Relationship between Job satisfactions with Job burnout among Faculty members of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences

  • Modabber Arasteh Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
  • Seyedeh Asrin Seyedoshohadaei Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran (Corresponding Author:
Keywords: Job satisfactions, Job burnout, Faculty of members


Background and Purpose: Job satisfaction is a positive or positive state, which is the result of an individual job experience assessment. This study was designed to investigate the relationship between job satisfaction and burnout in faculty members of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences.

Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 122 faculty members working in Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences in 2010. In order to collect job satisfaction information, a questionnaire with reliability and reliability (Cronbach's alpha, 95%) and a standardized multivariate questionnaire were used to collect the burnout information from Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) to assess the degree of burnout in four The domain of emotional exhaustion, personal performance, personality deprivation and conflict were used.

Findings: The majority of the faculty members were male (70.5%), in the medical school (73.8%), with a seniority of 10-6 (35%), and ranked associate professors (54.1%). The frequency of burnout was estimated at 73.8% and 61.5%, respectively. Only 20.5% of faculty members had job dissatisfaction. There was no statistically significant relationship between age and sex variables, years of service, academic rank, educational groups and salary with job satisfaction and burnout (p ≥ 0.05).

Conclusion: In general, it can be said that the faculty members of the university have a good job satisfaction, and their job burnout is also acceptable. By examining the causes of dissatisfaction and the factors that contribute to the burnout of the faculty members, Promoted.


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