Careers and Training at SBP

Working at SBP

At Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, 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 SBP is to be a part of something big.

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With more than 1,000 employees currently on board, SBP 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 Prebys Medical Discovery Institute 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.

Faculty and Leadership

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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability – committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, 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.

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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