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Participants Needed for an Ergonomic Power Tool Study

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job No: 504127
Division/Organization: College of Engineering
Department: Industrial & Systems Engineering
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $36.00
Job Categories: Interpersonal Communication, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Education and Training, STEM

Department Overview:

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Anticipated Start Date:


Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):


Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

The study will be conducted in person.

Anticipated Hours Per Week:

Your participation in this research is expected to take three hours, over the course of three sessions. One session for training, one session with the power tool, and one session with the ergonomic solution.


The scheduled is created based on the availability of the researcher and participant.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:

Compensation is $12/hr.

Number of Positions:



Participants must be over the age of 18.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Participants are needed for research to develop an ergonomic solution to the use of power tools. Your participation in this research is expected to take three hours, over the course of three sessions. In the first session, participants will be trained on the power tool and the ergonomic solution. Session two and three will involve completing a task using the power tool or solution. You are invited to volunteer as a participant for this research in the ECB, 1550 Engineering Drive, Rm 2068 Starting 02/06/2023. You will be compensated $12 per hour for your participation.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy:

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Physical Demands:


Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

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Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:


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