OSU Today

Dec. 27-30, 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 wins $40 million for coveted wave energy test center off Newport (KGW)

“We’re hoping it’s going to stimulate a lot of interest and activity with wave energy in Oregon,” said Dan Hellin, assistant director for test operations at the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, the Oregon State University-based institution that is heading up the test center project. (see also OPB, Portland Tribune, Hydroworld)

OSU develops new hi-tech whale tracking device (OPB)

The new tags, unveiled in the Journal Ecology and Evolution this month, provide much more detail. For example, professor Bruce Mate said they show sperm whales diving all the way to the sea floor, almost a mile deep, and being submerged for one-and-a-quarter hours, “This tag actually has three accelerometers on it. So that you can tell as the animal swims along, when it makes a lunge forward to grab a squid. Is it going up to the left, or down to the right.”

Lidar helps scientists study plant cycles (UPI)

“It’s really important for us to understand what controls these boom-bust cycles and how they might change in the future, because the dynamics of plankton communities have implications for all the other organisms throughout the web,” researcher Michael Behrenfeld, an expert in marine plankton at Oregon State University, said in a news release.

Oregon State University tapped to to help make U.S. chemical industries more effective (Portland Business Journal)

Oregon State University is set to play a key role in a new federal effort aimed at improving efficiency in U.S. chemical industries. The university said it will co-direct the module manufacturing focus area in the Obama administration’s latest advanced manufacturing initiative, the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment Institute.

Census finds minorities are more likely to live in poverty in Bend (Bend Bulletin)

nly 0.5 percent of Bend residents are black, according to the census data, but statewide data show a similar trend. The percentage of black Oregon residents living in poverty — about 33 percent — was more than double the percentage of white people living in poverty, according to census data. “Institutions were never created to serve folks of color at all,” said Imarisha. Imarisha, who’s also taught at Oregon State University, recently toured the state to lecture on the lack of diversity in Oregon.

Whales are likely behind mysterious sound coming from the Mariana Trench (Atlas Obscura)

Recently, though, scientists at Oregon State University said they’d found the likely source: minke whales, the smallest of the baleen whales. And while other baleen whale calls had been heard down there, this one in particular was unique. (see also News 9 Australia, Huffington Post UK, Mother Nature News)

OSU looks to issue license plates raising money for whale research (KPIC)

The license plate will provide funding to the Oregon State University Marine Mammall Institute. The research department will receive $35 out of the $40 it would cost drivers to purchase the plate. (see also OPB)

Oregon State University names new athletic director

Oregon State University named its new vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics Thursday. Scott Barnes, athletic director at the University of Pittsburgh, will begin his new position at OSU on February 13, 2017. (see also Oregonian)

NASA Space Laser used to explore ocean plants in the North Pole (iTechPost)

“The take home message is that if we want to understand the biological food web and production of the polar systems as a whole, we have to focus both on changes in ice cover and changes in the ecosystems that regulate this delicate balance between predators and prey,” Michael Behrenfeld from Oregon State University said cited Endgadget. A new NASA space laser technology is being tested to study phytoplankton concentrations in sunlit layers of the ocean and photosynthesis.

News roundtable: The Fish Market (Think Out Loud)

OSU’s Christopher McKnight Nichols is a guest.

How prepared are you for a disaster? (Portland Tribune)

According to Oregon State University researchers, there’s a 15-20 percent chance a Cascadia Subduction Zone quake will hit central and northern Oregon in the next 50 years.

The evolution of barley, malt and beer flavor (Brewers Association)

Dr. Pat Hayes and Dustin Herb, researchers at Oregon State University, have explored the sensory impacts of variety, terroir, and malthouse process on malts and the beers made with them; as it turns out, all of these factors are significant. They have also identified multiple locations of the barley genome that control flavor outcomes in malt and beer.

OSU fills equal opportunity director post (Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University has hired Kim D. Kirkland to fill the position of executive director for equal opportunity and access, the university announced on Friday. (see also Register-Guard)

Snowpack far above normal; a winter wonderland in the Cascades (Lebanon Express)

We’re cautiously optimistic. The snow is there now, and it needs to stay up there,” said Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University.

Pests hard forests and property values (Finance & Commerce)

An alternative strategy, also a slow one, is to plant trees 50 or 100 miles away from their normal range so they can escape pests, or adapt to a more favorable climate, said Steven Strauss, a professor of forest biotechnology at Oregon State University.

OMN director honored with Distinguished Adviser Award (LIFE@OSU)

College Media Association’s (CMA) Distinguished Adviser Award honors the top college media advisers in the nation each year. At the CMA national convention this October, Candace Baltz, director of Orange Media Network at Oregon State University, was selected as the 2016 Distinguished Multimedia Adviser.

Dean named PFLA ‘Our Hero’ (LIFE@OSU)

Allyson Dean, Special Projects Coordinator for the Registrar’s Office, has been named the Professional Faculty Leadership Association’s December 2016 ‘Our Hero.’

“Around the World from 80 Countries” exhibit (Gazette-Times)

Some of the featured artifacts, which were formerly part of the Horner Museum collection at Oregon State University, had interesting stories about how they were acquired by the museum.

Early stripe rust raises researchers’ concerns (Capital Press)

“The earlier you see stripe rust, it’s cause for concern because it means potentially going into the next year, we might see an early flare-up,” said Mike Flowers, extension cereals specialist with Oregon State University. “We normally don’t get enough to actually see large patches in the fall.”

Gifting raspberry starts not the best idea (Statesman Journal)

See the Oregon State University Extension publications EC 1306 “Growing raspberries in your home garden” and PNW 655 “Raspberry cultivars for the Pacific Northwest” for more information.

Flexible electronics can be produced in a faster way (Haptic)

Rajiv Malhotra, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at OSU, and graduate student Shalu Bansal conducted the research. (see also Printed Electronics World)

South Willamette Valley OSU Extension agent moving

Clare Sullivan, south Willamette Valley field crops extension agent, is leaving Western Oregon to take an extension position in Central Oregon. She will start in the newly created Small Farms and Community Food Systems position Feb. 1.

Upcoming events

MLK Celebration events: The 2017 MLK Celebration will be Jan. 14-20, 2017. An important part of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration are events envisioned by Oregon State community members to collaboratively learn about, reflect on and carry on the legacy of Dr. King. To be included on this year’s calendar, please submit your event to http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/diversity/events-and-initiatives/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-celebration/celebration-events by Dec. 28.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues every Tuesday for just-in-time-teaching workshops. Attend one or all. Certificates are provided to those who complete the series. The series begins Jan. 3 with a focus on course preparation and consider what teaching philosophies and syllabi communicate to students about the teacher, course, and content. If available, please bring a copy of your syllabus and teaching philosophy. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 & 2. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here.

Introduction to HTML and CSS Coding: Broaden your skill set (and your resume) by learning the building blocks of web design and coding. Jan. 9. Learn more about this eternally in-demand skill.

Graphic Design and the User Experience: Learn from start-to-finish what’s needed for a successful website. Jan. 9. Regardless of your background, you can start right now.

Winter Offering for Permaculture Design Certificate : One of OSU’s most popular online programs, this course can help you create your own sustainable landscape design in just a few weeks. Jan. 9.

Master Recycler class: This 8-week class covering all aspects of waste reduction will be hosted Tuesday nights Jan. 10 through Feb. 28 (plus field trips) on the OSU campus. The class is non-credit and free to those who complete 30 hours of service afterward. Visit http://tiny.cc/recycclass for more details and to register. Space is limited.

Take Note 

NEW! Employees attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 to submit the application for employees attending other former OUS Universities during Winter 2017. Applications are to be submitted to your business center. For additional information, please visit: hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

NEW! Faculty Funding Opportunity: The Center for Teaching and Learning provides funding and instructional design support for the redesign of existing Corvallis campus courses as reduced-meeting-time hybrid courses. These funds are in support of participation in a faculty learning community in spring term and the development of a hybrid course. See Request for Proposals; apply by Jan. 10, 2017. Questions? Contact Cub Kahn.

NEW! WAHESC: Now is the time to register for the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference. In 2017 it takes the place of the Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference.  Student registration is $40.  After Jan. 4, students will be $50 and faculty/staff will be $200.  There will be a van from OSU so your transportation costs are covered! Contact the Sustainability Office for more info.

NEW! Benton County 2040 Thriving Communities Initiative: Did you know OSU, Benton County and the City of Corvallis are all working to address climate change? Benton County wants your thoughts and perspectives on how our communities will plan for the future. Please visit www.Benton2040.com to share your views!  The outcome of Benton 2040 will have significant impact in government services and investment.  Please note, the 2040 Survey is different than the recent Imagine Corvallis 2040 effort.

NEW! OSU Charitable Fund Drive Nearly Over: The OSU CFD campaign ends on Saturday, Dec. 31. If you wish to make a 2016 tax year donation, go here and pay by credit card. To send a check, complete the paper pledge form here and send your check to the address at the top of the form. Payroll deduction donations come out of your check starting in January and are 2017 tax deductible. https://www.ipledgeonline.org/_cfduniversities/

NEW! Nominate outstanding students to be a START leader: All faculty and staff are invited to submit names/emails of student(s) who would make a great START summer orientation leader! We look for students who are committed to academic excellence, have or are willing to develop strong leadership qualities, enjoy working with others, are willing to share their OSU experiences and are effective communicators. Please click here to submit names by Jan. 6. Contact Natalie Rooney with questions.

NEW! Math professor receives national award for teaching excellence: Mathematics Professor Tevian Dray has received the 2017 Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished University Teaching of Mathematics from the Mathematical Association of America, in recognition of his exemplary mathematics teaching and his positive influence on college mathematics curriculum development and teacher training on a regional and national level. He is the first winner from Oregon State of this award since its inception 25 years ago.

NEW! Oregon Sea Grant announces two research funding opportunities for 2018. The first is its 2018-2020 Biennial Research Competition. This call invites preliminary proposals from researchers who are affiliated with any Oregon institution of higher education for two-year research projects that address cutting-edge socioeconomic and biophysical science related to important marine and coastal issues. Pre-proposals are due Feb. 21 by 5 p.m. The second opportunity, the 2018-2022 SEED-LEAF Research Competition, is a new Oregon Sea Grant initiative. The purpose is to foster interdisciplinary research approaches that address issues critical to Oregon’s coast and citizens. Initial SEED projects provide 9 months of support to convene a team and design a larger effort: the 3+ year LEAF project. SEED proposals are due Feb. 6 by 5 p.m. For more information: Sarah.Kolesar@oregonstate.edu.

Student startups sought: The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator program is launching the Next Great Startup competition for OSU students in winter term of 2017. The event will feature the first student-based, university-wide business competition. It will begin in January, 2017, and the finals will be held on March 9. Application deadline is Jan. 16, 8 a.m. The winning team will receive more than $10,000 in cash, goods and services. Cash and in-kind prizes will be awarded to the top four teams. Additionally, mentors from the community and the accelerator will participate in coaching the teams. More information on the competition and eligibility is available online at http://nextgreatstartup.oregonstate.edu

Federal research landscape: On Friday, Dec. 9 the Research Office convened faculty for a discussion on the federal research landscape under the Trump Administration and 115th Congress. Joining the discussion were OSU’s Vice President of Research Cynthia Sagers, OSU’s Director of Federal Government Affairs Gabrielle Serra, NOAA’s Chief Scientist Rick Spinrad (and former OSU VPR) as well as NIFA’s director Sonny Ramaswamy (and former OSU Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences). Associate VPR, Roy Haggerty moderated. If you were unable to attend and would like to view the discussion it can be accessed via this link: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_07ovha1y

International Student Orientation Winter 2017: We are expecting around 100-150 new students to arrive between Tuesday, Jan 3 and Friday, Jan. 6. Most of their orientation events will be happening in the International Living-Learning Center, but please expect to meet international students around campus that week! If you have any questions regarding International Student Orientation, please email intl.orientation@oregonstate.edu.

Family Members attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Monday, Dec. 26, to submit the application for family members attending other former OUS Universities during Winter 2017. Applications are to be submitted to your business center. For additional information, please visit: hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction. Late staff fee forms will be accepted on Dec. 27. 

Mini Beavs Cheerleading: The MINI BEAVS Cheerleading team is available to all Kindergarten through 8th grade students.  Members get to wear authentic OSU uniforms and perform with the real Beaver Cheerleaders throughout the season. The next performance will be Feb. 4, but the deadline to order uniforms is Jan. 1, 2017.  No experience required.  Find out more at www.BEAVERCHEER.com

Ecological Integration Symposium: The annual Ecological Integration Symposium (EIS) will be held on March 23-24, 2017, at the Texas A&M campus in College Station, TX. EIS is an interdisciplinary event that is open to the public and free to attend. EIS invites students from diverse scientific disciplines to present their own research. The theme is: “Micro to Macro: Ecology in the Anthropocene”. Abstract submission will open on Jan. 17: http://eeb.tamu.edu/eis/. Questions? theeis.tamu@gmail.com

Mid-month Emergency Preparedness Topic – Sheltering.  Seeking appropriate shelter is critical in times of disaster. Sheltering is appropriate when conditions require you to seek protection in your home, place of employment or other location when disaster strikes.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

Sea Grant Summer Scholars: Oregon Sea Grant is offering an undergraduate Summer Scholars Program.  This paid 10-week program runs June 19- Aug. 25 and places junior and senior undergraduate students from around the country with a variety of Oregon-based host organizations (public agency, non-profit, non-governmental) to provide a diversity of students with hands-on experience under the mentorship of a career professional. Any undergraduate student who will have completed the equivalent of two years of full time study by June 19, 2017 and who is currently enrolled in any U.S. college or university, or who will have graduated during the 2016-2017 academic year may apply. Students from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications by Feb. 24, 5 p.m. Applicants must email eseagrant@oregonstate.edu expressing their interest in applying by Feb. 10. For more information about eligibility, placements, and how to apply, go to: http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/fellowships/summer-scholars

Printing and Mailing Services  will close our Xpress Stop location on Dec. 23 and will reopen on Jan. 9, 2017 as Printing and Mailing @ the MU in a new location at MU62 (currently occupied by Many Hands Trading). Beginning with our reopening we will no longer offer personal shipping services at our MU location. This location will still be available for all your printing and Scantron exam needs as well as serve as a drop off location for department and prepaid packages.  Personal shipments can be processed at our Research Way facility at 4700 SW Research Way. We also will continue to offer sales of USPS stamps and metered mailed for all customers. We look forward to seeing you at our new location in the new year.

MLK Celebration legacy award nominations: Two legacy awards are awarded each year at the Peace Breakfast by the Celebration committee. The Phyllis S. Lee Award honors a member of the Oregon State community who exemplifies Dr. Lee’s commitment and dedication to social justice and the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Frances Dancy Hooks Award recognizes Oregon State students, staff or faculty who exemplify Frances Dancy Hooks’ work: building bridges across cultures, showing courage in promoting diversity, and proudly “Walking the Talk.” Please consider nominating a colleague deserving of one of these awards: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/diversity/events-and-initiatives/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-celebration/celebration-legacy-awards. Nominations will be accepted until Dec. 28.

Research Development: The Office for Research Development emails a Weekly Update with information on Limited Submissions, Foundation, Featured Funding opportunities, and special Research Office announcements.   Click to Subscribe to the Research ListServ and receive the Weekly Update. Or email Research.Development@oregonstate.edu with your name and we will add you to the ListServ.

Incentive Programs: The Research Office is launching two new Incentive Programs.    Small Grants (SG).  This program will support individual faculty research across OSU, and will support both the development of extramural grant proposal development and scholarly activities that advance SP3.0.  The SGs will have two categories.  Category 1. Individual grants will range from $15,000 – $25,000 with a total program budget of about $80,000/y.   Category 2. Individual grants will range from $3,000 – $7,000 with a total program budget of about $90,000. Large Program Development (LPD) grants program will stimulate major, transdisciplinary, extramurally-funded research programs by supporting multidisciplinary teams to work together to form new research cores at OSU that advance SP3.0. The LPD program will have a budget of about $160k/y for all LPDs, with expectation of launching two per year.  Questions?  Click on this LINK for complete details Incentive.Programs@oregonstate.edu

External Course Fees Updated:  Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed updates to OSU Standard 576-010 University Fees through the end of business on Friday, Dec. 30.  The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updates to the fall FY17 external fee proposals before they become effective on January 1, 2017.  The proposed fees can be reviewed at the Valley Library circulation desk.  Comments should be directed to Susan Barba at susan.barba@oregonstate.edu.

Resident Research Fellowships: The Center for the Humanities is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Resident Research Fellowship Program. The deadline to submit proposals is Thursday, Jan. 19. Application forms and information about awards may be found online at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/fellowship-program.

Faculty Funding Opportunity: The Center for Teaching and Learning provides funding and instructional design support for the redesign of existing Corvallis campus courses as reduced-meeting-time hybrid courses. These funds are in support of participation in a faculty learning community in spring term and the development of a hybrid course. See Request for Proposals; apply by Jan. 10, 2017. Questions? Contact cub.kahn@oregonstate.edu

Traffic and Maintenance

Winter Break Central Shuttle Route:  Beaver Bus shuttle operations will be limited to one bus on the Central route from Monday, Dec. 9, 2016 to Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. The Beaver Bus will not be running on Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, or Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. Visit http://transportation.oregonstate.edu/transportation-services/osu-beaver-bus for more information.

Jobs

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

Education Program Assistant 2 – The Division of Outreach & Engagement and the Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service invites applications for a (.80 FTE) Education Program Assistant 2 (EPA2).  This position will be located in Madras, Oregon.  Posting# P00656CT.  Closes Dec. 27.

The Graduate School is seeking a Graduate Program Analyst. This is a part-time (.5 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.  This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. Posting Number: P00908UF.  Closes Dec. 27.

 The Oregon State University (OSU) Vice President for Research Office invites applications for a full time Fiscal Coordinator-1 position. The Fiscal Coordinator provides fiscal and administrative support to the units and the Centers & Institutes within the Research Office in areas requiring fiscal and/or administrative support in the areas of accounting, financial analysis/reporting, business procedures, and budgeting.  Posting # P00676CT.  Closes Dec. 28.

Financial Aid and Veterans Coordinator.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Financial Aid and Veterans Coordinator.  Posting # P00924UF. Closes Dec. 30.

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool for a part-time (0.6 FTE) Oncology Clinical Trials Coordinator on Dec. 20.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00135CT no later than midnight on Dec. 19 for full consideration.  Additional applications will be considered through Dec. 31.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

Human Resources Retirement Officer – The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Human Resources Retirement Officer. Posting # P00935UF. Closes Dec. 31.

Faculty Research Assistant-Viticulture, OSU-Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center in Central Point, OR invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Faculty Research Assistant.  Posting # P00845UF  Closes Dec. 31.

 Accountant 1 – The Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position.  Posting #P00529CT.  Closes Dec. 31.

Web Developer – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Web Developer who works as part of the Course Development and Training team, collaborates with faculty, administrators and other clients to design and develop instructional technology and other web-based educational resources for courses and modules. This position designs, develops, tests, implements, and maintains web and multimedia applications. Posting # P00672CT. Closes Jan 2.

Administrative Program Assistant – Biological & Ecological Engineering/Water Resources Graduate Program is seeking to fill one full-time APA Position. Posting #P00654CT. Closes Jan. 2.

Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for one full-time, 10-month, Cook 1 position.  Posting # P00680CT.  Closes Jan. 3.

Coordinator– Associated Students of Oregon State invite applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, ASOSU SafeRide Coordinator position. Posting #P00878UF. Closes Jan. 3, 2017.

UPDATED! Director- Student Transformative Learning – The Office of Student Affairs Research, Evaluation and Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Director- Student Transformative Learning. Posting # P00934UF. Closes Jan. 3.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Medical Aide, Posting #P00653CT.  Closes Jan. 3.

NEW! Registered Nurse 1:  Student Health Services invites applications to fill two (2) full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, RN1 positions. Posting #P00682CT.  Closes Jan. 8, 2017.

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. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head. Posting #P00937UF.  Closes Jan. 8.

The Office of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) is seeking a Procurement Contract Officer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00933UF. Closes Jan. 9.

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 # P00930UF.  Closes Jan. 9.

NEW! Office Specialist II, School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering, F/T, starting at $2383/month plus benefits. Major duties include graduate program support, student employment, and event planning.  To review posting and apply, go to Http://oregonstate.edu/jobs.  Posting # P00691CT.  For full consideration date Jan. 11.  Closes Jan. 15.

Student Care Coordinator – The Dean of Students, in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Student Care Coordinator, Post # P00938UF. Closes Jan. 16.

NEW! Associate Student Advocate – The Office of Advocacy of the Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU), is seeking an Associate Student Advocate. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P00953UF. Closes Jan. 17.

Assistant or Associate Professor in the Energy Systems Engineering Program.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9 month Assistant or Associate Professor in the Energy Systems Engineering Program.  Posting # P00898UF.  Full consideration Jan. 15, 2017. Closes Jan. 31, 2017.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – The Crop/Soil Extension Field Facility office at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, Assistant Professor of Practice position. This position will be located in Klamath Falls.  Posting # P00927UF.  Closes Jan. 19.

The Office of Admissions is seeking an Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P00943UF. Closes Jan. 23.

Memorial Union Events Support Staff – This recruitment will be used to fill 10-15 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Support Services positions with the Memorial Union at Oregon State University. Mandatory training will begin approximately week 6 of Winter term. Posting #P01228SE. Closes Jan. 23, 2017. http://mu.oregonstate.edu/guestservices/job-application.

Memorial Union Information Desk- This recruitment will be used to fill 5-10 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Support Services positions with the Memorial Union at Oregon State University. Mandatory training will begin approximately week 6 of Winter term. Posting # P01229SE. Close Jan. 23, 2017. http://mu.oregonstate.edu/guestservices/job-application

Faculty Research Assistant-Plant Pathology, OSU-Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center in Central Point, OR invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Faculty Research Assistant.  Posting # P00947UF  Closes Jan 27.

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Assistant International Marketing and Recruitment Manager position. The Assistant Marketing and Recruitment Manager, under the direction of the INTO OSU Marketing and Recruitment Manager (MRM), will be responsible for strategic planning and decision making for business in assigned markets. For more information, please click on the link provided below. Close Jan. 28, 2017. https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=18963&lang=en_US&source=CC3

NEW! The Office of Institutional Diversity is seeking a Assistant Director of Outreach. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Diversity Officer. Posting #P00952UF. Closes Jan. 30, 2017.

NEW! Accountant 1 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position.  Position #P00690CT.  Full consideration Jan. 18.  Closes Jan. 31.

Entomology Research Associate (Post Doc) – The Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hood River, Oregon, invites applications for a full-time, 1.0 FTE, Research Associate (Post Doc), for entomology research on pears and cherries, and to provide outreach to local producers.  Posting #P00906UF http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/35537The closing date is Jan. 31, 2017.

Instructor – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a part-time (vary FTE), 9-month, Instructor Pool, to teach courses in Applied Ecology of Managed Ecosystems (HORT 318) winter 2017, and Floriculture and Greenhouse Systems course (HORT 351) spring 2017.  Posting # P00881UF. Closes March 15, 2017.

 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 Staff Auditor – The University Shared Services Enterprises in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE) hourly, 12-month Academic Wage Staff Auditor , Post # P00166AW. Closes June 30, 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.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Student Services Coordinator. This position is responsible for operations and implementation of high impact programs and initiatives within Student Services including; International Student Orientation, Special Programs, assessment, and other student services efforts which impact the student experience. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=18104&lang=en_US&source=CC2

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an Application Support Analyst to help manage organizational reports and train users of the Foundation’s constituent relationship management system (CRM)  The ideal candidate for this position is an innovative thinker with an understanding of how people learn. To apply visit:  Http://www.osufoundation.org.

Weather

Corvallis: It is very strange that the years teach us patience – that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.” ~ Elizabeth Taylor. Showers and then partly sunny, with a chance of rain by the weekend. Highs in the 40s, lows in the 30s.

Central Oregon: Wintry mix with clearing mid week, mostly cloudy by the weekend. Highs in the mid 30s, lows in the 20s.

Newport: Showers and then mostly cloudy. Chance of rain by week’s end. Highs in the 50s, lows in the 40s.

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

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