OSU Today

Thursday, April 7, 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.

“If we grow things in seawater that’s nutritious, we’ll have an endless supply of food” (KVAL)

Professor Chris Langdon came to OSU in 1986 from the University of Delaware to work on oysters. Seaweed had not been part of his research until he started examining it as feed for abalone about 20 years ago.

Compound from unique blue-green algae could be key to next anti-cancer drug (News-Medical)

The compound in question is called coibamide A, discovered eight years ago by scuba-diving scientist Kerry McPhail, Ph.D., of Oregon State University. A new study shows coibamide A has potent anti-cancer activity in mice and cell cultures that model brain tumors and triple negative breast cancer, two of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat types of cancer.

Study shows forest thinning changes movement patterns, habitat use by martens (Phys. Org)

There are two main reasons that martens avoid open forests,” said Katie Moriarty, a post-doctoral research biologist with the U.S. Forest Service, who conducted the research as a doctoral student at Oregon State University. “Martens eat a lot of food – up to a quarter of their body weight a day. It would be like you eating 100 hamburgers. They need downed logs and dense sapling cover to hunt successfully.

How to appeal to a conservative’s inner conservationist (Pacific Standard)

“Pro-environmental appeals that match the moral values of conservatives … may have consistent positive effects across an array of environmental attitudes and behaviors,” a research team led by psychologist Christopher Wolsko of Oregon State University-Cascades writes in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Watch chicks hatching live at OSU Extension (KOIN)

The Oregon State University Extension in Clatsop County is streaming chicks hatching live. According to their Facebook page, the chicks are a mix of bantam breeds including Golden Seabright, Blue Chochin and White Silkies.

Test confirms norovirus in OSU outbreak (Gazette-Times)

Test results have confirmed what health officials suspected from the start: Norovirus is the culprit in the outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Oregon State University.

OSU changes approach on new district plan (Gazette-Times)

A lengthy process the city of Corvallis has been involved in to discuss comprehensive plan amendments that will be required to review Oregon State University’s District Plan has been thrown into chaos. University officials submitted a letter to commissioners on the eve of Wednesday’s deliberations calling into question whether the district plan is required or necessary.

OSU soil scientist to lead Southern Oregon Ag Research Station (Good Fruit Grower)

Soil scientist Richard Roseberg of Oregon State University and the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station (OAES) has been named the new director of the research station in southern Oregon.

OSU: Bend campus will need investment to reach ‘university scale’ (University Business)

Beginning next year, Oregon State University leaders will submit separate proposals to the state for capital investments to the Corvallis campus and Cascades campus in Bend, saying the latter will need “major capital investment” over the next decade to “effectively construct a regional university-scale campus.”

Today

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. Fun for the entire family! Share on social media to spread the word.

Library Workshops for Grad Students & Faculty: Intro to Data Management, Spreadsheet Best Practices, Qualtrics: 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

Climate change webinar: Jordan Beamer, OSU PhD WRE candidate, will present his modeling studies of the impacts of climate change on freshwater resources along the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) coastline in a talk titled: Climate Change Impacts on Gulf of Alaska Hydrology and Freshwater Discharge. 10-11 a.m., April 7.  Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/705016024759568643

Social Security: 7 Keys to Enhancing Your Benefit: How big a role will Social Security play in your overall retirement plan?  Designed for People 60 and older. Presented by Leslie Warren, Retirement Consultant, Allianz Life, Hosted by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS*  April 7 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., MU 212. RSVP to kallam@mapscu.com

“Beavers Give A Dam” Preview Session for faculty and staff: Come learn about OSU’s new bystander intervention program aimed at preventing sexual violence. Get a sneak peak of curriculum contents and learn how we are all responsible for keeping our community safe. Thursday, April 7 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in MU 212. Feel free to bring your lunch

Water in the West: At the April 7 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and stafff club, Gordon Grant of the U.S. Forest Service and the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences will discuss the future availability of water in the West. Triad meets at noon in the MU, room 211. The public is welcome to attend free of charge and bring a lunch.

Graduate Council Policy revisions: Concerns related to proposed Graduate Council Policy revisions (click here to download) may be discussed with Jim Coakley, Graduate Council member, from noon-1 p.m., on  April 7 in 300 Austin Hall. These revisions were initially presented during the March 10 Faculty Senate meeting, and a vote on these revisions is anticipated during the April 14 Faculty Senate meeting. If you are unable to attend either session, concerns may be forwarded to Jim Coakley at jim.coakley@bus.oregonstate.edu or Vickie Nunnemaker in the Faculty Senate Office at vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu.

Arts-Science Convergences at OSU: Scientist and artists work and think in different ways, but the process of inquiry has many common dimensions as well. How do art-science convergences happen? Why are they important or useful? What are some future prospects for art-science convergences? Scientists and artists will give brief illustrations of their convergent work, and then engage in a conversation with the audience on the practice of arts-science convergences. Presenters include: Jerri Bartholomew, Mark Harmon, Bob Keefer, Dana Reason, Justin Ralls, Angelique White, Leah Wilson, Charles Goodrich, and Fred Swanson. Thursday, April 7, 3-5 pm, MU Journey Room.   Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word. FMI: http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/114293/

2016 Starker Lecture Series-Burning Questions: People, Forests & Fire: Ed Smith, Natural Resource Specialist, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, will speak about The Living With Fire program, which he cofounded in 1997. Together with Nevada’s firefighting organizations, the program provided a set of consistent wildfire threat reduction recommendations for Nevadans. Since then, these recommendations have been shared with thousands of homeowners living in fire prone areas throughout the country. Thursday, April 7, 3:30 p.m., C&E Hall, The La Sells Stewart Center.

Geology of the Volcanics of Central Oregon lecture: Martin Streck, professor in the Department of Geology at Portland State University will give the weekly CEOAS G&G seminar on “Eastern Oregon Rhyolites Provide New Clues to CRB Mysteries”.  He will speak on April 7 from 4 to 5 p.m., in Burt 193.

2016 Starker Lecture Series provider fair: After the 3:30 p.m. lecture, a public provider fair with offer members of the community the opportunity to meet with a variety of vendors that offer services and information about fire safety and prevention. Thursday, April 7, 5-6 p.m., C&E Hall, The La Sells Stewart Center.

Exhibit opening and reception: Heartwood: Inquiry and Engagement with Pacific Northwest Forests. The OSU Libraries and Press Special Collections and Archives Research Center explores our deep and complicated connections with forests. Participants include the US Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station and the Spring Creek Project. Thursday, April 7, 5 – 6:30 p.m., OSU Valley Library – 5th floor.

“Reading Rita Dove:” College of Liberal Arts Dean Larry Rodgers, a professor of English who specializes in African-American literature, will present “Reading Rita Dove,” on Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Journey Room, Room 104, in the Memorial Union on the OSU campus.

OSU Latin@ Theatre Project: Real Women Have Curves by Josefina Lopez. Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre, Free. (No late entries due to location of door relative to stage.) Funded by the MU Foundation Pepsi Endowment.

Upcoming events

NEW! Bring Your Kids to Campus Day: Join us for the 5th annual Bring Your Kids to Campus Day event taking place on Friday, April 15. Family friendly events include story time, arts and crafts, robotics demo, gymnastics, OSU athletics tour, ASOSU hangout, and so much more! To see the entire lineup for the day and to register visit http://childcare.oregonstate.edu/bring-your-kids-to-campus-day.

NEW! Celebrate Teaching Excellence at OSU: OSU educators who designed and implemented innovative (and effective) teaching strategies will share their ideas and invite yours, at this round table event. This Center for Teaching and Learning Spring Celebration applauds all OSU educators’ commitment to student success. Thursday, April 21 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Registration: Celebrating Teaching Excellence Symposium

Music à la Carte: The Fire with Rebecca Lomnicky, fiddle; David Brewer, guitar. Friday, April 8 at noon. Memorial Union Lounge, Free.

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

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.

Buddhist Tourism Conference:  This conference brings together Buddhist scholars in order to generate an investigation of Buddhist spaces, identities, and practices as dynamic entities that shift significance within various flows and networks of travelers and international relationships.  Saturday and Sunday, April 9 and 10 in Milam Hall, Room 319 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Marine Science Day at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon: Join the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport for Marine Science Day, Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., HMSC will open its doors for a behind-the-scenes peek at the cutting-edge research, education and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine laboratory unique. Meet researchers from Oregon State University and six government agency partners. For more information hmsc.oregonstate.edu/marinescienceday or maryann.bozza@oregonstate.edu, 541-867-0234.

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

Auditions: Auditions for the 2016 Spring One-Act Festival will be held April 10 and 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre. Auditions are open to all students, faculty, staff, and community members. Questions? Please contact Elizabeth Helman at elizabeth.helman@oregonstate.edu

Corvallis Housing Fair: This is the time of year that many students begin to secure housing for the fall.  Corvallis has a very competitive rental market.  Don’t wait, or it may be too late.  On Thursday, April 14, students can learn about on-campus housing options offered through University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) and meet property management companies to learn about available off-campus housing options, receive housing applications, discuss rental timelines and answer questions.  The Corvallis Housing Fair will also feature additional university and community resources for students. April 14, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., SEC Plaza.

Coming this Spring: Earth Week Teach-Ins: Faculty are invited to lead teach-ins during Earth Week, from April 18-22. This campus-wide event aims to educate OSU students about climate change and its ecological, social, political and moral implications. Faculty can hold closed teach-ins with their own students, or open teach-ins for all students and community. The event will also host keynote lectures from Monday through Friday during Earth Week at noon in the Snell Hall International Forum. The project is sponsored by OSUDivest, Spring Creek Project, PESE, 350Corvallis, and RTC. For more information please visit www.osuteachin.wordpress.com For questions or to confirm participation as teach-in leaders, please e-mail osuteachin@gmail.com

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Catalyzing Transformation: Individual and Institutional Actions to Advance Equity and Inclusion: OREGON STATE ADVANCE invites you to our Annual Lecture featuring Kelly Mack, Vice President for Undergraduate STEM Education and Executive Director for Project Kaleidoscope at the Association for American Colleges and Universities. She will speak April 11 at 2 p.m. in MU 104; reception to follow.

NEW! Integrative Biology Seminar Series: Maxi Polihronakis Richmond, Associate Director, University of California, San Diego, Drosophila Species Stock Center, will give a seminar on “The evolution and function of species-specific male and female genitalia.” She will speak on April 11, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in ALS 4001.

NEW! Muslim Jews: A History of Conversion — Though “Muslim Jew” may sound like an oxymoron, in Islamic or Jewish history, hybridized identity was not as uncommon as one might think. In this talk, Jonathan Katz, Center for the Humanities Research Fellow and faculty in OSU’s School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, will consider three historical episodes in which entire Jewish communities converted to Islam. How each group fashioned a response to challenges of exclusion and acceptance offers lessons about the formation of collective identity as well as the limits of tolerance. Monday, April 11, 4 p.m., Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Avenue.

NEW! Library Workshops: Data Wrangling for Research (April 11) and Open Research – Tools/Best Practices (April 12.) With huge investments made locally and nationally in educational technology, understanding the impact of technology solutions on student achievement can help teachers and administrators. Registration is encouraged but not required. View all the offerings in the Library’s Spring workshop series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Flourishing @ OSU Lecture Series: Sangari Nadarajan, Liberal Arts student, will speak on “An International Perspective of the OSU Experience,” Friday, April 8 at noon, Kidder 202.

Spring 2016 Ocean Ecology & Biogeochemistry Seminar Series: Andrew Thurber will speak on “Global biogeography of deep-sea ecosystem function and biogeochemical cycling.” Noon, Friday, April 8, Burt 193.

Striking a Balance: Work, Family, Life. Join OSU’s Women in Policy on Friday, April 8 at noon in the Native American Longhouse  for a panel discussion with OSU faculty (Kelsy Kretschmer, Ana Spalding, Hilary Boudet, Stephanie Bernell) about working in academia, participating in higher education, and balancing a life & family. Free lunch provided.

Integrative Biology Graduate Student Invited Speaker Seminar: Rebecca Safran, Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder, will give a seminar on “The role of adaptation in speciation: an integrative approach.” She will speak on April 8, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm in ALS 4001. For more information: https://osuibinvitedspeaker.wordpress.com/

STEM to STEAM symposium: Join The CO• at a STEM to STEAM Symposium on Friday April 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Learning Innovation Center, Room 100. The symposium brings together six makers of objects and policies to discuss the challenges and rewards of integrating the Arts into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education. This is a free public event.

Arts Entrepreneurship Workshop: For majors in music, art, theatre, new media communication. CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Saturday, April 9 at 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. To register, contact Robert Brudvig,bbrudvig@oregonstate.edu  Free – space is limited.

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.

Eating for Health: Ann Marchant, MS RDN, an instructor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, will present a program entitled ” Eating for Health–Reliable Nutrition Information” Tuesday, April 12 from 3-4:30 p.m., in the Board Room of the OSU Foundation Building. The presentation is sponsored by the OSU Retirement Association.

Apply for the Iterate Program Now: The OSU Advantage Accelerator is now taking applications for Iterate, a series of workshops for interested entrepreneurs who want to take their business concept to the next level. The four week session begins May 3, and will be available remotely in Bend and Newport. Further details here: http://advantage.oregonstate.edu/iterate

News for Employees

NEW! Clara L. Simerville Award Nominations: Now accepting nominations for the Clara L. Simerville Award for International Education. The award is given to an OSU undergraduate domestic or international student who has voluntarily contributed to international understanding through personal relationships, scholarship and research, and involvement in campus or community organizations supporting international understanding. Award: $100. Deadline: April 15. Nomination forms: http://international.oregonstate.edu/isas/scholarships-and-funding/clara-l-simerville-award. For more information: isas.scholarships@oregonstate.edu.

Salem-Corvallis vanpool seeks riders: Seats are available with the Salem to Corvallis vanpool.  Leaves from Safeway in West Salem at 6:30 a.m. with pick-ups in Rickreall & Monmouth and arrives at OSU at 7:20 a.m.  Leaves OSU at 4:35 p.m. and arrives in West Salem by 5:30 p.m. Current cost is $120/month.  For more information visit Valley VanPool at http://www.cwride.org/Page.asp?NavID=13 or contact the vanpool coordinator Morry.McClintock@co.benton.or.us.

PCOSW University Mentoring & Professional Development Award: Nominations for PCOSW’s Mentoring & Professional Development Award  are now being accepted. Each year the President’s Commission on the Status of Women, or PCOSW, recognizes any classified, professional faculty, or faculty member who excels in mentoring, supporting, and encouraging OSU employees, especially women and those from under-represented groups or non-traditional careers, and making available to them opportunities for professional, educational and personal development. Nominations are due Friday, April 29 (week 5) with notification in Week 7. Information: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships/nomination-form-university-mentoring-professional-development-award

Excellence in Family Business Awards: Are you part of a family that owns a successful business?  The Austin Family Business Program invites you complete the application for the 2016 Excellence in Family Business Awards. This is the original peer-reviewed family business competition designed to engage families, educate business owners and celebrate generations of success. For more information see our website or call 541-737-3326.  This is your opportunity to get your family’s business recognized.

Preferred Renters Program:  Complete the Preferred Renters’ 1 hour online workshop to learn about your tenant rights and responsibilities, become a Corvallis Preferred Renter and receive a $50 discount on your security deposit with participating properties.

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE): From April 5-May 6, Oregon State University is participating in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) study. We invited all first-year students and seniors who applied to graduate by March 30 to participate. We ask for your help in shaping engagement opportunities at OSU by encouraging students to participate in this important study. For more information about OSU’s participation in the NSSE, visit: oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/NSSE

Association of Office Professionals Member of the Year Award: This award recognizes contributions toward these goals by individual members through creative approaches and consistently high performance as a professional in ways that benefit OSU. Nominees must be an active AOP member and have participated in AOP related activities within the last two years. AOP members and supervisors of AOP members are encouraged to submit nominations. Nomination packets are available: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition. Submit to: Laurie.Wyant@oregonstate.edu

Association of Office Professionals Boss of the Year Award: A nominee must be actively employed in a supervisory capacity at any level. Nominees do no need to be an AOP member, but s/he must be an employee of Oregon State University. Nomination packets are available: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition. Submit to: Laurie.Wyant@oregonstate.edu

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.

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.

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. Full consideration date is April 8. Closes April 15.

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/22578Closes April 10.

NEW! The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications for the Veterinary Assistant position on April 12.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00160CT no later than midnight April 11.  Applicants must have at least 1 year experience in a veterinary hospital/clinical setting.  The position available is in the Large Animal Hospital: full-time day shift (may include weekends).

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.

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.

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. Closes April 17.

NEW! Program Manager for Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager for Student Engagement.  Posting # P00169UF.   For full consideration apply by April 18. Closes April 25.

NEW! Program Manager for Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager for Student Engagement.  Posting # P00170UF.  For full consideration apply by April 18. Closes April 25.

NEW! Program Manager for Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager for Student Engagement.  Posting # P00171UF.  For full consideration apply by April 18. Closes April 25.

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.

NEW! The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is taking applications to fill one full-time Operating Systems-Network Analyst. Posting # P00164CT. Posting closes May 3 with a full consideration date of April 19.

NEW! This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 8 hours per week, however this will be more during peak time) Biological Sciences Research Technician 1 position for the Wasco County Extension Office. Posting # P00148CT. Closes April 20.

NEW! Info Technology Consultant -This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Information Technology Consultant 2 position for Community Network at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting#P00163CT. Closes April 25.

NEW! HR Business Analyst – The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term HR Business Analyst. Posting #P001173UF.  Closes April 26.

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications: The College of Forestry invites applicants for this full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Closes April 27. Posting #P00139UF.

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.

NEW! Admissions Counselor for The Office of Admissions invites applications for limited term full-time (1.00 FTE), 12 month salary position. Posting# P00041AW. Closes May 1.

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.

Weather

Corvallis: “Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.” ~ Anthony Bourdain. Sunny today, high of 84, low of 48. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 78, low of 42. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Sunny today, high of 80, low of 50. Partly sunny tomorrow.

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

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