Application for Professional Membership – MASM
Members eligible to apply to become a Professional Member (MASM) must:
- Have completed the requirements of an academic qualification in microbiology at bachelor’s degree or post-graduate level acceptable to National Council. Other under-graduate awards of less than three (3) years full-time study are not acceptable.
- Have satisfactorily completed two (2) years of post-graduate full time employment, or its equivalent as a practicing microbiologist.
Required Supporting Documents
The following documents must accompany this application.
☐ Confirmation declaration from a referee who is a MASM or FASM financial member of the society. Please submit the filled in template to the right of the screen with your application.
☐ Curriculum Vitae which should include, if applicable, details such as:
- Microbiology content of under-graduate courses;
- Title and abstract of thesis;
- Job appointments and work experience;
- Current duty statement as a practicing microbiologist;
- List of publications and presentations.
☐ Academic Records – if you have graduated within the past five years you must provide:
- Copies of official academic records.
If you have graduated more than five years ago, you must provide:
- Copies of award certificates; or
- Statutory Declaration detailing the awards, conferencing institutions and dates conferred;
Applicants with overseas qualifications will need to also provide a NOOSR assessment that their education qualifications are equivalent to Australian university degrees (this can be done online or by state and territory Overseas Qualifications Units (OQUs)