Burhan Gharaibeh is a non-tenured faculty at the Department of Biological Sciences, and adjunct faculty in the Undergraduate Program in Rehabilitation Science at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Prior to his current appointment, he worked as a Senior Researcher at Biopatterning and Tissue Engineering Laboratory, the Institute for Complex Engineered Systems, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Gharaibeh also worked as a Research Assistant Professor in the Stem Cell Research Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Bioengineering. He received his PhD in Zoology from Texas Tech University in 1997. He also has an MSc in Zoology and a BSc in Biological Sciences, both from Yarmouk University in Jordan.
Gharaibeh is a member of the American Orthopedic Society, the International Stem Cell Research Society, and the American Society for Gene Therapy. He also participates in community outreach by presenting popular scientific lectures on the topic of stem cells, bioethics, and regenerative medicine to various high schools and adult education programs in the area. Gharaibeh is a journal reviewer for several publications including: Nature Science Reports, Stem Cell Research and Therapy, Tissue Engineering,Transplantation, and Journal of Applied Physiology.