OSU Today

Monday, April 4, 2016

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Oregon State University: students practice engineering with a human face (Register-Guard)

Grace Burleson majored in mechanical engineering at Oregon State University, but the prospect of spending her career tinkering with car components or even jet engines left her yawning. She sought advice from her favorite OSU teacher, mechanical engineer Nancy Squires, who tried to interest her in turbulent combustion modeling, propulsion and gas dynamics. “She described to me what her research was in — like, jet engines and airplanes — but that didn’t strike a chord with me at all,” Burleson recalled.

As ocean acidification threatens West Coast, a quest to stop it (Christian Science Monitor)

“When we went into this, the last thing we wanted was another report from 20 scientists about something bad happening to the world’s oceans,” says the panel’s co-chair, Francis Chan of Oregon State University, in a telephone interview with The Christian Science Monitor.

Oregon State University scientists show how they see in the dark (Register-Guard)

Oregon State University marine scientists are eager to show you all the ways they’ve devised of looking into the briny deep. They look remotely through cameras on underwater vehicles, directly while diving and from 200 miles above with satellite images, said Maryann Bozza, program manager at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Study investigates light, biological clocks, estrogen receptor expression in the breast (Medical Xpress)

The mammary gland in the female appears to be sensitive to changes in light exposure, initially reacting to excess nighttime light in ways that might lead to tumor development, a research team from Oregon State University in Corvallis discovered. (see also Science Codex)

As forecasters get it wrong, Oregon gets lucky with snowpack (Statesman Journal)

“I remember being really worried in October,” said Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University. “All the signs were pointing to another bad year.” Yet the nightmare scenario never happened.

Oregon State president: Bend should be treated like eighth campus (Oregonian)

Ed Ray, Oregon State University’s president, said Thursday that the university’s Bend campus should receive the same amount of state funding as Oregon’s regional universities, like Eastern Oregon or Southern Oregon. It shouldn’t come out of his budget for OSU’s main campus in Corvallis.

Council to review pact with OSU (Gazette-Times)

The Corvallis City Council is scheduled to consider entering into a new intergovernmental agreement with Oregon State University at its 6:30 p.m. meeting Monday at the downtown fire station, 400 N.W. Harrison Blvd.

Intestinal illness reported among 16 students at Oregon State (KATU)

Oregon State University officials say 16 students have reported experiencing flu-like symptoms and intestinal problems. The health department has stepped in to test for norovirus and results should be available next week. (see also KEZI)

OSU professor: History of eastern Oregon filled with change, conflict (Democrat-Herald)

The Great Basin — eastern Oregon, Northern California and Nevada — has been an important “cog in the wheel of humanity for more than 10,000 years, John Buckhouse, professor emeritus at Oregon State University told Albany Kiwanis Club members Thursday.

Making the future (Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University will hold its third Maker Fair on campus next Friday and Saturday, and Calapooia is among the clubs planning to participate.

New to following Oregon State women’s basketball? Here’s a crash course on the Beavers (Oregonian)

The Beavers have evolved into a program that is respected nationally and supported locally, with OSU leading the Pac-12 in attendance this season. Yet for those who might be jumping on the bandwagon just in time for the Final Four matchup against the sport’s greatest power, here’s a quick crash course on OSU.

Idaho onion growers cleared to use herbicide in drip systems (Capital Press)

Field trials by Oregon State University researchers in Malheur County have shown the herbicide, produced by BASF, works much better in drip systems than by surface applied applications, said OSU weed scientist Joel Felix.

OSU-Cascades campus feedback sessions scheduled (My Central Oregon)

Join Bend 2030 and OSU-Cascades leaders to share your vision for the new campus at four interactive and fun workshops in April held in each district of Bend. Come see preliminary campus models and plans. Use clickers to weigh in on big questions. Ask questions of OSU-Cascades planning team. And offer your insights for making this campus the best it can be.

Editorial: We are grateful for Beavers’ terrific season (Gazette-Times)

Well, it was a terrific run this season by the Oregon State University women’s basketball team, but it ended on Sunday at the hands of a team that has made a specialty out of crushing opponents, the University of Connecticut Huskies.

A newsman looks back on the Vortext I festival: Book excerpt (Oregonian)

Vortex gets its own chapter in McKay’s new historical memoir, “Reporting the Oregon Story: How Activists and Visionaries Transformed a State” (Oregon State University Press, 288 pages, $21.95).

Highlights from the APS March Meeting 2016 (Physics)

Given its poor vision, a spider relies on the vibrations of its web to identify and locate prey, predators, and potential mates. To study how spiders gain information from web vibrations, Ross Hatton, of Oregon State University in Corvallis, and his colleagues built a 6-foot-diameter spider web in their lab using rope for radial “spokes” and bungee cord for the perpendicular, spiral elements.

OSU schedules series of summer arts camps (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University is hosting a series of summer workshops in art and music. The programs all take place on or near the campus and include day and overnight options.


Watch the Clatsop County Chicks Hatch—Follow the Clatsop County Extension Chick-Cam at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/clatsop/. Expected hatch date is April 6 or 7, but follow the live streaming chick-cam starting April 4 to learn about egg hatching and the brooding of bantam chicks. Fun for the entire family! Share on social media to spread the word.

Labyrinth Walk: An open Labyrinth Walk will be offered to the OSU community Monday, April 4, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., in MU Room #13 (multipurpose room on the ground floor level of the newly remodeled portion of the MU).  Claim some time to let go of the stresses and find a focus or experience a centering for your life and work.  Free.  Hosted by United Campus Ministry at Westminster House.

Diversity and Inclusion: Grand Challenges for Science and Engineering: The College of Science invites you to our spring 2016 Distinguished Lecture and reception featuring Shirley Malcom from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is an international leader in improving access of girls and women to education and careers in science and engineering. Malcom will discuss “Diversity and Inclusion: Grand Challenges for Science and Engineering” April 4 at 5 p.m. in LaSells Stewart Center with a reception at 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming events

NEW! Adult swim class: The Faculty Staff Fitness FREE Adult Learn to Swim program begins Tuesday, April  5.  Free swag included for participation. Visit us in Langton 123 or online here to register. Many other classes are still open as well; register today to secure your spot.

NEW! Miss Representation Film Screening: In conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media and culture contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. Join us Tuesday, April 5 at 5:30 p.m. in MU 207 Asian/Pacific-American Room.

NEW! Sustainable Seafood: Taste something new on Wednesday, April 6, as dining centers across campus celebrate Sustainable Seafood Day. Restaurants in McNary, Marketplace West, and Southside Station at Arnold will feature new lunch and dinner dishes created with seafood that’s been farmed or wild-caught in ways that promote healthy oceans. Expand your horizons beyond salmon and tuna to taste mussels, calamari, Oregon bay shrimp and more. All seafood served is rated either a “Good Choice” or a “Best Choice” by SeafoodWatch.org.

NEW! 2016 Authors Lectures: Each year OSU Faculty publish a remarkable range of literary contributions.  Join us as we celebrate the work of Wayne Harrison on Wednesday, April 6 at 6 p.m. and David Biespiel on Tuesday, April 12 at 6 p.m. at Grass Roots Books and Music. Reception and book signing to follow. All OSU authors from the last year will be acknowledged and information regarding their literary work will be available. For more information, contact events@oregonstate.edu or visit leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/awards-recognition/osu-authors-and-editors.

NEW! Prospective student open house: Spring Preview, an open house program for prospective and newly admitted students, will be in Memorial Union and CH2M Hill on Friday, April 8. There will be approximately 800 visitors on campus, which may impact parking and retail food locations.  Please welcome visitors you interact with during their time on campus.

NEW! OSU Hackathon 1.0: Innovation Unscripted – Friday, May 6 – An all-day event for employees to collaborate, innovate and build or propose something new to benefit OSU. Does not have to be technical (you could design a new process, for example). Register a team, or register alone and ask for a team. All OSU employees are welcome. Participation is limited to 12 teams. Registration: April 1 through 25.

 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.

OSU-Cascades Advisory Board to Meet: The Oregon State University – Cascades Board of Advisors will meet on Tuesday, April 5 from 3 p.m. 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.

Fairbanks Gallery: Michael Boonstra – Transitory Surfaces. Digital prints on aluminum, mixed media drawings, acrylic on canvas. Reception: Tuesday, April 5, 4:30-5:30 pm. oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery

Senior Art Exhibition • Claire Harden: Topless. Drawings of topless and braless women in public and private spaces. Fairbanks Hall, West Gallery, Free. oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery

Schwarzman Scholars Information Meeting: Schwarzman Scholars is a selective international scholarship for future leaders in a world where China plays a key global role. The program provides students from around the world with a fully-funded one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Please join an information meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 4 p.m., in West Hall Lounge. Students who are unable to attend the meeting are encouraged to participate online: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/38837536719081088 Contact: LeAnn Adam leann.adam@oregonstate.edu

OSU Event & Travel Planners Tradeshow: It’s not too late to Register! Attend the tradeshow on April 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center to speak with 40 vendors and caterers who will be onsite to discuss how they can help make your events be one your guest will never forget. At 1:15 p.m., Leigh Anne Jasheway, M.P.H., will entertain us with an interactive discussion on “Planning a Lower Stress Life With Laughter“. Learn more about this free event online.

Sam Stern Retirement Reception: Please join the College of Education in celebrating and honoring Sam Stern on his retirement at a reception on Tuesday, April 5 from 3:30-5 p.m. on the 4th floor of Furman Hall.  For more information, contact events@oregonstate.edu.

India Night: Tickets on sale for India Night online and at the SEC Info Desk: follow an epic love story filled with performance and fashion, and enjoy an authentic Indian dinner. April 9 at LaSells Stewart Center, 5-8 p.m., doors: 4:15 p.m. OSU Students: $5 in advance/$7 at the door. General: $7 in advance/$9 at the door. Sponsored by Student Events & Activities; funded by ISOSU. Information/accommodations related to disability, contact: oregonstateisa@gmail.com

5K and half marathon: Corvallis Rotary After 5 will be hosting a 5K Saturday April 16  start time at 10:30 a.m.,  and a Half Marathon Sunday April 17  with start time of 9:30 a.m. All proceeds go back into the community. They are collaborating this year with OSU for a Healthy Living Expo at Gill Coliseum Saturday from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., and Sunday from 8 a.m.-noon. Students and faculty are invited to attend. For more information see www.corvallishalfmarathon.com

International Night Market: A night of cultural food, activities and performances! All are welcome!  April 29, 7.30 p.m. – 10.30 p.m., SEC Plaza. For more details, please contact: irc@oregonstate.edu or follow us on Facebook at International Students of Oregon State University (ISOSU) and Instagram @is_osu

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! CORE – Weekly Wednesday WebEx Training Session: No training session will be available on Wednesday, April 6. Plan to join the next WebEx training on Wednesday, April 13, to learn more about CORE Tenure Reports.

NEW! Library Workshops for Grad Students & Faculty: Intro to Data Management, Spreadsheet Best Practices, Qualtrics: Get a jump start on learning to manage the data associated with your research projects with Intro to Data Management on April 5. Then take your Excel skills to the next level with Spreadsheet Best Practices on April 6.  If you’ve got survey research in your future, hone your survey development skill set by exploring the many and powerful features of Qualtrics (Intro and Advanced) on April 7. View all the offerings in the Library’s Spring workshop series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Associate University Librarian for Research and Scholarly Communication presentations: OSU Libraries and Press is hosting candidates for this open position. The final candidate, Andrew Wesolek, presents on April 6 at 9:45-11 a.m. in the Valley Library’s Willamette Room. A reception will follow the forum. All candidate presentations will be recorded and available for viewing.

NEW! Finalists for Vice Provost & Dean for the Graduate School: Campus forums are being held for the finalists. Jennifer Dennis will give a presentation and Q&A Wednesday, April 6, 11 a.m.- noon, 115 Hallie Ford Center. Roy Haggerty will give a presentation and Q&A Thursday, April 7, 11 a.m.- noon, 115 Hallie Ford Center. The presentations will be streamed live: http://live.oregonstate.edu/ There is a live chat for the online audience to use for questions. Look for the prompt to “sign in with ONID” in the lower right corner. The presentations will also be recorded and available at https://media.oregonstate.edu/ after both interviews have been completed.

NEW! Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Departmental Seminar: Chirag Patel, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School , will present his seminar “Leveraging large data streams to dissect the contribution of the exposome (and genome) in health and disease”- at noon on Wednesday, April 6, in ALS 4001.

NEW! WRGP Spring Seminar Series: Julie Pett-Ridge of Oregon State University will present “Subsurface architecture, water flow paths, and solute fluxes in Oregon Cascades streams” on Wednesday April 6, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Learning Innovation Center 314.  Free & open to the public.

NEW! Radical Learning Opportunity at Windward: Are you searching for a way to make meaningful change in the world and put your academic studies into practice? Do you seek to live with the land in the context of a supportive community dedicated to holistic sustainability? Windward may be what you are looking for! Join us for a conversation about Windward’s approach to building resilient and sustainable land-based systems, and how you can get involved for a weekend, a season, or a life-time. April 6, 4:30-5:30 pm, Memorial Union MLK Room 212. For more info, visit our website http://www.windward.org/2.0/index.php or check out our Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/1039124402803299/?active_tab=highlights

NEW! Microbiology research: The Microbiology Student Association Research Symposium will take place on April 9, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Kearney Hall. Admission is free. This is an excellent opportunity to network with and learn from researchers from Oregon and Washington. Feel free to stay for the entire day or attend specific talks you are interested in.  Contact Emaan Khan at khane@oregonstate.edu with any questions. 

NEW! Biochemistry and Biophysics Tsoo King Lectures: Dr. Peter Walter will give a scientific lecture “From Protein Folding to Cognition: From Protein Folding to Cognition: The Serendipitous Path of Discovery” at 3:30 p.m. April 13 in ALS 4001 and a public lecture “The Unfolded Protein Response in Health and Disease” at 7 p.m. April 14 in LInC 210. Receptions to follow.

NEW! Data Carpentry Weekend Workshop at the Valley Library, April 23-24: Do you have data you want to analyze?  This hands-on workshop teaches basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data. We will introduce data organization in spreadsheets and OpenRefine, an Introduction to R, SQL for data management, and data analysis and visualization in R. No prior computational experience is required, but participants should bring their laptops and plan to participate actively. Participants must attend both days. Registration: http://osuvalleylibrary.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dng5tZgA2AuZk0t

NEW! Cheese making: Ever wanted to learn to make your own soft cheese using goat and cow’s milk, here is your chance. The OSU Extension Master Food Preservers are offering a hand-on cheese making workshop on Wednesday, May 4 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the OSU Extension Service – Lane County office located at 995 Jefferson Street, Eugene (enter on 10th at the ramp). Cost is $60 which includes a lunch featuring the cheeses made in class. http://extension.oregonstate.edu/land/announcements/food-preservation-baking-classes or call 541-344-5859.

Christiania’s Place in the World of Travelling Ideas: Ordinary, Informal, Secret and Utopian: Today, new patterns of social organizing and solidarity are apparent in groups of people that imagine and act upon a shared vision of connected community. Ethnographies of intentional and ‘close-knit’ communities indicate that, in this ‘quiet revolution’, we are witnessing the legacy of countercultural experiments from the 1970s.  Monday, April 4, noon in Milam Hall, Room 319.

Ecuadorian Christian Student Movement: The Faculty/Staff Christian Fellowship of OSU will host Mark Edwards, Professor of Sociology at Oregon State University, who will discuss recent observations of a Christian student organization in Ecuador. He speaks on April 5 at noon in the Memorial Union Asian/Pacific-American Room (MU 206).

Poetry workshops: Faculty and students in OSU’s Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing will lead two poetry writing workshops, both at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. A workshop for adults will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, and a workshop for teens will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 7. Space is limited. To register in advance, call 541-766-6793 or email askalibrarian@corvallisoregon.gov.

North American Truffling Society  meeting,  Sara Robinson, OSU Forestry Professor will speak on her work on wood spalting.  Spalting is a form of wood coloration caused by specific fungi to produce wood coloration and patterns, highly prized by wood turners.  Dr. Robinson inoculates wood using specifically curated fungi to produce the spalting in different types of wood.  It does occur naturally in nature, usually in dead or decaying trees, and it can occur in living trees as well. April 5, 7:30 p.m., Cordley Hall, Room 2087.

Kitten Training & Socialization Class: The OSU Human-Animal Interaction Lab is offering a free 6-week kitten training class. It will be held weekly Fridays from 7-7:45pm beginning April 8 in the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility. Kittens should be between 4-8 months and be up to date on their veterinary shots. We will use clicker training to teach kittens how to sit, come when called, walk on harness & leash and teach a variety of trick behaviors. You will also learn how to address problem behaviors. Kittens also socialize with one another in a fun environment and you get to meet other cat owners! To watch a video from previous classes click this link. Contact Kristyn Shreve to inquire or enroll: Kristyn.Shreve@oregonstate.edu

News for Employees

NEW! OSU changes OSU Alert Vendor: The new system, known as AT&T Rave, integrates existing Banner contact information, securely enables users to log into their OSU Alert account with their ONID login, and is capable of sending campus-specific messages.  We need your help to implement this new notification system and request that all students, faculty and staff verify their emergency contact information.  Please go to http://main.oregonstate.edu/alerts/osu-alert-portal and follow the instructions to review/update contact information.  We suggest that you add a cell phone or other text-capable device to receive an urgent message if an incident is under way. Note that the new system has additional features that users may want to enable in order to customize their notification.  If you have an questions, contact the OSU Emergency Preparedness Manager Mike Bamberger, Michael.bamberger@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! OSU’s Jane Lubchenco receives the Linus Pauling Legacy Award: Dr. Jane Lubchenco is the 2016 winner of the Linus Pauling Legacy Award sponsored by OSU Libraries and Press. Lubchenco is the ninth winner of the prestigious award, and several of the previous recipients were Nobel Prize winners. Lubchenco is a university distinguished professor and advisor in Marine Studies at OSU and was formerly the administrator of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.    

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin – Work Place Violence  Every day, we see workplace violence on the news. However, reports and statistical analysis of workplace violence document some surprising facts. Still, being prepared and knowing how to respond to violence in the workplace is important in case it should occur.  Whether at your work or someone else’s’ work, you should know what to do.  Download this month’s Preparedness Bulletin at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics for more information.

NEW! PCOSW Scholarship Applications: Applications for PCOSW scholarships are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women, or PCOSW, provides funding to women faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development or research opportunities, as well as individuals conducting research related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500 and applications are due Friday, April 29 (week 5) with notification in Week 7. Information: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships

NEW! Faculty Regalia Reminder: The OSU Beaver Store is now taking Faculty Regalia orders. Place your order online at http://osubeaverstore.com/faculty/regalia/.  The deadline for orders is April 15. Orders submitted after April 15 may see substitutions with gown size and/or hood colors.   For further questions email faculty.regalia@osubeaverstore.com.

OSU international travel insurance: Individuals who travel internationally on behalf of OSU are required to register the trip with Risk Management via the International Travel Registration. Upon completion, OSU travelers will be automatically enrolled in the Travel Accident & Sickness Plan, which provides $200,000 lifetime medical maximum per covered accident/sickness; evacuation due to security/political unrest, natural disaster, emergency medical situations; trip interruption and cancellation benefits; and 24-hour travel, safety and security assistance. Beginning April 1, the cost of the insurance for those traveling internationally on behalf of OSU will be centrally funded. Additionally, a risk assessment tool is available at http://risk.oregonstate.edu/risk-assessment-tool.

Faculty Staff Fitness: The Faculty Staff Fitness program has officially started for Spring term. Even though classes have already started, it is not too late to register.  Our free Adult Learn to Swim program starts next week. Visit us in Langton 123 to register in person or follow this link to register online.

OSU Extension Spring Publications Sale: Purchase $25 or more of any OSU Extension publications and save 10 percent now through June 30. The OSU Extension catalog includes over 150 printed publications and over 1000 free online publications on topics like gardening, forestry, health and nutrition, and more. Browse their catalog online at: https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/.

Oregon wine: A new 32-page stakeholder report describes the latest research and educational outreach provided by OSU’s Oregon Wine Research Institute. The institute’s 17 experts address the needs of Oregon’s more than 1,000 vineyards and nearly 700 wineries. The report was produced by OSU’s Extension and Experiment Station Communications department. For a printed copy, please contact danielle.gabriel@oregonstate.edu.

Internships: Undergraduate Summer  Internships with Regional Approaches to Climate Change- Pacific Northwest Agriculture (REACCH PNA) partners.  UI, WSU, OSU and USDA-ARS are teaming up to offer a total of 10, 9-week long, internships across the three institutions. Internships will go from 6 June – 5 August for the University of Idaho and Washington State University and 13 June – 12 August for Oregon State University.  Application deadline is April 15, 2016.  For more information go to https://www.reacchpna.org/2016-summer-internship-program.

The Source: Agricultural science explores the world, from molecules to oceans, to create new jobs, to improve environmental health, and to understand the mechanisms of life on earth. This is where science goes to work.  Here is a snapshot of what the College of Agricultural Sciences is up to in this issue of The Source, our paperless newsletter.

Professional faculty award: Nominations are being accepted for the Karel J.H. Murphy Professional Faculty Leadership and Service Award. The award recognizes a professional faculty member who has provided outstanding leadership and service throughout their career both within their Department and in programs and organizations across OSU. The award also honors a legacy of providing ongoing, strategic, and progressive leadership, administrative support and service among Professional Faculty and other OSU employees. The award winner will be presented a plaque and a $1000 check at University day. Nominations due April 7. For more information: Michelle Mahana   mahanam@oregonstate.edu


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.

Senior Researcher (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Center for lifelong STEM Learning is seeking a Senior Researcher. This is a part-time (.60FTE), 12month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting# P00145UF. Closing date April  4.

Temporary Education Project Assistant for Academic Programs. Student Affairs invites applications for temporary Part-time, 12 month hourly position. Posting# P00141CT. Closes April 8.

Research Associate (Post Doc) – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Research Associate (Post Doc) to study the new invasive Spotted Wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii and focus is on sustainable management practices. Posting # P00127UF. http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/22578For full consideration apply by April 4. Closes April 10.

Student Facilities/Maintenance (Student Supply Specialist) – College of Forestry invites applications for a part-time student worker to process receipt and delivery of packages and mail.  See posting# P00211SE for description & requirements.  Closes April 11.

NEW! Operating System/Network Analyst: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) invites applicants for a full-time (1.00 FTE) Operating System/Network Analyst position. USSE supports the Banner ERP system and other business services at public universities in Oregon. This is a level three position with an annual salary range between $58,464 and $93,360, and includes a comprehensive benefit package. Posting # P00112CT. Closes April 15.

Project Manager: Capital Planning and Development invites applications for a Project Manager position. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P00150UF. Closes April 15.

Assistant General Counsel– The Office of the President invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Assistant General Counsel. Posting #P00143UF. Posting open until filled with full consideration date of April 15.

Coordinator-OSU Precollege Programs – Precollege Programs invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Coordinator-OSU Precollege Programs. Posting #P00141UF. Posting closes April 15.

Interim Director (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Office of the Vice President of Research is seeking an Interim Director for the Linus Pauling Institute. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President of Research. Posting# P00106UF. Closes April 15.

Assistant Director of Virtual Career Development –The Career Development Center invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Assistant Director of Virtual Career Development. Posting #P00111UF. Closes April 15.

Director of Extension and Experiment Station Communications – The Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Director position. Posting # P00115UF. Closes April 17.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Oregon Sea Grant and Curry County Extension Office invite applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting # P00133UF. Closes April 17.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Weed Management for Horticultural Crops. Posting # P00108UF. http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/22117 Closes April 17.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 8 hours per week) Biological Sciences Research Technician 1 position for the Wasco County Extension Office. Posting # P00148CT. Closes April 18.

Assistant Vice President for Research Integrity – The Vice President of Research Office is seeking an Assistant Vice President for Research Integrity. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting# P00095UF. Closes April 28.

Temp Bio Science Research Worker Malheur County Extension invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), temporary (approximately 1 year), Biological Sciences Research position. Posting # P00142CT. Closes June 1. Full Consideration April 29.

Faculty Research Assistant – The Center for Excellence Genome Research invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting# P00138UF. Closes April 30.

Food Service Worker 1 – Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center invites applications for a part-time (.25 FTE), intermittent, Food Service Worker 1 position. Posting P00090CT. Closes May 1.

Student Worker, Special Events: (Part-time student employment) This opportunity reports to the Associate Director of Special Events and gives students a chance to develop experience, knowledge and skills to implement higher education fundraising sponsored events by providing administrative and general support to the Special Events team.  If you are interested in applying to this student position, please visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5202. Up to 20 hrs/week. Some evenings/weekends. Must possess valid Oregon Driver’s License.

The Oregon State University Foundation has opened an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Director, Regional Programs for California.  This entry level position will devote its time to fundraising activities focused on OSU’s rated discovery prospects in the California region, and advancing OSU Foundation’s engagement strategies.  If you have experience in donor cultivation and engagement, and strong oral and written communication skills, consider applying for this position.  The OSU Foundation makes hiring decisions on the basis of merit and ability, and encourages all qualified individuals to apply at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5195.

Research Analyst – The OSU Foundation is looking for a pro-active prospect research analyst to support fundraising activities by researching, analyzing and recommending strategies for a team of development officers. This position is responsible for helping facilitate donor cultivation and solicitation. If you have experience identifying new prospects through industry best practices, creating prospect profiles and briefings, collaborating with development officers, and “thinking differently,” consider applying for this position. If you’re interested in this position, and you have experience with profile research techniques, apply at the OSU Foundation website: http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5098.


Corvallis: “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” ~ Abraham Lincoln. Scattered showers, high of 58, low of 36. Partly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of showers, high of 53, low of 28. Mostly sunny Tuesday.

Newport: Showers, high of 53, low of 40. Partly sunny Tuesday.

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

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