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Interns of Silicon Valley 2019 (Part 3)
Rose Garcia’s work on the Chrome Accessibility team mirrors her commitment to making tech more inclusive. A rising junior at Oregon State University majoring in Computer Science, she works on the Gender Inclusiveness Magnifier (GenderMag) project for improving software usability for all. Medium

AFIT Advanced Cyber Education program develops cadets’ cybersecurity skills
Forty-five Air Force and Army ROTC cadets completed the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Advanced Cyber Education program here with a Hackfest. The winning team consisted of Meyer, Cadet Tallas Goo, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Cadet Donovan Median, University of Texas at San Antonio; Cadet Blake Paffile, Seattle Pacific University; Cadet Adam Reville, Samford University; and Cadet Michael Zavalza, Oregon State University. Maxwell Air Force Base

OSURC Mars Rover Team Wins Back-to-back International Robotics Competitions
The OSU Robotics Club Mars Rover Team took 1st place for the second year in a row at the Canadian International Rover Challenge in Drumheller, Alberta. They competed against 11 other teams from the US, Canada, Poland, and Germany and won with a combined total of 267 points. Events included simulated Mars rover tasks such as servicing equipment, investigating a crash site, and performing search and rescue procedures for a stranded astronaut. Canadian International Rover Challenge

Experiencing a new reality
After moving to Oregon from Italy, Raffaele de Amicis’ life changed so much that he calls it his “second life.” Interactive computer graphics had been at the center of his career for 20 years, but his goals evolved when he came to Oregon State University, where he is an associate professor of computer science in the College of Engineering. At Oregon State, his research has shifted to understanding the influence that virtual environments have on the human mind, in order to design a better a system for augmenting human performance. EECS

Carnegie Mellon, Oregon State Robotics Team Prepares for Subterranean Challenge
A pair of wheeled robots and a pair of drones, assembled by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Oregon State University, will work together to autonomously map and search an underground mine as competition begins in the $2 million DARPA Subterranean Challenge. Carnegie Mellon University

OPPORTUNITIES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW! SEMI NW Breakfast Forum
Friday, October 4 | 7:30 am - 11:30 am | Qorvo, Hillsboro, OR | Student rate: $15 with discount code
The SEMI NW Breakfast Forum gives you the opportunity to listen to industry leaders who are at forefront of the 5G wave. Learn how the semiconductor industry’s ecosystem is going to change, both as a provider and a consumer.  And most importantly come together to engage with fellow colleagues to collaborate and share how your business will be impacted by the fifth generation of wireless technology. Students: use the code NMSTUDENT to register.

NEW! Computer Programming For Non-CS Majors
Fall 2019, CS 201, CRN 20627
Everybody has been saying it for years: Learn to code. It’s a cutting-edge skill needed in science, engineering, business, and many other disciplines. Now is your chance! This new online 3-credit course provides a friendly introduction to a variety of fundamental topics in computer programming relevant to anyone who wants to write or work with computer code in their work or studies. It teaches basic computational thinking and programming skills which will allow students to solve a variety of real-world problems. In addition, students will learn more advanced topics such as how some basic algorithms work and can be written in computer code. See the Course Catalog for details.

Apply now to be part of Oregon Bio 2019: Innovating and Scaling our Region's Growth
The Oregon Bio 2019 annual event, held on October 29, 2019 at the World Trade Center Portland Auditorium offers local researchers and entrepreneurs a forum to share their exciting bioscience developments. This one-day event features the Company Pitch Fest, Research Fast Pitch and our popular Bio on the Vine networking event. Apply for the Company Pitch Fest by September 16. Apply for the Research Fast Pitch by September 22.

NW Electronics Design and Manufacturing Expo
Wednesday, October 2 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Tektronix Campus, Beaverton, Oregon | $5
The NW Electronics Design & Manufacturing Expo (NEDME) is the premier trade show and networking event for members of the high-tech industry in the Pacific Northwest. NEDME connects local businesses with engineers, entrepreneurs, buyers, and reps in a fun atmosphere that promotes innovation and learning. Attendance is only $5 and 100% of proceeds are donated to the Oregon Food Bank so the discount would be applied to the tech sessions, which are normally $15 per session. The event also includes lunch and we reimburse TriMet tickets.

Register now for the 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium
This symposium, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and the Arts, provides undergraduates with an excellent opportunity to showcase their research or creative activity. OSU undergraduates in all years of study, all academic disciplines, and all stages of research or creative work (including works in progress) are eligible to present. Students will be able to choose whether they would like to present a poster and/or a 3-minute lightning talk. We also invite students with artistic/creative projects and distance students to reach out so we can do our best to accommodate other presentation types. The deadline for registering is August 23rd at 11:59pm. The event will be held on the morning and afternoon of Thursday, September 19th (exact time and location TBA).

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

NEW! AfterCollege Engineering & Technology Student Scholarship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students pursuing a degree in a field of engineering, technology and/or mathematics. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Deadline: September 30.

NEW! AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Deadline: September 30.

NEW! AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Deadline: September 30.

NEW! Facebook Fellowship Program
The Facebook Fellowship Program is designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering at an accredited university. The program is open to students in any year of their PhD study and supports talented students from traditionally under-represented minority groups. Applications are evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record and recommendation letters. Winners of the Fellowship are entitled to receive two years of tuition and fees paid, a stipend of $37,000 each year and up to $5,000 in conference travel support. Application deadline: October 4.

Google Conference and Travel Scholarships
To help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups in technology and business from attending leading conferences, we're excited to offer Google Conference and Travel Scholarships for selected conferences in the tech industry and related fields. Scholarships are available in North America for all traditionally underrepresented groups in technology and business (including, but not limited to: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, persons with disabilities, women and veterans).

GRADUATE EXAMS

NEW! MS Final Exam – Jaki Sharief Shaik
Tuesday, August 20 | 3:00pm to 5:00pm | KEC 1007
Showcase - Tell your story
Major Advisor: Christopher Scaffidi; Committee: Stephen Redfield, Justin Wolford

NEW! PhD Final Exam – Praveen Venkatachala
Friday, August 23 | 10:00am to 12:00pm | KEC 1007
Design Considerations and Circuit Techniques for Robust Ring-Amplifiers
Major Advisor: Un-Ku Moon; Committee: Gabor Temes, Arun Natarajan, Raviv Raich; GCR: William Warnes

EVENTS

2019 Vancouver Tech Tour
Tuesday, September 17 | 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Co-Lab Coworking, Vancouver, WA | Tourist: $10, Student: $5
Tourists will wind their way through the city to find out what cool technology host companies like are working on, experience their company culture, network with other tourists, and find out about jobs available in the fastest growing industry in SW Washington during our second annual event. Vancouver Tech Tour will culminate back at Co-Lab Coworking with an After Party at 7:00 pm with more networking and prizes.

2019 PDX Talent Match
Thursday, September 26 | 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Portland | Job Seeker: free
Technology Association of Oregon invites job seekers and tech companies to participate in PDX Talent Match an exclusive hiring fair designed to initiate personal introductions between local talent and technology companies who are actively hiring in the Portland-Metro area. Interested job seekers submit their information through a resume portal. Should a job seeker be chosen by a participating company, TAO will forward an invitation to attend the PDX Talent Match networking event.

2019 Eugene Tech Tour
Thursday, October 3 | 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Eugene, OR | Tourist: $10; Student: $5
Join the Technology Association of Oregon for the largest open house of tech companies in Oregon. Tourists will wind their way through the city to find out what technology companies are working on, experience their company culture, network with other tourists, and find out about jobs available in this fast-growing industry.

2019 Bend Tech Showcase
Monday, October 7 | 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | OSU-Cascades Co-Lab | Student: $5; TAO Member: $10
Join the Technology Association of Oregon for the largest open house of tech company showcase in Central Oregon. OSU Cascades Computer Science Students are invited to arrive between 4 PM-5 PM & the event will be open to the General Public from 5 PM-8 PM. Attendees will hear from each company about who they are, what they do, what they are looking for in their employees, and jobs that they have open.

JOBS

Oregon State is utilizing Handshake as the central job and internship database. Please visit Handshake and create an account to access these opportunities. Let Handshake find the jobs for you with custom search alerts.

Step 1: Log in to Handshake and navigate to the “Jobs” page.
Step 2: Set the filter criteria you want (e.g., full time vs internship, keywords, location, etc.).
Step 3: Once you are happy with your filter, select the “Get Email Alerts” button on the right hand side. You should see a pop-up stating “Created Job Alert” and your saved search parameters will now show up in the “Job Alerts” list. Create as many filters as you want.
Step 4: Set your notification preferences by clicking the “Email Alerts On” link under your job alert and selecting the frequency and method for job notifications.

Don’t forget to check out the AfterCollege job site, tailored especially for our EECS students.

Engineering Job Club (Online Version)
Sign up for Engineering Job Club, a weekly email series that breaks the process down into manageable chunks. This series will help you set reminders, stay motivated, and work toward landing that engineering position you want, all on your own schedule. Series begins April 8th, but students are welcome to jump in at any time. Register today in Handshake: Engineering Job Club

Student Jobs

NEW! EECS Undergraduate TA (On Campus)
This recruitment will be used to hire a number of part-time Student Technical Assistant positions. This position preforms a wide variety of work that supports the quality of education in the Department at the university. Positions may include activities such as mentoring, checking off work, holding office hours, helping with recitation, and/or helping with 2 hour labs with direct guidance from the supervisor. Courses supported during the academic year are: CS101, CS160, CS161, CS162, CS175, CS261, CS271, CS290, CS195, ECE111, ECE112, and ECE271/2. There may also be a potential need for assistance with special topics courses as well.

NEW! EECS Ecampus TA
This recruitment will be used to hire a part-time Student Support Services position. This position preforms a wide variety of work that supports the quality of education in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department Online Education post bachelor’s degree program. The position may include activities such as mentoring, assisting with grading, holding office hours remotely, helping with recitation, and posting on discussion boards.

NEW! IT Support Technician - OSU College of Engineering
This position is responsible for maintaining the workstations of various engineering staff members, managing surplus inventory, and other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Student Materials Management Crew Member
We are currently hiring for a Student Materials Management Crew Member with an interest and skills in computers. Training is provided, however some experience with a variety of computer hardware and operating systems is helpful. This position would start in September. Note that an applicant would have to apply for both the Computer IT position and the Materials Management Crew Member position.

EECS Undergraduate Special Project Assistant: (Pooled Posting)
The undergraduate assistant performs hands-on experience in a research lab environment, to complement regular curriculum and enhance knowledge for future job placement. This person will receive lab orientation and safety training. This position will assist PhD students and/or professor in conducting research in robotics, artificial intelligence, computer science, graphics research functions, and electrical and computer engineering research functions. In addition, the assistant will receive mentorship on design, implementation and test multiple Electrical Engineering and Computer Science research areas.

OPEnS Lab Student Pool
The OPEnS Lab seeks undergraduate researchers to work in a hands-on technology-rich makerspace to produce next generation sensing technologies for environmental research. These hires will use 3D printers, microcontrollers, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to conduct technical research and development to produce and test new instrumentation. These positions are expected to be temporary to fill gaps in staffing or assist with large deployments. Time commitment per week is negotiable (typically between 10 and 20 hrs academic terms and up to 40 during summer or non-enrolled terms). Hires will produce and test prototypes of the hardware and software.

COE Tutor
College of Engineering Academic Tutors provide one-on-one support in specific subject areas, assist students in developing study strategies for particular courses, facilitate study group sessions, and provide test review sessions. Training and orientation are required to prepare students for this peer support position.

Internships

CS Internship - 2nd Level Operations - Ericsson
We are now looking for two (2) Second Level Operations Interns who will assist in the coordination, management, execution and reactive maintenance activities that require a higher level of support than offered by the 1st level Operations. The interns will ensure that the services provided to customers are continuously available and performing to Service Level Agreement (SLA) performance levels. You will help with Assurance support activities. Incident management. You will assist with Problem management. Root Cause Analysis Activities. System administration. And you will work with Billing operations.

CS Internship - Ericsson
We are currently looking for two (2) Integration Engineer Interns to analyze, prepare, implement and verify the configuration and integration of a node, network and/or system. Your scope of work could include the scenarios of introduction, upgrade expansion, functionality and capacity. Plan the implementation of the product configuration / integration work. Execute product configuration. Execute integration and migration work. Prepare system test, module test and accept test. Work to identify and drive improvements. Post project activities. E2e technical understanding. Execute test. Scripting & coding. Triage of Defects and Defect Fix. Knowledge sharing and collaboration skills.

Full-Time Positions

NEW! Underground Electrical Engineer
Prepares and verifies less complex engineering deliverables. Performs research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work. Prepares engineering calculations following standard methods and principles. Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.

NEW! EE - Underground Transmission Line Engineer
Prepares and verifies less complex engineering deliverables. Performs research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work. Prepares engineering calculations following standard methods and principles. Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.

NEW! Schmidt Futures Associate Product Managers Program
Schmidt Futures is now accepting applications from graduating seniors or recent college graduates for our fall 2020 cohort of Associate Product Managers (APMs). APMs are an entrepreneurial group of technologists who are motivated to change the world. The program brings together talented young leaders with technical training in computer science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, fields that are central to solving the world’s most pressing problems. The Schmidt Futures APM program is modeled after a program first developed at Google as a way to give new computer science graduates unusual freedom and leeway in creating high impact projects. Deadline to apply is October 1.

NEW! Network Architect/Senior Network Engineer - OSU Information Services Central Administration
This position provides network architecture, advanced engineering and technical implementation leadership for Link Oregon. Specifically, this individual will provide technical leadership for the architecture, design, monitoring, analysis, and improvement of the state-of-the-art optical and routed networks as well as wide area network connections to national networks. This position will play a critical role in the planning and vendor installation management for the upcoming optical network rollout and in the selection of and ongoing relationship with the designated Network Operations Center (NOC) for Link Oregon.

EE Openings for New NASA Humanoid Project
As an Electronics Design Engineer - NASA Humanoid Robot Power Systems you will: Report directly to the Electronics and Electrical Section Manager as part of group of over 30 other Electronics and Electrical Engineers. Work directly with NASA Johnson Space Center in designing the next generation of humanoid robot. Join the Valkyrie humanoid robot team in NASA’s Robotic Systems Technology Branch. Build on the success of the existing Valkyrie and Robonaut 2 humanoid robots and advance NASA’s ability to project a remote human presence and dexterous manipulation capability into challenging, dangerous, and distant environments both in space and here on earth.

Software Development Engineer-CASS
The Center for Applied Systems & Software (CASS) is seeking a Systems Development Engineer. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. This position is involved in enterprise software and systems engineering and requires considerable independent judgment. The individual in this position, and the student software development team that they manage, provide custom software solutions that support academic and non-academic units at OSU, as well as state agencies and other clients. The Systems Development Engineering position requires interacting with, leading, mentoring, and bringing together a diverse group of community members, including a variety of student team members.

Operation Systems Network Analyst - OSU Telecommunications
This position supports the mission of Information Services’ Network Operations Center team to provide the best possible enterprise network services to our wide customer audience across several different OSU campuses. The position functions within a team of professionals responsible for the overall OSU wired, wireless and voice enterprise network. The position will focus on (i) the support of the enterprise-wide wireless network infrastructure. The wireless network is now fully integrated into normal OSU operations and is critical to the productivity of all OSU employees, students and visitors. (ii) the support and administration of the edge network in more than 100 OSU buildings, across several campuses.

Manufacturing Engineering Technician - Intel Corporation
Intel seeks recent graduates, BS in ME, MfgE, ChemE, ECE, or Materials Science, with 0-2 years experience. Send resume to: Peiman Shahbeigi-Roodposhti (Ph.D.), Process Engineer, S6/7 MET Manager at peiman.shahbeigi-roodposhti@intel.com. Apply ASAP, applicants will be reviewed as received, until positions are filled.

Associate Product Manager - Schmidt Futures
Schmidt Futures is now accepting applications from graduating seniors or recent college graduates for our fall 2020 cohort of Associate Product Managers (APMs). APMs are an entrepreneurial group of technologists who are motivated to change the world. The program brings together talented young leaders with technical training in computer science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, fields that are central to solving the world’s most pressing problems. The Schmidt Futures APM program is modeled after a program first developed at Google as a way to give new computer science graduates unusual freedom and leeway in creating high impact projects. Google APMs have gone on to senior executive roles at Google and leadership positions at numerous other companies.

Faculty Positions

NEW! Cybersecurity Instructor-Online CS Post Bacc Program
Available Instructor positions are fixed-term, non-tenure track, 9 month and 12 month part-time and full-time. This program is fully online and does not require Instructors to live within the vicinity of the Corvallis campus. Candidates would be expected to attend a 1-week initial in-person training and then come to the Corvallis campus for 1 week every 6 months.

NEW! Instructor-Online CS Post Bacc Program
Available Instructor positions are fixed-term, non-tenure track, 9 month and 12 month part-time and full-time. This program is fully online and does not require Instructors to live within the vicinity of the Corvallis campus. Candidates would be expected to attend a 1-week initial in-person training and then come to the Corvallis campus for 1 week every 6 months.

NEW! Tenure track CS position at Occidental College
The Department of Computer Science at Occidental College invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate level in Computer Science. We seek a computer scientist with a strong interest in building Occidental’s newly formed Computer Science major and who can contribute to its connections to other disciplines. While all areas of computational science will be fully considered, we prefer candidates with research interests in hardware, software systems (such as operating systems, databases, and networking), computer graphics, data science/statistics, security, or another area not currently represented in the department. We especially welcome faculty interested in collaborating with the social sciences, the humanities, and the arts, and who may contribute to existing and developing partnerships with other departments such as Black Studies, Music, and Media Arts and Culture. Deadline for full consideration is September 30, 2019.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-(Cybersecurity) - OSU EECS
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, 9-month, tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. This position in any area of Cybersecurity is to begin Fall 2020. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or closely related field. The successful candidate is expected to initiate new funded research as well as expand, complement, and collaborate with existing research programs in the School, the College of Engineering, and beyond.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Computer Science) - OSU EECS
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University invites applications for one or more full-time (1.00 FTE), tenure-track, 9-month tenure-track, 9-month Assistant, Associate, or Full professor positions in the Computer Science areas of software engineering, programming languages, data-intensive systems, and theory to begin Fall 2020. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in Computer Science or closely related field by the start of employment. The successful candidate is expected to expand, complement, and collaborate with existing research programs in the School, and to perform duties related to teaching, student advising, and professional service.

Instructor Pool 2019-2020 - OSU EECS
The College of Engineering for School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for 9-month part-time instructors to teach on a term by term basis for the 2019-2020 academic year. These appointments are fixed-term, non-tenure track, with the possibility of renewal at the discretion of the School Head. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the School Head. Instructors may be needed to teach courses in E-campus, undergraduate and graduate areas.

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Artificial Intelligence)
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University invites applications for full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full professor positions in Artificial Intelligence to begin in Fall 2020. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Science, or a closely related field.

Computer Science Instructor Pool - OSU-Cascades
OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full or part-time Instructor positions to teach on a term by term basis for the 2019-2020 academic year. The intention of this pool is to collect applications for current or future opportunities and does not necessarily imply a position is available at this time. Instructors may be needed to teach on campus undergraduate courses in the following areas: Computer Science, Software Development, Web Development.

 


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