Application for Professional Membership – MASM

Eligibility Criteria

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;

Overseas Qualification

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)

APPLICATIONS CAN BE MADE BY FILLING IN THE FORM BELOW