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Early career membership

Early Career Membership welcomes Post-docs within five years of the award of PhD, Clinical Research Fellows and Specialist Trainees years' 1 & 2, all working across the spectrum of pharmacology and related disciplines. Early Career members will normally be expected to upgrade to Full Membership within five years.

Please read the Membership Declaration before agreeing to the terms on the online application form.

Application fee: £70 (see further information on membership fees below)


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Membership fees: further information

Membership fees are due on application and then on 1 January each year. Applications between 1 October and 31 December each year are charged at £87.50, but no annual fee is due on the 1 January following the first payment.

On renewal:

  • Direct Debit: £50*
  • Debit/Credit Card (by 1 February): £60

*Direct Debit payment is offered with a discount of £20 against Affiliate Membership, Early Career Membership, Full Membership and Fellowship dues.

Paying by Direct Debit (UK renewals only)

Direct Debit from a UK bank account is a simple and convenient way to pay your membership dues. To pay your renewal by Direct Debit you will need to set this up before 30 September. We can only accept payment by Direct Debit if we receive your instruction before this deadline.

Other payment methods

If you are unable to pay by Direct Debit because you do not have a UK bank account, you can pay securely and conveniently by credit or debit card via the My Society section of the website. Discounts for prompt payment are available against Affiliate Membership, Early Career Membership, Full Membership and Fellowship dues and Annual Renewal Notices will show the discounted rate on the basis that payment will be received strictly within 30 days of the annual renewal date (1 January). The Society reserves the right to impose a surcharge for late payment.