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At Cara Therapeutics, we are working on breakthrough therapies for chronic pruritic conditions.

In order to reach this 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:


Clinical Research Scientist

The Clinical Research Scientist (CRS) will work with the Clinical Research Physician (CRP) for assigned protocols and/or projects, partnering with vendors and cross functional teams. The Clinical Research Scientist will make strategic and scientific contributions to current and future clinical programs, particularly in the design, implementation, analysis and reporting of clinical studies.

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National Director, MSLs (Nephrology/Dermatology)

The National Director, MSLs, will lead a field-based team of scientists who function as an extension of the Medical Affairs organization. MSLs are responsible for developing and enhancing professional relationships with medical thought leaders throughout various phases of drug development and will provide medical information through scientific exchange in a fair-balanced, ethical manner and provide clinical/scientific support for Cara Therapeutics and the Medical Affairs department at the direction of Medical Affairs management. The National Director, MSLs, will report to the Senior Director, Medical Affairs, and is responsible for developing the field medical strategy and tactics, in alignment with the Medical Affairs strategic imperatives. The National Director will lead the staffing and development of the MSL team as well as facilitate insights collection, analysis, and communication to internal stakeholders. In addition, the National Director will serve as a strategic collaborator with the Senior Director, Medical Affairs, and provide field insight to project teams when needed.

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Medical Science Liaison (Nephrology/Dermatology) Southwest

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a member of a field-based team of scientists who function as an extension of the Medical Affairs organization. MSLs are responsible for developing and enhancing professional relationships with medical thought leaders throughout various phases of drug development. MSLs provide medical information through scientific exchange in a fair-balanced, ethical manner and provide clinical/scientific support for Cara Therapeutics and the Medical Affairs department at the direction of Medical Affairs management.

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Medical Science Liaison (Nephrology/Dermatology) Northwest

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a member of a field-based team of scientists who function as an extension of the Medical Affairs organization. MSLs are responsible for developing and enhancing professional relationships with medical thought leaders throughout various phases of drug development. MSLs provide medical information through scientific exchange in a fair-balanced, ethical manner and provide clinical/scientific support for Cara Therapeutics and the Medical Affairs department at the direction of Medical Affairs management.

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Manager/Sr. Manager Medical Affairs

Cara Therapeutics is seeking a Manager/Sr. Manager to support the Medical Affairs organization. This position requires a dynamic individual who is willing to support multiple projects and workstreams, including, but not limited to, publication planning, congress and scientific symposium planning, launch readiness, and vendor evaluation. The Manager/Sr. Manager will also facilitate the contracting process with new vendors, consultants, and organizations that Cara engages with. Finally, the Manager/Sr. Manager will assist with strategic projects such as advisory planning and content development, disease state educational initiatives, field medical planning and operations, and medical insights analysis

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Sr. Clinical Programmer

Cara Therapeutics is currently looking to expand its Biometrics team and is searching for an individual to support our expanding Clinical Trial portfolio.
Sr. Clinical Programmer (CP), will report into the Director of Programming and will be responsible for providing programming support for the Cara Therapeutics clinical development plan. Although the CP will primarily support data management activities and be the liaison between the data management and the biostatistics/statistical programming groups, he/she may be asked work on deliverables for other functional areas.
The Sr. Clinical Programmer has a thorough understanding of all programming activities required to support data management in a clinical environment. He/she has a working knowledge of CDASH and SDTM Guidelines and Requirements and is comfortable communicating with all levels of the internal team and external vendors. All assigned activities will be completed while maintaining high quality standards and in compliance with Regulatory Authorities’ regulations / guidelines and Cara Therapeutics SOPs / WPDs.

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