OSU Today

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

Today in the News Media

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

Oregon State researchers discover ancient wingless wasp species encased in prehistoric amber (Oregonian)

In a scene that could’ve been cut from a Jurassic Park script, researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a previously unknown insect — a bizarre wingless wasp — encased in 100-million-year old amber. (see also Laboratory Equipment)

Universities seek smaller, modernized fleet of research vessels (Chronicle of Higher Education)

The newer boats, built to a design overseen by Oregon State University, also will include advanced communications systems to better enable remote observations, Mr. Murray said. (subscription)

Oregon State University Honors College option now offered at Bend campus (LIFE@OSU)

Students applying to Oregon State University – Cascades will now be able to apply for admittance to the OSU Honors College. The first cohort of honors students at OSU-Cascades will begin studies in September 2017. (see also KTVZ)

Scientists outline biochemistry of xanthohumol (Manufacturing and Engineering)

Researchers at Oregon State University have made a fundamental advance in understanding xanthohumol – a compound found in hops that’s of significant interest to prevent or treat the lipid and metabolic disorders that are a primary killer of people in the developed world.

New dive center opens at OSU (LIFE@OSU)

 Oregon State University is opening a new Academic and Recreational Dive Center to support its academic and recreational scuba diving programs.

Wet, windy weather to hit area (Gazette-Times)

“This is your classic atmospheric river. It’s going to be warm and wet. These aren’t rare in western Oregon,” said Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University.


WRGP Thesis Defense. Susan Hollingsworth Elliott, MS WRE candidate.  She will present “Physical modeling of the feedbacks between a Reed Canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea) patch, hydraulics, and bedform evolution” on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 9 a.m. in BURT 193.  Susan is advised by Desirée Tullos in BEE.  Free & open to the public.

OSU Africa Initiative: Habte Tekie Measho, Entomology professor at  Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, will speak on “Chicken Volatiles Repel Host-Seeking Malaria Mosquitoes,” including an overview of his team’s research and the implications for vector control.  He will speak on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at noon in the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center.  Contact:  Larry Becker;  beckerla@geo.oregonstate.edu; 541-737-9504.

Final rule discussed: OHR Classification and Compensation Team will be hosting an informational session to discuss the logistics and administrative changes associated with the final rule issued by the Department of Labor to update the Fair Labor Standards Act, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1:30 2:30 p.m., Kidder Hall, 202.  We will be live-streaming (available at http://live.oregonstate.edu) with live-chat included, and recording the session to be available following the session.

Oregon African American Railroad Porter Presentation: Hear the stories of African American Railroad Porters working in Portland in the first half of the 20th Century. Michael Grice, filmmaker and educator, will talk about his interviews with these men and the recordings of them that now make up an oral history collection here at OSU.  Oct.  12, 3-5 p.m., SCARC Reading Room, Fifth floor of the Valley Library. To access these stories go here: http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/oh29/index.html

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Zhongchi Liu, University of Maryland, will present a seminar “Genomic approaches to identify genes and gene networks that regulate strawberry fruit development” on Wednesday, Oct 12 at 3:30 p.m. in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

Upcoming events

NEW! Faculty Senate: The Oct. 13 Faculty Senate agenda is online at http://senate.oregonstate.edu/sites/senate.oregonstate.edu/files/facsenagen1610_0.pdf. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall. President Ray will present his State of the University Address, titled ‘Student Success and Quality’ at the beginning of the meeting. Action items include approval of a President-Elect candidate slate (this individual will take office immediately and become president in 2017), a curricular proposal, and a proposal from the Graduate School. Faculty Senate meetings are open to the public.

NEW! Open Mic: 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

NEW! Voodoo Doughnuts giveaway on #BeaverGearFriday: Every Friday is #BeaverGearFriday. This Friday, wear your gear and grab a Voodoo Doughnut at the SEC Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., while supplies last. Let’s wear the gear and celebrate Oregon State!

NEW! Fall Preview:  Fall Preview, an open house program for prospective students, will take place in the Memorial Union and LaSells Stewart Center on Friday, Oct. 14. There will be approximately 800 visitors on campus, which may impact parking and retail food locations.  Please welcome visitors you interact with during their time on campus.

NEW! 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

NEW! OSU Board of Trustees: The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will hold a retreat at the OSU-Cascades campus on Oct. 19, to discuss the university’s student success goals, current cost structure, and revenue generating opportunities. The retreat is open to the public and will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 204, Tykeson Hall. Each of the board’s three standing committees will meet on Oct. 20, in Tykeson Hall, Room 204. These meetings are open to the public. The board will meet again on  Oct. 21, in Tykeson Hall, room 204. The meeting is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to the public. A public comment section of the meeting is scheduled for approximately 10:15 a.m. Commenters are allowed up to five minutes and may register by e-mail before the meeting by contacting Marcia Stuart at marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu or may register at the meeting itself. More information at: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/trustees. For accommodations: (541) 737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

NEW! Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Sessions:  The OSU dietetic interns are offering free nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available on Friday Oct. 21 at 11 a.m., or noon; Friday Nov. 18 at 11 a.m., or noon; and Friday Dec. 2 at 10 a.m., or 11 a.m.  Can count towards your HEM requirement. Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

SAVE THE DATE: Calling All First-Generation Faculty and Staff! The Division of Undergraduate Studies is proud to host “First!” on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 5-7 p.m. in the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws. We invite all faculty and staff who would like to support and welcome first-generation college students at OSU. Admission is free. Contact alexis.terrell@oregonstate.edu for more information. RSVP encouraged but not required.

Triad meeting: At the Oct. 13 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Bill Lunch, Emeritus Professor in Political Science, will discuss “This Peculiar Election!” 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. Contact Justin Fleming at the Motor Pool by Monday, October 10 to reserve a lunch or to secure your spot, 541-737-7086.

Vistas and Vineyards: The Vistas and Vineyards 27th Anniversary Juried Show will exhibit the talents of over 40 plein air artists. Recognized for their responsive and energized landscape paintings, the group celebrates 27 years of painting, laughing, and learning together. Vistas and Vineyards is the oldest continuously active plein air group in Oregon. Exhibit dates: Oct. 3-28, Giustina Gallery, The LaSells Stewart Center. Reception opening night, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 13.

Dive Center open house: The Research Office and the College of Public Health and Human Sciences invite you to dive into a new era with us! The OSU community and public are invited to the  Academic & Recreational Dive Center (ARDC) open house on Oct. 14. Come to the ARDC, located behind Langton Hall, between 3 – 5 p.m. for light refreshments, remarks and a tour of the new facility. For questions or more information, email Drew.Ibarra@oregonstate.edu.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Startup Showcase: Startup Showcase will be presented by entrepreneurs from the Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator/ RAIN Corvallis program on Thursday, Oct. 20. The event will be a celebration of achievements and a new take on a traditional startup graduation event for the program. Individuals will present their successes and companies live on stage at the LaSells Stewart Center, Construction and Engineering Hall; and other researchers will discuss advances in their fields. The event is free and open to the public, and attendees can choose to attend one, two, or all three sessions. Free registration is available online at http://bit.ly/2dHQSPs

2016 Fall Family Weekend Comedy Show: Paula Poundstone – Emmy Award-winning comedian, author, humorist, and panelist on NPR’s “Wait Wait…Dont’t Tell Me,” will be appearing at OSU. Paula is one of our country’s foremost humorists. She will perform two shows, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Nov. 18, in The LaSells Stewart Center. Tickets available: http://bit.ly/2dLdXkp

Volunteers needed for Mass Casualty Exercise:  OSU Emergency Management is seeking volunteers to act as patients during our Oct. 20. Mass Casualty Exercise.  If you are interested and available between 7 and 11 a.m., consider joining us and helping us make this a realistic training event.  For more information or to sign up, go to:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c4eaeae2ba1f94-osushs1

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Workshops offered on Showing Your Research with Impact Metrics, Data Wrangling for Research, and Zotero: Learning how to Show Your Research with Impact Metrics on Oct. 13, using citation counts, altmetrics, h-index and consider social media and an institutional repository to boost visibility. Look at tools for exploring, cleaning, and transforming data with Data Wrangling for Research on Oct. 17. Check out Zotero (Intermediate & Advanced) on Oct. 19, an excellent online tool 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

NEW! Adolescent mental health: Learn about parenting and adolescent mental health with Nick Allen, PhD, who will discuss how parent behavior affects adolescent depression and other mental health problems. He’ll also share how interventions to improve parenting and family relationships might reduce the risk of poor outcomes for teens. Noon-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, Hallie Ford Center Rm 115. Can’t attend? Check out the livestream at live.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Difference, Power, and Discrimination Lunch:  After the Honeymoon:  Gay Rights in a post-Obama World:  Bring your lunch and join us for a lecture and conversation with the University of Oregon’s Alison Gash, author of “Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights.”  In this talk, Gash reviews the contributions of the Obama administration in the struggle for LGBTQ rights.   Oct.14, noon-1:30 p.m., Willamette East Seminar Room, Valley Library.

NEW! Construction Technology – Accelerated Change: CCE Distinguished Lecture Series, presented by the AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter Foundation with support from the Construction Education Foundation. Josh Bone will introduce attendees to the fast-paced world of construction technology and will describe how tools such as augmented and virtual reality along with 3D printing, robotics, and drones are changing how we design and build. Friday, Oct. 14, 4 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium. Free and open to the public. Registration required.

SAVE THE DATE: Center for Teaching & Learning Fall Symposium: As part of a year-long theme, Traditions and Innovations, join colleagues to unpack tensions in university practices. Each session will model a different instructional strategy and vary in topic from providing students a holistic university experience, mathematics education K-16, to contemplative teaching. Sign up for one or all sessions. Oct. 19, Memorial Ballroom, 8:30 a.m. -3 p.m. Click here for Symposium Registration

Last call to register for Open Education Day: Join Oregon State’s efforts to make college more affordable this Thursday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. OSU faculty will share their successes using open textbooks and other open educational resources. Learn how to find, adapt and create freely accessible learning opportunities for students. Includes lunch and a keynote by Rajiv Jhangiani, Ph.D., a renowned open textbook advocate from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Register today.

The ABCs of Medicare: Medicare choices? Part D? Medigap? Medicare Advantage? Designed for people 63 and older.  Presented by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS*. Oct. 13, noon to 2 p.m., MU 212 RSVP to investmentseminars@mapscu.com

TAC Webinar. Thirty-Minute Brief: How to Get Started and Get Assistance to Make Your Course Hybrid, with Cub Kahn (CTL).  A growing number of OSU faculty are redesigning classroom courses as hybrid (blended) courses, which combine significant online learning activity with a reduced amount of on-campus “seat time.”  Learn effective methods for designing a hybrid course and find out about available support through the Center for Teaching and Learning. Thursday, Oct. 13, 1 – 1:30 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/2asQAMQ

Lens of the Market Kickoff Event: Do you want to increase the impact of your research while learning professional development skills important for any career path?  Join us for our kickoff event (open to STEM graduate students, postdocs, faculty) to get more information.  This program is funded by the NSF to provide interactive innovation training.  Free food and beverages.  Thursday, Oct. 13, 5-7 p.m. LPSC 402.  www.nrtige.oregonstate.edu

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 2:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Register: https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_beCgwsNFb9FslOR  For questions contact Jane Cigarran at jane.cigarran@oregonstate.edu .

News for Employees

NEW! Sessions with President Ray: Two small group sessions with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional) are scheduled from Nov. 8 from 1-2:30 p.m. and Nov. 21 from 10-11:30 a.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, please register online at https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6oojoiI5Mhz2uHj.

NEW! It’s Fire Prevention Week: Take time this week to show your smoke alarms some love & attention.  First, test them to make sure they all still work.  Secondly, replace the batteries if you haven’t within the past 12 months (unless your alarms use long life batteries or power cells), and lastly, replace any smoke alarm over 10 years old (you can find the date of manufacture on the bottom of the smoke alarm).  Smoke alarms can only protect you and your family if they are working.

News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences: The new school year is under way, and you can feel the energy of our faculty and students across campus! Read about a student’s dream internship at Intel, a nutrition alum making a social media splash, a faculty member’s presentation to the Oregon State Senate and more here and in Synergies. http://bit.ly/2dZhgG7

Faculty Senate President-Elect Vacancy: The 2016 Faculty Senate President-Elect has resigned after accepting appointment as an associate vice provost. The Faculty Senate Bylaws indicate that those in Executive Levels 1, 2 and 3 (dean and above) are represented by the Faculty Senate, but are not eligible to represent faculty. Because the individual in the 2016 position becomes the Faculty Senate President in January 2017, there will be an early Fall election for this position and the individual elected will begin immediately after the results are determined. The President-Elect candidate slate will be presented for approval during the Oct. 13 Faculty Senate meeting, and nominations will be accepted from the floor of those individuals who have previous experience as a Faculty Senator (the Faculty Senate Office can assist in determining eligibility). Faculty may nominate themselves or others through Oct. 12 by contacting Vickie Nunnemaker at vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu. Nominators must obtain, in advance, the nominee’s willingness to serve if elected. Candidates should be aware that, given the short President-Elect term, several of the past presidents have offered to assume some of the committee responsibilities during 2017.

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


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

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.

Student IT Web Services Assistant – The Office of Enrollment Management invites work study eligible students to apply for a part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Information Technology position.  This is an opportunity to help support the web needs of Admissions, Financial Aid, PreCollege, and the Registrar in the Enrollment Management department. A successful candidate will gain valuable experience and exposure to apply to their career goals in web development.  Posting # P01373SE.  Closes Oct. 14.

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.

Payroll Technician – The Business Affairs Department at OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Payroll Technician. Posting #P00574. Closes Oct. 17.

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

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 # P00762UF. Closes Oct. 19.

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.

Office Specialist 2 – The New Student Programs & Family Outreach in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Office Specialist 2, Post # P00571CT. Full consideration date Oct. 20. Closes Oct. 21.

Administrative Program Assistant – The Office of International Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #P00553CT. Closes Oct. 28.  For full consideration, please apply by Oct. 21.

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.

EXTENDED! Accountant 1 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC) is accepting applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00499CT. Closes Oct. 24.

NEW! Leasing and Strategic Real Property Contract Specialist: The Leasing and Strategic Real Property Management unit of Capital Planning and Development invites internal applicants for a Leasing and Strategic Real Property Contract Specialist position. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P00775UF. Closes Oct. 25.

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

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2 position for the Office of Admissions at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #P00569CT. Closes Oct. 26.

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.

NEW! 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. 28.

OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a F/T position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Counselor Education.  Posting #P00745UF.  Full consideration date is Oct. 29. Closes Nov. 1.

Developer/Database Administrator – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Developer/Database Administrator to research, develop and administer web-based database applications, collaboratively develop the Ecampus communication plans throughout student lifecycles, as well as build email marketing campaigns, and will be responsible for the associated data structure, web forms, data and reports. Posting # P00564CT. Closes Oct. 30.

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.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director of Finance & Operations, Posting #P00772Uf.  Closes Nov. 7.

EXTENDED! 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 Nov. 15.

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.

Student Assistant: Interactive Media & Video: The OSU Foundation seeks an energetic and creative Oregon State student with a passion for visual storytelling to join our communications team as an assistant in interactive media and video. This paid student position provides the opportunity to increase your knowledge of interactive communications while building your professional portfolio. Assignments will include creating videos and animated graphics as well as managing digital assets. In general, assignments will tell the story of how donor support enables amazing things to happen at OSU—from creating scholarships, to recruiting top faculty, to building new facilities—and ultimately makes the world a better place. To apply, visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=4481

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: “Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Wade. Partly sunny, high near 65. Rain rolling in by 11 p.m., low of 52. Rain Thursday, heavy by nightfall.

Central Oregon: Sunny with a slight chance of rain, high of 67, low of 46. Rain tomorrow.

Newport: Partly sunny with heavy rain by night, high of 59, low of 54. Heavy wind and rain Thursday.

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

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