Richard Sternberg is a research collaborator at the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of Natural History. In 2007 he was a principal investigator at Biologic Institute. A specialist in evolutionary biology and bioinformatics, he does research on the organization of genomic information and how it relates to an organism's form.
- Sternberg, Richard (2010). "chapter 12: Asking Darrel Falk to Pick a Number, Any Number chapter 13: Ayala and Falk Miss the Signs in the Genome chapter 14: Discovering Signs in the Genome by Thinking Outside the Biologos Box chapter 15: Beginning to Decipher the SINE Signal chapter 22: Matheson´s Intron Fairy Tale chapter 23: Let´s Do the Math Again". In Klinghoffer, David. Signature of Controversy. Seattle: Discovery Institute Press. p. 69-88;125-130. ISBN 978-0-9790141-8-5.
- Research collaborator at the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of Natural History.
- Staff scientist at the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
- Research associate at the National Museum of Natural History.
- Visiting Associate Professor of Biology at Northern Michigan University (1999). 
- Ph.D. in Biology (Molecular Evolution) from Florida International University 
- Ph.D. in Systems Science (Theoretical Biology) from Binghamton University. 
- Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History (1999-2001).
Richard Sternberg, Former Scientist
- Klinghoffer, David, ed. (2010). Signature of Controversy. Seattle: Discovery Institute Press. p. 143. ISBN 978-0-9790141-8-5.
- "Richard Sternberg, Senior Fellow - CSC". http://www.discovery.org/p/531. Retrieved March 20, 2012.
- "Biography of Richard Sternberg". http://www.richardsternberg.com/biography.php. Retrieved March 20, 2012.
- Climategate Recalls Attacks on Darwin Doubters by Dr. Stephen C. Meyer. Human Events, Dec 22, 2009.
- Smithsonian in uproar over intelligent-design article Museum researcher's career threatened after he published favorable piece. WorldNetDaily January 29, 2005.
- Richard Sternberg Conservapedia, Accessed March 13, 2012.
- Angry Scientists: Publishing on Intelligent Design by Sean Pitman, August 6, 2010.
- essay "How My Views on Evolution Evolved"