OSU Today

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 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.

Healthy microbes make for a resilient Great Barrier Reef (Cosmos)

According to the lead author of the study Rebecca Thurber, from Oregon State University, healthy corals normally recover easily from small injuries, such as fish bites.

University students launch drone photography company (Statesman Journal)

Poland attends Oregon State University in Corvallis; Rhine studies at Willamette University in Salem. They often have to work remotely and sometimes only have time to work on the weekends, in order to balance classes, course work and internships.

Walk faster and sit less to improve health (Daily Times)

“Some physical activity is better than none, and typically more is better than less,” said John Schuna Jr, assistant professor of kinesiology in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences of Oregon State University and co-author of a study published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. “When it comes to steps, more is better than fewer, and steps at higher cadences for a significant amount of time are beneficial. (see also Women’s Health UKMedical DailyNewsroom America)

Local fidelity key to ocean-wide recovery of humpback whales (Science Daily)

“Humpback whales are recovering from exploitation on an ocean-wide basis, but ultimately their individual success is on a much more local scale,” said Scott Baker, associate director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University and a co-author on the study.

Six questions you need to answer if you want your family business successor to succeed (Oregon Business)

A piece by Sherri Noxel, the director of the Austin Family Business Program.

Today you don’t feel like doing anything? It’s normal to be physically lazy, Harvard professor says (Miami Herald)

Bradley Cardinal, a professor at Oregon State University with an expertise in psychosocial and sociocultural aspects of health and physical activity, isn’t entirely convinced that humans’ reluctance to move is all biological, although he said he is intrigued by Lieberman’s theory.

Council starts process on review of OSU amendments (Gazette-Times)

The Corvallis City Council held a public hearing Monday night on proposed comprehensive plan amendments that the city is considering as a guide to reviewing Oregon State University development and growth.

64 percent of farms will have new owners (Natural Resource Report)

Oregon State University, Portland State University, and the non-profit organization Rogue Farm Corps combined to produce the report, The Future of Oregon’s Agricultural Land. Among its findings– an estimated 64 percent of Oregon’s farmland, more than 10 million acres, will have new owners over the next two decades. That figure is based on an average age of Oregon farm operator that sits at 60 years old, which has steadily increased the past few decades.

USDA export promotion program boosts U.S. farm export value (World Grain)

Informa Economics IEG assembled data to support the study, recruited the team of five agricultural economists from Texas A&M, Oregon State University and Cornell University, interviewed dozens of MAP and FMD participants and reported on results.


Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join CTL every Tuesday for Just-in-Time-Teaching topic sessions. We will network with OSU colleagues and resources to develop a community of practice around the advancement of teaching excellence. As a community we will discuss research-based teaching approaches identified as effective in the scholarship of teaching; enhance teaching and learning through the use of instructional technology; and share and discuss just-in-time teaching needs, challenges, and successes experienced in the classroom. Each 90-minute topic session will be facilitated twice on Tuesdays in Milam 215 at 10 & 1. Contact Jeanna.Towns@oregonstate.edu for exact dates and topics.

Long-Term Care Insurance: Making the Right choices.  What is your plan?  UNUM comparison.  LTC needs scenarios.  You can’t predict the future, but you can prepare for it! Oct. 18, noon to 1 p.m., MU 212  Presented by Diane Steeves, CLTC. Steeves is not affiliated with CUSO Financial Services L.P. and/or Maps Credit Union. Hosted by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS*. RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

NEW! Welcome event for Kevin Santos Flores: Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE) invites you to our official welcome event for Kevin Santos Flores. Kevin joined DCE over the summer as our new Assistant Director of the Centro Cultural César Chávez.  He is leading efforts to support and expand opportunities for emerging majority Latinx students and communities. His commitment to student engaged leadership will help build a strong and resilient community between the Centro, MEChA, Kalmekak and the DCE team.  Oct. 18, 2- 4 p.m. at the Centro Cultural César Chávez.

Bend Science Pub: The wolf populations have grown to more than 1,500 since they were reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park and central Idaho in the mid ‘90s, and wolves have been traced onto Oregon ranchlands.  At OSU – Cascades upcoming Science Pub on Tuesday, Oct. 18, OSU rangeland science expert John Williams will present “Wolves in Oregon: Facts, Research, Issues,” an exploration how wolves and cattle interact on ranches in eastern Oregon. Science Pubs take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Networking and food and beverage service begin at 5:30 p.m., and the presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. Space is limited to 100 guests.   Register by 5 p.m. the day prior to each Science Pub at  http://www.osucascades.edu/sciencepubs.

PCOSW Speaker Series Kick-off Event: With Nadia Manzoor. The 2016–17 PCOSW speaker series on the theme of Cultivating Connections starts with a performance by Nadia Manzoor, a British Pakistani actor, writer, and producer whose work fuses her passion for performance and social justice. Event will include part of Nadia’s show, Burq Off! Tuesday, Oct 18, 7-8:30 p.m., LaSells, C&E Hall.

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.

Upcoming events

NEW! Harvest Dinner at Five Four One. Students, faculty and staff are invited to a multi-course fall feast at Five Four One in McNary Dining Center, from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19. The Harvest Dinner features food grown on campus as well as ingredients from around the Pacific Northwest. Guests at the event can visit with local growers to learn more about where their food comes from. Tickets are $9/person and are available for pre-purchase or purchase the day of the event, at Five Four One and MainSqueeze in McNary Dining Center. A full menu and listing of local growers represented is available at uhds.link/harvestdinner.

NEW! 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

NEW! 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

NEW! AFAPC’s annual Fall Welcome Back Luncheon: Come learn about our organization and meet current members as we welcome new staff and faculty of color to Oregon State. AFAPC envisions a community that provides support, nourishment, engagement, and inspiration for faculty and staff of color, and indigenous, and mixed-heritage identities at Oregon State University. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 20, Native American Longhouse Eena Haws.

NEW! The Upward Beating Heart: Calling all dancers, artists, musicians, designers, comedians – any student with a story to tell: OSU Theatre’s Spring production will feature an original student-created work based on Rilke’s inspirational text, Letters to a Young Poet. There will be an audition prep meeting on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 5-6 p.m. at the Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre. For more info: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/school-arts-and-communication/theatre/students/auditions

NEW! Hawaiian film screening: On Thursday, Oct. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center, join a screening of this powerful film about the struggle to maintain Hawaiian culture and values within Westernized modern day Hawai’i. The story is told through the lens of a Native Hawaiian Māhū, or one who embodies both masculine and feminine spirit, and kumu, or teacher, cultural practitioner, and community leader. This event is part of the Pride Center’s Queer History Month celebration. To see more info or to RSVP, visit the Facebook event page.

NEW! Undergraduate Math Contest with Cash Prizes: The questions span calculus and upper division math.  There will be cash prizes to top three OSU participants (totaling $100). Oct. 22,  9-11:30 a.m. in the Math Learning Center (MLC), Kidder 108.  RSVP, including OSU ID, to gibsonn@oregonstate.edu.  More info at http://www.math.oregonstate.edu/contests

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.

Beaver Family Connections- Teen Drinking & Marijuana Use: Bring your lunch and join in on conversations regarding teen drinking and marijuana use. Learn about some of the research that has been done surrounding this and what you need to know to be prepared to talk about with your teens. Oct. 19, noon-1 p.m., MU 207.

Agents of Change film screening: Join producer and filmmaker Abby Ginzberg for a screening of “Agents of Change,” which examines the story of racial conditions and resistance on college campuses, including Oregon State, throughout the turbulent 1960s. The film connects the dramatic events of that era with current social justice movements such as Black Lives Matter. Wed., Oct. 19, 6 p.m., LInC. For more information contact Dwaine Plaza at: dplaza@oregonstate.edu.

Rivers of Oregon: Join award winning author and photographer Tim Palmer, as he presents a slide show based on his stunning new book, Rivers of Oregon. With spectacular photos from all across the state, Tim will take you on a river tour that will change the way you think about water flowing across our land. Free and open to all ages. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. Corvallis-Benton County Library.

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.

Trek Theatre:  The Drumhead@OSU:  As part of its celebration of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, the Anarres Project hosts the Trek Theatre’s performance of Star Trek: TNG’s “The Drumhead”. This classic episode is a story about the clash between state security and the protection of human rights. Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m. in Learning Innovation Center 228. There will be a small reception at 6 p.m. before the performance and guests are encouraged to come in their best Star Trek costume.  Small prizes will be available for the best cosplay.

Taste of the ‘Chives and Obo Addy Legacy project I-Book Launch: Warm up and celebrate the tastes and musical legacy of Ghana-born drummer Obo Addy. Dishes prepared from his Hot and Spicy Cookbook will be available for sampling. You’ll also have the opportunity  to view and hear (and dance to!) the new I-Book about Obo Addy. Oct. 21, noon-1:30 p.m, Willamette Rooms, third floor of the Valley Library. To view the cookbook, go here.

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.

Make a Difference Day, Saturday, Oct. 22: Join Student Leadership & Involvement and the Center for Civic Engagement for this year’s Make a Difference Day 2016. Make a Difference Day is a nationally recognized day of service where thousands of people across the country work to improve their community. Bond, learn, serve! Projects are open to OSU students, faculty, staff and their partners/dependents. We will be hosting 5 different projects with times ranging between 8:30 AM and 2:00 PM. We are partnering with Corvallis Parks & Recreation, Produce for the People Community Garden, Growing Food Security, Habitat for Humanity Restore and more! Details about the projects can be found on our website here: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/cce/makeadifference.

Autumn Campus Ramble: Celebrate the distinctive flora, fauna and landscapes of autumn with a quiet morning walk through campus on Sat., Oct. 22, 9 am-noon. Reflect on the turning of the season at varied sites through photography and/or writing. We’ll share favorite images and writing from the Ramble at an evening session on Thurs., Oct. 27, 7-8:30 pm. Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project. Register.

Town Hall to Prevent High-Risk Drinking: Join OSU faculty, student leaders, and County staff to discuss the issue of high-risk alcohol use in our community. Frances Harding, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, will discuss how communities and universities can work together to address this issue. Nov. 3, 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Club Level of Reser Stadium.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! WRGP Fall Seminar. Bruce Aylward, of Amp Insights, will present “Water Markets and Collective Action” on Wednesday Oct. 19, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Weniger Hall 149.  Free and open to the public. Event Calendar.

NEW! Artist in residence: Painter and sculptor Shoshanna Weinberger, a native of Kingston, Jamaica, will be in residence at OSU on Oct. 19, to spend time working with art students and reviewing and critiquing student art work. At 7 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center C&E Hall, she will present “Sometimes All of Me is Not Enough,” a public talk about her personal history, the visual interests that inspire her studio practice and how stereotypes, adolescent memory, current culture and questions on the notions of politics and beauty influence her work. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. in the Myrtle Tree Alcove area outside of the lecture hall.

NEW! Brunch: Citizenship in Times of Crisis:  Join SAGE and Christopher McKnight Nichols, for a thought-provoking discussion on these and other enduring questions about citizenship and about crisis and the relationship between the two. They will discuss and debate questions about the rights, duties, and changing definitions of citizens and citizenship, with special reference to today’s challenges, long-term patterns, and the role that older adults play in defining and promoting citizenship as well as political engagement. *Registration Required Oct. 20, 11 a.mCenter for Philanthropy, Portland.

NEW! From Frazzled to Fired Up: Paul Wesselmann, a leadership speaker people know as The Ripples Guy, will visit OSU to host a student forum about “Transforming Ripples of Possibility Into Waves of Opportunity.” Encourage all students to hear him speak Thursday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom.

NEW! Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid and the Betrayal of the American Dream. Lecture by  Sara Goldrick-Rab, (recently seen on the Daily Show) this Thursday Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Avery Lodge at 1030 SW Madison Ave. Hosted by the Human Services Resource Center, snacks and beverages provided.

NEW! Fresh and Fierce: Paul Wesselmann, a leadership speaker, will visit OSU to host a forum for faculty and staff about “Unleashing Your Best Self in Work and Life.” Bring your lunch, enjoy some light snacks and join this fast-paced event on Friday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom.

NEW! The 16th Annual Oregon Students of Color Conference: The Oregon Students of Color Conference  will be held at OSU Nov. 11-13. The conference is focused on education around social and political inequalities for students of color that includes a queer justice lens to help establish ways to continue advocacy and progress. Students will interact with community organizations and hear from keynote speakers who have created real change in society. OSU teaching faculty, undergraduate, and graduate & post doctoral students are encouraged to share their research and submit a proposal to empower students from marginalized communities to be leaders. Workshop proposal deadline is Oct. 21. You can find more information on the topics suggestions as well as information on how to submit a proposal here.

 NEW! SJEI SESSIONS ADDED! The Social Justice Education Initiative is a professional development program for all OSU faculty and staff (including graduate students) aimed at building knowledge about equity and inclusion, and developing intercultural competencies. The SJEI curriculum is organized into two four-hour live workshops that are sequential: Session One and Session Two. Both sessions will be offered repeatedly throughout the term at no cost and include breakfast or lunch. Units and departments may arrange for custom delivery. Registration for SJEI workshops is now open and available via the OSU Professional Development registration system: http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46 For more information: jane.waite@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-0866.

NEW! Leadership development:  The Center for Learning and Organizational Development is accepting applications through Nov. 16 to participate in the Journey into Leadership program. Journey into Leadership is a 7-series leadership exploration and development program that promotes the belief that you can effectively lead from whatever position you hold. This program is suitable for academic faculty, professional faculty and classified employees. For more about the program and to access the application, visit http://hr.oregonstate.edu/journey-into-leadership. Questions may be directed to leigh.larkin@oregonstate.edu. (No cost to OSU employees.)

Workshops offered on Showing Your Research with Zotero:  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

Rebecca Vega Thurber featured at Portland event: The Phi Beta Kappa Society—which recognizes outstanding college students at graduation—is naming Portland as an Arts & Sciences City of Distinction. To celebrate Portland’s arts and sciences community, the Society will host a round of “lightning” talks from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 19 at the Empirical Theater at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). OSU Professor Rebecca Vega Thurber is one of the featured speakers. The event is free and open to the public. For more information:  https://www.pbk.org/portland

Triad: At the Oct. 20 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Jonathan Armstrong, Fisheries & Wildlife, will discuss using motion activated cameras to capture intimate portraits of wildlife. The meeting will begin at noon in Room 215 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, Oct. 17 to reserve a lunch or to secure your spot, 541-737-7086.

Star Trek and Social Justice:  In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, the Anarres Project presents a discussion with Christina Allaback, the artistic director for the Eugene based Trek Theater, about the social justice emphasis of the classic TV series. She will explain the origins of Trek Theater, how she sees it embracing the lessons of the theater of the oppressed, and what we can learn about social justice from science fiction. Thursday, Oct. 20, 4 p.m. in Milam Hall 319

Enhance Your Teaching with Hybrid Techniques: Center for Teaching and Learning workshop, Thurs., Oct. 27, 10-11:30 p.m., Milam 215. Learn effective hybrid teaching practices in this hands-on session. Explore tools and techniques to integrate online and classroom learning. All faculty and GTA’s welcome. Please bring your laptop. Refreshments provided. Contact Cub Kahn for further information. Register by Oct 26.

News for Employees

Applications for PCOSW scholarships and event co-sponsorships are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to women faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development or conducting research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500. Applications are due Friday, Oct. 28, with notification in Week 7.  Please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships for detailed guidelines and application links.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Family Care in Disasters.  Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. Families can cope with disaster by creating a disaster plan. Knowing what to do is not only your responsibility, but is the best protection for your family.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Employees and Dependents attending OSU: Deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 18,  to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU during Fall 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

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.


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

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.

Information Technology Consultant – The Department of Athletics invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Information Technology Consultant (competency level 1). Posting # P00576CT. Closes Oct. 21.

Dining Manger.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term position as Dining Manager.  Posting # P00764UF.  Full Consideration date is Oct. 21. Closes Oct. 24.

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.

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.

The Department of Agricultural Education & Agricultural Sciences (in the College of Ag Science) is seeking an Administrative Manager, a full time Unclassified position.  Closes Oct. 24.

The Office of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) is seeking a System Layer Administrator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), position at Oregon State University. Posting # P00573CT.  Closes Oct. 24.

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! Faculty Research Assistant (FRA) – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant.  Posting #P00771UF. Closes Oct. 25.

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.

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.

Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The Vice President for Research Office at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Fiscal Coordinator 1 position. Posting #P00578CT (https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/33616). Closes Oct. 31.

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.

Assistant/Associate Professor – Management.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Cascades Campus (Tenure Home in Corvallis) position as an Assistant or Associate Professor – Management.  Posting # P00767UF.  Full Consideration date is Nov. 11. Closes Nov. 14.

Assistant/Associate Professor – Operations.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Cascades Campus (Tenure Home in Corvallis) position as an Assistant or Associate Professor – Operations.  Posting # P00766UF.  Full Consideration date is Nov. 11. Closes Nov. 14.

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 Extension Family and Community Health Program invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, Assistant Professor of Practice position. This position is located in McMinnville. Reappointment is at the discretion of the of the Regional Administrator and the Family and Community Health Program Leader.  Posting # P00782UF.  Closes Dec. 19.  Full consideration Nov. 18.

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: “Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.” ~  Ralph Waldo Emerson. Showers likely today, high of 58, low of 45. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Scattered showers today, high of 48, low of 34. Increasing clouds tomorrow.

Newport: Showers, high of 58, low of 51. Rain likely tomorrow.

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

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