Scenic Designer

Crawfordsville, Indiana
Jan 20, 2021
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Wabash College invites applications for a Scenic Designer. Areas of expertise should include scenic design, scenic painting, and computer drafting. Other areas of expertise, such as lighting or projection design, are welcome. Responsibilities include: designing scenery for three mainstage productions each academic year, supporting the production work of the Department of Theater, mentoring and supervising students in the work of scenic design, and teaching no more than two (2) courses per year in scenic design and related areas. The initial appointment includes the title “Associated Faculty” at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have an eagerness to collaborate with members of a small, dedicated department; an appreciation for the broad intellectual community of a liberal arts college; and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate mentoring and teaching.

Wabash College offers competitive salaries and benefits.


An MFA with a focus in Scenic Design is required. Previous college-level teaching experience is highly desirable.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current CV, a description of their teaching philosophy, and a portfolio of production work, and three confidential letters of reference. To apply, visit

Review of applications begins March 8, 2021, and continues until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to James M. Cherry, Associate Professor and Chair of Theater, at [email protected].

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful diversity experiences that prepare students for life and leadership in a multicultural global world. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.