Youth career Robert Burbano began his professional career with Independiente del Valle, but only played 2 games in 2012. He was later signed by Club Sport Emelec. Emelec = 2013–2015 With Emelec, Burbano was given more playing time by Emelec coach Gustavo Quinteros, playing 9 games in the 2013 season.
Robert Burbano became 2013 Serie A season champions that year.
Robert Burbano got much more playing time in the 2014 Serie A season with Emelec. Robert Burbano scored his first international club–goal of the 2015 season on March 4, in a 2015 group–stage match against Sport Club Internacional, though lost the match 3–2.
Club Emelec Serie A (3): 2013, 2014, 2015.