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Join the Society of Toxicology

Become part of the largest toxicology society in the world. Join the Society of Toxicology by completing your online membership application today!

Want to Upgrade Your Membership?

Log in to the SOT Apply platform to start a membership application that will serve as your upgrade request.

About SOT Membership

SOT is a professional and scholarly organization of scientists dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the science and increasing the impact of toxicology.

SOT operates under four guiding principles:

  • Serving the needs of the scientific discipline and our members to enhance human, animal, and environmental health.
  • Life-long learning and intellectual scientific stimulation.
  • Diversity of representation in all activities of the Society.
  • Integrity.
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SOT offers four main membership types: Full, Associate, Postdoctoral, and Student.

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Membership benefits vary by type of membership. You can view a grid that compares benefits side-by-side.

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SOT Membership Application Tips

In order to complete your online application, you will need the following:

  • An updated resume or CV in PDF or Word format.
  • Two peer-reviewed publications if applying for Full membership based on publications.
  • Names and email addresses of SOT Full members who will serve as your sponsors, for Full or Associate applications (not required for active Associate members upgrading to Full).
  • Name and email address of your academic advisor or mentor (not required to be a member of SOT), for Student or Postdoctoral applications.
Application Deadline Committee Reviews Notification
March 31 April May
June 30 July August
September 30 October November
December 31 January February

The online application will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. You will be able to submit your information in draft format and continue to make edits or updates until you have completed the application process. Please note that this application requires that your browser support “cookies” technology. If you have your browser configured to not accept cookies, you will not be able to complete this application.

If you need assistance identifying appropriate sponsors, please contact Rosibel Alvarenga. Sponsors will submit their recommendations online. All applications are evaluated by the Membership Committee.

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