**This position is located in Fairhope, Alabama.**
The Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center of Auburn University is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Director. The individual selected for this position will provide leadership to the center in collaboration with the Regional Director, Director, Director of Experiment Station Research Operations, administration, Department Heads, and Dean for the College of Agriculture and the Director and Associate Directors of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station.
With its location one mile east of Mobile Bay and 30 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, the Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center in Fairhope enjoys a climate ideal for a highly diversified research program, and the GCREC takes full advantage of that.
The long growing seasons and mostly mild winters allow for research on all of Alabama’s major row crops as well as on turfgrass, vegetable and fruit crops, pecans, beef cattle and forage. The GCREC’s top goal is to help southwest Alabama producers maximize their income.
For more information about the Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center, please visit: https://aaes.auburn.edu/regional-centers/#gulf-coasthttps://aaes.auburn.edu/regional-centers/#gulf-coast
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