OSU Today

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 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.

Over-hunting threatens Amazonian forest carbon stocks (Science Codex)

Taal Levi, from Oregon State University (USA), and an author on the study, said: “In recent decades, Amazonian countries have made major strides in expanding parks and strengthening indigenous land rights. And our study shows that properly managing wildlife can have big benefits for biodiversity and forest ecosystem services.

Oregon State lands $810,000 grant from Walmart Foundation to spur textile innovation (Oregonian)

The Walmart Foundation has given Oregon State University $810,000 to research “environmentally conscious” methods of dying fabric. (see also Register-Guard, Bloomberg)

OSU student crowned Oregon Dairy Queen (Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University student Sara Pierson, representing Marion County, was crowned the 2016 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador Saturday evening at the Salem Convention Center. Gina Atsma, representing Polk County, was named first alternate at the 57th  annual coronation hosted by the Oregon Dairy Women

New blight-resistant genes identified for hazelnuts (Capital Press)

Blight-resistant varieties released by Oregon State University are all dependent on the Gasaway gene, which was discovered in 1975 in trees impervious to the disease.

Corvallis City Council passes resolution to welcome all people of goodwill from all religions, cultures (LIFE@OSU)

“This is a wonderful expression of community values from the Corvallis City Council,” Ray said.

Hazelnut acreage grows as farmers salvage old orchards (Capital Press)

It’s unclear how quickly orchards of Barcelona — the traditional cultivar grown in Oregon’s Willamette Valley — will be replaced by new plantings of Jefferson, a popular EFB-resistant variety released in 2009 by Oregon State University, said Garry Rodakowski, chairman of the Oregon Hazelnut Commission.

OSU off-campus housing fair is Wednesday (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University is hosting its third housing fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Memorial Union ballroom.

University of Oregon latest to ban hoverboards (Oregonian)

On Monday, the Eugene university issued a campus-wide ban on hoverboards, citing numerous reports of fires and injuries. The school is one of the latest to ban the boards: Oregon State University banned them from campus dining facilities and dormitories earlier this month, and dozens of colleges throughout the country have issued similar bans or restrictions.

Southern Oregon hemp growers look to oil to make good money (Daily Tidings)

Oregon State University has asked the federal Drug Enforcement Agency for permission to importhemp seed and conduct basic crop research, which is allowed under the Farm Bill. Jay Stratton Noller, head of the university’s Department of Crop and Soil Science, said he anticipates the DEA will approve the request and test plots could be planted in April. Three to five years of experiments would be necessary for Oregon State to produce useful data for growers, he said.

January garden calendar (Oregonian)

Starting now, we will post a monthly list of key garden chores, such as fertilizing, pest control, planting, and maintenance, as provided by the Oregon State University Extension Service.

Cannon Beach emergency committee reconsiders escape plan (Daily Astorian)

The study was conducted by Harry Yeh, an Oregon State University professor of civil and construction engineering with a specialty in tsunami-related hazards. Yeh reached his conclusions by using a computer model of where residents and visitors might be when the tsunami arrives and how long it would take to reach the nearest assembly area.

Today

Syrian refugee clothing drive: Ettihad Cultural Center’s Winter Clothing Drive runs Jan. 25-Feb. 29. Donation points are to be set up at all Cultural Centers, ISOSU, ASOSU, ISAS, INTO OSU, and OSU Greek Life. Donated items must be clean, without rips or stains. Items must also be stacked neatly in bags instead of rolled into a ball because we will have to arrange shipping by volume. The focus on Syrian refugees this year comes as a response to their prolonged suffering and continued need.

Mendeley, EndNote, and Showcasing Your Research Workshops at the Library: On Jan. 26, check out Mendeley, another web-based, social tool for capturing, managing, and citing your research sources. You can also explore EndNote (Basic & Intermediate/Advanced) on Jan. 26 for capturing, managing, and citing your research sources. Then learn to Showcase Your Research on Jan. 28 using social media and altmetrics. View all the offerings in the Library’s Winter workshop series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Management workshop: Space is available in the employee training workshop, “Managing for Context and Performance Outcomes,” presented by the Center for Learning and Organizational Development on Jan. 26, 8:30-11:30 a.m. This program is especially suited for managers and supervisors who have completed the Core Curriculum program. It breaks down the performance outcomes concept and illustrates how to put it into practice. A second concept explored is that leaders create a context and healthy work environment that allows talent to flourish, leading to a high level of employee effectiveness. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 for details and registration.

The effects of harassment and assault on scientists’ careers: Join OREGON STATE ADVANCE and the PCOSW for a conversation about sexism in the academy led by Kathryn Clancy, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois and lead of a recent study on harassment in fieldwork settings. She will speak on Jan. 26 from 9:30-11 a.m., in MU 213: http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/112243/

Canada Summer Study Abroad Information Session: The School of Public Policy is again offering a short term (June 13-24, 2016) faculty-led study abroad program to Victoria and Vancouver, British Columbia. This is a unique six credit class that examines Canada as a distinctive globalized culture, economy, and political system. Attend one of two information session on Jan. 26 and Jan. 27 at the Trysting Tree Lounge across from Bites from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  For more information about the class contact Dwaine Plaza 541-737-5369 plazad@onid.oregonstate.edu  or visit the 2015 class web site: http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/soc204/plazad/Canada2015/canada2015.htm

PCOSW President and Provost Lecture Series: Kathryn Clancy, co-director of the Laboratory for Evolutionary Endocrinology and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, is a human reproductive ecologist specializing in women’s health, endometrial function and evolutionary medicine. She will deliver a lecture titled “Understanding variation in female reproduction is inherently feminist” on Jan. 26, 2-3:30 p.m., MU 213: http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/112246/

OSU-Cascades board: The Oregon State University – Cascades Board of Advisors will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Graduate & Research Center, Rm. 227. The meeting will update board members on progress toward academic, enrollment, development and marketing goals for the campus, and provide an overview of the expansion effort. The advisory board meeting is open to the public.  For information visit http://osucascades.edu/board-advisors or contact info@osucascades.edu or 541-322-3100.

 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 – 3 p.m., at 644 S.W. 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.

Play reading: A reading of Wetback by Elaine Romero will be presented in the Withycombe Lab Theatre at 7:30 on Tuesday, Jan. 26.  There will be a talk back after the performance and  Ms. Romero will be present.  This production is presented through a grant of the Memorial Union Pepsi  Fund.  The reading is free and open to the public. Due to the architecture of the Lab Theatre, latecomers cannot be seated.  For more information contact Prof. Charlotte Headrick at 541 737-2853 or at cheadrick@oregonstate.edu

Upcoming events

NEW! Town Hall Meeting: ASOSU is hosting a Town Hall Meeting with state legislators. Members of the OSU community are welcome to ask questions or raise concerns. The event is on Wed. Jan. 27 in the MU Horizon Room. Rep. Rayfield will be available from 3:30 pm-4:30 p.m. and Sen. Gelser will be available from 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

NEW! Artist’s talk: Artemio Rodriguez, an award-winning artist, author and printmaker, is visiting Oregon State University as an artist in residence Jan. 26-29, as part of the School of Arts & Communication’s Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series. Rodriquez’ visit will include an artist’s talk on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m., to be held in the Memorial Union, Room 13, on the Corvallis campus. A reception will follow the talk, and the event is free and open to the public.

NEW! 2016 Starker Lecture Series: A screening of Legacy of Fire: The Story of the Tillamook Burn” will take place 7 p.m., Jan. 28, at Whiteside Theater in downtown Corvallis as part of the Starker Lecture Series. Following the film, State Forester Doug Decker will offer some historic perspective of the significance of the fire, its impact on the development and direction of ODF and OSU College of Forestry and most importantly, how we in Oregon and across the West need to be adjusting to new realities.  The talk will be followed by a moderated Q&A.

Retirement celebration for Theresa Valentine: Please join us in wishing Theresa Valentine a happy retirement. She is the Spatial Information Manager at the Forest Service’s PNW Corvallis Forestry Science Laboratory. She’s worked on many different projects on and off campus, including the College of Forestry’s Computing Resources Group and the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest and Long-Term Ecological Research Program.  Coffee and cake on Thursday, Jan. 28, 10 a.m. – noon, FSL Room 20.

Cultural Bites: Try out rice-based dishes from different Asian and Pacific Islander cultures 5:30-8 p.m. on Jan. 30 with APASU and Student Leadership & Involvement. Tickets available Jan. 25 at Student Experience Center Info Desk: $5/OSU Students eligible to get one free while supplies last. For information/accommodations, contact: huynhkev@oregonstate.edu. Funded by SORCE.

Nonprofit Opportunities Fair 2016: Join us for the 10th Annual Nonprofit Opportunities Fair on Wednesday Feb. 3, noon-3 p.m. in the MU Ballroom. Meet representatives from over 50 local and national nonprofit and government organizations representing a wide variety of fields who are seeking OSU volunteers, interns, and employees. Register here!

Celebration of Life for Sharon Kay Krueger: Friends, family and colleagues are invited to a Celebration of Life for Sharon, who passed away Dec. 27. The gathering will be Thursday, Feb. 11, at 4:30 p.m. in Linus Pauling Science Center auditorium, room 125, followed by a reception in the lobby. For questions about accessibility, etc., please contact Judy Butler, preferably by Feb. 8, (judy.a.butler@oregonstate.edu).

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! WRGP Winter Seminar Series:  Meghna Babbar-Sebens of Oregon State University’s School of Civil and Construction Engineering, and Co-Director of the OSU-Benton County Green Stormwater Infrastructure (OGSIR) Facility, will present “Hydroinformatics for Integrated Water Management” on Jan. 27, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Peavy 101.

NEW! Green Cemeteries: At the Jan. 28 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Cindy Beal of the College of Agricultural Science will discuss her work on environmentally sound burial practices. Triad meets in the MU, room 215. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. A catered lunch is $13. Contact University Events, 541-737-0724, to save a seat.

NEW! Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet: S. Kim Nelson of the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife will speak about the Marbled Murrelet, a unique seabird that flies up to 55 miles inland to nest in older-aged coniferous forests. In order to protect murrelet nesting habitat, the survival of these birds remains perilous due to continued habitat fragmentation and the abundance of nest predators. Thursday, January 28, 7 p.m. at the Corvallis-Benton Country Public Library.

NEW! Free Stalking Awareness One Day Conference: The Alcohol, Drug & Violence Prevention Center at Student Health Services invites you to a conference with the National Stalking Resource Center on Feb. 2.  Come for the entire day or a single session. Please check the conference agenda and register today.

NEW! CTL’s Winter 2016 Symposium: Partnering with International Programs and INTO OSU we invite you to CTL’s Winter 2016 “Inclusive Global Classrooms” Symposium, Feb 11, 8:15 am – 1 p.m., MU Horizon Rm 49. The sessions begin with a continental breakfast and Welcome at 8:15, followed by three sessions including a round-table discussion. Lunch will be served. Register at oregonstate.edu/ctl/  Contact jeanna.towns@oregonstate.edu for questions.

Director of Space Allocation Management Candidate Presentations Save the Dates:  All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend candidate presentations for the Director of Space Allocation Management position that is currently under recruitment with the Capital Planning and Development department.  Four candidates will be providing 20-minute presentations to share their Vision for University Space Allocation Management, with presentations held as follows:  Jan. 27, 9-10 a.m.; Jan. 2,8, 9-10 a.m.;  and Jan. 29, 9-10 a.m. in MU Journey Room, and Jan. 28, 2-3 p.m. at LaSells Stewart Center Ag Production Room.

TAC Webinar – Get to know Canvas: Learn about course layout and tools in Canvas and how to add documents, links and media. We will also have an overview of assignments, and the grade book. Instructors, GTA’s and Studio site leaders are all welcome to participate. Wednesday Jan. 27, 10-10:50 a.m. Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough. Register here: http://is.gd/itBHHq

The Paris Climate Agreement: Now What? —  At the latest Conference of Parties (COP-21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, December 2015, nearly 200 nations agreed to work to together to limit global temperature increases. It is the first legally binding climate treaty, and it will open for signature later this year on Earth Day.   We have gathered four scholars to comment on the meaning of the climate agreement, each from a different perspective: Amy Below (Political Science), Gregg Walker (Speech Communication), Andreas Schmittner (Climate Science), and Allen Thompson (Environmental Philosophy). Please join us for light snacks and panel discussion on Jan. 27 from 3-5 p.m., MU213: Pan-Afrikan Sankofa.   For more information.

Resisting Dementia: A Walk into Caring Community — This lecture describes a poignant conversation between Dr. Thomas Cole and theologian Walter Wink, as Wink was suffering in the late stages of dementia.  Wink reaches to recall the core of his message of Christian nonviolent resistance and Cole comes to realize that he is not merely an interviewer but a small part of Wink’s community of caring relationships.  Cole is the McGovern Chair in Medical Humanities and Director of the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).  Jan. 27  at 7 p.m., MU208: La Raza Room.   For more information.

Teaching Disability Studies in the Difference, Power, and Discrimination Classroom.  This February 4 workshop, scheduled from noon-2 pm, in MU 208, is available to graduate students and faculty and will be facilitated by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Professor of English and Co-Director of the Disability Studies Initiative at Emory University.  Lunch will be served.  To register, email DPD.Events@oregonstate.edu by Jan. 29, and let us know if you are a graduate student or faculty member.  Please specify any dietary restrictions.  All registrants will receive a copy of the recommended reading.

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. Complete details: http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/108668/.  Pre-registration required https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe1/preview/SV_7UnBsKxMBhEJECV. Feb. 5, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Healthy Masculinities Conference: The 4th Annual Healthy Masculinities Conference has been opened. The conference will take place on Saturday, Feb. 13, in the Memorial Union. Our conference theme is “Moving Upstream: Examining Sources of Toxic Masculinities to Create Healthier Communities.” Contact: Allen Dean at allen.dean@oregonstate.edu.

News for Employees

NEW! Expert-Led Online Short Course Helps You Sell Your Own Food Product Online or in Stores: OSU’s Recipe to Market online course features leading startup food consultant Victor Willis. Course series covers everything from recipe development to marketing/branding and distribution. OSU Today readers save 25% with code RTM25. Starts Feb. 1. Learn more.

NEW! LPI Research Newsletter:  Read about the Linus Pauling Institute’s recent Diet and Optimum Health Conference, as well as summaries of recent research publications by scientists in LPI’s programs in Healthy Aging, Cancer Prevention and Intervention, and Cardiometabolic Disease Prevention in the online Fall/Winter 2015 LPI Research Newsletter.

Faculty and Staff Dining Survey – University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) and Memorial Union Retail Food Service (MURFS) would like to know more about how faculty and staff use dining facilities on campus. Please help us better serve Faculty and Staff by completing the following survey: http://tinyurl.com/jbnjkbe  Questions about the survey can be directed to Dave Craig, Associate Director, UHDS at Dave.Craig@oregonstate.edu.

Awards for Excellence: Faculty and staff submissions for the 2016 Vice Provost Awards of Excellence is now open. Awards recognize outstanding contributions that significantly advance OSU’s mission of outreach and engagement. Nominate peers or yourself. Submission deadline is Feb. 17.

Popular Online/Onsite OSU Growing Farms Courses Coming Soon to Hood River and Grants Pass: Thinking about launching or expanding a farm business? You’re not alone. The Northwest’s love of regionally grown food products means growing opportunities for a vast array of products from farms of all sizes. OSU’s Growing Farms is helping Oregon farmers lead the nation in innovating, growing and marketing their products – from hops and berries to livestock and much more. Learn more.

Course Fee Changes for Certain Field Trips: 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, Feb. 9. The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updates to the Spring 2016 course fees for certain field trips before they become effective on Feb. 21. The proposed fees can be reviewed at the Valley Library circulation desk. Comments should be directed to Beth Giddens at beth.giddens@oregonstate.edu.

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! 26th Street: Effective immediately through Jan. 29, and until pavement repairs can be completed on 26th Street between Orchard Ave and Monroe Ave, one on-street parking stall (A2) and the adjacent motorcycle parking will be closed.  Northbound vehicle and bus traffic will be shifted slightly via barricades in the street, but through traffic will remain open.  Bicycles and vehicles are urged to travel slowly through the work area.

Jobs

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

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.

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

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! Veterinary Technician: 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. This position is for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician in the Small Animal Hospital’s Internal Medicine service. Posting #0015391. Closes Jan. 31. Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Student Support Advisor. The Student Support Advisor provides administrative support to students and the INTO OSU Academic Team. This position will assist students in understanding basic information about admissions, finance and academic programs to assist in decision-making and manage student records related to programs of study. This is a permanent full-time position. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19056602 For priority consideration, please apply by Jan. 31. Position closes Feb. 14.

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.

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.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an International Admissions Customer Service Representative. This position supports the Office of International Admissions providing high level customer service, maintaining the standards and integrity of the Office of International Admissions, and sustaining an efficient admissions process. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19058952 Full consideration by Feb. 7. Closes Feb. 15.

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.

Science Writer –  The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Science Writer. Posting #0016856. Apply by: Feb. 9.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Assistant Professor – Brewing Microbiologist – The College of Agricultural Sciences & the Department of Food Science and Technology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track position. Posting #0016968. For full consideration date: Feb. 29

Assistant Professor – Food Safety Biologist – The College of Agricultural Sciences & the Department of Food Science and Technology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track position. Posting #0016969. For full consideration date: Feb. 29

Student Worker, Our Beaver Nation: The OSU Foundation Development team, Athletics is looking to add an enthusiastic student worker to Our Beaver Nation and serve as an ambassador for Beaver Athletics. Primary responsibilities will include answering incoming calls regarding donations and ticket sales, help with donor related events and game day operations, and other duties as assigned. Average 8-12 hours, maximum of 20 hours, per week. $9.75/hour. If you are interested in this position, please complete the Foundation’s job application and sent it to Mr. Jorge Hernandez, Assistant Director, Human Resources.

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: “The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” ~ George Carlin. Rain likely, high of 53, low of 44. Chance of rain and then foggy tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Chance of rain Tuesday, high of 45, low of 33. Cloudy tomorrow.

Newport: Rain likely, high of 56, low of 50. Chance of rain Wednesday.

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

 

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