FACTORS AFFECTING JOB SATISFACTION AMONG UNIVERSITY FACULTY
Job satisfaction is a growing topic in the field of educational settings. Universities are the backbone of any country in which the teachers are producing the leaders, engineers, doctors, politicians etc. for their careers and practical life. Satisfied teachers produce the adults in a positive way and dissatisfied teachers have negative effects on the adults. The current study is about the job satisfaction of university faculty in Azad Jammu & Kashmir. The objective of the study was to explore the job satisfaction of the university faculty. 541 university faculty members were selected from the five public sector universities of Azad Jammu & Kashmir through stratified sampling technique. The study was quantitative in nature, survey method was used and a self-structured questionnaire on five point likert type scale was used to collect the relevant data. Analysis of data done through frequency, percentage and mean score. Results of the study showed that faculty members are satisfied with their job as it is permanent, satisfied with the study leave policy of the faculty, enjoying good relationship with colleague, satisfied with university act and statutes, getting a handsome salary and MPhil & PhD allowance. However, they are dissatisfied with the physical environment of the university does not positively contribute towards their health and physical facilities provided in the university are not enough for their teaching leaning process.