Enjoy Extended Member Benefits by Upgrading Your SOT Membership by December 31
Let your membership level reflect your professional experience in toxicology and take advantage of additional member benefits when you upgrade your membership. If you or someone you know is due for an upgrade, you are encouraged to submit an application by the December 31, 2020, to be included in the next review cycle.
Membership in the Society is offered on several tiers so that we may best include and serve toxicologists from varying backgrounds and levels of experience. We encourage you to upgrade your membership as you progress through your career in toxicology, when you have reached a milestone such as completing a doctoral degree program, or when you have achieved a number of years or publications in the field to qualify for Full membership.
- Postdoctoral membershold a PhD or equivalent doctorate (e.g., MD, DVM), have an interest in toxicology, and are under the direction of a research mentor.
- Associate membersare qualified individuals who are engaged in professional scientific activities in toxicology or a related science.Nomination letters are waived for current Associate members seeking Full membership status.
- Full membershave a continuing professional interest in toxicology or a related science, have conducted and published original research, and/or are generally recognized as expert in some aspect of toxicology or a related field. Associate membership is not a prerequisite for Full membership.
SOT membership at any level provides distinction and recognition among your peers, as well as members-only access to the SOT website and ToXchange, the SOT Job Bank, Mentor Match, and important communications about your Society and discipline. As a member, you receive discounted registration for the Virtual 2021 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo and reduced-rate access to Toxicological Sciences. You also are eligible for many prestigious awards, grants, and fellowships offered by SOT and its Endowment Fund, Regional Chapters, Special Interest Groups, and Specialty Sections.
As a Postdoctoral member, you are included in the Postdoctoral Assembly, which is a great resource for scientific growth, networking, and career advancement. You also are eligible to serve as a representative for an SOT Regional Chapter, Specialty Section, Special Interest Group, or Committee, and you receive membership in one Specialty Section and one Special Interest Group at no cost.
As an Associate member, you are eligible for leadership opportunities on many of the SOT appointed Committees, which foster the development of the strategic initiatives of the Society. You may serve in the Presidential or Treasurer chain of a Regional Chapter, Special Interest Group, or Specialty Section, and you may chair sessions during the SOT Annual Meeting.
As a Full member, you have all the membership benefits of an Associate member plus increased opportunity to help shape the future and direction of the Society. You are eligible to hold leadership positions, including elected membership on SOT Council. You also receive voting privileges and the ability to sponsor applicants for SOT membership.
We value all our members and encourage active participation in the Society. The process to upgrade your membership is quick and easy using the online membership application. Additional information is available on the SOT website.
Applications are reviewed for the deadlines of March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31. Complete your application for your upgrade by December 31, 2020, to be considered in the next review cycle. Approved candidates will be notified in February 2021.
For more information, please contact SOT Membership Services at email@example.com or 703.438.3115.