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Medical Science Liaison – Dermatology – Northwest (WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, AK)

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop and maintain collaborative relationships with current and future Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and healthcare stakeholders in disease states of strategic importance to Cara Therapeutics.
  • Provide clinical presentations and information in response to unsolicited questions (as appropriate) in academic, community, healthcare provider, and managed care settings in both group and one-on-one settings.
  • Collaborate with the Clinical R&D and Medical Affairs organizations to enhance enrollment in Cara-sponsored clinical trials by identifying appropriate trial sites and interacting with investigators in ongoing studies.
  • Develop and execute territory plans in alignment with Medical Affairs strategy.
  • Gather competitive intelligence including therapeutic trends and unmet needs within the appropriate disease states and marketplace and provide timely feedback/information on emerging clinical/scientific information and opportunities to internal stakeholders.
  • Provide scientific support at medical congresses.


  • Advanced scientific degree (MD, DO, PharmD, PhD, or DNP highly desired)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentations skills are required
  • Full understanding of compliant interactions between MSLs and HCPs
  • Must be a strong team player and effectively interface with other internal departments
  • Overnight business travel is required
  • Experience in Dermatology therapeutic area with established track record of working with top tier KOLs preferred
  • 2+ years Medical Liaison experience preferred

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