Associate Membership

QUALIFICATIONS

To become an Associate member of AAI, an applicant must apply for admission and be approved by the AAI Membership Office. Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
  1. possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent graduate degree, e.g., D.Sc.) in immunology or related discipline, or an M.D. (or equivalent medical degree, e.g., D.D.S.), OR
  2. possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in immunology or related discipline and be an author on one publication on an immunological topic in a reputable English-language, peer-reviewed journal, OR
  3. possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and be engaged in the systematic study of or promotion of immunology as a researcher, administrator, or educator.

BENEFITS

  • Career Development
  • Scientific Advances
  • Representation and Advocacy
  • Participation and Service Opportunities
  • Eligibility for Career-Advancing Programs
  • Financial Benefits


For a full description of membership benefits, click here.

COST

Annual membership dues based on the calendar year are $260. Invoices for Canadian residents will include GST and HST, as applicable. Membership includes print and online access to The Journal of Immunology. Airmail delivery for non-U.S. residents is an additional $130.
 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

STEP 1:   If you already have an account as a current member, past member, or past AAI event attendee:
Login at the Membership Portal. Once logged in, click on Associate Member Application under Non-Member Services.
  OR   If you are new to AAI:
Visit the secure AAI Associate Membership Application Form.
 
 
STEP 2:   Then complete the required information on the online application:
  1. Complete the required information on the online application.
  2. Provide the name of a Regular AAI member who will be your sponsor. If you do not have a sponsor, you can enter in the code: 217923 (also provided on the application form).
  3. Provide payment for the current membership year (either full or part year to December 31) in a payment method accepted by AAI.
  4. Attach a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae (CV) or biosketch, including a short bibliography (limit: 5 pages), in PDF format. Please indicate at the top of your CV or highlight in yellow:
    • your advanced degree
    • the article on which you base your application
 

Your application will be reviewed by the Membership office once we have received both your CV and your membership dues payment. Reviews take place approximately every 2-3 weeks. We will share your membership status via email.  If your application for membership is not approved, your dues payment will be refunded in full.