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Friday, April 27, 2018

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.

Which are smarter, cats or dogs? We asked a scientist (PBS News Hour)

“A lot of what we already know about intelligence in other species falls on a gradient or a spectrum,” said Kristyn Vitale Shreve, a cat cognition and behavior research fellow at Oregon State University.

Oregon researchers find a native wasp with a taste for stink bugs (Entomology Today)

In a report published this month in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America, Lowenstein, a postdoctoral research associate at Oregon State University, and colleagues detail their observations of a small population of Astata unicolor wasps in a residential garden in Portland, Oregon, and discuss its potential as a native biological enemy of the brown marmorated stink bug.

Navigating the maze of higher education (Latino USA)

One state with a particularly high gap between the Latino and general non-completion rate is Oregon. We hear from two Oregon State University students, Jasmine Meraz and Miguel Paniagua, and learn about the hurdles students face trying to reach graduation.

Midwifery linked to better birth outcomes in state-by-state report cards (Carolina Parent)

“Our findings suggest that in states where families have greater access to midwifery care that is well integrated into the maternity system, mothers and babies tend to experience improved outcomes. The converse was also demonstrated; where integration of midwives is poorer, so are outcomes,” says Melissa Cheyney, a licensed midwife, medical anthropologist and associate professor in Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts and one of the study’s co-authors.

Osmium compound opens door to quantum spin liquid, and maybe quantum computing (Electronics Weekly)

A new material could sustain a quantum spin liquid, and be useful in quantum computing, according to Oregon State University, where it was invented. (see also KTVZ, R&D)

The new class (College Planning and Management)

This 126,000-square-foot LEED Gold building, designed by Bora Architects, is proving to be the most popular building on Oregon State University’s historic Corvallis, OR, campus. A destination for studying and showing off to visiting parents, the Learning Innovation Center is heavily used from early morning until late at night

Some Hawley Hall residents to remain displaced until end of school year (Gazette-Times)

Nine Oregon State University students who had been living in the Hawley Hall residence hall will be displaced through the end of the school year due to water damage caused when a student started a fire in his room Tuesday

Da Vinci Days talks start Tuesday (Gazette-Times)

The 2018 da Vinci Days festival starts Tuesday with the first of five lectures, each one intended to focus in some way on the STEAM topics — science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.


College of Business Student Company Expo: Explore products made by our first-year College of Business students in Innovation Nation. From mugs to T-shirts and from succulents to vinyl graphics, shop many great products and see the creativity of our first-year students. Friday, April 27, from 9 to 9:50 a.m., 11 to 11:50 a.m., and 1 to 1:50 p.m. in the Austin Hall 1st Floor Marketplace.

Research Advances in Fisheries, Wildlife and Ecology Symposium: Keynote address by Jim Nichols, “Beyond Critters: Contributions of the Wildlife Profession to Confronting Uncertainty in an Uncertain World.” Talks, Science Communication Panel, Poster session and more on Friday April 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., the LaSells Stewart Center. Free. More information here. Organized by the Fisheries and Wildlife Graduate Student association.

Beaver Classic Cheese Sales: Come purchase your favorite Beaver Classic Cheeses. Take home some of our new flavors…Porter Soaked, Hard Cider Soaked or Pinot Soaked Cheddars. Or our newest Award Winner…Smoked Cheddar – American Cheese Society 3rd Place 2016. Fridays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Withycombe 159. For more information robin.frojen@oregonstate.edu

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 S.W. 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Meat Center: The Clark Meat Science Center retail store will be open Friday from noon-5:30 p.m. Products include fresh and cooked/smoked sausages, bacon, retail cuts, jerky, snack sticks, and Beaver Classic cheese! The store is located at 3260 SW Campus Way, next to the Motor Pool. Please emailNathan.Parker@oregonstate.edu for any questions regarding the store

OSU Disability Network: Interested in Disability Studies? Want to help promote diversity, equity, and inclusion? If so, join the OSU Disability Network and the Disability Studies Center for Humanity Research Cluster. This week’s talk by Cristòf Del Aquelarre Errante on “Reassessing ‘Vulnerable Populations’ in Research: Changing the Narratives of IRB”. Friday, April 27, at noon in Milam 301. For more information about the OSU Disability Network or to request accommodations for disability, contact: Stephanie Jenkins at stephanie.jenkins@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6517.

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ weekly research seminar will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, April 27, in HFC 115/Bray Conference Room. Jon C. Collins, director of the Office of Health Analytics for the Oregon Health Authority will present “How the Oregon Health Authority uses incentives to improve population health, experience of care and per capita costs.” Co-sponsored by Health Management and Policy program. Videos of past seminars can be found online.

Integrative Biology GSA Invited Speaker Seminar: Julie Rushmore, Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Davis One Health Institute, will present a seminar, “Linking Sociality and Disease: Insights for Pathogen Transmission and Control in Wildlife Species” on Friday, April 27, 1:30 p.m. in ALS 4001. The seminar is free and open to the public. For more information and to view the entire Integrative Biology Department Spring Seminar Series lineup, go to http://ib.oregonstate.edu/smnrs.

Biochemistry and Biophysics Guest Lecture: Ethan Perlstein, chief executive officer at Perlara Industry, will give a lecture titled “Model Organisms for Rare Disease Drug Discovery” on Friday, April 27, at 3:30 p.m. in ALS 4001. 

EdFest 2018: Writers in the WorldFive alumni of OSU’s MFA in creative writing program will speak at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 27, in LInC 268.  Panelists will discuss their positions in writing-related fields, their paths to employment, and how their degrees have benefited them professionally and otherwise. If you’re pursuing a liberal arts degree and wondering about life after graduation, come and get some tips.

Diversity Race: Teams of up to five people will race across campus, trying to complete as many challenges as they can during the race period. Challenges are designed to exercise the body and mind; accommodations are available to those who need them. Community teams, including families, are welcome to participate. Noon to 4 p.m. April 27, with an awards ceremony from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. To register a team, visit: http://bit.ly/2HulzGS.

Author reading: Essayists and OSU alumni Dionisia Morales and Matt Young will read from their debut books on Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Valley Library Rotunda. The reading will be followed by a Q&A and book signing and is part of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film’s 2017-18 Literary Northwest Series.


Maker Fair: Oregon State University and The CO will host the Corvallis Maker Fair, a celebration of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics, or STEAM, education and innovation from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 on the Corvallis campus. The family-friendly fair, now in its fifth year, will be held in the Memorial Union Ballroom and the Student Experience Center Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.

Cops & Robbers 101: The Corvallis Police Department will host a one-day overview of the police department for OSU students and staff. Attendees will learn what it takes to be a police officer and how to interact with law enforcement. Free lunch provided. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Saturday, April 28, at McAlexander Fieldhouse. Register online at www.corvallisoregon.gov/CPD101.

Strengthening Tenants’ Rights: Are you a renter? Plan on becoming one? This is for you. Attend Strengthening Tenants’ Rights With Margot Black, co-founder of Portland Tenants United. Saturday, April 28, 1-2:30 p.m., Westminster House, 101 N.W. 23rd St. Lunch served. All welcome. Co-sponsored by CGE Housing Caucus and SEIU 503/OSU 83. Questions? Contact campus organizer Siobhan Burke at 630-699-0281 or burkes@seiu503.org More details and rsvp here: https://www.facebook.com/events/168381780534606??ti=ia


Pianist: Pianist Vadym Kholodenko will perform in the series finale of the 2017-18 Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Piano Series at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th Street, Corvallis. Tickets are $25 in advance and $28 at the door. Advance tickets are available online at corvallispiano.org or at Grass Roots Books & Music. Students ages eight to 18 and all college students with valid ID will be admitted free.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Living Downstream Film Screening: Come to a free screening of “Living Downstream,” a documentary film about acclaimed ecologist Sandra Steingraber’s fight to break the silence about cancer and its environmental links. Monday, April 30, at 7 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center C&E Hall. Open to the public. 

NEW! Flying Club Open House: Corvallis Airport, Saturday, May 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Airplane Rides with a $20 per person donation, weather permitting, and free food. Talk to members, see our aircraft and learn about the Oregon State Flying Club first-hand. OSU and LBCC students, alumni, staff and families are eligible for membership. Visit: flying.oregonstate.edu

Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program Information Meeting: The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is a graduate-level scholarship aimed at preparing the next generation of global leaders to address the increasingly complex challenges facing the world. Knight-Hennessy Scholars will annually select up to 100 high-achieving students with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment who will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford. Scholars may pursue studies at any of university’s seven internationally top-ranked graduate schools and will be educated to navigate across business, government, academia and the nonprofit sectors. April 30, 4 p.m., LInC 314. To learn more, attend the upcoming information session: https://apply.knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/register/OSU2018  or contact LeAnn Adam, OSU Prestigious Scholarships Coordinator leann.adam@oregonstate.edu

Celebrating 100 Years in Lincoln County: Join Lincoln County Extension for their Centennial Celebration on Monday, April 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at 1211 S.E. Bay Blvd. in Newport. The Centennial Celebration will be an open house and all are welcome. RSVP to Heather Tower.

Community Dialogue on Safety and Justice: Community Dialogues is a once-per-term series which seeks to cultivate connection and deep learning through exploration of critical and contentious issues. Join us in exploring multiple perspectives on strategies to realize community safety and racial justice. Monday, April 30, 6-8 p.m., MU Multipurpose Room 13. More information on the Community Dialogues website. Join the Facebook event. Sponsored by Office of Institutional Diversity, Diversity & Cultural Engagement, Student Leadership & Involvement

OSU150 Campus Open House: Join us Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  for a campus open house. Tell your friends and neighbors to come on campus and explore our facilities. Alumni can take a walk down memory lane. Show future Beavers what it’s like to be on campus. Have some family fun by playing the scavenger hunt – there will be prizes. Check out OSU150.org for details.

Spring Family Weekend Comedy Show featuring Jermaine Fowler: Don’t miss Jermaine Fowler, star and executive producer of CBS’s “Superior Donuts,” at the LaSells Stewart Center on May 5. Tickets are on sale now at sli.oregonstate.edu/sfw for $28. Students, families and the general public welcome. For questions or accommodations, email osupc@oregonstate.edu.

Pride friends & alumni gathering: Reconnect with the Pride Center this spring! On Saturday, May 19, at 10 a.m. stop by the Pride Center for a brunch social. Get to know current students, visit with old friends and make new ones and learn about opportunities to get involved. At 7 p.m. we will attend the OSU spring drag show together in LaSells Stewart Center. The first 25 people to register for the social will receive a complimentary ticket. Childcare will be provided during the show (indicate if it is needed on the registration survey). For accommodations requests or general questions, please contact Pride.Center@oregonstate.edu

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning in a certificated series of teaching workshops. Attend one, some or all. On May 1, join Sue Theiss from the University Ombuds Office who will share strategies for navigating difficult conversations to prevent harmful communication from escalating within and outside the classroom. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here

NEW! Get a Dam Job: Strategy is the name of the game when you’re looking for a job or internship. Come to this workshop to learn what happens in the job application process, how to prepare, the skills employers are seeking most, and strategies you can use to find your next opportunity (and get hired!). May 1, noon to 1 p.m. in SEC 112, Involvement Lounge.

NEW! Introduction to CORE WebEx: Institutional Analytics and Reporting will provide an introduction to data available in CORE and navigating the CORE website. Please register to attend. Questions? Contact Logan Bingle. Wednesday, May 2, 2-2:30 p.m. 

NEW! WIC Spring Lunch Series: The Writing Intensive Curriculum’s Spring Lunch Series continues on Friday, May 4, from noon to 1 p.m. in Milam 215. Natchee Barnd (ethnic studies), Nate Kirk (integrative biology), Deanna Lloyd (sustainability), and Dana Reason (music) will share ideas for course design and teaching using WIC pedagogies. Pizza and soda will be provided. Register at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2gwzmshPzJ15eER. Details about upcoming lunches are at http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/wicnews/?p=997.

NEW! Campus information session: David M. Levy, professor at the Information School at the University of Washington and board member of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, will be joined by OSU faculty to present “Contemplation in Higher Education: What’s the Buzz About?” Tuesday, May 15, 3:30-5:30, MU 208 (La Raza Room). Sponsored by OSU Contemplative Studies Initiative. OSU community invited. 

NEW! Mindful Technology Lecture: David M. Levy, professor at the Information School at the University of Washington, will discuss “Mindful Technology: How to bring balance to our Digital Lives,” on Wednesday, May 16, at 6:30 p.m in the Belluschi Wing of Corvallis Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe St. Sponsored by OSU Contemplative Studies and Corvallis Public Library, the talk is free and open to the public.

Integrative Biology Seminar: Scott Hotaling, postdoctoral researcher, Kelley Lab, Washington State University, will present a seminar, “Evolutionary and Ecological Perspectives on Biodiversity from High-Elevations and Latitudes” on Monday, April 30, at 3:30 p.m. in ALS 4001. The seminar is free and open to the public. For more information and to view the entire Integrative Biology Department Spring Seminar Series lineup, please go to http://ib.oregonstate.edu/smnrs.

From Traces to Images: Reproduction of Calligraphy in Early Modern China: Lei Xue, OSU School of Arts and Communication, will discuss the unique materiality of Chinese calligraphy ink rubbings, changes in calligraphy model book production since the 16th century, and what these tell us about shifting ways of viewing and displaying calligraphy at the turning point of early modern visual and material culture. Monday, April 30, 4 p.m., OSU Center for the Humanities, Autzen House, 811 S.W. Jefferson Ave.

ElderCare Connections: Networking Hour: Join us on Tuesday, May 1 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in MU 212 to connect and share with other people on campus who have found themselves in a caregiving role for an aging loved one. For the complete ElderCare Connections calendar visit http://familyresources.oregonstate.edu/eldercare-connections or contact familyresources@oregonstate.edu. 

BABy@OSU: Join us for a workshop designed for employees and students who have taken a leave of absence for the arrival of a child. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the sources of support for families at OSU and connect with other parents returning to work and/or school. The next workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Avery Lodge. Register in advance at http://oregonstate.edu/training/ by searching for BABy@OSU. For questions please contact familyresources@oregonstate.edu.

Lonseth Lecture Henri Berestycki will deliver this year’s lecture, “Of Predators and Prey,” May 3, 4 p.m., LINC 200.The classical Lotka-Volterra model that describes predator-prey interaction is one of the cornerstones of mathematical ecology. In this lecture, Berestycki will introduce this system and recall some of its main features. He will then present an extension of the original Lotka-Volterra system that aims at showing how territories are formed as a result of strong competition between packs of predators. https://math.oregonstate.edu/node/14669

Degree Partnership Summit: OSU Enrollment Management and Linn-Benton Community College are hosting the Degree Partnership Summit on Friday, May 4, at the Linn County Fair Expo Conference Center in Albany. Come learn more about the DPP Program and other programs that create pathways for Student Success. We will also be celebrating 20 years of Degree Partnership between OSU and LBCC with a resigning of our partnership agreement. Registration for the program closes on Friday, April 27. Cost: $45 and includes lunch and materials.  Registration website: http://tinyurl.com/2018dppsummit. Questions can be directed to Rick.DeBellis@oregonstate.edu

Detours and Distancing within Affinity Groups: What White People Do: This experiential learning workshop invites participants to do small group work that identifies common detours and distancing that white people do to explain good intentions. The goal of our work today will be to recognize these patterns and move toward corrective justice practices in the future. Thursday, May 24, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Cascade Hall 124. Prerequisite: Must have completed Social Justice Education Initiative – Session 1 & 2 before attending this workshop. To register please visit: http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46

Take Note 

NEW! Register for Lavender Celebration: Registration is now open for Lavender Celebration, the annual graduation and awards ceremony for LGBTQIA+ students and allies who are graduating or departing from the university. Students may also register for the QTIPOC (Queer, Trans and Intersex People of Color) Celebration reception. Both events will take place on Thursday, June 14. View event details and be sure to sign up by Sunday, May 27, if you would like to be recognized in one or both ceremonies.

Textbook Replacement Grant: Reduce the cost of textbooks and save OSU students money! OSU Faculty are invited to submit a proposal to replace a current textbook with high-quality, no or low-cost alternatives. Winners receive $500 to $1,000 to compensate them for time spent in locating, evaluating and selecting open educational resources or low-cost alternatives. This grant is sponsored by the Women’s Giving Circle. Proposals are due by May 30, 2018. Contact Stefanie Buck (stefanie.buck@oregonstate.edu).

Bike to campus and win prizes! ZAP Oregon State is a free bike commute rewards program for OSU students and employees. Track your bike trips to OSU automatically by riding past ZAP stations located on the Corvallis campus. Challenge yourself, compete with your friends and coworkers, and win prizes.  Bring your bike to Transportation Services in Adams Hall or the Dixon Bike Shop to get started. Visit zap.oregonstate.edu for more information.

Design of Coffee Online Course: Registration for the 2018 summer online course is now being accepted. If you are an avid coffee consumer and love your daily java, this course is for you. This course will instruct you how to roast beans, brew coffee,  and most of all the largest component of this course is the consumption of coffee. The online course dates are June 25 through Aug 17. Visit ecampus.oregonstate.edu/coffee to view the syllabus and register.

EXTENDED! Karel J.H. Murphy award: Nominations are being accepted for the Karel J.H. Murphy Professional Faculty Leadership and Service Award. The award recognizes a professional faculty member who provides outstanding leadership and service both in their Department and in programs or organizations across the Oregon State University community. The award honors ongoing, strategic, progressive leadership, and administrative support and service among Professional Faculty and other OSU employees. The Professional Faculty Leadership Association and the dean of Engineering memorialize the legacy of Karel J. H. Murphy, who unselfishly provided and modeled ongoing exceptional leadership, support and service to the OSU community. The award winner receives recognition during the OSU’s University Day program, a plaque and a $1,000 check. Nominations due May 4. If you have questions, contact Michelle Mahana at mahanam@oregonstate.edu

Hyperthyroid cat study: Researchers are seeking indoor hyperthyroid cats more than 10 years old. Cats will wear a passive sampling cat tag for seven days to assess flame retardant levels in the home. Cat owners must provide their cat’s medical records, complete a questionnaire, and return the cat tag to OSU. If interested, contact Jana Gordon (Jana.Gordon@oregonstate.edu, OSU Veterinary Hospital). For more about the cat tags, see http://fses.oregonstate.edu/node/1363 with Kim Anderson (OSU Toxicology).

Fall 2018 On-campus Housing Move-In and Early Arrival: Fall 2018 move-in for the residence halls will take place on Sunday, Sept. 16, and you can find more information on our website: http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/move-in-guide. OSU departments and programs that require students to arrive prior to scheduled move-in dates for orientations or trainings must complete an Early Arrival Request for their group, which will be available in early July. If you have questions, contact Kaitlyn.griffin@oregonstate.edu.

Traffic and Maintenance

Cordley Hall: As shown on the map, the majority of Cordley Hall parking lot will be closed for construction purposes including ADA parking through June 25. The only spaces that will remain open are along the greenhouse. Plant Clinic parking will be temporarily relocated as shown on the map. For questions or comments on this notice contact Grace Ray at 503-577-3821.

26th Street: Due to construction, the intersection at 26th Street and Southwest Orchard Avenue (see map) will be closed through April 27 for excavation. Pedestrian traffic will not be affected.


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

University Housing & Dining invites applications for a Residential Conferences Program Coordinator position. This is a full-time, academic wage position working from May to mid-September 2018. The Residential Conferences Program Coordinator is responsible for the logistics planning for and implementation of the UHDS Residential Summer Conference Program. Posting #P00422AW. Closes April 27.

UPDATED! Accounting Technician: The Business & Engineering Business Center (BEBC) invites applications for two Accounting Technician positions. These are full-time, 12-month, classified positions. Posting #P01458CT. Closes April 27.

Advisor-Academic: College of Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Transfer Student & Recruitment Advisor position. Posting #P02021UF. Full consideration deadline April 27. Closes May 11.

Proctoring manager: OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), proctoring manager. This position manages and supervises the test proctoring services for OSU online (Ecampus) courses, working with diverse students, faculty and proctors. Coordination includes both Corvallis campus-based testing and off campus testing arrangements around the world. Testing arrangements include management of physical testing sites, scheduling, and supervision and training of a team of proctors. Posting #P02045UF. Closes April 29.

The Office of the Registrar is seeking a Catalog and Curriculum Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Provost for Enrollment Management and University Registrar. Posting #P02028UF. Closes April 29.

INTO OSU is recruiting for a IT Systems Manager. This position will be responsible to develop, implement, manage, and/or monitor system needs for INTO-Oregon State University/Oregon State University International Admissions. This role will take ownership of assigned systems, processes, and technical requirements for the development of robust integration process methodologies. This position will be actively involved in the development, delivery, maintenance, and support of systems to provide excellent service with respect to in-house initiatives, new and legacy center processes, and project management tasks. This position will be required to have the ability to program in languages such as C#, .NET, and/or traditional scripting languages. To apply follow the link: http://bit.ly/2qhbxiA. Closes April 29.

Accounting Technician: The Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for an Accounting Technician position. This is a full-time, 12-month, classified position. Posting #P01459CT. Closes April 29.

UPDATED! Education Program Assistant 1 (Master Food Preserver Coordinator): This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 16 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 position for the Extension Douglas County Office. This position will be located in Roseburg, Oregon. Posting #P01471CT. Closes April 29.

UPDATED! The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE 12-month, Associate Director for Award Compliance and Education position. Posting #P01938UF. Closes April 30.

START Peer Advisors and for our general Peer Advisor Position (fall, winter, spring terms). Peer Advisors collaborate with COS staff and faculty to promote leadership development, community building, and engagement between students and the college. Students must be COS majors to apply. Check out the job description, and apply now. Applications are due April 30.

Postdoctoral Scholar, Ecampus Research Unit: The Ecampus Research Unit (ECRU) at Oregon State University is looking for a full-time Postdoctoral Scholar to work on exciting new online education research projects. The Postdoctoral Scholar will work as a member of the ECRU on all aspects of research, including study design, participant recruitment, data collection, data analysis, and dissemination of findings. The successful applicant will specialize in quantitative research skills and be able to work both independently and in diverse collaborative teams. More information about postdoctoral scholar appointments at OSU can be found at: http://gradschool.oregonstate.edu/postdocsFull consideration date: April 30.

The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA) is seeking a Business Systems Analyst. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting# P01994UF. Closes May 1.

Assistant/Associate Professor: The College of Business invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position (depending on qualifications). Position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Operations Management/Supply Chain Management. Posting #P01929UF. Closes May 1.

Assistant Professor – Accounting: The College of Business invites applications for an anticipated one (1.0 FTE), nine-month Assistant Professor to begin Sept. 16.  Position may teach undergraduate and graduate courses in all areas of accounting. Posting #P02017UF. Closes May 2.

Student Accounts Customer Service Representative: The Office of Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week), 12-month  Student Accounts Customer Service Representative post #P03636SE Closes May 4.

Grounds Maintenance Specialist: This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Grounds Maintenance Specialist position for OSU-Cascades. Posting #P01466CT. Closes May 4.

Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives Coordinator: Oregon State University College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02029UF. Closes May 4.

Student Information Technology: OSU Library Emerging Technology and Services invites applications for a part-time student position. Posting #P03599SE. Closes May 4.

This is an Internal Employment Opportunity –  The Office of Education Opportunities Program (EOP) is seeking a Coordinator of Black Student Access and Success. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01995UF. Closes: May 7.

Visiting Assistant Professor – Accounting: The College of Business invites applications for an anticipated one (1.0 FTE), nine-month Visiting Assistant Professor to begin Sept. 16, ending June 15, 2019. Position may teach graduate and undergraduate courses in all areas of accounting. Posting #P02002UF. Closes May 7.

The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Outreach and Industry Relations Coordinator position. Posting #P02023UF. Full consideration date May 7. Closes July 1.

Education Program Assistant 1: This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 24 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1) position for the Oregon State University Extension Service. This position will be located in Newport, Oregon. Posting #P01504CT. Closes May 8.

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications: Oregon State University College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02024UF. Closes May 8.

NEW! Student Success Advisor: The College of Science invites applications to apply for the Student Success Advisor position. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, appointment. Posting #P02090UF. Closes May 11.

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager: Oregon State University College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P02043UF. Closes May 13.

HR Business Analyst: The Office of Human Resources, HR Systems and Technology group invites applications for an HR Business Analyst. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P02061UF. Closes May 14.

The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Benefits Consultant.  The anticipated starting salary will be $36,228-$45,000.  Posting #P02060UF.  Closes  May 16.

The College of Education invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructor position in Counselor Education. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #P02085UF. Closes May 20.

Instructor-Capstone: The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, non-tenure track position. Posting #P02027UF. Full consideration date May 25. Closes June 8.

Accountant 2: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Accountant 2. Posting #P01479CT. Closes May 31.

The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing is hiring full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Biocomputing Systems Engineer position. Posting #P02005UF. Closes May 31. 

Custodian: This recruitment will be used to fill future, full-time needs for custodian position openings at OSU-Cascades. Posting #P01465CT. Closes June 30.

ABE Teacher: The College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP) is seeking an ABE Teacher. This is a part-time, .49 FTE, 9-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P01530UF. Closes June 30.

Finance Manager: The Agricultural Research Foundation at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time Finance Manager. Full consideration applications were due March 30 but the position will be held open until filled. Learn more at http://agresearchfoundation.oregonstate.edu/jobs-arf

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an Special Events student worker to provide general administrative support and work with the Special Events team on implementing and supporting foundation-sponsored events. The ideal candidate will possess an exceptional eye for detail, excellent organizational skill, able to multitask and have good verbal and written communication skills. This is a part-time, up to 20 hours/week, position will a hourly pay rate of $11.25 per hour. Submit your cover letter and resume to:  Nancy Shanks, Director, Special Events at nancy.shanks@osufoundation.org. View the full job posting, as well as other student positions at www.osufoundation.org.

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an energetic and creative student with a passion for storytelling to join our advancement communications team as a Writing and Editing Intern for the Oregon Stater alumni magazine, published by the OSU Alumni Association. The position reports to the editor of the Oregon Stater and is part of the two organizations’ 20-person advancement communications team, which sets communications strategy, develops creative concepts and delivers a wide range of communications, events and marketing materials that engage alumni and donors in the life of the university and lead to philanthropic support. Submit your cover letter and resume to: Jorge Hernandez, assistant director, talent management at osuf.hr@osufoundation.org. View the full job posting, as well as other student worker positions at www.osufoundation.org.

The OSU Alumni Association is hiring 4-5 students to join the Student Setup Crew. This is a year-round position. Ability to start during the summer is desirable. This is a part-time student position working up to 20 hours per week at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. In this role, student workers execute event setups and perform basic maintenance, cleaning, A/V setup, technical support, and customer service. Flexibility, attention to detail, teamwork, and the ability to work independently are required. Salary: $10.25/hour. Learn more about the position at osufoundation.org – About – Careers – Student Job Openings. Current OSU students can apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to Christi Kasten, Sr. Associate Executive Director by email at christi.kasten@oregonstate.edu. View the full job posting, as well as other student worker positions at www.osufoundation.org.

Digital Communications (Student Worker): Begin your career with a leading organization. The OSU Foundation is looking for an energetic and creative student with a passion for content development and storytelling to join our Communications team as a Digital Communications Intern. This is a part-time, paid position working up to 20 hours per week (regularly works 10-12) with a flexible schedule. To be considered, send your resume and cover letter to Elinor.manoogianodell@osufoundation.org.   

Student fundraiser: Looking for a job that is challenging and rewarding at the same time? As a student fundraiser for Oregon State University Foundation you will serve as an OSU ambassador to alumni and friends while helping raise much-need support for scholarships, faculty recruitment, and more. You will be joining a group of students who helped raise more than $400,000 for OSU during the 2017 fiscal year. And you will get paid to talk with alumni, parents and friends with updates about campus and ask them to make financial contributions to OSU.  Student fundraisers can work 10-20 hours per week, $10.50/hour. Send your contact information and resume to Jake.mendenhall@osufoundation.org to apply.

Assistant Director of Development (ADOD) College of Engineering. The OSU Foundation is searching for an ADOD to focus on securing mid to major gifts, expanding the pipeline of major gift donors, and engaging COE alumni, parents and friends. The College of Engineering’s mission is to transform lives and enhance society through impactful education and research. In an inclusive and open environment, we produce graduates who are highly valued and in demand, solutions to global challenges, and partnerships that ensure responsiveness to Oregon and beyond. Learn more or apply at www.osufoundation.org.


Corvallis: “There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud” ~ Carl Sandburg. Showers today, high of 59, low of 46. Showers likely this weekend.

Central Oregon: Chance of showers, high of 60, low of 37. Chance of showers all weekend.

Newport: Showers likely, high of 55, low of 46. Chance of showers all weekend.

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

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