Job hunting can be a fickle, frustrating process. Thankfully the good people at the Institute for Creation Research offer an excruciatingly detailed account of the requirements for their open Assistant Professor position. On top of the basic degree requirements, applicants must also agree with the ICR doctrinal statements and tenets. I love that they have a such a direct mechanism for preventing anyone from doing actual science at the ICR. Even more than this list, I love the header photo on their 'science' page, which shows a girl staring into some green water through an Erlenmeyer flask. Recalling the famous Peanut Butter principle, I can't help but imagine a room full of young scholars staring at such flasks to prove that evolution doesn't happen.
Dechronization is authored by evolutionary biologists interested in the development and application of methods for estimating phylogeny and making phylogeny-based inferences. The goal of the blog is to provide a forum for discussion of the latest research and methods, while also providing anecdotes, tidbits of natural history, and other related information.