OSU Today

Friday, Feb. 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.

Black lives matter at OSU (Register-Guard)

Oregon State University is grappling with issues of equity and inclusion like the University of Oregon, its counterpart to the south, and many other large universities in the country.

Better nutrition helps bees mitigate pathogen presence, OSU study finds (Capital Press)

Ramesh Sagili, Oregon State University’s honeybee researcher, has long believed nutrition is key to fighting off colony collapse disorder, the mysterious ailment that wipes out hives and threatens crop pollination.

Oregon Logging Conference 2016: “Wood is on the cusp of a major change” (KVAL)

“The wood product is incredibly strong and it can be put together incredibly big,” according to Thomas Maness, a dean at the college of forestry at Oregon State University. Notable, because architects say there’s an uptick in designing large buildings out of wood material. (see also Register-Guard)

Oregon State University joins world tech leaders to advance ‘the Internet of things’ (Register-Guard)

OSU’s College of Engineering’s Center for Applied Systems and Software is part of the 200-member nonprofit AllSeen Alliance, which is developing a common underlying technology for millions of devices made by different companies and Internet applications to talk to each other and work together.

Disaster outreach, Hollywood style (Columbian)

Geology professor Adam Kent’s favorite disaster movie is 1997’s “Volcano” — he has a poster for the film hanging in his office at Oregon State University — if only for its tagline: “The coast is toast.” “As volcanoes go, there was lots of physically implausible moments in that movie,” Kent said. “It was interesting because it, sort of, in a pretty non-realistic way, introduced what would happen if a volcano occurred in a major city.

‘Zombie bee’ parasite that ‘takes over the body of the insect’ discovered in Oregon (Daily Mail)

‘We have several other stresses on bees and we don’t want any other stress like this one,’ said Ramesh Sagili, an assistant professor of apiculture at Oregon State University. ‘We have to be cautious, but I’m not alarmed that this parasite is going to create a big problem.’

Study shows benefits of dog ownership among seniors (Bend Bulletin)

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

Hidden viruses may threaten Australia’s Great Barrier Reef (Kathmandu Post)

“This is really an important and revealing observation,” says Dr Rebecca Vega Thurber, a marine diseases expert from Oregon State University, who was not involved in the study. “The viruses have probably always been there and we’ve just never detected them.” (see also BBC News)


Informal policy talk: Professor Craig McIntosh, Co-Director of the UC San Diego Policy Design and Evaluation Lab (PDEL), will discuss PDEL’s work, focusing on a recent project that uses information technology to promote voter turnout in South Africa. The project uses SMS texting during the South African national elections in April 2014 to reach millions of citizens, making it larger than any get-out-the-vote experiment ever conducted. 10-11 a.m., Feb. 26, Gilkey 305.

Silent Auction: Business Affairs’ silent auction is Fri., Feb. 26 with bidding from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Kerr Admin. Bldg. Rm. B100. We will have several exciting items being auctioned off. Of the exciting items being auctioned off, there is a Chocolate Basket, Beaver Basket, OSU Basketball tickets, Dog Basket and Bath & Body Basket and much more! Also for sale will be mini cupcakes, mini cookies, peanut butter cookies and ginger cookies for  $1/each. Watch for posters throughout Kerr to see what other items we will be up for auction. For questions, contact angela.johnson3@oregonstate.edu.

Linus Pauling birthday celebration: Free cake, coffee and pastries. Join Ava’s Café in celebrating Linus Pauling’s birthday at the Linus Pauling Science Center, 10 a.m.-noon, Feb. 26. Enjoy free cake, coffee, and pastries while hearing about the latest work done by the Linus Pauling Institute and the Chemistry Department. The Valley Library Special Collections will be onsite with a display of items from the Linus Pauling Collection. (for updates follow us on twitter @MUFOOD)

Music a la Carte: OSU Chamber Choir and the LBCC Chamber Choir (note this is a change) noon, Friday, Feb. 26.

Functional Fitness: The Faculty Staff Fitness program is putting on a free Functional Fitness Motions Workshop.  Join us and instructor Scott Van Kampen to learn about daily functional movements & exercises to better understand your body’s movement through space, help improve your body control and balance, improve coordination and performance Friday, Feb. 26 from noon to 1 p.m.  Register online here or by visiting us in Langton 123.

DPD Lunch: Teaching Difference, Power, and Discrimination Courses Online. Bring your lunch and join us for an informal conversation on Teaching DPD Courses Online, Feb. 26, noon- 2 p.m., MU 208.  No RSVP is required.  Amber Moody and Kristen Anderson will provide an overview on best practices and E-Campus Instructional Designer Rayne Vieger will be available to answer questions.  Round-table discussions will follow.  Attendees are encouraged to read one or both of the following short articles ahead of time:  You Had Me at Foucault and Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Virtual.

The School of Public Policy Economics Program welcomes Craig McIntoshCraig McIntosh will speak on “When the Money Runs out: Evaluating the Longer-Term Impacts of a Two Year Cash Transfer Program.” McIntosh  studied a group of young women in rural Malawi who were exposed to a cash transfer experiment as adolescents.  More than two years after the end of transfers, he found that the substantial short-term benefits of the program had largely evaporated, but that children born to mothers receiving cash transfers had significantly improved long-term biometric outcomes. Noon-1:30 p.m., Feb 26, KEC 1003.

Learn to cook delicious meals: Learn how to cook delicious, healthy meals for only $4 a day with Leanne Brown, New York Times best-selling author of the cookbook “Good and Cheap.” Come to the MU Horizon Room from noon-1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, to hear from Leanne, taste food samples and see a cooking demonstration. Cookbooks will be available for purchase and may be signed by the author. The event is free and sponsored by the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health; University Housing and Dining Services; and Memorial Union Retail Food Services.

Plant Sale: Ready for spring? The Academic Success Center is having a plant sale on Fri., Feb. 26, from noon-4 p.m. in the first floor lobby of Waldo Hall. Get a great deal on perennials, shrubs, and more! All plants have been generously donated by local nurseries and garden centers. Prices range from $3 -$5. For questions, contact Anika.Lautenbach@oregonstate.edu.

PhD defense: Prasad Kopparapu, PhD candidate in Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, will defend his dissertation titled, Small Molecule Bcl-2 Functional Converters as Cancer Therapeutics ”  The defense will be held on Friday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. in Agricultural Life Sciences, Room 4001. Free and open to the public.

Drupal Open Labs – Have you always wished you had your own web team? Well now you do. Bring your Drupal or other web projects to the Open Labs and receive support from developers, designers, information architects and content specialists every Friday this term from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Autzen classroom, Room 2082, 2nd floor of the Valley Library. More information.

The future of community colleges: The College of Education presents the 12th Annual Charles Carpenter Memorial on Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room. Betty Duvall, Professor Emerita, will address the question: What is the future of Community Colleges?

OSU Theatre and Music present Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me, Kate Feb. 26-27 and March 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 28 at 2 p.m. on the Withycombe Hall Main Stage. Directed by Charlotte Headrick, with musical direction by Lauren Servias and choreography by Megan Skinner, this comedy is based on “Taming of the Shrew and continues OSU Theatre’s season, All the World’s a Stage: Celebrating Shakespeare. For tickets and information visit http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/school-arts-and-communication/theatre


Documentary screening: Poverty Inc., will screen at 6 p.m., Feb. 27 in Milam Auditorium. Watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/109863354 A panel discussion will follow. A suggested donation of $5 goes towards fundraising efforts for OSU students traveling to Haiti with us over spring break on a cultural learning experience trip. Haitian coffee will be served, and there will be Haitian products for purchase following the screening. This event is sponsored by Empower Haiti Together and the OSU Public Health Club.


Corvallis-OSU Symphony: The Corvallis-OSU Symphony, directed by Marlan Carlson,  will present “The Final Frontier,” a space-exploration themed program at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 28 in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center. Featured works include David Bowie’s “A Space Oddity” with vocalist Marc Callahan,  selections from the Star Wars, Star Trek and E.T. Soundtracks, a dramatic presentation of Maya Angelou’s poem  “A Brave and Startling Truth” with guest reader Shelley Moon, and Henri Tomasi’s Concerto for Saxophone, featuring guest soloist Nathan Boal. Also on the program is  the monumental and thought provoking tone poem “Also Sprach Zarathustra” by Richard Strauss, made famous to popular audiences in Stanley Kubrick’s film  2001 – A Space Odyssey. Tickets $22–32, OSU students free with ID. Advance tickets and more information at cosusymphony.org.

Taiwanese Night Market: Join the Taiwanese Student Association and OSU Student Leadership and Involvement for an evening of traditional Taiwanese food and games in the style of a street market. MU Ballroom, Sunday, Feb. 28, 5:30-8 p.m. Funded by ISOSU. Tickets available at SEC Information Desk and at the event while supplies last: $5 (1 free for OSU students). Contact: leechic@oregonstate.edu.

Upcoming events

NEW! OSU Wind Ensemble: The Oregon State University Wind Ensemble directed by Christopher Chapman present a winter concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 29 at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Street. The performance includes the west-coast premiere of Adam Schoenberg’s “American Symphony” for band. Tickets $7 advance, $10 door. OSU students and youth free. Advance tickets available at tickettomato.com. CAFA discounts apply.

NEW! OSU Wind Symphony and Campus Band: The Oregon State University Wind Symphony directed by Dana Biggs, and the OSU Campus Band directed by Jason Gossett present a late-winter concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1 at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Street. Tickets $7 advance, $10 door. OSU students and youth free. Advance tickets available at tickettomato.com. CAFA discounts apply.

NEW! Cooking Workshop: Sourdough Baking: Interested in sourdough baking? Love food in general? The Student Sustainability Initiative is conducting a cooking workshop using winter produce on March 1, 4-6 p.m. in the MU Global Kitchen. All participants will need to reserve a spot. Email growingfoodsecurity@oregonstate.edu to secure your spot! Check out our Facebook event

NEW! Hwy. 20 corridor workshop: The Oregon Department of Transportation will be hosting a workshop to share information about safety improvements in the Highway 20 Corridor. The Oregon Department of Transportation and DKS Associates are working to improve the safety performance of US 20 between Corvallis and Albany.  They are hosting a Community Workshop to share information about the project, answer questions, and gather feedback from the community.  The general public is invited to attend the Community Workshop on Wednesday, March 2 anytime between 4-6 p.m. at the Children’s Farm Home School in Corvallis (4455 NE Highway 20, Room C).  More information is available on the project website: www.us20safetystudy.com.

NEW! OSU Free Virtual Networking Lunch – Beaver Nation is everywhere. The OSU Alumni Association has introduced a new virtual platform that allows you to connect with Oregon State alumni and friends no matter where you live. This real-time chat program will allow you to network and build connections from the privacy of your own computer. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, March 16. Register here. Here is a demo of how the virtual platform works.

Equity town hall: President Ed Ray and Angela Batista will host a town hall discussion on equity, inclusion and civil and social justice at Oregon State University on Monday, Feb. 29. The discussion, aimed at students, staff and faculty, will be from 5-6 p.m. in Room 128 of the Learning Innovation Center. It will also be live streamed at http://live.oregonstate.edu.

OSU College of Engineering Graduate Research Expo: The College of Engineering will be showcasing groundbreaking graduate student research at the 2nd annual Graduate Research Expo on Tuesday, March 1 from 1-4 p.m. at the Portland Art Museum. The event is free, and transportation from Corvallis is available. Click here for more information and to register for transportation.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Integrative Biology Spring Seminar Series: James Estes, Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, will present “Sea Otters and Kelp Forests: Questions, Approaches, and Perspectives.” He will speak on Feb. 29 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in ALS 4001.

NEW! The Pros & Cons Of Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing:  Direct-to-consumer genetic testing has been available to consumers for under a decade.  The variety of genetic information provided to consumers and ethical considerations of such testing, including harms, benefits, autonomy and justice, will be examined.  7 p.m, Monday, Feb. 29 in Milam Hall, Room 123.

NEW! Health Care on Your Mobile Device: At the March 3 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Daniel Faltesek of New Media Communications will discuss trends in digital health care. 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. 29 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

Professional faculty open conversation: President Ray and Provost Randhawa extend invite professional faculty to attend a conversational meeting from 1:30-2:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 29, MU Journey Room. The open conversation includes a short introduction and time for comments, questions, etc. Participate as your schedule allows. For questions or suggestions, email Andrea.McDaniel@oregonstate.edu. The meeting will be recorded and available for viewing following the meeting.

An Empire for Freedom: Transcontinental Abolitionism and the Black Civil Rights Struggle in the Pacific West: Stacey Smith, 2015-16 Center for the Humanities Research Fellow and History faculty in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, will discuss how African Americans who immigrated to British Colony of Vancouver Island after the 1857 Dred Scott decision used their status as “citizens of nowhere” to invoke the protection of the British Empire against the aggressive expansionism of an American republic dedicated to white supremacy. 4 p.m., Monday, Feb 29, at the Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave.

Introduction to CORE: An Introduction to the CORE reporting system session is scheduled for Wednesday, March 2, 10 am-11 am in 202 Kidder Hall. The session content is specific to new employees or new CORE users. In this session Michael Hansen and Diana Lindsley will demonstrate CORE features, navigation and reports. Registration is required. Contact Diana Lindsley for more information.

Food Drive events

Dessert Raffle: Purchase tickets for delicious desserts made by the AMBC and CAS Admin from Feb. 22-26 for $1/each or 6/$5.  Drawing will be held at 4 p.m. on Fri., Feb. 26.  Tickets are for sale in Hovland 108 with Karen Bose and Strand 448D with Liz Etherington.  For questions, contact april.cummings@oregonstate.edu.

Folding for Food: Origami folding of dollar bills (or $5 or $10 or $20…) into lovely flowers. Have some fun creating money flowers, bring them to Milam 101 by Mon., Feb. 29, pop them in one of the vases and register for a prize drawing. Prizes include art, handmade truffles and hand knitted works of art. Check the internet for how-to-videos. For questions, contact Rena.Thayer@oregonstate.edu.

Cutest Valentine Pet Photo Contest: Either come into Waldo 252 with your pet and have your photo taken or send a photo to post on our School bulletin board. $1 to enter the contest. $2 to have your picture taken and enter the contest. The winner will be announced on Feb. 29 and will receive an 8 x 10 framed winning photo. For questions, contact leonora.rianda@oregonstate.edu.

Starbucks Gift Basket Raffle: Come by Printing and Mailing Services’ XPress Stop during the month of February to enter to win a gift basket donated by Starbucks. $1 per entry. Winner will be chosen on March 1. For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

M&Ms Raffle: Come by Printing and Mailing Services’ XPress Stop during the month of February to win the M&Ms filled jar. 50 cents per entry and winner will receive the jar of candy. Winner will be chosen on March 1. For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

Forestry Quilt Raffle update: Tickets for 2 beautiful quilts 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 (Peavy 222). See pictures of the quilts. For questions, contact terralyn.vandetta@oregonstate.edu.

Food Drive Public Employee Appreciation Night: Join other state employees as we cheer the Portland Trailblazers to victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to the Governor’s State Employee Food Drive. Last year, the amount donated was $1,359 or 5,436 pound equivalents of food! To purchase tickets or for questions download the flyer.

OSU Extension Service Movie Raffle: It’s MOVIE time! Purchase tickets in 108 Ballard Hall to win a $25 REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP Gift Card. Tickets are $1/each 6/$5. Drawing will be held on Thurs., Feb. 25. Visit Regal Cinema for showtimes & locations. For questions, contact pamela.hoene@oregonstate or call 541-737-1581.

News for Employees

NEW! Celebrating 2015 Authors and Editors: Please submit information regarding faculty-authored books and editors of collections/volumes of original scholarship with a copyright date of 2015.  More information regarding the submission process, guidelines and deadline is available at http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/awards-recognition/osu-authors-and-editors .  OSU Authors and Editors will be celebrated during receptions and readings on April 6 and April 12 at Grassroots Bookstore at 6 p.m.

Request for Applications- Action Research Fellows: The ESTEME@OSU Project and the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning welcome applications for action research fellows. Teams or individual instructors using evidence based instructional practices in undergraduate STEM classrooms are encouraged to apply.  Selected candidates will be supported in their research design and provided $3,000 financial support. Applications are due March 29, by close of business to Victoria.Bonebrake@oregonstate.edu. Please see http://bit.ly/arf-rfa-2016 for application instructions and more information.

Open Registration- NW Regional Learning Assistant Alliance Workshop: Register to attend a two-day interactive workshop on the implementation of learning assistants in undergraduate classrooms. Held May 19-20 on OSU’s Corvallis campus, participants will gain insight and practical knowledge regarding program creation, mentoring, and support of LAs. OSU staff and faculty may use code “OSU” for a registration fee waiver. Read more, including a full agenda, at this link: http://stem.oregonstate.edu/2016-LA-Alliance-Workshop.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: $1,000 scholarship for summer classes. Know of a student with design skills or one who simply likes to doodle? Help us spread the word about the 2016 OSU Summer Session T-shirt design contest, which is open to all OSU students. Submissions are accepted now through Feb. 28. Students will vote online for the winning design, and the designer will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship toward credit-based, on-campus classes in Corvallis or at the Hatfield Marine Science Center during OSU’s 2016 summer term. Learn more.

Sustainability research grant: Are you conducting sustainability research? Are you seeking funds to support your research? If so, the Student Sustainability Initiative has some GOOD news! The Student Sustainability Initiative Research Grant Application is NOW OPEN on a rolling basis. Please see the link below for more information or contact Kimberly Helm (SSI Grant Manager) for more information. Apply now! http://sli.oregonstate.edu/ssi/grants/research-grants

Literary prize: Submissions being accepted for the 28th Annual Provost’s Literary Prize for undergraduate students at OSU.  Deadline for submission Feb. 29.  Criteria and instructions for submissions can be found at http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/awards/provosts-literary-prize .

PROMISE interns: The PROMISE program invites you to apply to host a 2016 summer intern. The program runs from Monday, June 27 to Friday, Sept. 2. Click here for information about hosting an intern and to apply. For general information about the PROMISE program, visit: dce.oregonstate.edu/promise/. The PROMISE program is sponsored by Diversity & Cultural Engagement and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access. Please contact Charlene Martinez if you have any questions about the suitability of a project or your organization’s alignment to the PROMISE purpose and mission. The deadline to apply is March 7.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin: Food in Emergencies: If an earthquake, winter storm, or other disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, and electricity for days or even weeks. By taking time now to store emergency food supplies, you can provide for your entire family. Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

Traffic and Maintenance

Bates Hall: As part of the Johnson Hall Project and in preparation for the power shutdown scheduled for Feb. 27, 7 parking spaces (View Map) in the Bates Hall north parking lot (#3313) will be closed Feb. 23-24. Pacific Power will be working in the vault preparing for Feb. 27. The drive thru for Bates Hall will remain open. The spaces affected are the drop off parking spots for Bates Hall. The project manager is working with parking services to relocate those spots temporarily to the west for those two days.


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.

NEW! Associate Director for External Engagement and Associate Director for Corporate Engagement The College of Business is expanding in Portland and seeking two results-oriented, creative problem-solvers to join our team: (1) Associate Director for External Engagement, (2) Associate Director for Corporate Engagement. Full-time, fixed-term, 12-month positions, with reappointment at the discretion of the Dean. These positions are based in Portland. Anticipated start March 18. Posting No. P00064UF and posting No. P00063UF. Full consideration Feb. 26.

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.

Internship & Cooperative Education Coordinator – College of Forestry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Internship & Cooperative Education Coordinator position. Posting # P00026UF. Closes Feb. 28.

Academic Wage Hourly: Faculty Research Assistant – The Institute of Natural Resources invites applications for a part-time .49 FTE, 12-month, academic wage hourly position. This position is anticipated to last 9 months. Posting# P00013AW. Closes Feb. 29.

Director, Printing & Mailing – Printing & Mailing Services is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Director. Posting number #P00057UF. Closes on Monday, Feb. 29.

Accountant 1 – The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center at OSU is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00057CT. Closes Feb. 29.

Office Specialist 2 – The department Educational Opportunities Programs invites you to apply to one full time Office Specialist 2 position. To apply, please visit posting# P00038CT. Closes Feb. 29.

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

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant,Our Beaver Nation: The OSU Foundation is looking to add an experienced and skilled Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to our Development team based on campus at Gill Coliseum. The person in this position will be the point of contact for visitors, callers and staff members, and provide administrative support to the Our Beaver Nation office, annual fund, stewardship, and events. Four year degree and one to two years of reception / customer service experience, or related administrative experience using similar knowledge skills or abilities. Education and experience equivalencies will be considered. To apply: http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5029

Academic Advisor – The Academic Success Center is seeking three, full-time (1.0 FTE) Academic Advisors to provide direct academic advising service to a defined cohort of low-income and/or first-generation college students. Posting #P00048UF. Closes March 1.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor (Water Management Technologist) position. Posting #0016967. For full consideration apply by March 1 (deadline extended), closes March 15 (deadline extended).

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 March 1 (deadline extended), closes March 15 (deadline extended).

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs, invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Procurement Contract Officer. Posting # P00046UF. Closes March 2.

Mental Health & Wellness CVM Program Coordinator/CAPS Staff Psychologist: Counseling and Psychological Services and the College of Veterinary Medicine has an opening for one full-time, 12-month, fixed-term position. This is a unique position shared by CAPS and CVM. Half of this psychologist’s time will be on-site at CVM coordinating mental health and wellness programs for CVM students; the remaining half will be on-site at CAPS providing counseling and outreach services. Posting #P00032UF. Closes March 2.Office Specialist 2 – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting # P00053CT. Closes March 2.

Building Services Coordinator, Chemistry Department. Required qualifications include 2 years management experience, building management experience, experience researching and purchasing products and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Posting # P00041UF. Closes March 4.

Faculty Research Assistant – Genome Research/Biocomp is seeking a Core Lab Technician. This is a part-time (.60FTE) position, 12-month, fixed term with the possibility of moving to full time. Posting# P00047UF. Closes March 4.

Executive Director, Marine Studies Initiative–The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Executive Director, Marine Studies Initiative. Posting #P00068UF. Closes March 6. This is an internal employment opportunity.

Seed Laboratory Manager – The Department of Crop & Soil Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Seed Laboratory Manager position. Posting #P00031UF. Closes March 6.

Medical Lab Technologist: Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Medical Lab Technologist, Posting #P00078CT. For full consideration, apply by March 7. Closes March 31.

Coordinator, Sports & Special Programs – The Department of Recreational Sports invites applications for a 12-month, fixed-term, Coordinator position. This position directs the administration and supervision of comprehensive Sports and Special Programs that includes sport clubs, intramural sports, and special events. Posting #P00054UF. Closes March 8.

Office Specialist 1 – The Gilliam County Extension Office invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Office Specialist 1 position. Posting P00086CT. Closes March 10.

Sexual Assault Support Services Coordinator: Counseling and Psychological Services seeks an innovative team leader to oversee the Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) program. This position is a full-time, 12-month appointment. Posting # P00058UF. Closes March 10.

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Recruitment Specialist, Oregon State University Direct SE Asia. This position will execute a comprehensive international recruitment and marketing plan targeted at building brand recognition in key markets across Asia and driving international student enrollment for Oregon State University’s graduate and undergraduate degree seeking programs. For more information or to apply please follow the link: http://bit.ly/1SXFihz.  Apply by noon, March 13.

Associate Director– The Career Development Center invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Associate Director. Posting P00081UF. Closes March 13.

Assistant Director, Mental Health Promotion: Counseling and Psychological Services seeks an energetic, collaborative leader to direct the vision, coordination, implementation and assessment of the CAPS Mental Health Promotion Program. This position is a full-time, 12-month appointment. Posting #P00069UF. Closes March 14.

The College of Science Dean’s Office is seeking a Head Academic Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P00042UF. Closes March 15.

Academic Advisor-College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor. Posting P00045UF. Closes March 16.

Education Program Assistant 2 – The Linus Pauling Institute invites applications for a part-time .49 FTE, 12-month, hourly position. Posting# P00081CT. Closes March 18.

Accountant 1 – The Arts & Sciences Business Center at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00032CT. Closes March 31.

Assistant Athletic Director for Development, Athletics Annual Giving: The OSU Foundation is looking for a strong and talented Assistant Athletic Director for Development in Athletics Annual Giving. This position is responsible for achieving the annual giving fundraising goals on behalf of Oregon State University Athletics through efficient and effective leadership and management of athletics’ annual giving programs, individual sport support and strategic fundraising campaigns. If you understand the Annual Giving process as it relates to college athletics, and have a proven record of success in annual giving or significant sales success, consider applying for this position. For more details please visit the OSUF website at: http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5052

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.


Corvallis: “Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.” ~ Shirley Chisholm. Patchy fog followed by rain, high of 59, low of 45. Chance of showers Saturday, rain Sunday.

Central Oregon: Increasing clouds today, high of 59, low of 35. Slight chance of showers tomorrow, chance of rain Sunday.

Newport: Rain and patchy fog, high of 57, low of 48. Mostly cloudy Saturday, rain Sunday.

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


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