OSU Today

Friday, May 27, 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.

Facial expressions are key to first impressions. What does that mean for people with facial paralysis? (The Conversation)

A piece by Kathleen Bogart, assistant professor of psychology at Oregon State University. (see also EconoTimes)

‘There will be birds': Meet Noah Stryker, the world’s greatest birdwatcher (Independent)

Since graduating from Oregon State University in 2008, Strycker has stitched together a career as a full-time birder: writing for bird magazines, guiding bird tours and taking part in research projects, one of which involved three months in tent in Antarctica with two other scientists and 300,000 Adélie penguins, an experience that led to his first book, Among Penguins.

Gorge’s wine success rooted in Wright’s old vine legacy (Capital Press)

For winemakers, the Gorge represents the “blessing and challenge” of a diverse American Viticultural Area, said Mark Chien, program coordinator of the Oregon Wine Research Institute at Oregon State University. “They are well on their way to making great wine,” Chien said. “It’s sort of like where the Willamette Valley was 25 years ago: You figure out what the heck you’ve got and what to do about it.”

Prepare for severe earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir: Governor Vohra writes to CM (India Today)

Oregon State University has suggested that Jammu and Kashmir is ripe for an earthquake of 8.0 magnitude and above that could endanger the lives of a million people.

Rep. DeFazio to give McCall lecture (Gazette-Times)

U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio will address what he sees as serious threats to American democracy in a free public speech next week at Oregon State University. The Springfield Democrat, who has represented Oregon’s 4th District in Congress since 1987, will deliver the annual Tom McCall Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St.

Ceremony marks Walmart grants (Gazette-Times)

The Walmart Foundation and Oregon State University celebrated their partnership with a brief ceremony Thursday morning at the Walmart Neighborhood Market in Corvallis.

Grant will provide training on agriculture, natural resources (LIFE@OSU)

By 2050, Earth will have 9 billion people to support. That’s why it’s critical, says Aymeric Goyer, to get started right now on developing rational, sustainable food production methods that will help feed all those hungry mouths.

Today

Wine research: Fang Yuan, PhD candidate in Department of Food Science and Technology will present her research, “Contribution of C13-Norisoprenoids to Pinot noir Grape and Wine Quality” at 9 a.m., May 27 in Wiegand 238.

 Memorial Day event: Visit the Memorial Union Quad this Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and spend a moment with members of the Veteran and Family Student Association as they remember our fallen Brothers and Sisters in Arms and focus on the true meaning of the upcoming holiday.

Music à la Carte: OSU Campus Band. Friday, May 27 at noon. MU Outdoor Plaza, free.

Spring 2016 Ocean Ecology & Biogeochemistry Seminar Series: Rick Colwell will speak on “Sediment microbiological processes and methane fluxes to the overlying ocean.” Noon, Friday, May 27, Burt 193.

Britannia, rule the rails!: Legality, Land, and the Sierra Leone Railway, 1896-1910: Trina Hogg presents new research on how British desire to export produce cheaply from the interior compelled colonial administrators to use extra-legal measures to obtain land from local leaders by describing the railway as  “pioneer of civilization” to both the British and African public. While purporting to be protecting African people and their customs, by 1910 colonists succeeded in legislating the extortion of hundreds of square miles of land along the 227-mile railway line. Noon, Friday, May 27, Milam room 301.

Native American Flute Circle: Hundreds of former and present students of the Native American flute class at Oregon State University gather on campus to set an annual record for the largest Native American-style flute circle. Friday, May 27 at 1 p.m., MU Outdoor Plaza, free.

Drupal Open Labs: Bring your Drupal and web projects to the Open Labs this Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Autzen classroom on the main floor of the Valley Library. Developers, designers and content experts will be on hand to help with troubleshooting, sharing ideas and solving problems.

Book reading: Environmental writer and photographer Elizabeth Rush will give a free public reading on Friday, March 27. Rush is the author of many books including the recently released “Still Lifes from a Vanishing City: Essays and Photographs from Yangon, Myanmar.”  Her work chronicles communities being irrevocably changed by late capitalist industrializationThe event will at 7:30 p.m. in the Valley Library rotunda. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Upcoming events

NEW! Water Wonderland: Shark Slide: The Student Sustainability Initiative is kicking off the summer with a water wonderland celebration! There will be free otter pops, 30ft slide, and drawings for hydroflasks and free kayak, paddle board, or canoe rental from Adventure Leadership Institute. Come learn about ways of conserving and preserving our shared water resources! Tuesday, May 31, MU Quad.

NEW! Chere Pereira Retirement Reception:  After 29 years of successfully running the Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental programs at OSU, Chere Pereira is retiring. A celebratory reception will take place at 4-6 p.m., June 1, in the MU Room 206. Those able to attend are welcome to stop by at anytime.

NEW! CIA “Chemistry is Awesome” Party!:  Wednesday, June 1, 5-7 p.m, Gilbert Hall/GBAD Breezeway.  Chemistry demos, live music by The Svens, free food, prizes, games, dunk tank, poster session, fun for all!  If you’re a current OSU student and you’ve ever taken a Chemistry class, you’re invited.  Come join us, we can’t wait to see you there. More info at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1618122751782669/

NEW! Reception for Sabah Randhawa: President Edward J. Ray invites the campus community to attend a reception to honor and thank Provost and Executive Vice President Sabah Randhawa for his years of service to OSU. The reception will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, in the Kelley Engineering Building Lobby. A brief program will take place at 4 p.m. For more information, events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4717.

OSU Art Seniors Exhibition: May 31 – June 12, Fairbanks Gallery: OSU Art BFA Thesis Show, West Gallery: B.A. in Art Seniors Exhibition, Fairbanks Hall, free. (Open noon to 5 p.m. June 11 and 12 for graduation weekend.) oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery

Group session with President Ray: A small group session with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional) is scheduled May 31 from 1-2 p.m. This is an opportunity for the President to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing; faculty are encouraged to speak freely. If you’d like an issue clarified, or wish to confirm a rumor, this is the place to do it! If you wish to attend, please send a message to vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu and include your name, email address, phone number, and unit. When responding, please enter ‘Faculty Sessions’ in the subject line.

OSUsed Store Dot Sale: Come by our public sale Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 644 SW 13th St at which many items will be 50% off or buy 1, get 1 free. Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; learn more on our website.

University Chorale: Conducting students take their turn at the baton in directing this university and community choir, under the supervision of Sandra Babb. Tuesday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m., First Congregational UCC, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis, Free.

Retirement Celebration for Associate Vice President for Research Rich Holdren and Executive Assistant Debbie Delmore: You are invited to a reception to honor Rich and Debbie for their years of service to the Research Office and OSU. Please join us on Wednesday, June 1 from 430-630 p.m. at the MU Lounge for a wine and cheese reception. Child-friendly goodies will be available as well. TO RSVP: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1Uq5mWTbZkNSC0Z

Retirement Celebration for Linus Pauling Institute Director Balz Frei: You are invited to a reception to honor Linus Pauling Institute Director Balz Frei, who is retiring after 19 years of leadership and service to the institute and OSU. Please join us on Thursday June 9 from 4:30-6 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Linus Pauling Science Center. Refreshments will be served. Please contact Anne Glausser with any questions (anne.glausser@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-5881).

Save the date! Chris Bell retirement celebration: A familiar presence across campus, School of Civil and Construction Engineering Associate School Head Chris Bell’s 35-year career at Oregon State has taken him from CCE professor, to the College of Engineering Associate Dean, to INTO OSU Director – and even to Reser Stadium, where he serves as chief marshal of the annual commencement ceremony. Join us as we celebrate his career Tuesday, June 14, 5 to 7 p.m., Kearney Hall Atrium. For questions, call Renie Ashbaugh,  541-737-8876.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! MF Presentation: Seth Ayotte of the Sustainable Forest Management graduate program will present his research, “Simulation of slvicultural alternatives for ponderosa pine forest restoration” on Tuesday, May 31 at noon in 236 Peavy Hall.

NEW! WRE Thesis Defense: You are welcome to attend the thesis defense of Kelsey Harpham, MS WRE candidate.  She will present “Taming the Tumalo: A Damned Dam Repurposed for Recharge” on Tuesday, May 31 at 3 p.m. in Beth Ray Center 138.  Kelsey is advised by Todd Jarvis in CEOAS/IWW. Free & open to the public.

NEW! WRE Thesis Defense: Joseph “Joe” Kemper, MS WRE candidate.  He will present “Groundwater Flooding and Guerilla Trenches: a Participatory Approach for Flood Control” on Wednesday, June 1 at 9 a.m. in BURT 193.  Joe is advised by Todd Jarvis in CEOAS/IWW. Free & open to the public. Event Calendar.

Open Forum: Candidate for Associate Vice President for Capital Planning and Facilities Ed Soltero will present on the topic of “How would you integrate the departments of Capital Planning and Facilities Services to best support OSU’s mission?” The Open Forum will take place on Tuesday, May 31 at 1:30-2:30 pm at Memorial Union 213 and is open to all. The presentation will be followed by Q&A. Click here for position information and candidate bios. For accommodations related to disability, please contact melanie.rose@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-5661.

News for Employees

NEW! No OSU Today Monday: OSU Today will not publish on Monday, May 30 due to the holiday. It will resume publication May 31. Also, OSU Today switches to the weekly (Monday) version starting June 12 until the start of fall term.

Become an OSU Search Advocate:  Search Advocates collaborate with search committees to support fairness, validity, and inclusion in the search and selection processes.  There is a 2-part workshop series available every month this summer — register for both Session I and Session II on the OSU Professional Development website at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=44 using your onid user account.  Workshops will be held in the new LInC (Learning Innovation Center) building, and meals are included.   If you have questions, please contact Anne Gillies (anne.gillies@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-0865).

Grant process survey: To better understand faculty perspectives on the end-to-end grant process, the OSU Research Council, in conjunction with the Research Office, is requesting your input via this survey. http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5hF2eA3wNo9FYZT  Influence the changes you seek! The survey covers the following topics: proposal development, proposal writing, proposal submission, research compliance, post-award activities, and research impact. It should take about 10 minutes.

Family Members attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Monday, June 6, to submit the application for family members attending other former OUS Universities during Summer 2016. Applications are to be submitted to your business center. For additional information, please visit: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

Invitation: Discuss Future of Journal Subscriptions: OSU is trying to keep up with the rising costs of journal subscriptions. We need your help to figure out how to handle this moving forward. Join us for this conversation. We’ll provide the refreshments!  Sign up for a time slot at this link: http://osuvalleylibrary.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9srMVF5hontnjH7

Recovery Support Housing Coming to OSU: For three years the CRC has been supporting OSU students who are in recovery or who are seeking recovery from substance dependencies. In the Fall, in Partnership with University Housing and Dining, the CRC will be opening an on-campus Recovery Living and Learning Community. Housing Scholarships will be available. Contact recovery@oreogonstate.edu for more information or visit http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/recovery.

Leadership Collaborative(LCI): Applications are being accepted for LCI, led by Kristen Magis (kristen.magis@oregonstate.edu). OSU employees from 35 work units have participated in LCI. LCI features:  Team-Based; Engaged, Self-Directed learning; Practical, Effective Tools & Skills; and On-the-Job Implementation. Attendance requires participation in five sessions: Sept. 29, Oct. 18, Nov. 10, Dec. 2 and Dec. 14, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learn more at http://hr.oregonstate.edu/lc1-emergence. Submit application and nomination by June 13 at http://hr.oregonstate.edu/lc1-emergence/application-nomination. LCI will be offered only once during 2016-2017.

Traffic and Maintenance

Hwy 20: Construction on U.S. 20 between Newport and Corvallis is underway. The road will be open with minimal delays between June 1 and July 15 near Eddyville (milepost 16). Expect some delays of up to 20 minutes for equipment moving across the roadway, but the contractor is going to attempt to use very few of the previously anticipated two-hour closures. Whenever a two-hour closure is planned, the exact time will be announced a week in advance on the website schedule

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.

Program Representative 1, Enterprise Risk Services at Oregon State University. F/T, starting at $ 3083/monthly + benefits. Major duties include Claims Management to include receiving, investigating and monitoring property and casualty claims and Data Entry/Recordkeeping. Posting # P00227CT. Closes May 27. 

Library Technician 3 – The Valley Library invites applications for full-time (1.00F FTE), 12-month Library Technician 3 position. This positon processes serials (print & electronic) invoices and credits for payment, communicates with vendors and publishers, and assists in revising and updating the online catalog to maintain the integrity of serial records. Posting #P00234CT. Closes May 27.

Administrative Program Assistant – Seed Certification invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position.  Posting #P00233CT. Closes May 27.

Info Technology Consultant -This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Information Technology Consultant 1 position in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting#P00229CT. Closes May 27.

Medical Lab Technologist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE), 9-month, Medical Lab Technologist. Posting #P00208CT.  Closes May 27.

Medical Laboratory Technologist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Medical Lab Technologist. Posting #P00246CT.  For Full Consideration apply by May 28. Recruitment closes June 13.

Administrative Specialist-Maritime Operations: The Ship Operations unit within the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a full time, 12-month position located in Newport, Oregon. Apply to posting #P00298UF. Closes May 30.

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences located in the Josephine County Extension office invites applications for one part-time 0.75 FTE (approximately 30 hours per week), appointment as an Education Program Assistant 1.  Closes May 30.

Instructor – Clinical Mental Health. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a Part-time fixed -term (.25 FTE), 12-month Clinical Mental Health Instructor position.  Posting # ­­­­­­­­­­­­P00320UF.  Full consideration date is May 30. Closes June 2. 

Assoc Mgr-Bus & Strategic Plan (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Associate Manager of Business Performance & Strategic Planning.  Posting # P00326UF.  For full consideration apply by May 30.  Closes June 6.

Specialist 2-Counselor. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time fixes term (.75 FTE), 12-month Specialist 2-Counselor position.  Posting # P00319UF.  Full consideration date is May 30. Closes June 2.

Receptionist. The Radiation Center at Oregon State University welcomes applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) OS1, 12-month receptionist position. Posting #P00274CT Closes May 31.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Analyst Programmer. This position will be working on projects that support the functional needs of departments and staff within INTO OSU as external customers. This includes, but is not limited to, maintain and develop systems using C3, Automate, SQL, Oracle, and MS SQL Server Mangement Studio. For more information or to apply please follow the link:   https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=12945&lang=en_US&source=CC2 Please apply by May 31.

Administrative Program Specialist – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist position.  Posting #P00249CT. Closes May 31.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Student Engagement Coordinator. This position is designed to oversee social programming and student engagement within the INTO OSU center and facilitate international student integration at OSU. This includes, but is not limited to, providing a range of co-curricular programs and services to promote the social, personal, and academic well-being of INTO OSU students. For more information or to apply please follow the link:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=12935&lang=en_US&source=CC2 Please apply by May 31.

Analyst Programmer – The Enrollment Management Department invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Analyst Programmer position. Posting # P00253CT. For full consideration apply by May 31.  Position closes June 7.

Statistics Instructor: Oregon State University (OSU) – Cascades, in Bend, Oregon invites applications for 1 full-time position between (.50 and 1.0 FTE) 9 month salary position. Posting# P00307UF. Closes May 31.

Mathematics Instructor: The Division of Arts and Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) – Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for 1 full -time position between (.50 and 1.0 FTE) 9 month salary position. Posting# P00308UF. Closes May 31.

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.

Executive Assistant – The Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Executive Assistant position. Posting #P00313UF. Closes June 2.

NEW! The College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking an Executive Assistant to the Dean. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting # P00340UF. Closes June 3.

Office Specialist 2 – Seed Certification invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position.  Posting  #P00244CT. Closes June 3.

Office Specialist 2: Counseling and Psychological Services invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Office Specialist 2. This position is part of a 3-person team of Office Specialists supporting clinical staff and clients. Posting #P00268CT. Closes June 3.

The Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing (CGRB) is seeking a Bioinformatics e-Trainer/Faculty Research Assistant. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P00300UF.  Closes June 3.

Grounds Maintenance Worker 2: Facilities Services invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE)  Grounds Maintenance Worker 2 position. Posting #P00254CT. Closes June 3.

Accountant 1–The Forestry and Oceanic Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1, position. Posting # P00197CT.  Closes June 5.

Instructor – Accounting. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month Accounting Instructor position.  Posting # ­­­­­­­­­­­­P00331UF.  Full consideration date is June 3. Closes June 6.

Student Advocate– Office of Student Life invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office of Advocacy Student Advocate position. Posting #P00301UF. June 6.

The College of Public Health and Human Services located in the Lane County Extension office invites applications for one part-time .75 FTE (approximately 30 hours per week), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant (EPA1) appointment based in Eugene and serving Lane County. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 1 year from the appointment begin date.  Posting #P00264CT.  Closes June 6.

Administrative Program Specialist – School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist position. Posting # P00278CT. Full Consideration date is June 7.  Closes July 31.

Accountant 2. The Business Affairs Department at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for 1 part-time (.50 FTE), 12-month Accountant 2 position.  Post # ­­­­­­­­­­­­ P00277CT.  Closes June 7.  

Administrative Program Assistant-Insurance and Billing Specialist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Insurance and Billing Specialist- Administrative Program Assistant. Posting #P00280CT.  For Full Consideration apply by June 8. Recruitment closes June 19.

The College of Public Health and Human Services located in the Lane County Extension office invites applications for one part-time .75 FTE (approximately 30 hours per week), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant (EPA1) appointment based in Eugene and serving Lane County. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 1 year from the appointment begin date.  Posting #P00263CT.  Closes June 8.

NEW! Instructor – Education. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Education Instructor position.  Posting #­­­­­­­­­­­­ P00356UF.  Full consideration date is June 9. Closes June 13.

NEW! Instructor -Kinesiology. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 19-month Kinesiology Instructor position.  Posting # ­­­­­­­­­­­P00354UF.  Full consideration date is June 9. Closes June 13.

NEW! OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time (.95 FTE), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) in Hood River and serving Hood River County. This particular position has a priority designation for working with Spanish speaking audiences through the utilization of bi-literate/bi-cultural skills.  Posting #P00281CT.  Closes June 12.

Violence Prevention Specialist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Violence Prevention Specialist. Posting #P00316UF.  Closes June 13.

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 #P00345UF. Closes June 14.

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 #P00346UF. Closes June 14.

HR Technical Analyst – The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term HR Technical Analyst. Posting #P00344UF. Closes June 14.

The Office for Research is seeking an Executive Assistant. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President for Research. Posting # P00353UF. Full consideration June 15. Closes June 25.

Adventure Administrative Program Assistant. The Department of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University welcomes initiative, organizational excellence, and passion for Student Development through Adventure.  Inviting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Administrative Program Assistant. Posting #P00258CT Closes June 15.

Dir – Strategic Partnerships – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Director of Strategic Partnerships.  Posting # P00306UF.  For full consideration apply by June 15.  Closes Aug. 1.

The College of Public Health & Human Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term 4-H Outreach Program Coordinator position in Wasco county.  Posting #P00193UF.  Closes June 19.

NEW! Assoc Dir-MBA Recruitment – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director of MBA Student Recruitment.  Posting #P00364UF.  For full consideration apply by June 23.  Closes July 31.

NEW! The Department of Outreach and Engagement invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term, OSU Open Campus Education Coordinator appointment. The responsibilities of this position are as follows: 0.50 FTE Tillamook Bay Community College assignment and 0.50 FTE OSU Open Campus.  Posting #P00351UF.  Closes June 26.

The Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term, 12-month Faculty Research Assistant positions serving the Eastern and South East regions of Oregon in applied research and stakeholder involvement in enhancing greater sage­grouse habitat.  Posting #P00322UF.  Closes June 30.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (.75 FTE) intermittent Food Service Worker 1 position for the Oregon 4H Conference and Education center at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in rural Salem, Oregon. Posting # P00090CT. Closes June 30.

Student Worker, Foundation Services:  PT 20 hours/week starting July 1.  The OSU Foundation is looking for a student worker to provide administrative and office support to the Director and Assistant Director of Foundation Services.  The Foundation Services program oversees and facilitates the development and programmatic administration of private foundation proposals for multiple units to meet the priorities of Oregon State University.  Learn more and apply at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5296.

Faculty Research Assistant.  The Department of Microbiology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position in a molecular microbiology research laboratory.  The duties of this position include testing new antibiotics in mouse models of infection, and in standard clinical laboratory assays.  Applicants must have research laboratory experience working with research animals (preferably mice), and pathogenic bacteria. Applications accepted through July 5. https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/24786

 The Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center is hiring temp seasonal lifeguards. The lifeguard position maintains constant surveillance of swimmers or canoers, monitors activities, provides instructions, helps prevent accidents; provides general information on waterfront operations to guests; cautions swimmers and canoers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces waterfront rules and regulations; responds to all illness and injury incidents around the waterfront facilities immediately and appropriately. Please send resume to elaine.laizure@oregonstate.edu

Weather

Corvallis: “Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist.” ~ Guy de Maupassant. Slight chance of showers today with a high of 67, low of 47. Rolling into a beautiful holiday weekend with partly to mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid to upper 70s

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 62, low of 36. Mostly sunny this weekend, highs in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

Newport: Slight chance of showers today, high of 57, low of 46. Slight chance of showers Saturday, partly sunny Sunday and mostly sunny Monday.

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

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