The event features keynote speaker, John Wambaugh, National Center for Computational Toxicology, Raleigh-Durham, NC.  This is an all-day event highlighting the Environmental and Molecular Toxicology faculty and graduate students research on how toxicologists study the effects of chemicals on humans and the environment, create safer foods and consumer products, and protect the environment and public health.  Registration is free, but you must register in advance by Monday, Jan. 18.  http://emt.oregonstate.edu/ to register and for additional information.

NEW! Literature Review, Qualtrics, Intro to Data Management Workshops at the Library: Grad students, get a jump start on your literature review planning by attending the Literature Review workshop Jan. 19. Then, hone your survey development skill set by exploring the many and powerful features of Qualtrics (Intro and Advanced) on Jan. 20. You also won’t want to miss learning to manage the data associated with your research projects with Intro to Data Management on Jan. 21. View all the offerings in the Library’s Winter workshop series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops.

NEW! ScienceSpeak: A new career development series connects alumni and students: The College of Science is launching a career development series with the Office of Career Development. The initial event on Jan. 22 features Ramesh Krishnamurthy (’00), a scientist at Health Metrics Network, part of the World Health Organization in Switzerland. HMN uses data for better decision-making to improve health and save lives. Science students are invited to this free lunch seminar at in Kearney Hall, room 305 at noon. RSVP by Jan. 20, space is limited. These events help connect science students with alumni for informal discussions about career paths, challenges and opportunities.

NEW! AAUW Host Talk with WRE Graduate Students.  The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will sponsor a talk by graduate students, Susan Elliott and Kelsey Harpham from the WRE Program at OSU. The talk is Wednesday, Feb. 10, 5:30 p.m. at Broadway Commons, Peru Room #306, 1300 Broadway St. NE, Salem.  This event is free and open to the public.

NEW! Learning Innovation Grants available: Applications for the Winter 2016 round of Learning Innovation Grant-Scaled Grants are now being accepted. These grants support projects that deploy technology in ways that improve student learning.  The maximum award for Scaled Grants (multi-departmental teams) is $100k; project descriptions are due Feb. 12, with full proposals due March 11.  For more information and application materials, please visit: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/tech-funding/learning-innovation-grant. An information session will be held Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1-2 p.m., in Kidder 202. Attendance is recommended if you are considering submitting a proposal.

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.

Webinar on climate change impact on wildlife: Kevin S. McKelvey, USDA Forest Service and Polly Buotte, Northwest Climate Science Center, will speak on “Through a glass darkly: evaluating the effects of future climate change on wildlife,” Feb. 4, 10 a.m. Register here: http://consbio.org/newsroom/events/webinar-through-glass-darkly-evaluating-effects-future-climate-change-wildlife

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. This interactive workshop will introduce participants learning and skills that can empower them to become more effective leaders and allies. Feb. 5, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Complete details: http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/108668/.  Pre-registration required https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe1/preview/SV_7UnBsKxMBhEJECV.

Launch Your Own Brewery with OSU’s Exclusive Craft Brewery Startup Workshop: OSU launched the nation’s first craft beer business workshop in 2013, and our 2016 session in Eugene, Oregon shows how we continue to help aspiring brewers innovate their way to success. Join us Feb. 20-24 and learn from Ninkasi Brewing Company and other industry pros. Learn more.

Deepak Chopra comes to OSU on Feb. 23: Deepak Chopra, author of more than 100 books in 35 languages, will speak about the future of well-being at Oregon State University’s LaSells Stewart Center in Coveralls on Feb. 23. Tickets are available at iamgenie.org (click on events) or www.picatic.com/deepakatOSU at three levels: $59 (bronze), $79 (silver) and (gold) $179 , which includes a one-hour reception with Chopra at 6 p.m.

News for Employees

NEW! Charitable Fund Drive—WE DID IT! A goal of $100,000 in donations was set for this year’s charitable fund drive and we exceeded it! But let’s not stop there. Contributions are still being accepted until Jan. 31. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/charitablefunddrive/ to give to your favorite charity during this annual OSU campaign. And thank you so much for your generosity!

General Research Fund (GRF) Spring 2016: The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the GRF Spring 2016 solicitation. The intent of the GRF program is to enable faculty to carry out scholarly, creative work that should lead to the pursuit of other funding sources, or promote the development of scholarly activities. Program description and application: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/grf. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline for submission: Feb. 15.

Faculty Staff Fitness classes have officially started for this term!  Even though classes have already started, you can still register.  Come visit Langton 123 to register in person or register online through our new and improved registration site.  Now that classes have started, make sure to register as soon as possible, classes are filling up fast.

News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. Thinking of picking up a fitness DVD to kick start your New Year’s Resolution toward creating a healthier you? If so, you don’t want to miss what a CPHHS researcher has to say about it first. In addition, learn how an alumna is ensuring that Oregon State student athletes are eating healthy and find out what a PhD student spoke about with leaders on Capitol Hill. Read it all here or online.

Phi Kappa Phi 2016 Emerging Scholar Award: The Oregon State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is now accepting nominations for the Emerging Scholar Award. The chapter established the award to honor tenuretrack faculty members in any academic unit who are in the early stages of their professional careers in recognition of outstanding research or creative activity in their field of study. Applications are due Jan. 27. Visit http://phikappaphi.oregonstate.edu/awards for more information.

Over 110,000 disposable to-go containers saved from the landfill: UHDS would like to thank all OSU students, staff and faculty who continue to participate in the Eco2Go reusable container program launched this past fall. Within the first three months of the program, you have helped University Housing & Dining Services keep more than 110,000 disposable to-go containers from going to the landfill.  Additionally,  UHDS has added new exterior return locations at the Valley Library, Dixon Recreation Center, outside of Covell Hall and outside of the ALS building (full details can be found here: http://uhds.oregonstate.edu/eco2go). Please remember to rinse the containers and return them opened up to UHDS locations or the exterior drop-off locations throughout campus.

Scholarships for research papers and projects: OSU Libraries is accepting applications for the annual Library Undergraduate Research Awards. If you’re a faculty member with students who are deserving of an award, you can supply a nominating letter. There are two $1,000 scholarships for upper division undergraduates: one for a student in the humanities and one for the social sciences, sciences or engineering. The application deadline is January 31, and more info is at http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/awards/undergrad-research.

PCOSW Scholarship Applications: Applications for PCOSW scholarships are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women, or PCOSW, provides funding to women faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development or research opportunities, as well as individuals conducting research related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500 and applications are due Friday, Feb. 5 (week 5) with notification in Week 7. Information: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships

Honors College Eminent Professors: The Oregon State University Honors College (HC) is pleased to announce that Vincent Remcho from the Department of Chemistry and Michelle Inderbitzin of the School of Public Policy have been named Honors College Eminent Professors for 2016. HC Eminent Professor awards recognize the contributions of faculty members to the Honors College community and to the education and mentorship of honors students.

Recreational Sports – MLK Jr. Weekend Hours: Recreational Sports facilities will remain open normal hours  during MLK Jr. Weekend. We will not be offering regularly scheduled programs and services, such as fit pass classes, Jan. 16-18. Programs and services will resume Tuesday, Jan. 19.

OSU MANRRS seeks donations of ‘lightly used’ professional business attire: The annual Career Wardrobe event on Feb. 18 helps all OSU students prepare for the winter term career fairs and supports student members attending the MANRRS National Conference. Current donation drop off locations are 158 or 147 Strand Agricultural Hall (STAG) and OSU Career Development Center located at B008 Kerr on campus. The Beaver Store in Portland is also a donation center which is located at 538 SW 6th Ave.

Difference, Power, and Discrimination (DPD) Academy Applications:  Faculty applications are currently being accepted for the DPD Academy scheduled to be held the weeks of June 13-17 and June 20-24.  The DPD Academy facilitates focused and productive engagement with contemporary, multidisciplinary scholarship on difference, power, and discrimination; critical pedagogies; and curriculum transformation.  Both individual and team applications are welcome.  For more information and/or to apply, visit the 2016-17 DPD Academy web page. Deadline:  Feb. 12.

Jobs

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

Coordinator- Academic Programs 2 – College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural Education and Agricultural Sciences. Posting #036109. Closes Jan. 15.

Administrative Coordinator–The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Administrative Coordinator position. Posting #0016931. Closes Jan. 15.

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.

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.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.  For full consideration apply by Jan. 17.

Office Specialist 1 – The Jackson County Extension Office at Oregon State University invites applications for a part-time (approximately 16 hours per week), limited duration Office Specialist 1 position. Posting #0016898. Closes Jan. 18.

Accountant 2 – The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA) within the Research Office is seeking an Accountant 2. This is a full-time (1.00FTE), 12- month position. Posting #0016948. Closes Jan. 19.

Office Specialist 2 –  The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Office Specialist 2. Posting #0016906. Closes Jan. 19.

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! Assistant Professor  – The Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor (Water Management Technologist) position. Posting #0016967. For full consideration apply by Feb. 19.

NEW! Assistant Professor  – The Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor (Water Quality Engineer) position. Posting #0016965. For full consideration apply by Feb. 19.

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.

Office Assistant  – The Lincoln County Extension Office invites applications for a part-time (.10 FTE), Office Assistant position. Posting #0016891. Closes Jan. 21.

Office Specialist 1 – The Coos County Extension Office invites applications for a part-time (.80 FTE), Office Specialist 1 position. Posting #0016911. Closes Jan. 21.

Oregon Sea Grant is seeking a Working Groups Coordinator. This is a part-time (.25 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #0016940. Closes Jan. 21.

Instructor – Computer Science.  OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month position as Computer Science Instructor.  Posting # 0016699.  Closes Jan. 22.

Oregon Environmental Literacy Project Coordinator. The OSU Extension Service, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension seeks applications for the position of Oregon Environmental Literacy Program Project Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position, with responsibility for coordinating statewide K-12  environmental literacy projects and outdoor education efforts. Full consideration apply by Jan. 24. 

Warehouse Worker Department of Chemistry invites applications for a part-time (.45 FTE), non-benefits eligible Warehouse Worker position.  Approximately 18 hours per week, starting rate is $11.47 per hour. Posting # 0016935.  Closes Jan. 25.

Accountant 1 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC) is accepting applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting # 0017035. Closes Jan. 26.

Engineer – CASS Test Lab –  The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Engineer – CASS Test Lab. Posting #0017012. For full consideration apply by: Jan. 26.

Office Specialist 2—Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0016999. Closes Jan. 29.

Education Opportunities Program is seeking an Academic Counselor. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. To appy, please visit posting#0016939. Closes Jan. 29.

Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment.  OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position as Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment.  Posting # 0016860.  Full consideration date is Jan. 22, closes Jan. 29.

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.

Research Facility Coordinator – Hatfield Marine Science Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0) FTE, 12-month Research Facility Coordinator.  This position is located in Newport, OR.  Posting #0016885.  For full consideration apply by Jan. 27.

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.

Graphic Designer: The Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month graphic designer position. Posting #0017036. Closes Jan. 29.

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Marketing and Communications Assistant.   The Marketing and Communications Assistant (MCA) will be responsible for helping the Marketing and Communications coordinator with activities within, and emanating from INTO Oregon State University (INTO OSU), to build awareness and drive student recruitment from the global markets to OSU and INTO OSU. This is a permanent full-time position. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19056082 Please apply by Jan. 31.

NEW! Veterinary Technician 2– The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on Feb. 1, for a full time position in the Small Animal Rehab department. Interested parties should apply to posting #0015391 no later than Jan. 31.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

Communications & Marketing Coordinator. The Department of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University welcomes creative initiative, organizational excellence, and passion for well-being.  Inviting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Communications and Marketing Coordinator. Posting #0016927.  Closes Jan. 31.

Office Specialist 1 – The Yamhill County Extension Office invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Office Specialist 1 position. Posting #0016934. Closes Jan.  31.

Accounting Technician – The Agricultural and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Accounting Technician.  Posting #0017003.  Closes Jan. 31.

Director – The Office of Student Life 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. For full consideration apply by Jan. 31.

Faculty research Assistant – The  Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, Faculty Research Assistant positions serving the Eastern and South East regions of Oregon. Posting #0016816. Closes Feb. 1.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Communications & Marketing Specialist, Posting #0016915.  Closes Feb. 2.

Microbiologist 1. The Department of Microbiology at Oregon State University invites applications for a fulltime, 12month appointment. The successful candidate is expected to support the microbiology laboratory courses.  Duties include preparing reagents, growing bacteria, viruses and tissue culture cells, and ordering, inventory and maintenance of supplies and equipment.  Posting #0016886.  Closes Feb. 5.

Director – Marketing –  The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Director – Marketing. Posting #0017006. For full consideration apply by: Feb. 8.

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 Professor (Practice) – The College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture invites applications for a 12-month,fixed-term Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting #0016943. Closes Feb. 14.

NEW! Operations Manager—The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Operations Manager. Posting # 0016983. Closes Feb 15.

Asst/Assoc/Full Professor – The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Asst/Assoc/Full Professor. Posting # 0016910. Full consideration date: Feb. 15.

Asst/Assoc/Full Professor – The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Asst/Assoc/Full Professor (in the area of novel electronic materials and next generation devices). Posting 0016917. Full consideration date: Feb. 15.

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.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Extension Forester –The College of Forestry and Coos and Curry County Extension Offcies invite applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting #0017008. Closes Feb. 17.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Extension Forester –The College of Forestry and Clatsop County Extension office invite applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting #0017009. Closes Feb. 17.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Crop and Soil Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position serving Marion County. Posting #0016938. Closes Feb. 26.

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: “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.” ~ JK Rowling. Chance of showers and then rain likely this afternoon. Rain all weekend. High today of 50, low of 43.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of rain and then partly sunny. Chance of rain all weekend. High today of 39, low of 34.

Newport: Chance of showers and then rain, high of 54, low of 48. Rain and breezy Saturday, heavy rain and breezy Sunday.

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

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