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Tavakoli H, Sadeghi A, Taherpoor M, Toroski M. Job satisfaction and its related factors among faculty members of North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences. jmed 2014; 9 (1) :13-23
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Introduction: Understanding determinants of job satisfaction may increase faculty members' motivation towards their educational and research goals. This study aims to determine job satisfaction among faculty members of North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences in 2012.

Method: This is a cross sectional analytic study carried out on 60 faculty members of North Khorasan University of Medical Science in 2012. Herzberg standard questionnaire which had 11 sections of job satisfactions were used to collect data. Data Analysis were done using SPSS V. 19.

Results: The highest average score were reported for the nature of the academic activities and related communications and the lowest scores were reported for the political environment, salary, job security and work environment. In total, the overall job satisfaction rating of faculty members was 3.26±0.37. There were statistical significant relationship between marital status, academic position, type of employment, place of work, type of provided services and job satisfaction (P-value<0.05).

Conclusion: The results showed that job satisfaction of the faculty members was average. Thus, it is essential for university managers to take more attention to the factors that may increase motivation and satisfaction of faculty members in North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences.


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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/07/6 | Accepted: 2013/11/9 | Published: 2014/07/5

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