The Environmental Science Program at Trinity College invites applications for a visiting instructor in geographical information systems (GIS) for the fall term of 2014. The successful candidate will teach an introductory lecture course in GIS and has a strong interest to teach in the liberal arts environment. The candidate should have experience in teaching and applying GIS to a variety of fields. At the time of appointment, the candidate should have a master’s degree in a relevant field. Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level is highly desirable.
The course is taught twice a week (Tues, Thurs, 9:25-10:40 AM) in a computer lab where all work stations are running ArcGIS 10.1. Any text for the course is at the instructor’s discretion but historically students have worked through the ESRI Press Workbook: Tutorial 1. Class size averages approximately 15 students. Students from multiple disciplines take the GIS course including: Environmental Science, Urban Studies and Economics.
Trinity College’s Environmental Science program is an interdisciplinary program that enjoys support from faculty in biology, chemistry and physics. More information can be found at
Trinity College is an AA/EO institution. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information please contact Dr. Christoph Geiss ( Please send a brief statement of interest and a detailed CV to Dr. Christoph Geiss, Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 06106,
Electronic applications are strongly encouraged.

Hartford, Connecticut
The Environmental Science Program at Trinity College
Dr. Christoph Geiss

Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 06106