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Job satisfaction and its related factors among Tehran university medical school faculty member

Author(s): Asle Soleymani H | Saeei F | Sedaghat M | Meshkani Z S

Journal: Tehran University Medical Journal
ISSN 1683-1764

Volume: 65;
Issue: Sup 1;
Start page: 59;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: Academic profession | job satisfaction index

Background: This study attempts to examine the relationship between several dismension of organization climate and medical facutly's job satisfaction in Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Methods: A survey composed of demographic items and job satisfaction indexes were mailed to a stratified random samples of medical faculties (n= 405).Results: The overall response rate was 45.1%.Conclusion: The study indicates that score of job satisfaction was 56.5 with SD= 16.96. In general 47.4% of the medical faculties were highly satisfied.A significant statistical correlation have been found between sex (p= 0.008), administrative position (p= 0.044), faculty rank (p= 0.007), marital status (p= 0.001), employment status (p= 0.003) and job satisfaction.The findings of this survey have implications for university administrative.
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