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Working at Sanford-Burnham

At Sanford-Burnham, we are dedicated to discovering the fundamental molecular causes of disease and devising the innovative therapies of tomorrow. With operations in California and Florida, we are one of the fastest-growing research institutes in the country.

While the proteins and molecules we study may be small, to work at Sanford-Burnham is to be a part of something big.

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With more than 1,000 employees currently on board, Sanford-Burnham is a world-class research institute that’s still small enough to feel like home. We take pride in offering competitive salaries and benefits that provide flexibility for the diverse and changing needs of our employees. What’s more, our two campuses are located in science and technology hotbeds – cities that also just happen to be beautiful places to live.


Sanford-Burnham’s collaborative spirit extends from the laboratory to everything we do here, as we all work together to support and advance science. Whether you’re interested in joining our faculty to make your next discovery or working in the administrative offices to facilitate business operations, we want to hear from you.

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Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regarding to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click HERE.

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