OSU Today

Thursday, Oct. 6, 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.

 Study of whale poop provides vital data to OSU researchers (KGW)

Whale poop is providing Oregon State University researchers with a treasure trove of information. For the last two summers, researchers have been scooping the poop of these animals that can be more than 40 feet long and weigh more than 30 tons. Marine ecologist Leigh Torres has been heading up the pilot project. (see also Northwest Cable News)

‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ is a myth, warn experts, as survey shows there is no ‘rubbish island’ (Telegraph)

Dr Angelicque White, Associate Professor at Oregon State University, who has studied the ‘garbage patch’ in depth, said: “The use of the phrase ‘garbage patch’ is misleading . I’d go as far as to say that it is a myth and a misconception. “It is not visible from space; there are no islands of trash; it is more akin to a diffuse soup of plastic floating in our oceans.

Take this job and shove it, say the majority of employees who quit (Fast Company)

Anthony Klotz, an assistant professor in the College of Business at Oregon State University, studies the ways people leave their jobs. He recently found that the way that as many as 48.9% of employees quit their jobs was received positively by employers, but the majority was not. Another 36.2% quit in a way that was perceived as negative, but not necessarily damaging to the employer, and 14.9% chose to resign using a method that could potentially inflict damage.

OSU bands celebrate 125th anniversary (Gazette-Times)

The band program at Oregon State University is planning a concert on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the program.

Accomplishments in community health lead to award for OSU Extension in Columbia County (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University Extension in the Columbia Gorge was part of a community-wide collaboration that won a Culture of Health Prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Change is the watchword as another boutique Oregon winery sells (Capital Press)

Mark Chien, director of the Oregon Wine Research Institute at Oregon State University, said Jackson Family’s wines are high quality, “absolutely in line” with the acclaimed wine Oregon is known for. “It’s an interesting development in the wine industry,” Chien said of the company’s WillaKenzie purchase.

Even with meal plans or jobs, NJ college kids are going hungry (NJ1015)

Elsewhere, programs are being developed to help students in need. Oregon State University and Humboldt State University are the nation’s first schools to have on-campus stores accepting food stamps.

Why your obsession with fries is a human condition (Livestrong)

It has long been believed that the human tongue can detect five primary tastes: salty, sweet, sour, bitter and umami (or savory). Now Oregon State University researchers want to add a sixth taste to that list: “starchy.”

Red Cross brings quake prep to OSU (Gazette-Times)

Eberlein gave a basic outline of how scientists discovered the potential for an earthquake as strong as 9.2 off the coast of the Pacific Northwest in the 1990s and the role OSU researchers played in its discovery. “The reason we are getting ready is because OSU provided the science that changed policy,” he said.

How OSU’s Dr. Ripple has helped rewrite the laws on predators (Corvallis Advocate)

For much of our history this meant little to us; not all that long ago there was a marked absence in our understanding of how these animals fit into the ecosystem as a whole. However Oregon State University’s own Dr. Bill Ripple made a discovery in the late 90s that shed some light on their unique roles and has ultimately led to collaboration with researchers around the world.

Philanthropic entrepreneur wins OSU scholarship (Into Global)

Ashiqur Rahman, a 19-year-old student at INTO OSU, is on a mission to help disadvantaged children gain access to quality education. He co-founded a school for underprivileged children in his home of Dhaka, Bangladesh—the world’s largest city with more than 17 million people.

Animal studies examine role of raspberry products in weight management and motor function (News Medical)

An animal study conducted by researchers at Oregon State University found that when added to a high-fat, high-sucrose diet, raspberry products and raspberry phytochemicals were found to significantly decrease weight gain associated with a high-fat, high calorie diet. Raspberry juice and raspberry puree concentrates were provided at 10% of total energy (the equivalent of 200 calories in a 2,000 calorie diet), and a combination of ellagic acid and raspberry ketone were provided at 0.2% weight/weight.

October’s Science Pub: Featuring Christopher McKnight Nichols (Corvallis Advocate)

Speaker Christopher McKnight Nichols, professor at OSU’s School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, will outline global scale strategies of foreign policy devised by presidents from George Washington right on through Barack Obama. Public opinion polls and changing sentiments may rule the daily headlines, but grander U.S. global means and ends have long been subject to more in-depth debate. Dr. Nichols also serves as Director of the Citizenship and Crisis Initiative at Oregon State University.


Open Enrollment Help Sessions: Have questions or need assistance in completing Open Enrollment online and/or the online HEM health assessment.  Drop-in during the Help Session for assistance. Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-noon, Valley Library, Barnard Classroom #5420.  For additional days/times, please visit:  Open Enroll Help Sessions.  If you have any questions, please contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu.

Flu shot clinic: Student Health Services will deliver flu vaccines for faculty, staff and students Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Memorial Union Journey Room. Wear short sleeves if possible and bring your OSU ID and insurance card. Providence PEBB and Moda PEBB will be billed directly for faculty and staff. Vaccines for students will be billed directly to insurance or charged to the student’s account.

A Woman’s Guide to Financially Ever After Postcards from the Future: Women saving for retirement face unique challenges, leave ways to make your retirement dreams come true on schedule.  Oct. 6, 10:30 a.m.- noon, MU 208.  Presented by TIAA.  Register or call 800.732.8353.  If you have any questions, please contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu.

Workshops offered on Statistics Basics with SPSS Intermediate, and EndNote: Dig into Intermediate SPSS on Oct. 6 to build your skills with descriptive statistics. Explore EndNote (Basic and Intermediate/Advanced) on Oct. 6 for capturing, managing and citing your research sources. View all the offerings in the library’s fall workshop series at: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Oregon Flora Project:  At the Oct. 6 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Linda Hardison, Botany and Plant Pathology will discuss the Oregon Flora Project. The meeting will begin at noon in Room 211 in the MU. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13.

Social Security: 7 Keys to Enhancing Benefits: How big a role will Social Security play in your overall retirement plan?  Designed for People 60 and older.  Oct. 6, noon, MU 212  Presented by Kyle King CRPC®, Associate Financial Advisor, CFS*.  RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

Recycling and Surplus appreciation event: OSU staff and faculty are invited to staff appreciation events Oct. 6, between noon and 3 p.m. The events are hosted at the Recycling and Surplus warehouse (a.k.a. OSUsed Store) at 644 SW 13th Street. Come enjoy snacks and giveaways, and learn more about surplus and recycling programs. Attendees will be offered a free reusable bag and a coupon good for free delivery of an OSU purchase in October or November (while supplies last). Guided tours will be offered at 12:30 pm and 2 p.m. Open to OSU employees only.

Artist reception: The College of Agricultural Sciences presents Susan S. Johnson, Oregon Agriculture in Color, in Gallery 440, 440 Strand Agriculture Hall. An artist’s reception will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Oct. 6, in the gallery.

Veterans event: This is an opportunity for members of the Beaver Vet Community to come together, meet new members, and connect with resources and services available to them from our OSU and local community partners. Oct. 6, 4-7 p.m. Austin Hall Event Room, first floor. Faculty, staff, students, and family members are all welcome to attend. Free food and refreshments will be available.

Elena Del Río will lecture on “Nymph()maniac: Cruel Polyphony of Nature”: This talk will focus on three moments in von Trier’s film. on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. in LINC 210. The film discussed features graphic depictions of sex and violence and may not be suitable for all audiences. The lecture is free and open to the public.

From Watchful Grasshoppers to Rat Basketball: Practices of Live Animal Display in Twentieth-Century Science Museums: Horning Lecture Series – The Material Body. Karen Rader studies the intellectual, cultural, and social history of the modern life sciences in the United States. She is currently director of the Science, Technology and Society Program and professor in the History department at Virginia Commonwealth University. Thursday, Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. MU: La Raza Room 208.

New faculty welcome: The Oregon State University, Center for Teaching and Learning would like to formally welcome new teachers (hired in the past three years) to join us for a special evening. On Oct. 6 from 5-7 p.m., on the fourth floor of the Learning Innovation Center (LInC). OSU colleagues who provide support for teacher and student success will have informational tables set up. Enjoy wine (or a non-alcoholic beverage) and hors d’oeuvres while you casually peruse resources and meet like-minded colleagues. Look for your personal emailed invitation or RSVP to Jeanna.Towns@oregonstate.edu

Open mic nights: The Memorial Union Activities Committee is sponsoring an open mic night for poetry, spoken word, and general freedom of expression for Oregon State University Community members. Open Mic Nights will be held on Thursdays in Studio 65 on the Mezzanine level of the Memorial Union and will run from 6 – 8 p.m., with a signup sheet for timeslots at the MU Information Desk opening up at 5:30 p.m. the same day.  Any questions can be directed to MU.Activities@oregonstate.edu

Upcoming events

NEW! SPARK reception: A reception to celebrate the launch of Oregon State University’s yearlong series of events to elevate the relationship between the arts and science. SPARK is a year to provoke new questions, ignite the imagination and shape the landscape of art and science. Live music, new artwork, prize drawings, food and more. 4-6 p.m., Oct. 7, LInC Building third floor.

NEW! OSU Bands: The Oregon State University band program will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a concert at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis. Five guest conductors will join OSU Director of Bands Chris Chapman and the OSU Wind Ensemble on the first half of the concert. After conducting a traditional season-opening performance of the “Star Spangled Banner,” Chapman will relinquish the stage to retired OSU band director James Douglass.

NEW! Kristin Berger & Scot Siegel: Poets will read from their new poetry books Oct. 10, 7 p.m., Grass Roots Books & Music. Kristin Berger’s “How Light Reaches Us” is a finely woven, image-rich exploration of self and landscape that gets to the very core of what poetry is about: language borrowed from the land, yet language of a voice so true that there could be none other.  In “Constellation of Extinct Stars,” Scot Siegel’s poems have an ambidextrous quality, ready to pivot deftly from history to imagined history, from biography to prophecy Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project.

NEW! Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra will present “From Stage to Screen”; a set of Broadway show tunes featuring Katie Smith, vocalist, the OSU Meistersingers Men’s Chorus, and the OSU Bella Voce Women’s Chorus, plus Rossini’s William Tell Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture. Sunday, Oct. 16, 3 p.m., at The LaSells Stewart Center. Show valid student ID for free admission. www.cosusymphony.org

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.

Marine Studies Initiative Open House: Come to a gathering in the new Marine Studies Initiative Office.  Appetizers and beverages will be provided.  Friday Oct. 7 from 3:30-5:30 p.m., Strand Hall 300.  At 4:30 p.m., there will be a brief update about the program.  Although RSVP isn’t necessary, response is appreciated to help plan food and space.

State of the Coast conference: Registration has opened for Oregon Sea Grant’s annual State of the Coast conference, which will be held Oct. 29 at the Salishan Spa and Golf Resort. The event, which brings together the public, students and scientists, features the latest in marine research and addresses issues facing the coast. The keynote speaker will be Emmy-winning Michael Bendixen, a videographer with Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Oregon Field Guide. To register, visit www.stateofthecoast.com.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Douglas Warrick, associate professor in the department of Integrative Biology will present a seminar, “The Slow Turning of Fast Turning and of its Study” on Monday, Oct. 10, 3:30 p.m. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001. It is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served prior.

NEW! Porcelain Stories: Chinese Blue-and-White Around the World:  Robert Finlay, courtesy history faculty, OSU School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, and author of “The Pilgrim Art: Cultures of Porcelain in World History, “will discuss how porcelain and its imitations yield the earliest and most extensive material evidence for cultural contact on a global scale in the opening guest lecture at the Center for the Humanities, Monday, Oct. 10, at 4 p.m. Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave. The lecture will be followed by a reception from 5-7 p.m.

NEW! Discussion about mobile devices: Chris Sanchez, Judgment and Reading on Mobile Devices, Oct. 10, 4-5 pm in Reed 111.

NEW! Corvallis Science Pub: From rhetoric about putting “America First” to arguments about the founding of NATO, global concerns are playing a prominent role in this year’s presidential elections. At the Corvallis Science Pub on Oct. 10, Christopher McKnight Nichols will put these issues into a historical context. The concept of a grand strategy — an ambitious organizing principle for the exercise of global power — provides one way to understand how such issues affect our political discourse, says Nichols, an OSU historian and member of the Council on Foreign Relations. The Science Pub is free and open to the public. It begins at 6 p.m. at the Old World Deli.

Nutrition education: The OSU dietetics program has partnered with WinCo Foods to offer nutrition education at the point of purchase. Shari Steinbach, MS, RD, professional retail dietitian will be presenting the following free sessions: Why cooking demonstrations add value to nutrition education (presentation/demonstration), Oct. 7, 9-10:30 a.m., Milam Hall Room 234. For more information, neilann.horner@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6439.

Writing Intensive Curriculum (WIC) Fall Kick-Off Lunch: This year’s topic is “Helping Students Read Difficult Texts:  The Reading-Writing Connection.”  Drawing on the work of John Bean’s Engaging Ideas (second edition), Vicki Tolar Burton and Claire Roth will lead a discussion on the challenge of helping student writers engage with difficult texts. Oct. 7, from noon to 1 p.m., in Milam 215.  Pizza and beverages will be provided.  Register by noon on Oct. 6.

OSU Disability Network: George Estreich will present, “An Open Letter to Medical Students: Down Syndrome, Paradox, and Medicine” Friday, Oct. 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in Milam Hall 301.  Join a group of OSU community members interested in discussing Disability Studies teaching and research, in general, and the development of a DS curriculum at OSU, in particular.

Save the date: Fall Transformation & Renewal: The Center for Teaching and Learning will be presenting its 2016 Fall Transformation & Renewal symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The announcement and registration information will be forthcoming.

MBA Information Session. Have you been thinking about graduate school, but not sure where to start? Please join us at: Is an MBA Program a Good Option for Me? Learn How to Prepare for Graduate School. We’ll discuss the MBA program requirements and how to apply for graduate business school.  Friday, Oct. 7, 1-2 p.m. Austin Hall, Room 100.  Register at: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9zdoWnoINYfnfWR

New Faculty Orientation: The Research Office will host a half day New Faculty Orientation event on Oct. 27 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Horizon Room that will introduce you  to critical information, resources, and services to empower  your research, and outreach efforts. Vice President for Research, Cindy Sagers, will introduce the event and a panel discussion with distinguished research faculty will follow at 2:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. Register: https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_beCgwsNFb9FslOR  For questions contact Jane Cigarran at jane.cigarran@oregonstate.edu .

“Welcoming Diversity: Valuing the Differences Among Us” workshop registration now open:  Join the Campus Coalition Builders for this day-long workshop on Oct. 31, 9 – 4 p.m. at La Sells Agricultural Leaders Room.  Goals include: identifying misinformation about others; learning the personal impact of incidents of discrimination; and learning how to interrupt prejudicial remarks.  No fee, Pre-registration deadline Oct. 27 to  Maleah.Harris@oregonstate.edu

News for Employees

NEW! University Health & Safety Committee: Did you know that you can access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at http://oregonstate.edu/ehs/casc, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member, and a link to report safety concerns online. The University Health and Safety Committee also wants to promote enrolling in OSU Alerts to receive emergency information notices. For more information on how to sign up for OSU Alerts, please visit http://oregonstate.edu/helpdocs/safety-and-security/osu-alert

NEW! Panda Express: Panda Express will be re-opening on Friday, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. Normal hours resume on Saturday.  Check the Food @OSU calendar for complete hours of all UHDS and MU Retail Foodservice locations.

Become a research fellow for open education: Open Oregon State, in collaboration with the OSU Ecampus Research Unit, announces an opportunity to fund a research project based on the impact of open educational resources (OER). Possible areas of research include the cost of textbooks, learning outcome achievement when open textbooks or other open materials are assigned, enrollment patterns in courses with no cost course materials, or other researcher-proposed topics. Apply online by Nov. 1.

Calling all chefs: The College of Public Health and Human Sciences and Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health are accepting recipes for the 2016 GridIron Chef Contest! Do you have an original and nutritious recipe perfect for a tailgate? Enter it today and you could be crowned the 2016 GridIron Chef! Recipes will be accepted through Oct. 24. You only need to submit the recipe – not a prepared dish. Prizes include Beaver football tickets and Bob’s Red Mill prize packs and gift cards. Click here for recipe guidelines and to submit your recipe.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Earthquakes:  Earthquakes occur daily, but are usually too deep or too small to be felt.  Experts predict that the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake will occur within our lifetime. The projected magnitude is 9.0, with shaking lasting for 5-7 minutes. The Oregon coast will also experience a tsunami (30-40-foot wave) that follows the earthquake. Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

Ecampus seeks research fellows in online education: The OSU Ecampus Research Unit supports research-based innovations in online education and aims to make significant contributions to the field of online teaching and learning research. The Research Unit seeks new partnerships with Oregon State faculty and invites you to apply to the Ecampus Research Fellows Program. The application deadline is Nov. 1. Visit the unit’s website to apply online and learn about the ongoing research projects of OSU faculty.

Notice of Availability:  Oregon State University publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Included in this report are the university’s current security policies plus crime and fire statistics for 2015, 2014, and 2013.  A paper copy of the report is available at the Office of Human Resources, 204 Kerr Administration Building, Corvallis, OR 97331. If you prefer, you may request a copy by emailing HR.Compliance@oregonstate.edu or you may click on the following link Annual Security and Fire Safety Report to access a digital copy. This report is available without charge.  If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Steve Clark at 541.737.3808 or Steve.Clark@oregonstate.edu.

 Employee online training programs: Employee online training programs, produced by the Center for Learning and Organizational Development, are available any time and from anywhere. These training programs deliver important information of particular interest to supervisors and managers, but also helpful if you are not in a supervisory position. Topics include performance management, employee ethics, performance evaluation, workers’ compensation administration and other helpful topics. Visit http://hr.oregonstate.edu/elearning

Apply now for Ecampus professional development funds: Oregon State Ecampus invites faculty, staff and administrators to pursue professional development related to online and hybrid education. Further your professional goals while promoting effective teaching and learning in OSU’s online and hybrid courses.Funding is available for professorial faculty and professional faculty and advisors. The application deadline is Oct. 7, so learn more and apply online today.

Traffic and Maintenance

U.S. 20 to Newport open Oct. 5 through Oct. 9 due to weather: U.S. 20 will be open to traffic due to rain hampering construction activities. Closures are planned to resume on Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. On most days, the highway will be closed at milepost 16.3, Saturdays through Thursday nights, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. The highway will remain open on Fridays, through the end of October.


To apply for the below positions, visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs unless otherwise specified.

Director of Marketing and Communications – The Division of International Programs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Director of Marketing and Communications. Posting #P00714UF. Closes Oct. 7.

NEW! Academic Advisor –  College of Engineering, School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering is seeking applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. This is an internal employment opportunity. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head. Posting #P00716UF.  Closes Oct. 9.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 32 hours per week) intermittent Food Service Worker 1 position for the Oregon 4H Conference and Education center at Oregon State University (OSU).  This position is located in Salem.  Posting P00525CT.  Closes Oct. 9.

OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time (approximately 18 hours per week), limited duration (approximately 9 months) appointment with the Family and Community Health (FCH) program. This position will work as a member of a regional and statewide team of Extension SNAP-Ed (affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences) from the Jefferson county Extension office in Madras.  Posting #P00555CT.  Closes Oct. 10.

Student-Employer Relations Assistant– the Career Development Center in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (maximum of 12 hours per week), 12-month Student- Employer Relations Assistant Post # P01354SE  Closes Oct. 11.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (19 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 position for the 4-H Tech Wizards in the Washington County Extension Office. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately one year from the appointment begin date. This position will be located in Beaverton, Oregon.  Posting #P00547CT.  Closes Oct. 11.

The Student Sustainability Initiative is hiring an Administrative Assistant for the 2016-2017 school year!  The ideal candidate has strong organization skills with an interest in learning about sustainability concepts and practices. Please see the SSI website for position description at this link! Application materials can be sent to annie.kersting@oregonstate.edu by 11:59 p.m., Oct. 12.  For further inquiry or for accommodation requests please contact Annie at the email address above, or by phone at 541-737-3172.

Oregon Sea Grant Communications, based at OSU, seeks to hire a student graphic designer for up to 20 hours a week. This position will design materials that may include newsletters, graphics for web and video, marketing materials, banners, posters, handouts, brochures, publications for the OSG catalog, flyers and exhibits. Posting # P01162SE. Closes Oct. 12.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Academic Success Advisor   This position’s primary responsibility is to provide academic coaching and advising to an assigned cohort of Pathway students. For more information or to apply please follow the link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=15564&lang=en_US&source=CC2 Apply by Oct. 12.

Accountant 1 – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center (AMBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting #P00546CT. Closes Oct. 12.

Academic Advisor –  College of Engineering, School of Civil & Construction Engineering (CCE) is seeking application for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head. Posting #P00740UF.  Closes Oct. 14.

EXTENDED: Instructional Designer – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Instructional Designers to provide knowledge and creativity in enhancing the development and design of hybrid and online courses, full-service support and facilitate trainings for faculty related to hybrid and online course design and facilitation. Posting # P00710UF. Closes Oct. 16.

The Division of Outreach & Engagement and the OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time (approximately 35 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1). This position will be located in Madras, Oregon.  Posting #P00536CT.  Closes Oct. 16.

Analyst-Information Systems – The Budget / Fiscal Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Analyst-Information Systems, Post # P00722UF  Closes Oct. 16.

The Department of Agricultural Education & Agricultural Sciences (in the College of Ag Science) is seeking an Administrative Manager, a full time Unclassified position. For full consideration, apply by Oct. 17; Closes Oct. 24. See http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/33086

The Department of Public Safety at Oregon State University is seeking applicants to fill a full-time, 1.0 FTE Office Specialist 2 vacancy.  Posting #P00561CT.  Closes Oct. 19.

Oregon State University’s (OSU) Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit (EESC) invites applications for an Outreach Web Developer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the director, dependent on funding and unit staffing needs.  Posting # P00734UF. Closes Oct. 23.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Medical Aide, Posting #P00562CT.  Closes Oct. 25.

The Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences (SMILE) Program is seeking a Program Coordinator. This is a full-time(1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00730UF. For full consideration, Oct. 12. Closes Oct. 26.

This recruitment is to fill a part-time (.49 FTE) 12 month, Faculty Research Assistant position for Oregon State University Extension Service Forestry and Natural Resources Program in Lincoln County.  The position will be located in Newport.  Posting #P00744UF.  Closes Oct. 30.

The OSU Extension Service is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term (annual reappointment) Assistant Professor of Practice position. The position is stationed in the Lane County OSU Extension Office in Eugene.  Posting #P00748UF.  Closes Oct. 30.

Director of Strategic Partnerships – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director of Strategic Partnerships. Posting # P00596UF. Closes Oct. 31.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Extension Family & Community Health program invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor (Practice) in Social Demography position. Posting #P00606UF. Closes Nov. 1.

The Education Opportunities Program invites applications for a part-time (0.25 FTE), 9 month, Fixed-Term Writing Instructor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00704UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Transcriber 1 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Transcriber 1. Post # P00597UF, Closes June 15, 2017.

Transcriber 2 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Transcriber 2, Post # P00598UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Interpreter 1 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Interpreter 1, Post # P00599UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Interpreter 2 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Interpreter 2, Post # P00600UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Academic Wage (Transcribers in Training) – The Department of Disability Access Services at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) hourly, 9-month Academic Wage (Transcribers in Training), Post # P00140AW, Closes June 30, 2017.

Information Technology Services Student Worker: The Oregon State University Foundation is seeking an innovative Oregon State student for a paid position in Information Technology Services. The student worker will assist ITS staff with providing computer and mobile device hardware, software, and technical service to OSU Foundation and Oregon State University employees. Applicants must be familiar with but not limited to, basic troubleshooting skills, Microsoft Office, Windows operating systems, mobile devices, and audio-visual equipment. To apply, visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=4481

Director of the Linus Pauling Institute – Oregon State University invites applicants for Director of Linus Pauling Institute. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process. Inquiries, nominations, referrals and CVs with cover letters should be sent via the Isaacson, Miller website for the search: www.imsearch.com/5859. Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.


Corvallis: “We create our own unhappiness. The purpose of suffering is to help us understand we are the ones who cause it.” ~ Willie Nelson. Slight chance of showers after morning fog, high of 62, low of 49. Rain likely Friday.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny, high of 61, low of 47. Chance of rain and then mostly sunny Friday.

Newport: Chance of rain today, high of 58, low of 53. Rain Friday.

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

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