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Inge van der Weijden, PhD

Senior researcher, lecturer and PhD coordinator. 

Research

Inge conducts both qualitative and quantitative research on the motivation, selection and evaluation of scholars in order to better understand career development of scientists within and outside academia. Special attention is given to mental health and diversity. Inge completed her PhD in 2007 at VU Amsterdam. From 2006 to 2011, she worked as a postdocs at the Rathenau Institute, where she did research into academic management & leadership of group leaders. She joined the CWTS in 2012. Since 2019 Inge is also affiliated (0.2fte) with the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, department of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
Inge is a board member of the Centre of Expertise for the Dutch PhD training. She gives lectures and workshops at, among others, career days for PhD candidates, graduate schools, postdoc network days and HR professionals. In 2017 she won a Special Recognition Award from the World Cultural Council.
At CWTS Inge is also working on different institutional projects: Super_Morri (Funded by EU Horizon 2020) and Evaluation of the postdoc training program of Leiden University (funded by SoFoKleS). 

Teaching

Inge teaches in the Honours Class The Academic Life, serves as a coach in the Leiden Leadership Program and supervises master thesis students.

PhD coordinator CWTS

Since November 2017 Inge acts as PhD coordinator for all internal and external PhD candidates affiliated with CWTS. She organizes e.g. meetings with PhD candidates, PhD poster seminars, intervision meetings with PhD supervisors.

 

Publications

Journal publications (18)

  • Teelken, C., & Van der Weijden, I.C.M. (2018). The employment situation and career prospects of postdoctoral researchers. Employee Relations, 40(2), 396-411. doi:10.1108/ER-12-2016-0241 (paper)
  • Waaijer, C.J.F., Teelken, C., Wouters, P., & Van der Weijden, I.C.M. (2018). Competition in Science: Links Between Publication Pressure, Grant Pressure and the Academic Job Market. Higher Education Policy, 31(2), 225-243. (paper)
  • Thunnissen, M., Van der Weijden, I.C.M., & Teelken, C. (2017). Werken binnen of buiten de wetenschap: Waar is het gras groener? Thema Tijdschrift voor Hoger onderwijs & Management, 17(1), 54-59.
  • Van der Weijden, I.C.M., Van Gelder, E., Meijer, I., Van der Ven, I., Beukman, J.J., & Farzand Ali, R. (2017). Continu in de stress: Mentale problemen bij promovendi. Thema Tijdschrift voor Hoger onderwijs & Management, 2017(4), 80-84.
  • Waaijer, C.J.F., Belder, R., Sonneveld, H., Van Bochove, C.A., & Van der Weijden, I.C.M. (2017). Temporary contracts: Effect on job satisfaction and personal lives of recent PhD graduates. Higher Education, 74(2), 321-339. (paper)
  • Van der Weijden, I.C.M., Prpic, K., & Asheulova, N. (2016). Introduction of special section on research funding and the dynamics of science. Research Evaluation, 25(4), 347-348. (paper)
  • Waaijer, C.J.F., Sonneveld, H., Buitendijk, S.E., Van Bochove, C.A., & Van der Weijden, I.C.M. (2016). The Role of Gender in the Employment, Career Perception and Research Performance of Recent PhD Graduates from Dutch Universities. PLoS ONE, 11(10), e0164784. (paper)
  • Bar-Ilan, J., & Van der Weijden, I.C.M. (2015). Altmetric gender bias? An exploratory study. International Journal of Computer Science: Theory and Application, 4(1), 16-22. (paper)
  • Van der Weijden, I.C.M., Belder, R., Van Arensbergen, P., & Van den Besselaar, P. (2015). How do young tenured professors benefit from a mentor? Effects on management, motivation and performance. Higher Education, 69(2), 275-287. doi:10.1007/s10734-014-9774-5 (paper)
  • Van der Weijden, I.C.M., Teelken, C., De Boer, M., & Drost, M. (2015). Career satisfaction of postdoctoral researchers in the relation to their expectations for the future. Higher Education, 1-16. doi:10.1007/s10734-015-9936-0/fulltext.html (paper)
  • Verbree, M., Horlings, E., Groenewegen, P., Van der Weijden, I.C.M., & Van den Besselaar, P. (2015). Organizational factors influencing scholarly performance: A multivariate study of biomedical research groups. Scientometrics, 102(1), 25-49. doi:10.007/s11192-014-1437-x (paper)
  • Van Arensbergen, P., Van der Weijden, I.C.M., & Van den Besselaar, P. (2014). Different views on scholarly talent: What are the talents we are looking for in science? Research Evaluation, 23(4), 273-284. doi:10.1093/reseval/rvu015 (paper)
  • Van Arensbergen, P., Van der Weijden, I.C.M., & Van den Besselaar, P. (2014). The selection of talent as a group process. A literature review on the social dynamics of decision making in grant panels. Research Evaluation, 23(4), 298-311. doi:10.1093/reseval/rvu017 (paper)
  • Van Arensbergen, P., Van der Weijden, I.C.M., & Van den Besselaar, P. (2012). Gender differences in scientific productivity: a persisting phenomenon? Scientometrics, 93(3), 857-868. doi:10.1007/s11192-012-0712-y (paper)
  • Van Balen, B., Van Arensbergen, P., Van der Weijden, I.C.M., & Van den Besselaar, P. (2012). Determinants of success in academic careers. Higher Education Policy, 25(3), 313-334. doi:10.1057/hep.2012.14 (paper)
  • Van den Besselaar, P., Hemlin, S., & Van der Weijden, I.C.M. (2012). Collaboration and competition in research. Higher Education Policy, 25(3), 263-266. doi:10.1057/hep.2012.16 (paper)
  • Van der Weijden, I.C.M., Verbree, M., & Van den Besselaar, P. (2012). From bench to bedside: the societal orientation of research leaders: The case of biomedical and health research in the Netherlands. Science and Public Policy, 39(3), 285-303. doi:10.1093/scipol/scr003 (paper)
  • Van der Weijden, I.C.M., De Gilder, D., Groenewegen, P., & Klasen, E. (2008). Implications of managerial control on performance of Dutch academic (bio)medical and health research groups. , 37(9), 1616-1629. doi:10.1016/j.respol.2008.06.007 (paper)

Conference publications (9)

  • Meijer, I., Van der Weijden, I.C.M., Van der Ven, I., & Beukman, J.J. (2018). Academic working conditions and mental health of PhD candidates . In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators.
  • Van der Weijden, I.C.M., Yegros, A., Borges des Santos, F., & Lamers, W.S. (2018). Identification, dynamics and performance of mixed gender teams. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators. (paper)
  • Heuritsch, J., Waaijer, C.J.F., & Van der Weijden, I.C.M. (2017). De waarde van de promotie-opleiding op employability: de lacune tussen vaardigheden opgedaan tijdens de promotie-opleiding en benodigde vaardigheden in de huidige baan. Onderwijs Research Dagen 2017, Antwerpen.
  • Derrick, G., Molas-Gallart, J., De Rijcke, S., Meijer, I., Van der Weijden, I.C.M., & Wouters, P. (2016). On multiplying methods in the field of research evaluation. 21st International Conference in Science & Technology Indicators, Valencia. In Rafols, I., J. Molas-Gallart, E. Castro-Martínez, & R. Woolley (Eds.), Congress UPV. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (pp. 516-517). (paper)
  • Heuritsch, J., Waaijer, C.J.F., & Van der Weijden, I.C.M. (2016). Survey on the Labour Market Position of PhD Graduates. In Proceedings of the 21th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (pp. 741-749).
  • Van der Weijden, I.C.M., Reale, E., & Meijer, I. (2016). Gender in science: A periphery? 21st International Conference in Science & Technology Indicators, Valencia. In Rafols, I., J. Molas-Gallart, E. Castro-Martínez, & R. Woolley (Eds.), Congress UPV. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (pp. 803-807). (paper)
  • Waaijer, C.J.F., Van der Weijden, I.C.M., & Wouters, P. (2015). Publication and grant pressure: How they are perceived by early career researchers and influence on career choices. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators.
  • Meijer, I., Zahedi, Z., Belder, R., & Van der Weijden, I.C.M. (2014). Researchers with a personal grant: Perceptions on societal relevance and outputs. In Research Funding & Dynamics of Science Workshop. (paper)
  • Van der Weijden, I.C.M., Zahedi, Z., Must, Ü., & Meijer, I. (2014). Gender differences in societal orientation and output of individual scientists. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (pp. 680-686). (paper)

Book chapters (2)

  • Holley, K., Kuzhabekova, A., Osbaldiston, N., Cannizzo, F., Mauri, C., Simmonds, S., Teelken, C., & Van der Weijden, I.C.M. (2017). Global perspectives on the postdoctoral scholar experience. In A. Jaeger, & A. Dinin (Eds.), The Postdoc Landscape: The Invisible Scholars. Elsevier Science Publishing.
  • Van Arensbergen, P., Van der Weijden, I.C.M., & Van den Besselaar, P. (2014). Academic talent selection in grant review panels. In K. Prpic, I.C.M. Van Der Weijden, & N. Asheulova (Eds.), (Re)searching Academic Careers (pp. 25-54). Publishing House Nestor-Historica.

Senior researcher, lecturer and PhD coordinator

T: +31 71 527 6073

E: i.c.m.van.der.weijden@cwts.leidenuniv.nl


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