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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:


Drug Safety Manager

The Drug Safety Manager performs day-to-day managerial oversight and processing of clinical SAE reports, liaison with other functions and vendors, maintenance of SOPs and Work Practice Guides, tracking compliance with safety reporting to regulatory authorities, and assistance with database maintenance activities.

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Drug Safety Associate

Cara Therapeutics, Inc. is searching for a full-time Drug Safety Associate with experience to manage receipt and follow up of SAE reports from clinical sites, as well as book-in the cases in the safety database. Oracle Argus Safety database experience; knowledge of medical terminologies and the clinical trial process are highly desirable for this position.

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Clinical Data Manager

Cara Therapeutics, Inc. is currently looking to expand its team and is searching for an individual to support our expanding Clinical Trial portfolio.
The Clinical Data Manager (CDM) is responsible for providing data management support for the Cara Therapeutics clinical development plan. This will be done while maintaining high quality standards and in compliance with Regulatory Authorities’ regulations / guidelines and Cara Therapeutics SOPs / WPDs. The CDM will be the lead data manager for one or more studies based on study start up, maintenance or database lock phase.

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Sr. Medical Director

Cara Therapeutics, Inc, a clinical-stage biotechnology located in Stamford, CT is looking for a medical director to oversee medical activities related to its lead clinical program with a unique near-term opportunity for a NDA submission. The medical director will be instrumental in supporting Cara’s projects in the development of a first-in-class, novel compound KORSUVATM (CR845/difelikefalin) for the symptomatic treatment of pruritus in dialysis and non-dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease. The candidate will also have hands-on responsibility designing and/or monitoring a suite of clinical trials (Phase 1 to Phase 3) exploring other pruritic conditions in chronic liver disease patients and patients with various dermatological conditions. This role will require deft execution in a rapid pace biotech environment.

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Clinical Trial Associate

Cara Therapeutics is searching for a Clinical Trial Associate to support the study team members with a variety of administrative tasks.

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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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