OSU Today

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 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.

How warming seas are forcing fish to seek new waters (Guardian)

“From the time eggs are fertilised, Pacific oyster larvae precipitate roughly 90% of their bodyweight as calcium carbonate shell within 48 hours,” George Waldbusser at Oregon State University told the Climate News Network. (see also OregonianLive Science, International Business Times UK)

OSU picks University of Illinois official as new provost (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University’s new provost says he’ll look for opportunities to expand OSU’s public engagement around the state. “Let’s push what we learn in the university out and diffuse it,” said Edward Feser, who was announced on Monday as Oregon State’s top academic officer. (see also LIFE@OSU, WANDIllinois OnlineNews-Gazette)

Oregon State, University of Oregon delay start of winter term due to snow, ice (KATU)

Oregon State University and University of Oregon have canceled the first day of winter term (January 9) due to unsafe travel conditions.

Scientists record “crazy” calls in Mariana Trench (Daily Astorian)

OSU scientists have named this eerie new sound, recorded by research instruments at a depth of 3,281 feet, the “Western Pacific Biotwang.” You can hear it here: http://tinyurl.com/osutwang (see also Paste)

Chickens can be helpful and challenging for gardeners (The Columbian)

“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.”

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

 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.

Technology offers new hope for timber industry (Daily Commercial News)

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: The Working Forest Newspaper)

Low-Dose Aspirin Could Help Prevent Cancer (Edge Media Network)

Early cancer cells live in what’s actually a pretty hostile environment, where the immune system regularly attacks and attempts to eliminate them,” said Craig Williams, a professor in the OSU College of Pharmacy and co-author on the study. (see also Knowledge Science Report)

Research, capacity building a must to tackle climate change (Dhaka Tribune)

“We need to exchange knowledge’s and best practices from each other to ensure sustainable adaptation as well as development,” said Dr Gregg B Walker, professor of Oregon State University, while addressing his keynote speech at the conference.

New license plate would boost OSU’s marine mammal research (Democrat-Herald)

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.

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

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

Advance in intense pulsed light sintering opens door to improved electronics manufacturing. (Space Daily)

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

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.

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

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: Wood Business)

Testing the waters for long-term wave energy (Weekly Source)

“This will be the most advanced wave energy test facility in the world,” said Belinda Batten, director of the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center and professor of engineering at OSU. (see also: The Energy Times)

Drawing the line against deer, plus top 2016 Oregon gardening stories (Statesman Journal)

As an old year yields to the new, 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.

Age-appropriate resolutions can help kids build long-lasting skills (WalletHub)

Parents can help children learn to be responsible with money by helping them learn self-control and self-regulation skills early, says Megan McClelland, professor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

Business model for off-grid power in remote areas to ensure success (PV Buzz)

Developing a successful business model that could deliver off-grid power to this market will require addressing challenges unique to the population, an Oregon State University researcher concluded in a study published recently in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

GMO grass that ‘escaped’ defies eradication, divides grass seed industry (Oregonian)

“Imagine I had a big, sloppy, nasty Rottweiler, and you lived next door in your perfectly manicured house,” said Bill Buhrig, an Oregon State University extension agent in Malheur County. “Then I dump the dog in your backyard, I take off and now it’s your problem.” (see also Register-Guard)

2016: A warm and wet weather year (Gazette-Times)

While the weather has been abnormally cold and icy in the mid-Willamette Valley for the past few weeks, 2016 will end up warmer and wetter than normal, said Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University.

Do ocean preserves actually work? OSU researchers answer (Smithsonian)

As ocean scientists, we are encouraged that multiple governments are now taking action to protect special places in the ocean, but we believe science-driven action for ocean conservation must be greatly accelerated. (see also: Business Insider)

OSU-Cascades residence hall and dining center to open (My Central Oregon)

“The new residence and dining facilities will provide a supportive, healthy and safe environment for students, and contribute to student retention and success,” said Becky Johnson, vice president of OSU’s Bend campus. (see also Bend BulletinKTVZ)

Water, taxes and regulations dominate state legislatures (Capital Press)

The governor’s recommended budget would create a “hole” of $9.4 million for Oregon State University’s agricultural research and extension services, likely leading to reduced service levels, said Katie Fast, executive director of Oregonians for Food and Shelter.

Antarctic Ice Sheet study reveals 8,000-year record of climate change (Heritage Daily)

“There is a natural variability in the deeper part of the ocean adjacent to the Antarctic Ice Sheet that causes small but significant changes in temperatures,” said Andreas Schmittner, a climate modeler from Oregon State University and a co-author of the study along with OSU paleoclimatologist Peter Clark.

Today

NEW! Apply for hybrid funding by Jan. 10: The Center for Teaching and Learning provides funding and instructional design support for the redesign of existing Corvallis campus courses as  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.

Student Health Advisory Board: SHAB will meet every Tuesday from 8 – 9 a.m. in MU 212 from Jan. 10 to March 14.” For additional information please email osu.shab@oregonstate.edu.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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

Upcoming events

NEW! January Random Review: OSU professor David Noakes will review “The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places, from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley” by Eric Weiner at noon on Jan. 11, at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. What circumstances account for the creative and ingenious ideas concentrated in Silicon Valley today or in ancient Athens, Florence or Calcutta? In The Geography of Genius Eric Weiner, a National Public Radio foreign correspondent for many years, takes readers on a literary journey to centers of brilliance and innovation throughout history, worldwide.

NEW! Triad meeting: At the Jan. 12 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club Jonathan Katz will discuss “Muslim Jews: A History of Conversion.” The meeting will begin at noon in Room 211 in the MU. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13. Contact Justin Fleming at the Motor Pool to reserve a lunch or to secure your spot, 541-737-7086.

NEW! Speaking Justice: a night of spoken word poetry by the OSU community and our feature artist, TOO BLACK, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m., MU Lounge. The workshop “History of Race Relations at OSU” will be held prior to the performance, 3-5 p.m. in the Valley Library 5th floor Special Collections & Archives Research Center, room 5069. In the workshop, facilitated by TOO BLACK, participants will learn about the history of race relations at OSU and its connections to contemporary issues. To register of the workshop or for more information, 541-737-3653 natalia.fernandez@oregonstate.edu

35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Breakfast: Jan. 10 is the last day to register for the Peace Breakfast to be held Monday, Jan. 16, from 9 to 10:30 am at the 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 541-737-1063.

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.

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. Deadline to register is Jan. 10.

Board of Trustees: The OSU Board of Trustees will meet Friday, Jan. 20. The meeting is open to the public and will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room. Other committees of the Board will meet Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center Willamette Room and Thursday, Jan. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room. These meetings are also open to the public. The agendas and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. If special accommodation is required, call 541-737-3449 or email marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! ElderCare Connections Open Forum: Do you find yourself caring for an aging parent/spouse? Join us at our open forum for an opportunity to come together to talk with others going through some of the same challenges on Jan. 10 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in MU 212. For questions, please contact familyresources@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Complex Systems Faculty Candidate seminar: Dr. Maude David will present a seminar, “From Soil to Autism: Conceptual and Methodological Approaches for Unraveling Host-Microbiome Interactions.” Tuesday, Jan. 10, 4 p.m., Linus Pauling Science Center 402.

NEW! Academic Technology webinar: Make Your Canvas Course Site Student-Friendly: Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Jan. 12, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. to set the tone for your course and control access to your materials. Learn about home pages, setting requirements, and more. Register for information on joining this free webinar presented by OSU’s Canvas support team. Find more webinars here. Questions? Email us: Canvas@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Academic Technology webinar: Canvas from a Student Perspective: Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Jan. 12, from 2 to 2:30 p.m. to learn about Student View, the Test Student, Calendar and Conversations in Canvas. Register for information on joining this free webinar presented by OSU’s Canvas support team. Find more webinars here. Questions? Email us: Canvas@oregonstate.edu

NEW! OSU Anthropology Lecture Series: Dr. Christina Cappy, lecturer in Education Policy at Central Oregon Community College, will give a lecture on “Unity, Fragmentation and the Moral Self in South African High Schools.” She will speak on January 20 from 12 to 12:50pm in Waldo Hall Room 201A. This event is part of the Anthropology Program’s “Tan Sack” Lecture Series.

NEW! Core Curriculum for OSU Managers and Supervisors is open for registration. Core Curriculum is a blended training program that includes 10-hours of prerequisite online training followed by classroom sessions (one full day on Jan. 31 and two half-days, Feb. 2 and Feb. 7). Core Curriculum prepares you to effectively supervise with greater institutional knowledge of policies, conditions of employment, legal responsibilities, and administrative procedures. You will also meet topic experts who can be a helpful resource for you. Register at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23. There is no cost to attend.

NEW! Social Justice Education Initiative for Winter term! The SJEI is a professional development program for all OSU faculty, staff, and graduate students aimed at building knowledge about equity and inclusion, and developing intercultural competencies. In addition to the platform curriculum, comprised of Session One and Session Two, there are new shorter workshops that explore specific topics with more depth. Now is a great time to build your equity and inclusion skills! Space is limited, register today http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46

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 $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.

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.

OSU Expert-Led, Online Certificate in Project Management: Boost your personal and professional growth by becoming an expert in project management. Jan. 16. Complete one course or the whole certificate.

Take Note 

EXTENDED! Distinguished Professor: The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Professor award has been extended to Tuesday, Jan. 17 by 5 p.m.  Nomination information and a link to the online submission form can be found at: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/awards-recognition .

Xpress Stop: Printing and Mailing Services reopened in its new 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.

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 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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Ecological Integration Symposium: The annual Ecological Integration Symposium (EIS) will be held on March 23-24 at the Texas A&M campus in College Station. 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

Jobs

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

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.

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! Education Program Assistant 1  This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time (Education Program Assistant 1) position for the 4-H Extension Youth Development Program. This position will be located in Warm Springs. Posting #P00705CT. Closes Jan. 16.

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. This recruitment is for a part-time (16 hours per week) .40 FTE Office Specialist 1.  Posting #P00699CT. Closes Jan. 16.

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.

NEW! The Vice President for Research is seeking an Accelerator Operations Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President. Closes Jan. 17.

NEW! Human Resources Consultant 1  The University Administrative Business Center in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Human Resources Consultant 1, Posting # P00980UF full consideration date Jan. 13. Closes Jan. 20.

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 date is 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.

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.

NEW! Veterinary Technician. Oregon State University’s Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our Large Animal Teaching Hospital.  The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary. To apply online, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Review and apply to posting #P00671CT by 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! Consultant – Academic Advisor – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Academic Advisor position. Posting P00983UF. Full consideration date is Jan. 17. Closes Jan. 23.

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 C 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

NEW! The Office of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Construction Contracts Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00976UF. Full-consideration date of Jan. 25; closes March 7.

NEW! News Editor-News and Research Communications OSU News and Research Communications is seeking a News Editor. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00985UF. Closes Jan. 26. http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/37007

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.

NEW! START Leader  The Office of New Student Programs & Family Outreach Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE) hourly, approximately 30-hours a week, 12-month START Leader, Posting #P01662SE. Closes Feb. 3.

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. Posting #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, Posting #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, Posting #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, Posting #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, Posting #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), Posting #P00140AW. Closes June 30.

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

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: “We know that we come from the winds, and that we shall return to them; that all life is perhaps a knot, a tangle, a blemish in the eternal smoothness. But why should this make us unhappy? Let us love one another, and work and rejoice. I don’t believe in this world sorrow.” ~ E.M. Forster. Rain today turning to snow tonight, high of 41, low of 31. Snow and rain likely tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Snow today, high of 34, low of 13. Snow tomorrow.

Newport: Rain during the day, followed by snow at night, high of 47, low of 32. Chance of snow tomorrow.

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

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