OSU Today

Monday, Feb. 1, 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.

Oregon State scientists stop progression of ALS in mice, human trials could be next (Oregonian)

Researchers at Oregon State University say they have stopped the progression of fatal amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as ALS or Lou Gherig’s disease, in some types of mice using a new treatment. (see also Oregonian, Register-Guard opinion)

A mammoth find at Oregon State University football field (Here & Now)

Loren Davis, an associate professor of anthropology at OSU, was called to the field to examine the femur and other bones. He tells Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti what these bones can tell us about the environment thousands of years ago.

American pika and climate change (Nature World News)

The American pika may actually fare well in warmer temperatures brought on by climate change, according to a new study from Oregon State University. (see also Examiner, National Parks Traveler)

Protecting our oceans must be priority for president, Congress (Seattle Times)

An opinion piece by William D. Ruckelshaus, Jane Lubchenco (OSU) and Leon Panetta.

ALS: Shocking successful Copper-ATSM mice trials show first signs of prolonging life (IBT)

The results from Oregon State University, published in Neurobiology of Disease, were unexpectedly promising, say the scientists. The treatment, known as Copper-ATSM, was dissolved in the solvent dimethyl sulfoxide and applied directly to the skin of the mice on the back of their necks. It was absorbed within ten minutes, and scientists say the difference was noticeable almost immediately. (see also News Medical)

Oregon State board gives Ed Ray $20,000 raise, president donates it to student programs (Oregonian)

Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to give President Ed Ray a raise of more than $20,000 this year. Ray, 71, promised to donate the wages to benefit four scholarships and student programs established in conjunction with his late wife, Beth.

New policies, educational programs assist with curbing opioid use (Forbes)

Researchers from the Oregon Health & Science University and Oregon State examined 514 patients who had been prescribed long-term, chronic opioid therapy to find out if additional safety measures played a role in reducing dosages. (see also Drug Discovery and Developmente Science News)

Diversity career symposium held in Salem (Statesman Journal)

The free event, held Friday at the Salem Convention Center, was hosted by Oregon State University and the University of Oregon. Though it was the fourth year of the conference, it was the first time the schools worked together on it.

Oregon’s snowpack shows huge improvement from year ago (Statesman Journal)

“It has been a pleasant surprise,” said Kathie Dello, associated director of the Oregon Climate Change Institute at Oregon State University. “Coming into an El Niño, we were expecting warmer than average temperatures. But we’ve been lucky enough to get those cold storms that have dumped a lot of snow.”

Pick, plant a tree with an easy app by OSU Extension Service (Oregonian)

To help people succeed, Oregon State University Extension Service has introduced a slick, new app for iOS and Android users called Selecting, Planting and Caring for a New Tree. The free app hits your tablets just as tree-planting season gets serious. Homeowners without tablets aren’t left behind. A downloadable publication – also free – is available, too.

Mammoth bones a big deal at Oregon State (KVAL)

Oregon State University anthropology professor Loren Davis and his students searched for additional bones and fragments Friday in soil excavated from the construction site at Reser Stadium where crews unearthed what appears to be mammoth bones. (see also Register-Guard, KUOW, Gazette-Times)

Ray: OSU deserves blame for enrollment, housing issues (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University President Ed Ray said Friday the school deserves criticism for the way enrollment growth and the lack of a housing plan have affected Corvallis neighborhoods. “Enrollment has grown at a pace that we didn’t control,” Ray said during a panel discussion on housing at a meeting of the OSU Board of Trustees. “We didn’t have the controls in place, and there were a lot of dynamics in place with housing. Shame on us if you look at where we are now. How in the hell did we not realize we needed to have a conversation about housing?”

Oregon refuge takeover batters all sides: ‘There has been damage” (Reading Eagle)

“I think we’re a resilient community. But the problem is there has been damage, I’m not going to deny it,” said David Bohnert, an Oregon State University cattle nutrition scientist who works at a research station outside of Burns.

Refurbished public health advisory board tackles public health modernization, will help identify how to distribute money (Lund Report)

PHAB’s first task is to hammer out a charter that serves as a “good blueprint for our work over the next few months,” said Jeffrey Luck, board chair, who’s an associate professor at the Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

Police arrest two on Oregon State campus for marijuana-related charges (KVAL)

Oregon State Police arrested two 18-year-olds in a dorm room at Oregon State University January 21 after receiving information about illegal drug activity.

OSU-Cascades seeks public input on design team candidates (KTVZ)

Feedback from members of the public will be one of the criteria used as Oregon State University – Cascades selects the design and engineering team that will create a long range development plan for the university’s expanded campus in Bend.

Study shows benefits of dog ownership can be measured by dog ownership (Spokane Review)

Researchers at Oregon State University in Corvallis recently concluded that older dog owners have significantly lower systolic blood pressure than non-dog owners. And it’s not because people with dogs get more exercise.

Morning agriculture (Politico)

Oregon State University and Humboldt State University, in California, are two rare institutions because they accept SNAP benefits, Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/1QRhDxI (see also NASFAA)

Today

BEE Bake Sale: On Mon., Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. stop in 116 Gilmore Hall, BEE will have plenty of wonderful baked goods to kick off the 2016 Food Drive! Stop by with $1 or one can of food to trade for one delicious baked item! For more information, contact Jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu.

Assistant Professor Invertebrate Crop Pest Scientist Candidate Seminars:  Candidates will share their vision for “Terrestrial Mollusk Pest Management in Oregon Agriculture: Research and Extension”  as follows: Feb. 1: Margaret Douglas, Penn State University; Feb. 2: Abigail Walter, Swedish University of Ag Science; Feb. 3: Rory McDonnell, UC Riverside. Seminars will be held 9:30-11 a.m., Crops Building 138. Contact: Sujaya Rao sujaya@oreognstate.edu

NEW! Forestry Bake Sale: On Mon., Feb. 1 from  10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Richardson Hall, 2nd floor Knuckle, support the Food Drive by enjoying delicious baked goods. For questions, contact brooke.clair@oregonstate.edu.

Labyrinth walk: An open Labyrinth Walk will be offered to the OSU community Monday, Feb. 1, 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, find a focus, or experience a centering for your life and work this term.  Free.  Hosted by United Campus Ministry at Westminster House.

Incorrigible Ethics: Doing Disability Studies with Foucault. Stephanie Jenkins, 2014-15 Center for the Humanities Research Fellow, and philosophy faculty in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, will discuss how Michel Foucault’s genealogically-based method offers disability ethics an alternative to what Fiona Kumari Campbell describes as the “negative ontology of disability.” Monday, Feb. 1, 4 p.m. at the Autzen House, 811 S.W. Jefferson Ave.

Love or Lust? Guest Speaker:  Jason Evert, speaker and best-selling author on the topic of chastity will speak at this free event. Scare tactics, guilt trips, and teen pregnancy rates don’t inspire anyone to love. Come discover the difference between love and lust while getting straight answers about dating, relationships, and sexual purity. Feb. 1, 7 p.m., MU 49: Horizon Room. (More Info)

Upcoming events

NEW! Nonprofit Opportunities Fair: 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. Network with people who share your interests and passions and learn more about the many opportunities available in the nonprofit and public service fields. Wednesday Feb. 3. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. More information: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/fair.

NEW! Humanitarian Engineering Information Night, Learn more about the NEW undergraduate minor and upcoming opportunities including new classes in Sp/Su 2016 such as Engineering for Global Health Solutions and field course Household Energy in Guatemala. Wednesday, Feb. 3, 5 p.m, 226 Rogers Hall. This is a great chance to learn about requirements for the minor and ask questions about the program. http://humanitarian.engineering.oregonstate.edu/news/hest-info-night-feb-3

Farewell Reception for Glenn Ford: Join us for a Farewell Reception to honor and thank Glenn Ford for his service to OSU. The reception is on Tuesday, Feb. 2 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center Living Room and Lounge.  For more information, contact events@oregonstate.edu.

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.

 Black History Month celebration kickoff: Please join our Lonnie B. Harris Black Culture Center as we kick of Black History month activities on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at the Memorial Union Ballroom at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The center will be honoring some of our African American/Black administrators, faculty, and community members. This event is free and open to the public. More events for the month will be announced later.

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!

Art Exhibit Open: The Albany Artists 10 x10 exhibit is now up in the Giustina Gallery at The LaSells Stewart Center. Celebrate a diverse collection of two-dimensional work by ten local artists. This is the second time for this show at the gallery, but many of the artists have previously shown in conjunction with other exhibits or been part of juried shows. The exhibit runs Jan. 26 to Feb. 19. A free, public reception will be held on Feb. 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more about this art exhibit online.

Human Library: Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover. A Human Library functions similarly to a regular library, however the Books are real, human beings, who teach others about themselves and their experiences through interpersonal dialogue, creating opportunities for conversation and learning between two people who may normally not interact. Feb 9 (noon-5 p.m.) and Feb 10 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) in the Valley Library, 4th Floor Rotunda. Event details.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Advisor Coffee Talk: New Student Programs and Family Outreach: Speaker Leslie Mayers will talk about U-Engage, START orientation process, outreach and family support initiatives taking place in NSPFO. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m.-noon, LinC368.

NEW! 3D Printing & Scanning Workshops at the Library: Satisfy your curiosity about 3D Printing & 3D Scanning on Feb. 3. 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

NEW! Flourishing @ OSU Lecture Series: Todd Stansbury, Vice President and Director of Athletics, will speak on “Power of a Network,” Wednesday, Feb. 3 at noon, Kidder 202.

NEW! Winter Colloquia for the School of Psychological Science: Aurora Sherman, School of Psychological Science, will speak on “Content Analyses of Halloween Costumes: Process and Outcomes,” Feb. 3, noon in Reed 111.

NEW! Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Departmental Seminar: Donald Blake, Professor, Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, will present his seminar “Atmospheric methane and ethane: 35 years of global monitoring and 15 years of regional measurements”- at noon Wednesday, Feb. 3, in ALS 4001.

NEW! Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Nathan Swenson, Dept of Biology, University of Maryland will present a seminar “Transcriptomic analyses of tree communities: moving beyond functional traits and phylogenetic relatedness” on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

NEW! InDesign demonstration: Come join us Feb. 23 to learn the fundamentals of InDesign, presented by Jeffrey Todd, Graphic Designer, Printing and Mailing Services. Jeff will demonstrate advanced features: Producing for both print and web based projects, working with text, importing graphics and images, and data from spreadsheets into tables and charts, interactive features, and how to package and export your file for printing. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members to attend. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/pfla/professional-development-speaker-series for details and to register.

Altmetrics and PlumX presentation: A representative from Plum Analytics will talk about PlumX, a suite of programs using modern metrics to answer questions about research impact, engagement and visibility, Feb. 2, 9:30-11 a.m. in the Willamette Rooms on the Valley Library’s third floor,  Altmetrics, or alternative metrics, represent new methods for measuring the impact and usage of scholarly works.

TAC Webinar – How to Create a Successful Hybrid (Blended) Course @ OSU: A growing number of OSU faculty are redesigning classroom courses as hybrids, which combine significant online learning activity with a reduced amount of on-campus “seat time.”  This webinar will demonstrate effective methods for designing and teaching a hybrid course, as well as reasons that you might consider a blended approach. Questions? Contact Cub Kahn. Tuesday Feb. 2, from 11-11:50 a.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/1ZBKTc0

TAC Webinar – TurnItIn and Canvas: TurnItIn is OSU’s plagiarism prevention service, integrated with Canvas. Learn about creating TurnItIn assignments and understanding originality reports. We will review the sources that TurnItIn compares student papers to, and how students use TurnItIn. Tuesday Feb. 2, 2-2:50 p.m. Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough. Register here: http://is.gd/wpOtP5

Lecture:  Plans for the Modernization of U.S. Nuclear Forces. James Doyle is the inaugural recipient of the Paul Olum Grant Fund, supporting scientists and technical experts working toward disarmament. Doyle was a specialist in the Nuclear Nonproliferation Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory for nearly 20 years. His talk will be held in LInC 228 on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m.

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.

Time management workshop: Too much to do and not enough time? Learn how to increase awareness of how you actually spend your time, with tools to better manage it to produce higher outcomes. This employee learning workshop is presented by the Center for Learning and Organizational Development on Feb. 3. It is at no cost to OSU employees. Click here for details and registration (by Feb. 1): http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23

Eating the Competition: At the Feb. 4 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Andrew Thurber of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences will discuss his research on Antarctic food webs. Triad meets at noon in the MU, room 211. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13. Contact University Events by 11 a.m. on Feb. 1 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

Baccalaureate Core Review Workshop: APAA is hosting a workshop to provide support to Bacc Core instructors and coordinators for the upcoming category review process. Topics covered include: how to align assignments and assessments with category learning outcomes, submission expectations, and the Bacc Core Committee review process. The workshop is on Monday, Feb. 8 from 2-4 p.m., in Milam 215. Register online: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9tdCQBpGy1NJHrn

Emergency Preparedness workshop: OSU Extension Service – Lane County Master Food Preservers will be presenting an Emergency Preparedness Workshop focusing on food and water storage on Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham St., Eugene. Cost of the class is $25 which includes hardy snacks and handouts. Registration information on the website http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/announcements/food-preservation-baking-classes. Call 541-344-5859 with registration questions.

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.

Food Drive events

NEW! Forestry Quilt Raffle: Tickets for a beautiful quilt are for sale Feb. 1-29. One ticket for $1 or six tickets for $5. The drawing will be held Monday, Feb. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Forestry Computer Helpdesk. For questions, contact terralyn.vandetta@oregonstate.edu. 

NEW! Forestry Soup Lunch: $3 for a bowl, or $5 for all you can eat soup and bread. Desserts sold separately. 12-1 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 3 in Richardson Hall, 2nd floor knuckle. For questions, contact madison.dudley@oregonstate.edu.

Coffee Kickoff & 50/50 Raffle: Join us on the first floor of Austin Hall, Tues., Feb. 2, 10 a.m.-noon to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win the CASH prize! Tickets are 3/$10 or 1/$5. Raffle tickets also available through Feb. 5 in the COB Faculty Services Office, 302 Austin Hall. Winner notified via email. For questions, contact noelle.cummings@bus.oregonstate.edu.

Chemistry Department REVERSE Raffle – all participants will receive a FREE raffle ticket.  But, this is a raffle ticket you DON’T want.  $5 or 5 non-perishable food items dropped off at the Chemistry Department Office (Gilbert 153) before Feb. 29 will pay off your raffle ticket.  Any one still holding a raffle ticket on March 1 will be entered into a drawing to be in the Dunk Tank at our annual CIA (Chemistry is Awesome) Party on June 1. For more information, contact luanne.johnson@oregonstate.edu.

Chili Cook-off & Hot Dog Lunch: Come by Cordley 3029 on Tues., Feb. 2, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., or as supplies last, for chili and hot dogs brought to you by School of Life Sciences. Vote for your favorite chili. Hot dog $3; chili & voting ballot $3; both for $5. For questions, contact durrellt@science.oregonstate.edu.

News for Employees

NEW! CORE training: The Office of Budget & Fiscal Planning, Business Intelligence Center (BIC) is offering weekly CORE training sessions through WebEx. BIC Operations Manager, Diana Lindsley, will be taking session participants through the various features of CORE. These short weekly WebEx sessions are offered on Wednesdays from 2 to 2:30 p.m. There is no need to pre-register. To access the CORE WebEx on Wednesday paste the following meeting link into a browser: https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/j.php?MTID=mfcfaac9ba569864fb4a49a0a2c14d4e7. Enter the meeting number 923 272 920, as directed. For more information about the training sessions or to receive weekly CORE updates, please contact Diana Lindsley, diana.lindsley@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-5981.

Job postings: Oregon State University is transitioning to a new jobs website. During the transition, there are two different locations to search job postings, depending on the date that the job was posted. If you visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs you’ll have access to both sites for your search.

Fierce Conversations: The Center for Learning & Organizational Development announces a training opportunity for OSU managers, supervisors, and others in leadership positions entitled “Fierce Conversations,” designed to promote productive dialogue that resolves tough challenges, enriches relationships, and provokes learning.  The deadline to register is Feb. 8. The fee for materials is $150, charged to your department index. For details and registration, visit http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eDP6zyL80V11M6p.

Traffic and Maintenance

Jefferson Way West: On Jan. 29, 25 parking spaces will be shut down on Jefferson Way West, lot #3372 from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. (View Map), for equipment delivery to the Hinsdale Wave Research Lab.

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://oregonstate.edu/jobs unless otherwise specified.

Job postings: Oregon State University is transitioning to a new jobs website. During the transition, there are two different locations to search job postings, depending on the date that the job was posted. If you visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs you’ll have access to both sites for your search.

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.

NEW! Warehouse Worker Department of Chemistry at Oregon State University 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 Feb. 12. 

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=19056602Position closes Feb. 14.

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! Operating Systems-Network Analyst: Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Operating Systems-Network Analyst.  Posting #P00034CT.  Closes Feb. 15.

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.

NEW! Financial Aid Advisor–Financial Aid and Scholarships invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Financial Aid Advisor position. Posting # P00016UF. Closes 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 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. 28.

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:“I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.” ~ Frederick Douglass. Slight chance of showers today, high of 46, low of 36. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of snow showers, high of 35, low of 23. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Chance of showers, high of 47, low of of 42. Chance of showers tomorrow.

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

 

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