OSU Today

Jan. 3-6, 2017

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.

Biomass operations aren’t currently feasible in rural communities: Study (UPI)

A new study by economists at Oregon State University suggests the costs are simply too steep for a biomass operation to be sustainable without subsidies. (see also Science Daily)

Rare high-quality footage shows newly discovered deep-sea black smokers in amazing detail (International Business Times)

The researchers, led by David Butterfield of the University of Washington and William Chadwick of Oregon State University, used SuBastian to sample water chemistry and took high-definition video footage of the vents to assess them for new animal species back on land.

New tagging tech delivers the goods on whale behavior (Seeker)

 A new study out of Oregon State University praises a type of high-tech tag now being used to track whales, one that offers researchers better information over longer periods of time than prior tracking devices. (see also Latin Post, Science Blog)

New US wave energy test facility (Marine Technology)

The new Pacific Marine Energy Center South Energy Test Site will be constructed by the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Oregon State University with a combination of federal and non-federal funds and is scheduled for completion by early 2020.

New license plate would boost OSU’s marine mammal research (Gazette-Times)

OSU’s Marine Mammal Institute is hoping to be the first entity to create a license plate using the state’s new system for issuing specialty fundraising plates. (see also Tillamook Headlight Herald)

Barnes, Andersen reunite at Oregon State (Gazette-Times)

Two years ago, as Gary Andersen began to ponder leaving Wisconsin for Oregon State, the football coach sought advice from a select few. One of those was Scott Barnes, his new athletic director at OSU.

The new OSU-Cascades (1859 Magazine)

Oregon State University’s new Cascades Campus debuted in Bend in September. The 10-acre campus features Tykeson Hall, an academic building, as well as a still-under-construction residence hall and dining hall. The university has also purchased an adjacent 46 acres that can be used for a future expansion.

Advance in intense pulsed light sintering opens door to improved electronics manufacturing (Controlled Environments)

Faster production of advanced, flexible electronics is among the potential benefits of a discovery by researchers at Oregon State University’s College of Engineering.

OSU honored for policies embracing free speech (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University has received a “green light” rating from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, indicating that university policies do not restrict speech.

Kirkland named OSU executive director for equal opportunity and access (LIFE@OSU)

Kim D. Kirkland has been named as Oregon State University’s executive director for equal opportunity and access.

Jensen named associate dean of undergraduate programs (LIFE@OSU)

Carlos Jensen has been appointed associate dean of undergraduate programs for the College of Engineering by Scott Ashford, Kearney Professor and dean of the college.

Clothes Tree, Strand project pile up honors (Gazette-Times)

Remodeling projects at The Clothes Tree in downtown Corvallis and Strand Hall on the Oregon State University campus continue to rack up awards. Both projects received the prestigious DeMuro Award for historic preservation from Restore Oregon and preservation awards from Benton County.

Technology offers new hope for timber industry (Santa Cruz Sentinel)

A Portland firm has been working with scientists at Oregon State University to test the cross-laminated timber panels’ strength by subjecting them to hundreds of thousands of pounds of pressure. (see also Philadelphia Tribune, News-Gazette)

‘Well-deserved honor’ (Argus Observer)

Clint Shock, Malheur Experiment station director, was inducted into the Onion Growers Hall of Fame in 2012 and now has been honored by a national onion industry organization.

Chickens can be helpful and challenging for gardeners (Lubbock Avalanche-Journal)

“These ‘free-ranging’ chickens will eat large amounts of insects, grasses and seeds,” said James Hermes, an extension poultry specialist with Oregon State University. “They will also eat ornamental and vegetable plant gardens in their search for insects.” (see also Register-GuardAshland Times-Gazette, Daily Herald)

Coast Guard and state wildlife officials monitor Dungeness crab fleet to ensure safety (The World)

The Coast Guard has also teamed with Oregon State University to provide two-day first aid and CPR classes, created specifically for commercial fishermen in Astoria and Newport. Commercial fishing vessel safety examiners have conducted 68 exams since November and are conducting exams as requests come in.

Rockfish siblings shed new light on how offspring diffuse and disperse (The Fish Site)

The study conducted in the OSU College of Science sheds new light on how rockfish, a group of multiple species that contribute to important commercial and recreational fisheries in the Northwest, disperse through the ocean and “recruit,” or take up residence in nearshore habitats. Previously it was believed rockfish larvae dispersed chaotically to wherever currents carried them.

Study links hunters’ choice of ammo with lead exposure among scavengers (Global Times)

Oregon State University suggests high-mass, high-velocity bullets leave more lead behind in varmints such as ground squirrels, whose carcasses are consumed by scavengers such as golden eagles.

OSU Seafood Lab’s Yi-Cheng Su has passed (LIFE@OSU)

Su was about to turn 57 and was at the peak of his professional career.

Cattle spend less time in rangeland streams than commonly thought (Cattle Network)

Oregon State University researchers placed tracking collars on cows and found they spent between 1 and 2.5 percent of their time in waterways.

Expanding insect army draining the life out of American forests (Morning Ag Clips)

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. (see also Post Register).

Top 2016 Oregon gardening stories from OSU Extension (Oregonian)

As the new year arrives, lists of favorites abound – best movies, top albums and most-watched TV shows. Not to be outdone, we present the five most popular Oregon State University Extension Service stories of 2016.

Essay contends Malheur occupiers were misguided (Gazette-Times)

An essential essay by OSU emeritus distinguished professor of history William G. Robbins in the winter 2016 edition of the Oregon Historical Quarterly takes a deep look at the historical roots of the Malheur occupation and finds the occupiers’ motivations are based on a “misconstrued history.”

Robotics Roadmap calls for better policy frameworks to safely integrate new technologies (Robotics & Automation News)

The 2016 US Robotics Roadmap is partially sponsored by Oregon State University, the National Science Foundation, the University of California San Diego, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

OSU-Cascades pumice mine will get partly filled (The Bulletin)

Even before OSU-Cascades’ purchase of the former pumice mine adjacent to its west Bend campus went through in January 2016, the university was thinking about how much of the old mine it would fill — and how.

Awards and honors (LIFE@OSU)

The latest highlights for OSU faculty and staff.

Tuesday

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.

NEW! 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.

Friday

NEW! Cody Carson retirement: The College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites you to join Cody Carson, CPHHS Issue Agent, in celebrating his retirement at a reception Friday, Jan. 6, 3:30-5 p.m., at the Women’s Building Lobby. Remarks will begin at 4 p.m.

Upcoming events

NEW! North American Truffling Society general meeting: Jan. 10, 7:30 p m. The speaker will be Dr. James Trappe, presenting “Native truffles, native truffle hunters: truffling through history.” The meeting will be held in room 2087 at Cordley Hall.

NEW! Save the date! Retirement Reception for Mark Huey: President Edward J. Ray invites you to a Retirement Reception to honor and thank Mark Huey for his years of service to OSU. The reception is on Friday, Jan. 13, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Lounge.  If you are unable to attend, feel free to leave a message here. To more information or to let us know you will attend, contact events@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service: Students, faculty, staff, and their partners and children are all invited to participate in OSU’s largest day of service of the year, Saturday, Jan. 14. Projects will take place at various times with all projects starting in the morning. A light breakfast, snacks, and hot lunch will be provided to volunteers by Global Community Kitchen. Check in will be located in the MU Horizon Room 49, and transportation to all projects will be provided. Preregistration is required! Volunteers can learn about the 11 projects offered and register online through the Center for Civic Engagement website: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/mlk.

NEW! 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Breakfast: Tickets are now available for the Peace Breakfast, to be held Mon., Jan. 16, 9 to 10:30 a.m. at CH2M HILL Alumni Center. This year, tickets are FREE to OSU Community members and invited guests, but preregistration is required. Register on Eventbrite here. For more information about this year’s event, please visit the OSU MLK Celebration Facebook page. Please contact the Office of Institutional Diversity with questions at 7-1063.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Mindfulness practice group starting: New mindfulness practice group, co-sponsored by OSU Center for Contemplative Studies and Westminster House will meet weekly on Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. starting Jan. 9.  Sessions will take place at Westminster House (101 N.W. 23rd St.  Corvallis) and are open to all OSU students, faculty/staff, and community members at no charge; no experience necessary. For info contact Julie.graves@oregonstate.edu or Audrey.perkins@oregonstate.edu.

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 eight-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! Xpress Stop: Printing and Mailing Services plans to move our Xpress Stop location have been put on hold. We will be closing the location Jan. 3-4 for some general maintenance and will reopen in our current location, MU109, on Jan. 5. Our Xpress stop location will continue to offer all current shipping, scantron and printing services on campus. Thanks and we look forward to serving you in the new year.

NEW! 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

NEW! Health & Safety: 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 health and safety with information from SAIF on how to become a workplace flu fighter, available online at http://www.saif.com/safetyandhealth/be-a-workplace-flu-fighter.html, including links to printable posters and links to locations to find a flu shot.

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Evacuation:  Evacuations are more common than many people realize. Fires and floods cause evacuations most frequently across the U.S. and almost every year, people along coastlines evacuate as hurricanes approach. In addition, hundreds of times a year, transportation and industrial accidents release harmful substances, forcing many people to leave their homes.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

NEW! Microbiologist recognized for lifetime achievement in Pacific salmon health: The College of Science is proud to announce that Jerri Bartholomew, the Emile F. Pernot Distinguished Professor and Head of the Microbiology Department, was recently awarded the American Fisheries Society (AFS) S.F Snieszko Distinguished Service Award for her outstanding accomplishments in the field of aquatic animal health. This award is the highest honor presented by the Fish Health Section of the AFS.

NEW! Seeking participants for end-of-life decision making focus groups: The C2C Project at the College of Business is working to better understand the needs and perceptions of people that are or eventually will be making end-of-life health care decisions. If you are interested in participating, click on the following link to answer a few qualification questions (takes less than 2 minutes!): https://orst.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3lxP09KH0hdhiLPParticipants will be paid $50 for their involvement in the mid-January discussion groups!

NEW! Volunteer applications open for conversant program: Applications are open for the INTO OSU Cultural Ambassador Conversant Program during winter term. Students, staff/faculty and community members with native or high proficiency in English are welcome to join and be paired with an international student learning English. Please visit international.oregonstate.edu/cultural-ambassador for more information and to apply.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sea Grant: 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.

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.

Mini Beavs Cheerleading: The MINI BEAVS Cheerleading team is available to all Kindergarten through eighth-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, Texas. 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

Sea Grant Summer Scholars: Oregon Sea Grant is offering an undergraduate Summer Scholars Program.  This paid 10-week program runs June 19 through 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 US college or university, or who will have graduated during the 2016-17 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

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

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

NEW! Ag. Life & Science east parking lot: Due to equipment being lifted off of the Ag. Life & Sciences Building the parking lot to the east of the building will be closed Jan. 5, 7 a.m. to noon (View Map). This lot will open when the work is completed and the area is safe to enter.

Jobs

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

NEW! The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for a driven individuals to fill two entry-level professional position:  Assistant Director, Regional Programs Portland and Assistant Direction, Regional Programs California.  The ideal candidate is a recent Oregon State University graduate with donor engagement and fundraising experience.  Follow the link to learn more:    http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=4352

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! PACE Corporate Education Manager – Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Corporate Education Manager to help the PACE team meet the fast-growing demand for customized training services on the part of the corporate, government and university partners. This is a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic outreach area for the university and help lead corporate strategy in an exciting team-based environment. The corporate education manager will promote, develop, and implement in-house/on-line corporate programs. Posting # P00939UF. Closes Jan 9.

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.

EXTENDED: Fiscal Coordinator 1 – 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 Jan. 11.

NEW! Head Academic Advisor – Internal Employment Opportunity – 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 # P00956UF.  Closes Jan. 13.

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.

NEW! Office Specialist 1 – OSU Extension Service seeks an innovative and enthusiastic person with excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic to join its team at the Douglas County OSU Extension Office in Roseburg, Oregon. This recruitment is for a part-time (16 hours per week) .40 FTE Office Specialist 1.  Posting# P00699CT.  Closes Jan. 16.

NEW! Oregon State University Extension Service seeks an innovative and enthusiastic person with excellent communication skills to join its team at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center (SOREC) in Central Point, Oregon. This recruitment is for a part-time (16 hours per week) Office Specialist 1.  Posting#  P00684CT.  Closes Jan. 16.

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.

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. Closes Jan. 31.

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.

NEW! Library Technician 3 – The Special Collections and Archives Research Center at Valley Library invites applications for a part-time (.8 FTE), 12-month, limited term Public Services Assistant. To review posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Apply to posting #36690. Closes Jan 20.

EXTENDED – 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 23.

NEW! Parent & Family Program Coordinator – The Office of New Student Programs & Family Outreach (NSPFO) Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Parent & Family Program Coordinator, Post # P00969UF. Full consideration date Jan. 23. Closes Jan. 24.

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. 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. 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.

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. https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=18963&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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.

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.

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.

 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: “Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell.”  ~ Carrie Fisher. Cold and mainly clear all week, with highs in the low to mid 30s and lows in the low to mid 20s. Precipitation and warmer temperatures likely for the weekend.

Central Oregon: Lows in the single digits and even below zero until the weekend, when above-freezing weather and rain are predicted to appear.

Newport: Sunny with highs in the 30s and 40s and lows below freezing for most of the week; warmer and wet for the weekend.

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

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