As Associate Dean (Nursing), Elisabeth is a member of the School’s leadership team, managing the nursing discipline cluster. She is responsible for the leadership of nursing academic staff to deliver high quality academic programs, fostering a collaborative and inclusive School culture and leadership of curriculum development and delivery for nursing programs.
Elisabeth Jacob is an experienced clinical nurse, educationalist and researcher. Her strong clinical links provide essential networks for her research areas of evidence based practice, nurse education, and nursing workforce.
- 2015 - current: Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA.
- 2013 - 2014: Lecturer – School of Nursing and Midwifery, Federation University, Gippsland, Nursing Academic coordinator, East Gippsland Regional Clinical School, Victoria.
- 2008 - 2012: Lecturer – School of Nursing and Midwifery – Monash University Gippsland, Nursing Academic coordinator, East Gippsland Regional Clinical School, Victoria.
- 2008 - 2009: Sessional Lecturer – East Gippsland TAFE, Diploma of Nursing students, Vic.
- 1986 - 2012: Clinical practice roles including Clinical Educator, Nurse Unit Manager, Post Graduate Clinical Educator, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Registered Nurse in Intensive Care, Critical Care, Operating Theatre, Emergency, General medical/surgical in rural and metropolitan health services in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania and Nepal.
- Fellow Australian College of Nursing
- Australian Nurse Teachers’ Society
- \Victorian Simulation Alliance
- WA Health Simulation Network.
Awards and Recognition
- 2017 SNM Staff Prizes: Staff Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award - Team Award for development and implementation of the ‘Ready Set Go’ orientation program
- 2017 SNM Staff Prizes: Excellence In Research And Engagement By Early Career And Midcareer Researchers Award – Team Award for research into care for people with Younger Onset Dementia
- 2015: Reviewer of the Month for Nurse Education in Practice for returning a thorough, considered and well organized review which provides a solid foundation upon which an author may revise their manuscript or take a review forward to strengthen their onward writing skills.
- 2013: Monash Institute of Graduate Research PhD Scholarship (Annual stipend $24,000).
- 2012: Monash University Vice-Chancellor’s Social Inclusion Award ($2,000) for significant contribution to supporting the University’s commitment to social justice and human rights, Nomination for establishment and commencement of Bairnsdale site for the School of Nursing and Midwifery
- 2009: B-HERT Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Collaboration in Research & Development, Higher Education & Training, Vocational Education & Training. Honourable Mention: Section: Best Collaboration with a Regional Focus in Research & Development or Education & Training, Project Title: Building Capacity for Clinical Placements in East Gippsland for Undergraduate Health Professional Students
Research Areas and Interests
- Health education
- Nursing workforce
- Evidence Based Practice
- Rural and remote nursing
- Mixed methods research.