Join us to help shape the future of your Society

Participating in our Council, Committees and Divisions offers an exceptional opportunity to contribute to the activities of the Society, to benefit from new experiences and enhance your professional development.

There are vacancies for positions commencing in 2022, across the Society’s Council and its Committees – Building Communities, Impact and Influence, Sustainability, and the Early Career Microbiologists’ (ECM) Forum Executive Committee. There are also roles for specific areas of expertise across the Eukaryotic, Prokaryotic, and Virus Divisions as well vacancies on our Irish Division.

The work of our members on Council, Committees and Divisions is essential in the pursuit of our vision of a world in which the science of microbiology provides maximum benefit to society.


Council has an essential role in leading the work of the Microbiology Society.


Our Committees have an important role in shaping our work, by making informed decisions on the activities we undertake.


Our Division members play a crucial role in designing the scientific content for the Society's popular conference and events programme.

Find out more about our Council


Find out more about our Committees


Find out more about our Divisions


Please see individual nomination forms for details on the requirements for the positions.

Nominations are now closed.

Voting will take place in June 2021.

Enquiries for any of the vacancies should be directed [email protected]