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Assistant Professor Liang Huang was selected as one of the two invited speakers at ACL 2019, the annual top conference of natural language processing.

IN THE NEWS

Software Gender Bias
Computer scientists at Oregon State University say they have a solution for something most people don’t even know is a problem: gender bias in software. They say most software is more tailored for men. They are trying to change that with “GenderMag.” We talk to one of the developers, a distinguished professor in the department of computer science at OSU, Margaret Burnett. Think Out Loud

Teardown 2019: A Festival Of Hacking, Art, And FPGAs
One of my Teardown highlights was the hilarious and inspiring talk about designing interactions between humans and robots from Dr. Heather Knight, Robotics Professor at Oregon State University. Her work at the CHARISMA Robotics Lab involves Human-Robot Interaction and Social Robotics. Knight took us through some of her body of work, including delivery drone interaction design, her Marilyn Monrobot theatre company, and lessons learned from working on a giant Rube Goldberg machine in that famous OK GO video. Hackaday

OPPORTUNITIES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW! Cybersecurity Summit: The Cyber Workforce
Thursday, July 18 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Oregon Institute of Technology, Wilsonville, OR | TAO Members: $10; Non-Member: $25
This Cyber Oregon Summit is the second of a three-part series throughout 2019. This Summit will focus on a major challenge facing cybersecurity professionals - how to train the next generation workforce and include education partners at the leading edge of addressing this challenge. Speakers include Rakesh Bobba, assistant professor of computer science at Oregon State University.

NEW! Oops I Still Need A Job
Attend OSU Workshop/Webinar July 9th Recent Graduates & Senior Students! Trying to find a job in your field? Unsure where to look or how to network? It’s not too late to find a great opportunity, and the Career Center wants to help you on your way! You’re invited to a FREE training called “Oops, I Still Need a Job” specifically for this time of transition from schooling to employment. Learn how to find employers, network, follow up with employers and ultimately – how to get hired doing what you want to do. Bring your questions; it will be interactive. Join via webinar from wherever you are: https://lnkd.in/gtwmnUN. Hosted by Yuliya Dennis, Alumni Career Services @ OSU Alumni Association.

NEW! 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.

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

Data Incubator
The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Early Deadline: 2019-07-08.

JOBS

NEW! Oops I Still Need A Job
Attend OSU Workshop/Webinar July 9th Recent Graduates & Senior Students! Trying to find a job in your field? Unsure where to look or how to network? It’s not too late to find a great opportunity, and the Career Center wants to help you on your way! You’re invited to a FREE training called “Oops, I Still Need a Job” specifically for this time of transition from schooling to employment. Learn how to find employers, network, follow up with employers and ultimately – how to get hired doing what you want to do. Bring your questions; it will be interactive. Join via webinar from wherever you are: https://lnkd.in/gtwmnUN. Hosted by Yuliya Dennis, Alumni Career Services @ OSU Alumni Association.

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! Graduate student funding – OSU Prototype Development Lab
The OSU Prototype Development Lab (PDL) connects the College of Engineering with businesses to create groundbreaking new products. A pending PDL client company wishes to develop a modular battery management system to efficiently draw energy from groups of cells having differing depletion thresholds. The resulting product is envisioned to be used in off-grid applications. The PDL is seeking an EECS graduate student interested in developing this product. The position will provide GRA funding for several terms. Please contact MIME Prof. John Parmigiani if you are interested.

(Undergraduate Teaching Assistant - OSU Department of Physics
The Undergraduate Teaching Assistant assists instructors in undergraduate level Physics courses as directed. Duties may include proctoring exams or grading homework, mid-term and final exams. More advanced students may run discussion or laboratory sections.

Student Technical Assistant (Impact Studio Design Intern)
Impact Studio is where teams of faculty, students and staff develop, incubate and launch bold initiatives that advance Oregon State’s strategic goals. This paid Internship Program is designed to give hands-on experience researching the potential of business initiatives originating from the Oregon State University community. As a student design intern, you will take part in a variety of tasks needed to evaluate the audience needs, market potential, competition and industry landscape through primary and secondary research efforts, and you will actively contribute as an initiative core team member.

Student Project Assistant: Student Web Developer Assistant
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is seeking a Undergraduate or Graduate student for this hourly position. The student in this position will be expected to work between 5 to 20 hours per week. This position is responsible for maintaining and developing new features for the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science website for Industry and Partners events. This position will assist the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Corporate Relations Team and College of Engineering I.T. Team in maintaining the accuracy of industry contacts. Requires professional customer service skills as this person will communicate directly to students and industry professionals in a timely manner.

Info Tech Assistant - Intercollegiate Athletics
Provides technical support to Athletics faculty and staff. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, and support of computer hardware and software. Must be pursuing Technology Based Major – Have basic foundation of knowledge and skills of technology and information systems generally obtained through an AA degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, or similar certified course work in applicable fields of study.

Corporate Customer Service Representative - OSU Civil & Construction Engineering
The School of CCE is seeking a Corporate Customer Service Representative for the summer 2019 and during the 2019-2020 academic year. Duties: Utilizing Salesforce to perform maintenance of stakeholder database by searching via the internet reviewing spreadsheets and existing databases to determine accurate contact information. Contact stakeholders via telephone and email. Assist Industrial Relations Coordinator with preparation of CCE events.

Internships

NEW! Software Database Developer Intern
IBM is hiring a Software Developer Intern to work with our Db2 Database Engine Runtime development team. This position is for a 4-month full-time Summer/Fall internship. This internship offers the opportunity to learn valuable database engine skills and to experience the software development process from design, code, and test to delivering functionality used by some of the most demanding customers on the planet. You will be part of a team contributing to developing new database warehousing functionality in Db2, which is the core for many IBM products, including traditional on-premise DB systems, appliances (IBM Integrated Analytics System), and IBM’s cloud DBaaS offerings (Db2 Warehouse on Cloud).

Full-Time Positions

NEW! IT Professionals Needed - US Department of State
The U.S. Department of State is the United States’ premier diplomatic institution, with opportunities for IT professionals to serve our country overseas and domestically. If you are interested in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, we are now hiring Information Management Specialists for Foreign Service careers.

Power & Data Systems Engineer - OSU College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) is seeking a Power & Data Systems Engineer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Oregon State University (OSU) manages the PacWave Project from a Project Support Office. The Systems Engineer will serve as a key member of the core research project team designated to successfully develop power and data management capabilities for the wave-energy cabled and autonomous test bed facilities. The Power and Data Systems Engineer provides design and implementation oversight in development of power and data networks for subsea and shoreside networks.

UI/FE engineer, QA engineer - Warner Brothers
My team is part of the WBTech department at Warner Brothers in Burbank. We're a small team working on cutting-edge projects. Position 1: UI/FE engineer. Position 2: QA engineer.

Research Scientist - Rakuten
As a Research Scientist, you will work closely with engineers and the business team to improve various Rakuten services with machine intelligence. You will utilize your experience in data mining, natural language understanding, and computer vision to maximize customer satisfaction by implementing prototype solutions for existing products or launching new products. In addition, you will work closely with research communities by joining collaboration programs with universities, publishing papers, and contributing open source release.

Info Sec Program Manager - OSU Information Services Central Administration
The Information Security Program Manager assists in managing a comprehensive information security program for Oregon State University. This position provides highly specialized expertise to manage risk and compliance for a complex world class land, sea, space and sun grant university. Responsibilities include collaborating with business entities to determine information security requirements, development and implementation of new security initiatives, tracking and maintaining new initiatives that meet the stated risk appetite of OSU.

Temp Program Analyst 2 - Oregon Department of Energy
4-month position working with the Oregon Dept. of Energy to analyze Renewable Energy Development Grant applications and draft recommendations. Some prior experience with grant writing and with planning, evaluating the feasibility of, or developing energy generation and renewable energy projects required. Must be at least an MS student in engineering; PhD student preferred.

Faculty Positions

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.

Assistant Professor - Oregon Institute of Technology
Oregon Institute of Technology, a premier public polytechnic university in the Pacific Northwest, and the Business & Technology Department (Management) invite applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the Information Technology/Cybersecurity program. The Information Technology Faculty position is focused primarily on teaching responsibilities in multiple areas of the Information Technology program. Candidate must demonstrate knowledge in C#.NET or Python, HTML / Java Script, SQL Server, Windows operating systems, exposure with networking systems and Windows Server, Systems Analysis Methodologies such as SCRUM or AGILE, experience managing large-scale information systems projects. This position will be in Klamath Falls Oregon with some online courses required in load. Education: Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline. Experience: Three to five years of relevant industry experience in applying a systems development methodology to technology projects. Teaching: Evidence of prior teaching in higher education in networking and/or cybersecurity.

 


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