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At Cara Therapeutics, we are working to fundamentally change the way the world manages pain and pruritus.

In order to reach this worthwhile and lofty vision, it takes a team of intelligent, dedicated, and hard-working people to make it happen. We are always on the lookout for new talent. Explore the variety of opportunities available at Cara Therapeutics today:


Senior Clinical Trial Manager

The candidate will be instrumental in supporting Cara’s clinical program on the development of a symptomatic treatment for pruritus in a variety of patients. The candidate will have hands-on responsibility with the planning and management of late stage clinical phases of our pruritus program. Management of CRO relationships and internal company timelines is a key aspect of this position.

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Director of Biostatistics

The Director of Biostatistics is responsible for providing scientific and statistical leadership for Cara’s clinical trials as well as for regulatory submissions, publications and posters. For a given project, the incumbent acts as the Biometrics project leader coordinating all functions within Biometrics and is directly accountable for all statistical aspects of clinical studies and submissions, including quality and scientific validity. The Director of Biostatistics acts as Cara’s primary contact with Regulatory Authorities (ex: FDA, PMA) and Contract Research Organizations (CRO), representing the biostatistics function. The incumbent is also responsible for developing and maintaining standards and working practices for the biostatistical function. This position includes both a strategic and a “hands-on” component; it is expected that the Director of Biostatistics will provide statistical leadership and direct the work of CROs but will also execute planned or unplanned analyses as needed. It is expected that the Director of Biostatistics will act with great deal of independence.

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Regulatory Affairs Manager

Cara Therapeutics, Inc. is looking for a full time Regulatory Affairs Manager with regulatory affairs and electronic submissions experience within the biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry. The ideal candidate must have prior experience managing an external publishing vendor, preparing electronic regulatory submissions and submission timelines. There will be opportunities to learn and contribute to regulatory strategy of development projects.

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