Business Case for Pauline's Position

Introduction and Background

The purpose of this document is to write a business case for appointment of an Academic (Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor or above) following Pauline's retirement. In one of our recent Thursday meetings (18th September, 2014), Ann suggested that we start putting together the process of writing up a business case for the appointment of an academic after Pauline leaves. I acknowledge that any writing of a business case at this stage is based on incomplete information and therefore this document will be heavily edited and amended at various stages.

A Note about why I have used Authorea and not Word to Write this

I have included this section here to just introduce the concept of using a collaborative authoring environment entirely on the web that bypasses multiple word documents and such for writing collaboative texts, and also keeps documents safe from prying ey