Associate membership is open to graduate students, medical students and residents, and clinical and postdoctoral fellows who are enrolled in educational or training programs that could lead to careers in cancer research. Scientists in training who already have a substantial record of publications may wish to apply for membership, which confers full benefits of membership.
Download the Official AACR Membership Application - (PDF files require Acrobat Reader).
Procedures for Application Submission
- The Official AACR Membership Application with original signatures of both the candidate and nominator.
- A copy of the candidate's curriculum vitae including complete bibliography (list of publications).
- Payment of first year's dues.
Applications for Associate membership can be submitted to the AACR office at any time during the year. Please view the Responsibilities of AACR Members prior to submitting the membership application. Payment for the first year’s dues must accompany the application. If an application is submitted by August 31, the accompanying dues payment will be credited to the current year. Candidates submitting application between September 1 and December 31 may indicate whether they wish their dues payments credited to the current or forthcoming year.
After review of applications for Associate membership, the Chief Executive Officer will notify candidates of their election or deferral within one month of the receipt of the application form. Send the Membership Application, curriculum vitae and bibliography, and appropriate dues payment to:
American Association for Cancer Research
615 Chestnut St., 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404
Telephone: (215) 440-9300
Fax: (267) 765-1078
Questions regarding procedures for membership application may also be directed to email@example.com